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13.3 million social insurance books granted in first half

13.3 million social insurance books granted in first half

The Vietnam Social Insurance Agency (VSIA) granted about 13.3 million social insurance books to citizens nationwide in the first six months of this year, accounting for 99 percent of total insurance participants.

Health insurance discussed in Da Nang

Health insurance discussed in Da Nang

Public health insurance was discussed at a recent conference held by the Party Central Committee's Economic Commission and the Vietnam Social Insurance Agency (VSIA) in the central city of Da Nang.

AIA Group bullish on Vietnam operations

AIA Group bullish on Vietnam operations

VOV.VN - AIA Group CEO Mark Edward Tucker on August 24 said he sees the AIA Vietnam Life Insurance Company Limited based out of Ho Chi Minh City among its top subsidiaries over the next few years.

Insurance ensures social welfare

Insurance ensures social welfare

Vietnam’s insurance market plays an important role in socio-economic development, thus implementing social welfare policies, particularly in agriculture, fisheries, and human lives, said an official from the Ministry of Finance.

Vietnam's insurance sales see six-year high growth

Vietnam's insurance sales see six-year high growth

Insurance companies in Vietnam reported premium revenues of more than VND38.61 trillion (US$1.7 billion) in the first six months, an increase of 25.9% from a year ago, local media have reported, citing the finance ministry.

Insurers optimistic on growth prospects

Insurers optimistic on growth prospects

Insurers have expressed optimism over the country’s insurance sector for 2016 thanks to strong results last year, according to Vietnam Report (VNR).

VCCI release incomes by sector 2014

VCCI release incomes by sector 2014

Banking, finance and insurance employees had the highest income across all sectors in Vietnam in 2014, with an average income of about VND195 million (US$8,660) per year.

Government works to help unemployed find jobs

Government works to help unemployed find jobs

Doan Mau Diep, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, spoke to the newspaper Hai Quan (Customs) about his ministry’s plan to help unemployed workers to find new jobs and to claim their unemployment insurance.

Canadian insurance firm buys 35% BIC stake

Canadian insurance firm buys 35% BIC stake

Fairfax Asia Limited, a subsidiary of Canadian insurance and reinsurance firm Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, has bought 41 million shares in the BIDV Insurance Corporation (BIC).

ACE Life opens representative office in Tien Giang

ACE Life opens representative office in Tien Giang

(VOV) - ACE Life Insurance Company on December 14 launched a representative office at Cai Lay Town in Tien Giang Province, signalling an expansion of its commitment to the Vietnam marketplace.

Workers insecure on retirement: survey

Workers insecure on retirement: survey

As many as 95% of Vietnamese labourers are worried about poverty and having insufficient funds once retired, according to a recent survey by the Global Aging Institute (GAI) in collaboration with Prudential Corporation Asia.

Should banks be allowed to sell insurance?

Should banks be allowed to sell insurance?

(VOV) - Imagine going to your bank to make a deposit or get some cash and being offered a life insurance policy or even auto or motorbike insurance by the bank clerk.