Nearly 50 pct of Vietnam's sex workers are victims of violence: report

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Nearly 50 pct of Vietnam's sex workers are victims of violence: report

Almost half of female sex workers in Vietnam have suffered violence from customers or partners, a new report said.

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Workers find overseas jobs

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Workers find overseas jobs

Apart from focusing on traditional markets, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs hopes to send more workers overseas. Vietnam Economic Times talked to Minister Pham Thi Hai Chuyen.

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PM meets with New Zealand leaders

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PM meets with New Zealand leaders

VGP – As part of his ongoing official visit to New Zealand, PM Nguyen Tan Dung met with New Zealand Governor-General Jerry Mateparae and Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives David Carter on March 19.

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Vietnam, Malaysia trade unions join hands to support migrant workers

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Vietnam, Malaysia trade unions join hands to support migrant workers

Trade unions of Vietnam and Malaysia have agreed to cooperate in helping Vietnamese workers overcome migration issues in the latter country.

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Manufacturers say long holidays disrupt production plans

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Manufacturers say long holidays disrupt production plans

VietNamNet Bridge – While travel firms are pleased about longer holidays, many manufacturing enterprises fear they will spoil their production plans.

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Vietnam’s labor productivity grows 184% in 1991-2012 period

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Vietnam’s labor productivity grows 184% in 1991-2012 period

VietNamNet Bridge - According to the latest Economic Insight Report by ICAEW, Vietnam is taking significant steps on the development path towards a commodity production economy thanks to the impressive growth of labor productivity, which was estimated to be 184% in the period from 1991 to 2012, and an increase in a skilled labor force.

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Vietnam builds memorial for soldiers who died defending islands

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Vietnam builds memorial for soldiers who died defending islands

An artist's impression of the memorial. Photo courtesy of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor

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Cambodia garment workers face routine rights abuse, report says

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Cambodia garment workers face routine rights abuse, report says

Cambodia’s government and global clothing brands need to do more to protect garment workers from abuses such as forced overtime and discrimination, a rights group said.

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17,000 Vietnamese laborers sent abroad in two months

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17,000 Vietnamese laborers sent abroad in two months

VGP – The total number of Vietnamese working overseas reached 17,206, including 5,160 women, over the past two months of the year, accounting for 18.11% of the year’s plan and equal to 123.51% of the same period last year.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – March 10

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – March 10

Here is what you need to know in Vietnam for March 10:

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Vietnam plans to officially send workers to Thailand this year

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Vietnam plans to officially send workers to Thailand this year

Vietnamese can start working in Thailand in the next few months under a new labor pact being discussed by the two countries, which have struggled to find a good solution for illegal workers.

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Legal Advice: New provisions on occupational accident compensation

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

From March 20 2015, employees who suffer from workplace accidents or occupational illness shall be compensated by their employer or receive allowances corresponding to provisions of law.

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2 companies fined for employing illegal foreigners

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2 companies fined for employing illegal foreigners

Vietnamese authorities have fined two companies a total of VND135 million (US$6,300) for employing Chinese workers without a working permit in their projects in Gia Lai Province.

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Foreign investors frown on weak supporting industries

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago

Weak supporting industries and a lack of skilled labor are among the major barriers to foreign investment capital flow in the city, according to representatives of foreign-invested companies.

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VCCI to launch annual report on labor market project

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The Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) organised a conference to announce the launch of annual report on labor market project in Hanoi on March 4.

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