Ha Tinh (VNA) – Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung has offered condolences to families of Vietnamese workers who were killed in a fire at the dormitory of a company in Taoyuan city of China’s Taiwan on December 14.

Shortly after receiving information about the incident, the ministry ordered its Department of Overseas Labour and the companies sending the workers to Taiwan to coordinate with relevant agencies to assist the bereaved families, ensure the victims’ benefits, and investigate the cause of the blaze.

Minister Dung also asked authorised agencies to do their best to help ease the pain suffered by the bereaved families.

On December 18, leaders of the Thuan Thao Joint Stock Company, which sent the workers aboard, and representatives of the Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of Ha Tinh province visited the family of Tran Hong Thuy, a victim of the fire, in Cam Hoa commune of Cam Xuyen district.-VNA