08/06/2018 01:54 PM

Joining hands to address the difficulties Currently, Hanoi has 23,246 people joining voluntary social insurance, while the city has more than 1.572 million labourer in the informal sector. At the same time, the city has nearly 2 million people not covered by health insurance, most of who are in rural areas. The expansion of voluntary social insurance and household health insurance is facing many difficulties, requiring not only efforts of the social insurance sector but also coordination of other agencies, sectors and organisations.

24/05/2018 11:15 AM

Despite the expansion of social and health insurance agent networks in Hanoi, the reality shows that they have only been successful in developing household health insurance but it remains difficult to encourage people to join voluntary social insuranc

16/05/2018 11:05 AM

Hanoi has 30 districts with nearly 8 million people. Due to diverse classes of residents, it is hard to encourage people to participate in voluntary social insurance and household health insurance. To deal with the problem, departments and agencies in the city have made efforts to expand the network of insurance agents, while intensifying communications work.

11/05/2018 10:29 AM

One of the issues of most interests of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) is the establishment of a “single market and production base”. During this shared framework, a single labour market will create opportunities for labourers in ASEAN region to seek proper jobs, opportunities in order to develop their careers, and earn good incomes along with other rights and benefits for themselves and their families.

04/05/2018 06:31 PM

Vietnam has a cumbersome administrative apparatus with most public servants getting relatively low salaries which do not meet living needs. At the same time, many public employees are not quite efficient with poor performance while highly-skilled or well-educated officials are fleeing to the private sector. Developing a contingent of competent employees in the public administrative sector to enhance State management efficiency in the new stage of development is an urgent need.

28/02/2018 04:09 PM

The establishment of the information and technology (IT) system operation centre and customer service centre is a significant milstone in the Vietnam Social Security (VSS)’s development.

28/02/2018 03:41 PM

In recent years, the social insurance sector has been busy applying IT software, which has helped save costs, time and labour force for social insurance agencies, and other units and people.

28/02/2018 03:31 PM

The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) jumped 18 places to the second position in the Vietnam ICT Index 2017, indicating the agency’s readiness for applying information and communications technology in ministries, ministry-level agencies and Government offices which provide public services. With its efforts, the VSS now has an information technology (IT) system able to manage its operations from the central to local level, thus helping control health insurance and social insurance funds and increasing service quality.

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