Tourism fees to help insure foreign visitors World

Tourism fees to help insure foreign visitors

The Thai National Tourism Policy Committee has approved the proposed guidelines for the collection of a 300 THB (10 USD) tourism fee from each international visitor for the management of local tourist destinations.
Experts stress social insurance for informal sector Society

Experts stress social insurance for informal sector

Vietnam can and should extend social protection to those in the informal economy through a mix of contributory and non-contributory schemes in order to achieve universal coverage, experts said at a conference on November 29.
Insurers, bankers banking on each other Business

Insurers, bankers banking on each other

Touting it as a win-win deal for everyone, banks and insurance companies in Vietnam are promoting the “bancassurance” model to exploit a market with huge untapped potential.
Red tape slows health insurance sign-up Health

Red tape slows health insurance sign-up

The Government has targeted over 90 percent of nationwide population covered with health insurance by 2020. Despite preferential policies to encourage citizens to buy health insurance, the number of health insurance card holders, especially household health insurance, remains low due to red tape.