A month-long campaign was launched in Hanoi on May 23 to promote social insurance for all, with the launching ceremony broadcast live at 63 sites in cities and provinces.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 24 suggested the implementation of an assistance package on social security aimed at supporting people, particularly workers, in response to the increasingly widespread impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a conference in Hanoi on February 15, during which 25 years’ worth of social and health insurance policies were reviewed, in addition to plans being made for the year ahead.
Policymakers amending the Labor Code want to lift the retirement age but a survey has found that 50.7 percent of polled workers oppose the idea.
The solidarity, friendship, and cooperation between the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) and the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO) over the past 22 years has contributed to deepening and diversifying relations between the two countries, the VGCL leader has said.
The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) aims to slash the social insurance debt ratio to below 1.7 percent this year in an effort to ensure benefits for social insurance and health insurance card holders, said VSS Deputy Director General Dao Viet Anh.
The Vietnam Social Security’s chapter in Ho Chi Minh City aims to increase social insurance coverage to 54 percent of the local workforce, equivalent to more than 2.5 million people in 2019.
The Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex), the largest textile maker in the country, expects its export turnover to rise up to 8% in 2019, the group said at a press conference on December 27.
VOV.VN - Foreign investors are concerned about the statutory social insurance contributions Vietnam has set for foreign workers and their employers.
In 2018, all 20 socio-economic development targets of Hanoi are expected to be achieved, with eight targets being higher than the innitially-set rates.
Vietnam continues to be plagued by foreign company chiefs fleeing the country without paying off debts or workers’ salaries.
Bilateral agreements for a new generation of social insurance policy have been negotiated to support foreign workers engaging in Vietnam’s social insurance scheme, said Deputy General Director of the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) Dao Viet Anh.
The Government has officially issued a decree stipulating in details and guiding the enforcement of the Law on Social Insurance on compulsory social insurance for foreign employees in Vietnam.
Vice Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee and Chairwoman of the municipal People’s Council Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc led a delegation to pay a working visit to Wellington of New Zealand from September 16-18.
About 90% of social insurance funds are currently invested in government bonds (G-bonds), Dao Viet Anh, Deputy General Director of the Vietnam Social Security (VSS), said at a seminar last week.
Senior officials from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam (CLMTV) convened their fourth meeting on labour cooperation in Hanoi on August 20, discussing social insurance connection for migrant workers in countries involved.
Some 81.3 million people across Vietnam have been covered by health insurance by the end of May, up nearly 21 million people from 2012 or 35.6% and representing 81.7% of the population.
Reforming social insurance policies is aimed at ensuring social insurance is truly a key pillar in the social security system and to gradually expand its coverage for all people, according to a resolution of the Party Central Committee.
VOV.VN - The 12th-tenure of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee has debated and decided on many crucial issues such as personnel work, salary reforms, social insurance policy reforms, and the election of two additional members to the Central Committee Secretariat over the past five days.
Officials, Party members and citizens have paid attention to issues being discussed at the seventh plenary meeting of the 12th tenure Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee, which takes place from May 7-12.