Nearly 70,000 guest workers sent abroad
07:12 | 07/11/2007
VNGOP – Việt Nam has sent 69,700 laborers, including 22,300 females, to work abroad since the beginning of this year.

 Vietnamese laborers complete exit procedures at the airport - Illustration photo

According to the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, the figure represents 86.2 percent of the country’s yearly target.

Malaysia, Taiwan, the Republic of Korea and Japan remained Việt Nam’s largest markets, recruiting 49,492 Vietnamese guest workers in the reviewed period.

The country has also worked hard to expand markets to the US, Australia and Canada, which offer various kinds of jobs and high incomes.

(Source: VNA)

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