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Nguyen Phuong Tra, Deputy Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN) has emphasized pandemic control measures, including universalization of vaccine to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic in the new normal and ensure social security

National social security system needed

Nguyen Ngoc Toan, Deputy Director-General of the Social Security Department in the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, speaks on his ministry’s plan to develop a national social security system in all provinces and cities nationwide.

NA Standing Committee urges Gov’t to build short-, long-term development scenarios

The Government should take the initiative in building short- and long-term scenarios for socioeconomic development and review major targets of the economy for 2020 and 2016-2020, which will be the basis for adjusting targets,

National teleconference to ease COVID-19 impact

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is set to chair a national teleconference between the Government and localities in the next few days to discuss measures to deal with impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health insurance coverage reaches 90 percent of population

Vietnam has 85.39 million health insurance holders as of the end of 2019, accounting for 90 percent of the population, heard a recent conference.

Journalists urged to improve ethics, standards

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnamese Journalism Association should pay more attention to the improvement of its members’ political and professional skills since the social and media environments have become complex,

New surveillance cameras in HCM City

Surveillance cameras will be installed on the 12-km long Pham Van Dong boulevard in HCM City from late December to assist authorities with traffic management and improve navigation, the City's People's Committee announced recently.

Retirement age to rise, pension levels to fall

 VietNamNet Bridge – According to the draft bill on social security being submitted to the National Assembly in May, pensions will be reduced while the retirement age will be raised.

Gov’t asks greater efforts for stable macro-economy

 VietNamNet Bridge – Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung requested ministries, sectors and localities not shirking from the goals of containing inflation and stabilising the macro-economy as they are decisive preconditions for realising other goals.

Nine priority fields for using ODA, preferential loans

VietNamNet Bridge – The Government has issued Decree 38/2013/ND-CP which stipulates nine priority fields for using official development assistance and preferential loans.

GOVERNMENT IN BRIEF 6/2

 Leaders pay floral tribute to late President; Nation supports nuke-free Korea; Party’s Economic Commission holds first meeting; President calls for better social security