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6,000 workers go on strike at Vietnam's factory

The workers protested against unreasonable rules, including a required three-day notice to take leave for a death in the family.

Unpaid workers go on strike at ministry-run transport firm in Vietnam

Medical insurance and holiday bonuses have also been cut by the company.

Vietnam’s employers, unions fight again over wage increase

Businesses offered 5 percent while the labor federation insisted on 13.3 percent.
June 28, 2017 | 09:58 am GMT+7

Will Vietnamese workers have a place in the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

Most of them cannot afford to prepare themselves for the wave of automation, or even worry about it.
May 25, 2017 | 04:45 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese worker stabbed to death by burglar in Angola

A worrying number of Vietnamese workers have been killed by robbers in the African country.
April 17, 2017 | 03:28 pm GMT+7

Mass fight breaks out at Samsung plant in northern Vietnam

A witness said a male worker was caught into a fight with guards at the plant.
February 28, 2017 | 05:53 pm GMT+7

Vietnam plans to send more skilled workers abroad to curb unemployment

More than one million Vietnamese were unemployed last year, including many college graduates.
February 15, 2017 | 04:49 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s labor union bristles at plan to double overtime limit

Bringing the cap to 600 hours a year will allow employers to exhaust their workers and cut back hiring, it says.
January 04, 2017 | 08:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's skilled workers prefer jobs overseas: report

Vietnam, in contrast, has become a potential market for senior personnel.
December 30, 2016 | 02:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnam weighs doubling overtime limit following calls from foreign firms

The proposed new cap on overtime in Vietnam is still lower than its neighbors.
December 12, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Foreign firms call for Vietnam to increase overtime limit

Both companies and workers are keen to capitalize on extra hours and productivity.
December 06, 2016 | 05:52 pm GMT+7

HCM City workers go home early after refusing worms for lunch at Chinese factory

On October 29, 109 factory workers suffered food poisoning at a Chinese-owned factory in Ho Chi Minh City, prompting a boycott on the company canteen.
November 06, 2016 | 01:55 pm GMT+7

3 shot dead, 15 injured in alleged land dispute in Central Highlands

Hundreds of police officers are hunting for the gunmen who fled the scene.
October 23, 2016 | 06:22 pm GMT+7

Singapore MP sorry for "time-bombs" comment about South Asian workers

A Singaporean MP who said crowds of South Asian workers were "walking time-bombs" who needed to be fenced off from residential areas in the city-state's Indian quarter apologised ...
April 08, 2016 | 03:36 pm GMT+7