Over 99,000 workers sent abroad in 10 months hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)
Vietnam sent a total of 99,415 workers abroad in the first 10 months of this year, surpassing the yearly target by 4.6 percent.

The number includes 31,772 female workers, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MOLISA).

In October alone, 8,857 workers were sent to Taiwan (China), Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, and Saudi Arabia.

The MOLISA is launching a project to support the transport of Vietnamese employees to foreign markets in accordance with national agreements and labourer supply contracts between domestic companies with foreign partners.

Last year, Vietnam sent a record-high 105,840 workers abroad, surpassing the yearly target by 10 percent.-VNA