Overseas work not a guarantee for career prosperity

Overseas work not a guarantee for career prosperity

Many low-skilled overseas Vietnamese workers are struggling on their return home, finding it difficult to settle in and find new jobs in the face of fierce domestic competition.
Vietnamese labourers strive to best avail of labour market reopening

Vietnamese labourers strive to best avail of labour market reopening

After almost two years, many global labour markets have begun to reopen. Deputy Minister of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Ba Hoan talked with VIR's Thuy Lien about the notable points in Vietnam’s labour export market.
Department of Overseas Labour displays determination on 2021’s labour export goal

Department of Overseas Labour displays determination on 2021’s labour export goal

Countries are being forced to shift targets when it comes to export of labour across borders, and Vietnam is no exception.
Labour export restriction exacerbated

Labour export restriction exacerbated

The re-emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the labour export situation for Vietnam with entry to some key markets remaining almost impossible.
Labour exporters pushed to the edge by pandemic

Labour exporters pushed to the edge by pandemic

Nearly eight months after the COVID-19 pandemic first broke out in the community, many labour export enterprises, vocational training centres, and foreign language training centres for Vietnamese workers are still suspended because of a lack of orders.
Labour export slowed down amid pandemic

Labour export slowed down amid pandemic

The goal of sending 130,000 Vietnamese workers abroad to work in 2020 looks to be out of reach with most of Vietnam’s main labour export markets restricting the introduction of foreign workers, causing departure schedules of many workers to be suspended indefinitely.
Japan woos contract labourers

Japan woos contract labourers

Vietnamese workers going to Japan rose sharply in the past months.
Safety net for Libya workers

Safety net for Libya workers

Besides having bank loans rescheduled, repatriate workers from strife-torn Libya would enjoy further government support to stabilise their lives, said Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) Overseas Labour Management Department deputy head Dao Cong Hai.
Labour exports in fine working order

Labour exports in fine working order

Vietnam expects labour export numbers in 2011 to beat 2010’s figures with positive news in early 2011.