Nuno Cunha, ILO senior specialist on social security, has stressed the need for Vietnam to increase retirement age in an interview granted to Vietnam media regarding a recent proposal to increase the retirement age of Vietnamese labourers.
VOV.VN - To manage the trend of the aging Vietnamese population it’s important for people to rethink their education, work, and retirement plans, says the General Department of Population and Family Planning.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has included a provision to raise the retirement age in the draft amendments of the Labour Law.
New regulations of the revised Law on Social Insurance and international experiences in reforming social issuance policy were the focus of a dialogue forum in Hanoi on July 13.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has recently agreed to pay monthly pensions and social insurance allowances in cash through post offices from May in four more districts.
Vietnam should pay more policy attention to elderly women given the fact that the number of them is now much higher than that of elderly men, an official has said.
Negotiations between Greece and its international lenders over reforms to unlock remaining bailout aid have made headway and an agreement could be closer this month, a government official said on May 3.
Vietnam may be forced to water down a new law designed to shore up its pension system after tens of thousands of workers protested against the changes in a strike that lasted nearly a week.
The international labour organization (ILO) in Hanoi has suggested that comprehensive reforms are needed to fix Vietnam’s pension scheme, as the country will soon no longer be able to pay pensions.
Several cars were torched and hundreds of young people were arrested in the French capital Paris and Lyon in the south, after chaos emerged during demonstrations of secondary school students, who joined the unions' strike against pension reforms.