Can Tho: more workers go to work in RoK Business

Can Tho: more workers go to work in RoK

The Mekong delta city of Can Tho has seen an increasing number of Vietnamese labourers going to the Republic of Korea as guest workers through joint programmes between the two countries.
Thailand, RoK seek long-term migrant labour solution World

Thailand, RoK seek long-term migrant labour solution

Thai Labour Minister Pol. Gen. Adul Saengsingkaew said the much criticized negotiation to remove Thai nationals found working illegally in the Republic of Korea from the country's blacklist is just a small part of the deal, as both countries are still looking for a long-term solution to this issue.
Korean tests for VN workers to start in June Society

Korean tests for VN workers to start in June

The language and skills exams for Vietnamese workers wishing to work in the Republic of Korea will be held this year between June and September, the Department of Overseas Labour Management announced last week.
Vietnam, RoK re-sign MoU on labour reception Society

Vietnam, RoK re-sign MoU on labour reception

Vietnam and the RoK have re-inked the regular Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to resume the reception of Vietnamese labourers to work in the RoK under he Employment Permit System (EPS) in 2017.
Indonesia to ban exporting maids overseas World

Indonesia to ban exporting maids overseas

Indonesia’s government looks to end the practice of domestic helpers employed overseas in an attempt to preserve the country's pride and dignity, said Indonesian President Joko Widodo at a recent meeting of the National Congress.
Russia still needs legal Vietnamese workers Society

Russia still needs legal Vietnamese workers

The Russian Government’s recent ratification of the immigrant worker agreement with Vietnam is suitable with the two sides’ socio-economic development goals, Vladimir Volokh, head of the Russian Federal Migration Service's Public Council, has said.
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Light penalties fail to deter foreign workers

Light fines for working illegally in Vietnam have not been a deterrent to preventing the increasing number of illegal foreign workers in the country, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affair's Employment Department.