Vietnam’s NA urged to admit fault in social insurance restriction

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Vietnam’s NA urged to admit fault in social insurance restriction

The Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) should admit its fault to laborers for issuing a revised law keeps many workers away from receiving a lump-sum social insurance allowance after leaving job, a deputy said Thursday.

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‘Revise Accounting Law' says Minister

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‘Revise Accounting Law' says Minister

Reporting to the 13th National Assembly yesterday, Finance Minister Dinh Tien Dung stressed the need to revise the Accounting Law to build a complete legal framework that would hold relevant bodies responsible for abiding by international regulations and standards of accounting.

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Vietnam gov’t asks legislature to amend insurance law for workers’ sake

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Vietnam gov’t asks legislature to amend insurance law for workers’ sake

The Vietnamese government has proposed that the law-making National Assembly (NA) revise a new rule on social insurance to offer laborers two options on how to receive social insurance allowances once they leave a job, and most NA deputies have agreed to the proposal.

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Mixed reactions to proposal of changes in social insurance law

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Mixed reactions to proposal of changes in social insurance law

The Government’s proposal to adjust Article 60 of the 2014 Social Insurance Law has received mixed opinions from both workers and National Assembly (NA) deputies.

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Rubber tappers struggle to stay healthy at work

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Rubber tappers struggle to stay healthy at work

At 43, most labourers are still at an ideal age for work. But Tran Thi Nhan and many other workers in the rubber industry says she is suffering from backaches and her eyes are growing dim.

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NA debates changes to social insurance

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NA debates changes to social insurance

Labourers who are ineligible for retirement pensions because they have not made compulsory social insurance payments for the required amount of years may choose to get a one-off lump sum or continue to receive monthly payments if a Government proposal gets approval from the National Assembly later this month.

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Lump-sum pensions for review

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Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Pham Minh Huan said workers should reconsider demands for a one-time pension payment since a monthly pension plan may actually benefit them more, but that talks about amending Article 60 of the 2014 social insurance law would move forward.

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Belgian novel hits the shelves in Vietnam

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The Vietnamese version of novel La Terre Gourmande by Belgian writer Jacques Danois has just hit bookstores throughout the country.

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Belgian novel hits the shelves in Vietnam

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The Vietnamese version of novel La Terre Gourmande by Belgian writer Jacques Danois has just hit bookstores throughout the country.

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Belgian novel hits the shelves

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The Vietnamese version of novel La Terre Gourmande by Belgian writer Jacques Danois has just hit bookstores throughout the country.

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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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