Vietnam faces challenges of aging society Society

Vietnam faces challenges of aging society

An aging population is presenting many challenges for Vietnam as the country’s social security system is still in its early stages and its economic resources are limited, delegates said at the Aging Summit 2022 in Ho Chi Minh City on November 29. ​
Dialogue promotes Vietnam-US labour cooperation Society

Dialogue promotes Vietnam-US labour cooperation

The 16th Vietnam-US labour dialogue took place in Hanoi on November 16, gathering representatives from the Vietnamese Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA), the US Department of Labour, and the US Embassy in Vietnam.
87 businesses honoured for implementing social insurance policies Society

87 businesses honoured for implementing social insurance policies

The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) held a ceremony in northern Ninh Binh province on October 31 to honour 87 businesses in 20 northern cities and provinces for their outstanding performance in implementing social and health insurance policies in the 2017-2021 period.
Over 37% of workforce join social insurance Society

Over 37% of workforce join social insurance

Over 17.08 million Vietnamese people, or 37.01% of the workforce, had joined social insurance by the end of September 2022, up 537,000 people compared to the end of 2021, according to Vice General Director of the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) Le Hung Son.
Vietnam stresses ASEAN’s commitment to enhance development cooperation World

Vietnam stresses ASEAN’s commitment to enhance development cooperation

On behalf of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Vietnamese Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang affirmed the bloc’s strong commitment to enhance development cooperation at a general debate of the Social, Humanitarian, and Cultural Affairs Committee of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly on September 29.
Medicines must be enough, affordable: Deputy PM Politics

Medicines must be enough, affordable: Deputy PM

The ultimate goal of the development programme for domestic pharmaceutical industry is to ensure the sufficient supply of medicines at reasonable costs for the people, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam at a meeting held in Hanoi on September 21.
Vietnam, Laos enhance cooperation in social security Society

Vietnam, Laos enhance cooperation in social security

The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) and the Lao Social Security Organisation (LSSO) are set to hold a signing ceremony of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation for 2022-2025, on the sidelines of the 39th ASEAN Social Security Association Board Meeting in Vientiane, Laos this November.
Vietnam, Laos reinforce ties in social security Politics

Vietnam, Laos reinforce ties in social security

The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) is ready to further intensify the friendship and cooperation with the Lao Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare (MoLSW) and the Lao Social Security Organisation (LSSO), VSS Deputy General Director Dao Viet Anh has said.
Nearly 2 billion USD spent on unemployment insurance in 2 years Society

Nearly 2 billion USD spent on unemployment insurance in 2 years

The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) has used more than 45.444 trillion VND (1.96 billion USD) from the unemployment insurance fund to pay for employees and employers over the past two years, given serious COVID-19-induced difficulties facing production and business activities.