All Vietnamese trainees in Japan are working normally in safe places and away from the Fukushima nuclear power plant No. 1.

The Department for Management of Overseas Workers under the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) on Mar. 21 quoted report from the Board for Management of Vietnamese Workers in Japan , saying that the Vietnamese trainees are following the Japanese Government’s guidance to cope with the situation.

After the Mar. 11 quake and tsunami in Japan , the Board for Management of Vietnamese Workers in Japan coordinated with Vietnamese and Japanese relevant agencies and moved Vietnamese trainees working in areas near the nuclear power plant to safe places from Mar. 14.

Seventeen Vietnamese trainees were brought to Tokyo on Mar. 15 by the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan . Nine of them returned to Vietnam as their contracts had expired. Eight others are living at Nissin Kutsu shrine in Tokyo downtown and expect to return to work when the situation is stable. Other trainees were moved to the second establishment of their companies or to safe places.

According to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), up to Mar. 20, the situation of Fukushima nuclear power plant No. 1 saw positive changes and was under control./.