A foreign direct investment (FDI) garment-textile firm in the southern province of Dong Nai (Photo VNA)

Dong Na​i (VNA) –
Businesses in Dong Nai province, an industrial hub in the southern region, have resumed normal activities with a stable worker situation after the Lunar New Year holiday (Tet).

Nguyen Thi Thao, whose hometown is in the central province of Ha Tinh, said her company – Taekwang Vina, which employs over 30,000 labourers, organised coaches to bring workers home for Tet and back to Dong Nai’s Bien Hoa city after the holiday was over. All workers are excited to resume their work.

According to Dinh Sy Phuc – head of the trade union of Taekwang Vina, about 99 percent of the workers returned to work in the morning of February 22, the first workday after Tet.

Pham Van Cuong, deputy head of the Dong Nai Industrial Zones Authority, cited local businesses as reporting that about 95 percent of the total firms resumed normal activities on February 22. About 95 percent of their labourers have also returned to work.

Dong Nai is currently home to 35 industrial parks with more than 1,510 investment projects, including some 1,100 foreign-invested ones, with about 900,000 workers. 

About 70 percent of workers in Dong Nai come from other provinces, mostly in the central and northern regions. - VNA