Troi Oi! November 2018

102.000 Vietnamese laborers were sent to work abroad in the first nine months of this year, according to the Vietnam Labor Export Association. Around 96,800 people went to work in Northeast Asia. Taiwan continues to be the largest market for Vietnamese migrant workers with 47,700, followed by Japan with 44,000. Meanwhile, only 930 laborers were … Read more

A Silver Lining

For farmers suffering the effects of a severe drought, the rain couldn’t come fast and heavy enough Unprecedented levels of heavy rainfall caused chaos across Vietnam the past few months—flooding homes, destroying businesses and washing away motorbikes—prompting a deluge of pictures and videos on social media. I rarely come across somebody who doesn’t have an … Read more