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Social insurance sector moves to slash red tape

Society

Social insurance sector moves to slash red tape

The social insurance sector has made significant improvement in administrative procedures reform after four years implementing the Government Resolution 19/ NQ-CP on improving the business environment, delegates told a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on September 28.

PM orders prompt settlement of admin procedures in September

Politics

PM orders prompt settlement of admin procedures in September

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged ministries, departments and localities to concentrate on addressing administrative procedure problems, especially removing tax and fee burdens imposed on businesses, while chairing the government’s regular monthly meeting in Hanoi on August 30.

New policies take effect  in June

Society

New policies take effect in June

A string of new government policies come into force in June, including the exemption of land use fees for housing projects, specific financial mechanisms for HCM City, increased fees for medical examination and treatment for the insured and reduction of social insurance premiums.

Singapore: Better insurance coverage for foreign workers

World

Singapore: Better insurance coverage for foreign workers

Minimum compensation for foreign workers in Singapore who unfortunately have accidents will be 60,000 SGD (nearly 43,000 USD), up from the previous 40,000 SGD (28,500 USD) from October 1, according to recent changes announced by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).