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 VietNamNet Bridge – National Assembly deputies on Friday agreed that the retirement insurance policy needed be adjusted.

MOLISA proposes new pension calculation method

 VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Minh Huan talks to Dau Tu (Investment) Newspaper about possible changes to the pension policy in 2015.

Viet Nam targets gender equality

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam has to improve provision of social protection for women and girls because current policies are not inclusive enough, officials and experts said at a policy dialogue held in the capital city yesterday.

2kg of meth seized at international airport

Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCM City seized 2kg of methamphetamine being smuggled into Viet Nam yesterday.

Civil servants benefit more from social insurance

 VietNamNet Bridge – The current social insurance in Vietnam is having a big discrimination where military personnel and civil servants are having an advantage over workers from the private sector, according to labor experts.

Men arrested for stealing gene research devices

 Two men have been arrested by the Dong Da District Police for stealing electronic devices from the Centre for Gene-Protein Research at Ha Noi Medical University.

Minimum wage for civil servants rises

VietNamNet Bridge – Civil servants, members of the armed forces and socio-political organisation stafff will enjoy an increase of 9.5 per cent to their monthly minimum wage from July 1.

Draft law sees tougher social insurance rules

 VietNamNet Bridge – Enterprises that delay paying social insurance will be subject to a fine three times higher than the current level if the amended draft Social Insurance Law goes into effect.

Social insurance fund in deficit

"If wages continue to rise, it is forecast that by 2023, with about 10 million pensioners, the social insurance fund will have only enough money to pay retirement pension, not enough for investment," warned a senior official.

Over 60 million people get insured

 VietNamNet Bridge – The number of people taking social and healthcare insurance amounted to over 60 million in 2012, equivalent to 68% of the population, according to the Viet Nam Social Security.

Domestic helpers at a disadvantage

The Government's Decree 103, which takes effect this month, increases regional minimum wages for helpers employed by businesses, co-operatives, farms, households and individuals by VND250,000-350,000 per month.