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1.03 million people receive unemployment allowance this yearicon
SOCIETY28/12/20200

1.03 million people receive unemployment allowance this year

The number of people receiving unemployment allowance is estimated to reach 1.03 million by the end of this year, about 24 percent higher than the same period last year due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
Unemployment benefit recipients up 9.11 percent in Q1icon

Unemployment benefit recipients up 9.11 percent in Q1

SOCIETY
25/03/2020

The number of recipients of unemployment benefits nationwide rose by 9.11 percent to 378,000 people during the first quarter of 2020 as a large amount of businesses have been forced to suspend operation or go bankrupt by COVID-19.

Court reduces penalty for former Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairsicon

Court reduces penalty for former Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs

POLITICS
22/02/2020

The High-level People’s Court in Hanoi on February 21 reduced sentences for three defendants, including former Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Bach Hong.

VN struggling to persuade migrants to buy social insuranceicon

VN struggling to persuade migrants to buy social insurance

SOCIETY
13/01/2020

Vietnam lacks comprehensive solutions to encourage migrant workers to buy voluntary social insurance, the country's top labour official has said.

Health insurance coverage reaches 90 percent of populationicon

Health insurance coverage reaches 90 percent of population

SOCIETY
31/12/2019

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.

HCM City cracks down on health insurance fraudsicon

HCM City cracks down on health insurance frauds

SOCIETY
20/11/2019

Ho Chi Minh City's agencies are increasing inspections of healthcare facilities that abuse the health insurance fund by prescribing needless tests and overcharging.

Prime Minister issues warning against former Deputy PM Vu Van Ninhicon

Prime Minister issues warning against former Deputy PM Vu Van Ninh

POLITICS
05/11/2019

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently issued a disciplinary warning against Vu Van Ninh, Deputy PM in the 2011 – 2016 tenure, for his serious violations and shortcomings while performing duties.

More than 10 million Vietnamese still left out of health insuranceicon

More than 10 million Vietnamese still left out of health insurance

SOCIETY
26/06/2019

More than 10 million people were yet to be covered by health insurance as of May 2019, it was reported at an online discussion on sustainable development of health insurance held by the Government portal on June 25.

Charges brought against former deputy labor ministericon

Charges brought against former deputy labor minister

SOCIETY
11/06/2019

Former Deputy Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Bach Hong, 65, has been indicted for his role in causing losses of VND1.7 trillion (US$73 million) for the Vietnam Social Security.