Vietnam attends 37th ASEAN Social Security Association Board Meeting ASEAN

Vietnam attends 37th ASEAN Social Security Association Board Meeting

General Director of Vietnam Social Security (VSS) Nguyen The Manh attended the 37th ASEAN Social Security Association (ASSA) Board Meeting on December 9, during which he proposed that members enhance connectivity and cooperation towards an ASEAN social welfare community of consensus and development.
Domestic labour market shows rosy signs in Q4 Society

Domestic labour market shows rosy signs in Q4

Business and production activities are expected to pick up in the last three months of a year, thus helping with the recovery of the labour market from the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, the unemployment rate is likely to drop and labourers’ income is expected to rise in the last quarter of this year, experts said.
Measures needed to raise insurance participation Society

Measures needed to raise insurance participation

Many businesses have scaled down production and reduced their workforce due to the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to a decrease in the number of those participating in social and health insurance, as well as an increase in unpaid social security debts, experts have said.
Japanese ministry pledges support for Vietnamese interns Society

Japanese ministry pledges support for Vietnamese interns

Japanese Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Katsunobu Kato affirmed his country’s pledge to support and protect Vietnamese interns in the country while meeting with Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam in Tokyo on August 11.
Hanoi looks to recover economy as pandemic continues Business

Hanoi looks to recover economy as pandemic continues

Hanoi authorities have been identifying and introducing solutions to address pressing difficulties facing production and business and ensure social security amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the 23rd meeting of the 16th Hanoi Party Committee heard on April 22.
Credit card defaults a risk during COVID-19 Business

Credit card defaults a risk during COVID-19

Experts have warned that consumers may soon start defaulting on their credit card payments due to rising unemployment and salary cuts in many industries and sectors in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.