December 06, 2021 | 10:58
The Governors of Battambang and Pailin provinces of Cambodia have met their counterpart in Thailand’s Chanthaburi province to discuss the re-opening of border gates to allow legally permitted Cambodian workers to return to work in Thailand.
November 12, 2021 | 11:29
Foreign businesses in Vietnam are placing new priorities on recruiting more local tech workers and setting up skills training for them in order to address the shortage of experts coming in from other countries.
November 11, 2021 | 10:00
The shortage of low-income housing for workers in industrial zones and people in urban areas has become a hot topic in Vietnam, with the government and other authorities looking to get to the bottom of the situation.
October 26, 2021 | 17:20
ManpowerGroup Vietnam and the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs on October 25 organised the webinar Digital Transformation: International Experience in Employment Security & the Future of Skills for Vietnamese Workers.
October 22, 2021 | 09:00
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.
October 20, 2021 | 10:55
More than 1,300 companies and factories in export processing zones (EPZs), industrial parks (IPs) and hi-tech parks (HTPs) in Ho Chi Minh City, or 92 percent of the total, have reopened so far, according to the HCM City Export Processing Zone and Industrial Park Authority (HEPZA).
October 14, 2021 | 09:00
Vietnam has introduced two fiscal measures since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Resolution No.42/NQ-CP on supporting people was issued in April 2020 and included a support package of VND62 trillion ($2.69 billion) to aid 20 million workers who had lost jobs. A new VND26 trillion ($1.13 billion) support package under Resolution No.68/NQ-CP was announced in July 2021 to help workers affected by lockdowns and social distancing during the most recent wave of infections.
October 06, 2021 | 10:49
Many employers are in need of more workers to restore production and business in the last months of the year, with the IT sector particularly looking for more people.
October 06, 2021 | 10:35
Deputy director general of Vietnam Social Security Le Hung Son talked to VIR’s Thai An about the implementation of a new support package sourced from the unemployment insurance fund to help pandemic-hit employees and employers overcome difficulties.
September 22, 2021 | 19:03
Factories are finding it hard to track down enough workers to maintain operations after numerous people left production lines for their hometowns or pivoted into other jobs during the pandemic restrictions.
September 17, 2021 | 14:59
An important solution to reduce unemployment is to support training for new skills, helping them change careers to return to work as soon as possible.
September 17, 2021 | 14:58
Thousands of workers are returning to their hometowns due to the pandemic, raising the prospects of an acute shortage of labour when manufacturers resume operations.
September 08, 2021 | 15:01
While thousands of workers in big cities are having to migrate to their hometowns due to unemployment, many businesses trying to maintain production and business activities are facing a serious labour shortage.
September 04, 2021 | 09:00
Thousands of workers volunteered to stay and work in factories applying the stay-at-work model to accompany businesses and the cities to fight the pandemic. But at a time when the number of businesses suspending operations is increasing, the workers also need support.
August 25, 2021 | 13:14
Many unemployed workers have attempted to leave Ho Chi Minh City as they struggle to afford daily life, with many of them depending on the support of companies which are also dealing with issues.