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 sector moves to slash red tape Society

Social insurance sector moves to slash red tape

The social insurance sector has made significant improvement in administrative procedures reform after four years implementing the Government Resolution 19/ NQ-CP on improving the business environment, delegates told a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on September 28.
Employers shirk social insurance dues Society

Employers shirk social insurance dues

Avoiding paying social insurance fees and social insurance debt has continued to increase, said the Social Insurance Agency’s Deputy Director General Pham Luong Son.
More HCM City locals insured in 2016 Health

More HCM City locals insured in 2016

Increasing hospital fees and benefits from health insurance helped increase the number of people buying health insurance in HCM City last year by nearly 662,000 compared to 2015, according to the city’s Social Insurance Agency.