has given Vietnam a quota of 12,500 laborers to be exported to the country under
a government-to-government recruitment scheme this year, the highest among 15
countries included in the scheme.
was mainly given in the fields of manufacturing, construction, agriculture and
seafood, Nguyen Ngoc Quynh, head of Overseas Labor Management Department, said
at a press conference in Hanoi on Monday.
to Quynh, South Korea's Employment Permit System asks foreign workers to pass a
Korean language test held by its labor ministry as one of the requirements.
was initiated in 2004 to curb illegal recruitment of foreign labor, Vietnam has
sent more than 43,000 laborers to Korea, and over 70 percent of them have had
their contracts renewed.
workers were appreciated for their work ethic, intelligence and cleverness, said
Lee Myung Hee, director general of South Korea Human Resources Development