VSS’s entry to ASSA brings about practical benefits Society

VSS’s entry to ASSA brings about practical benefits

The Vietnam Social Security (VSS)’s entry to the ASEAN Social Security Association (ASSA) has brought about important and practical benefits, improving Vietnam’s social and health insurance systems via acquiring experience and lessons on management and policy enforcement.
Illegal labour migration to China rising in north Vietnam Society

Illegal labour migration to China rising in north Vietnam

Desperate to find jobs, an increasing number of residents from the northern mountain province of Cao Bang are illegally crossing the border to China, often to their own detriment, with worrying implications for small communities in the remote area.
Vietnam’s recruitment rankings published Society

Vietnam’s recruitment rankings published

The Vietnam Association of Manpower Supply on April 17 announced the results of the annual evaluation of migrant worker recruitment agencies, with 43 percent of agencies receiving a five star rating.
Free labour flow in AEC to challenge Vietnamese workers Society

Free labour flow in AEC to challenge Vietnamese workers

The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), scheduled to take shape in late 2015, is expected to facilitate the free flow of goods, services, investment, as well as skilled workers within the bloc. This provides opportunities, but also challenges for Vietnamese labourers, who are often deemed to be less qualified than their regional counterparts.