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Credit card defaults a risk during COVID-19

Credit card defaults a risk during COVID-19

Experts have warned that consumers may soon start defaulting on their credit card payments due to rising unemployment and salary cuts in many industries and sectors in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Working class strengthened in new period

Working class strengthened in new period

VOV.VN - The 12th Congress of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor opened in Hanoi on September 24. Under the theme “Reform, Democracy, Solidarity, Responsibility”, the Congress will focus on ways to improve trade union activities and strengthen the working class.

81.7% of population covered by health insurance

81.7% of population covered by health insurance

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.

Students who join health insurance to get life-long code

Students who join health insurance to get life-long code

Each student who joins the medical insurance programme would be provided with a social insurance code which could be used for all their lives, according to a new regulation for medical insurance, social insurance and unemployment insurance.

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.

Finance ministry clarifies tax rate

Finance ministry clarifies tax rate

The Ministry of Finance said a bad translation claiming that the tax-rate-to-profit ratio in Vietnam was high, accounting for nearly 40% of profit and undermining competitiveness, caused misunderstandings.

Coordination programme to promote insurance coverage expansion

The Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) and the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) should devise a coordination programme to popularise legal regulations on social insurance and encourage people to join the social welfare network, said Politburo member and VFF President Nguyen Thien Nhan.

Ministry releases labour market bulletin

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) on March 21 publicised its first quarterly bulletin on Vietnam’s labour market with the support of the General Statistics Office (GSO) and the International Labour Organisation.

More jobs created in six months

About 722,500 workers have found jobs in the first half of the year, up 98% from a year earlier, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

Int’l seminar focuses on unemployment insurance

The four-year unemployment insurance scheme implemented from 2009 to 2012 shows that it is a meaningful and effective social policy, but several problems arise that need to be solved.

Urgent need for unemployment insurance

Urgent need for unemployment insurance

(VOV) - More than 482,100 workers applied for unemployment insurance in 2012 and nearly 90 percent of them have enjoyed government’s support.

More than VND400bn invested in job centres

More than VND400bn invested in job centres

(VOV) -Over VND400 billion will be earmarked for the national programme on employment and vocational training in 2013 to improve the capacity and upgrade facilities at job centres across the country.