Population

Migration

Vietnam to resume e-visa issuance in July

The Government has issued e-visa to citizens from 80 countries since July 1 this year, according to its latest Resolution No. 79/NQ-CP.  Visitors with e-visas can enter Viet Nam at eight international airports, or arrive via land at 16 international border gates and via sea ...

Quang Minh

Vietnam actively joins in Global Compact for Migration - seminar

Vietnam has actively participated in the process of building, negotiating, and approving the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM), as heard at a Hanoi seminar on August 20.With its active participation in building, negotiating, and approving the GCM, Ambassador Vu Viet Anh, ...

PM orders measures to put an end to unplanned internal migration by 2025

Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has reiterated his viewpoint of not encouraging unplanned internal migration and called for harmonious, flexible and comprehensive measures to address the issue.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Migration and poverty in big cities

Multidimensional poverty is a well-used concept in identifying multiple types of deprivation, including health, education, and living standards. In Vietnam, migrants flocking to big cities, with dreams of making a better life for themselves and their family, are also vulnerable to multidimensional poverty.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Foreign workers to pay social insurance

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and Việt Nam Social Security (VSS) have been working with other countries on bilateral agreements to ensure the benefits to foreign workers employed in Việt Nam who are required to make social insurance payments.[]From January 1, 2022, ...

VNS Reporter

Mandatory social insurance for expat workers creates burden on enterprises

Compulsory social insurance for foreigners working in Vietnam is creating a heavy burden on local enterprises, according to a report by the Investment and Trade Working Group of the Vietnam Business Forum.Keep reading ...

Thuy Dung

Over 80,000 foreigners working in Vietnam

Vietnam is now home to more than 80,000 foreign workers, according to Le Quang Trung, deputy head of the Department of Employment under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).Keep reading   ...

VNA Reporter

Labour confederation wants bigger role in supporting overseas workers

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) has proposed amending the law on Vietnamese workers working abroad under contracts to give trade union organisations direct participation in protecting overseas labourers.Keep reading ...

VOV Reporter

U.S. to suspend certain visas for Vietnamese nationals

The U.S. will temporarily cease the issuance of a number of investment and religious worker visas for Vietnamese citizens from March 23. Those who have been scheduled for an interview for SR (religious worker), I5 or R5 visas will not be allowed to reschedule after March ...

Song Minh

Vietnamese population in Japan quadruples over five years: report

The Vietnamese expat population in Japan increased by four times from 2010-2016 to 232,562. Keep reading ...

Minh Nga

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