Vietnam to bolster ailing pension system after worker strike

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Vietnam to bolster ailing pension system after worker strike

Workers of Pou Yuen Vietnam gather at their factory on the fifth day of a strike in Vietnam's southern Ho Chi Minh City March 31, 2015. Thousands of workers at the major factory in southern Vietnam went on strike for the fifth day on Tuesday in protest over social insurance cover, in rare show of labour unrest in a country positioning itself as a future Asian manufacturing powerhouse. Photo: Reuters

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Growing pains: Financial planners hit roadblock in Southeast Asia

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Growing pains: Financial planners hit roadblock in Southeast Asia

Insurers and financial planners in Southeast Asia should gear up for the long haul.

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Vietnam ranked as an ideal place for retirement

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Vietnam ranked as an ideal place for retirement

VietNamNet Bridge - The US-based International Living magazine early this year released the Annual Global Retirement Index 2015, ranking and rating the 25 best retirement havens in the world, which included Vietnam.

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Thailand explosion: Seven injured in Koh Samui

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Thailand explosion: Seven injured in Koh Samui

Seven people have suffered minor injuries on the popular tourist island of Koh Samui in Thailand after a vehicle exploded, local media say.

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Thailand listed one of World’s retirement havens

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Thailand listed one of World’s retirement havens

International Living, a North American-based magazine for retirees, has named Thailand one of the world’s 25 best places to live in retirement.

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DBS and Manulife form 15-year life bancassurance partnership

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DBS and Manulife form 15-year life bancassurance partnership

On April 8, DBS Bank Ltd and Manulife Financial Asia Limited entered into a 15-year regional distribution agreement covering four mutually significant markets, namely Singapore, Hong Kong, China and Indonesia.

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Vietnam faces pension system crisis

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Vietnam faces pension system crisis

Vietnam may be forced to water down a new law designed to shore up its pension system after tens of thousands of workers protested against the changes in a strike that lasted nearly a week.

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Vietnam faces pension system crisis as it tries to calm strikers

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Vietnam faces pension system crisis as it tries to calm strikers

Workers of Pou Yuen Vietnam gather at their factory on the fifth day of a strike in Vietnam's southern Ho Chi Minh City March 31, 2015. Thousands of workers at the major factory in southern Vietnam went on strike last week in protest over social insurance cover, in rare show of labor unrest in a country positioning itself as a future Asian manufacturing powerhouse. Photo: Reuters

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Gov't agrees with workers on amendment to social insurance

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Gov't agrees with workers on amendment to social insurance

Workers will receive a one-off social insurance payment after they quit their last jobs if the National Assembly approves an amendment to Article 60 of the 2014 Social Security Law.

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Property market generates new foreign interest

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Property market generates new foreign interest

Korean giant Lotte, after inaugurating last September Lotte Center Hanoi, a mixed-use development with offices, a shopping mall, hotels, and apartments, is now eyeing a similar project in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Gov't agrees with workers on amendment to social insurance

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Gov't agrees with workers on amendment to social insurance

Workers will receive a one-off social insurance payment after they quit their last jobs if the National Assembly approves an amendment to Article 60 of the 2014 Social Security Law.

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Vietnam's property market generates new foreign interest

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Vietnam's property market generates new foreign interest

Cranes operate at a residential construction site, center right, in Hanoi. Vietnam's economic recovery is a godsend for foreign businesses to expand their investment in the property market, experts say. Photo: Bloomberg

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Insurance market forecast to grow 15 percent in 2015

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

The entire insurance market is expected to expand between 12 and 15 percent in 2015, according to the Ministry of Finance.

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Striking workers at Pou Yuen Plant return to work

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Striking workers at Pou Yuen Plant return to work

Over 70,000 workers at Pou Yuen Plant in HCM City have returned to work today (April 2) after a six-day strike over the revised social insurance law.

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Gov’t to ask legislature to revise social insurance rule over striking workers’ proposal

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Gov’t to ask legislature to revise social insurance rule over striking workers’ proposal

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has decided that the government will propose the law-making National Assembly amend a new rule in the 2014 Law on Social Insurance in order to allow employees to take lump-sum social insurance payments when they leave a company, instead of waiting until they reach the age of retirement.

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