Deputy Prime Minister Truong Vinh Trong has urged authorities to investigate the causes of Vietnamese guest workers’ deaths. Nearly 400 Vietnamese guest workers have died in Malaysia since 2004.
Vietnamese workers being trained for Labor Export Programs
Nearly 120,000 Vietnamese are currently working in Malaysia. They earn monthly salaries of VND2.5 and 4 million, according to a recent report by the Overseas Labor Management Department.
Since 2004, 400 Vietnamese guest workers have died in Malaysia. Of these, 107 died in 2007.
Why Have Many Vietnamese Workers Died in Malaysia?