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February 16, 1992 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When the Soviet Bloc still existed and socialist fraternity counted for something, Nguyen Van Dong made a good living as a guest worker earning $450 a month at a factory in Czechoslovakia. But when his contract ran out, communism had ended in Eastern Europe and Dong was sent home to face an uncertain future. He has been unable to find a job in three years.
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May 15, 1995 | From Reuters
Communist Vietnam needs to keep its rural workers down on the farm to tackle a severe unemployment problem as it moves rapidly toward a market economy, international experts say. Stabilizing unemployment at its current level of 6% requires an economic growth rate of more than 10%, the International Labor Organization said in a report released last week. Vietnam recorded growth of 8.8% in gross domestic product last year.
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May 15, 1995 | From Reuters
Communist Vietnam needs to keep its rural workers down on the farm to tackle a severe unemployment problem as it moves rapidly toward a market economy, international experts say. Stabilizing unemployment at its current level of 6% requires an economic growth rate of more than 10%, the International Labor Organization said in a report released last week. Vietnam recorded growth of 8.8% in gross domestic product last year.
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February 16, 1992 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When the Soviet Bloc still existed and socialist fraternity counted for something, Nguyen Van Dong made a good living as a guest worker earning $450 a month at a factory in Czechoslovakia. But when his contract ran out, communism had ended in Eastern Europe and Dong was sent home to face an uncertain future. He has been unable to find a job in three years.
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