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Maritime industry lacks human resources

Society

Maritime industry lacks human resources

Universities need to train nearly 15,000 navigating officers and other shipping personnel by 2020 to address a shortage of human resources in the maritime industry, according to Dr Nguyen Duc Ca of the Vietnam National Institute of Educational Sciences.

Informal workers wary of opt-in social insurance

Society

Informal workers wary of opt-in social insurance

Farmers and workers in the informal sector are often reluctant to buy voluntary social insurance because they do not understand its benefits and lack knowledge about the programme, according to the Vietnam Social Security.

Insurers’ total assets reach over 15 billion USD

Business

Insurers’ total assets reach over 15 billion USD

Total assets of Vietnamese insurance companies in the first eight months of the year surged sharply by 35.16 percent year-on-year to nearly 365.52 trillion VND (15.55 billion USD), a report from the Ministry of Finance (MoF) showed.

Thua Thien-Hue supports offshore fishing

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Thua Thien-Hue supports offshore fishing

The central province of Thua Thien-Hue has decided to provide 3.5 billion VND (150,000 USD) to assist insurance premiums for owners of offshore fishing vessels following the Government’s Decree No.67 on several fishery development policies.

HCM City: Over 12,440 firms owe insurance premiums

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HCM City: Over 12,440 firms owe insurance premiums

More than 12,440 enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City owed social insurance, employment insurance and health insurance premiums totaling over 2.7 trillion VND (118.2 million USD) as of June 2018, making up 4.2 percent of the annual collection plan.