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Safe from Covid but still no jobs: Migrant workers' dilemma at home


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A family of migrant workers returns home with their child, Oct. 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Vo Thanh


Migrant workers are relieved to be home amid the Covid-19 pandemic and economic downturn, but a big question now is, 'what to do for a living?'


At a quarantine facility in the northern Phu Tho Province’s Tam Nong District, where he has been since last week, Trong Trinh, 32, feels relieved he is finally home after traveling 1,700 kilometers on his motorbike from HCMC.


Looking at the images of seas of migrants from Ho Chi Minh City and its neighboring provinces sleeping on the streets and risking everything to travel home amid the pandemic, he cannot believe he was one of them.


Full Story: https://e.vnexpress.net/news/life/safe-from-covid-but-still-no-jobs-migrant-workers-dilemma-at-home-4369992.html


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