Over 1.7 million workers in Vietnam are living in boarding houses in an average space per capita of less than three square meters. -
Industrial hubs across the country, especially Ho Chi Minh City, its neighbor Binh Duong and Dong Nai provinces, Hanoi and its neighbors Bac Ninh and Bac Giang provinces, have in recent years attracted millions of migrant workers.
Ngo Duy Hieu, deputy chairman of the labor general confederation, said it is not easy to lure workers back to industrial hubs, posing a threat of labor shortage now Vietnam is gradually reopening socio-economic activities post lockdown.
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