Agriculture insurance saves farmers from crop losses Business

Agriculture insurance saves farmers from crop losses

In spite of being implemented in 2011, the Government-supported agriculture insurance programme which aims to protect farmers against losses of crops and livestock has so far failed to attract farmers due to high premium and complicated procedures.
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.
Social insurance receives a boost Society

Social insurance receives a boost

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) is drafting a decree to create a State subsidy for people joining the voluntary social insurance programme.
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Decree expands reach of social insurance fund

Contract employees and foreigners authorised to work in Vietnam would be included in the Government's social insurance programme, under a new draft revision to the Law on Social Insurance, compiled by the Ministry of of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs.