Digital technology opening up equal opportunities

Digital technology opening up equal opportunities

People are always in need of new skills in order to adapt and adjust to more advanced work methods. Dr. Truong Anh Dung, general director of the Directorate of Vocational Education and Training under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, explained VIR’s Hoang Oanh how digital technology can help Vietnamese workers.
Level-up can protect workers

Level-up can protect workers

Retraining existing workers to improve skills and productivity is being seen as a necessity by many businesses in trying to solve the current labour shortages being felt up and down the country.
Support for workers abroad affected by COVID-19

Support for workers abroad affected by COVID-19

Dang Sy Dung, deputy director of the Department of Overseas Labour (DoLAB) under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MoLISA), shared with VIR’s Hoang Oanh solutions to support Vietnamese workers abroad that are affected by COVID-19 and its significant impact on foreign labour markets.
The biggest repatriation of Vietnamese workers ever

The biggest repatriation of Vietnamese workers ever

Over 6,000 workers out of more than 21,000 Vietnamese citizens living, studying, and working abroad have returned safely on humanitarian flights since the outbreak of the pandemic. This is the most convincing evidence of the Vietnamese government’s statement that “no one will be left behind”.
Further layoffs imminent for production facilities

Further layoffs imminent for production facilities

Thousands of Vietnamese workers are losing their jobs because of mass layoffs and closures amid sluggish export performance caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Jobs sought for VN workers in Taiwan fire

Jobs sought for VN workers in Taiwan fire

The Department of Overseas Labour Management has directed the arrangement of work for over 160 Vietnamese workers who lost their jobs due to a blaze that broke out in a factory dormitory in Taoyuan city, Taiwan (China) on Saturday.
Vietnamese labour export prospects narrow

Vietnamese labour export prospects narrow

The numbers of Vietnamese workers to be employed abroad is likely to drop this year on the back of falling overseas demand.
Labour exports to Japan see good signs

Labour exports to Japan see good signs

Vietnamese labour exports to Japan have seen good signs as many enterprises and factories have resumed business activity after the recent natural disasters, said the Lao Dong (Labour) daily in an article on May 10.