Untangling current social insurance exemptions

Untangling current social insurance exemptions

Are genuine intra-corporate transferees really exempt from social insurance (SI) contributions?
Foreigners craving SI streamlining

Foreigners craving SI streamlining

Three months into full mandatory social security contribution, foreign workers remain uncertain about its benefits. However, stakeholders are working towards a more refined system.
USABC ready to help Vietnam improve health insurance policies: Official

USABC ready to help Vietnam improve health insurance policies: Official

Member businesses of the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC) always stand ready and want to implement projects and provide resources to help Vietnam improve its health insurance policies and medical system, said Michael Michalak, Senior Vice President and Regional Managing Director of USABC.
93,000 foreigners currently have work permits in Vietnam

93,000 foreigners currently have work permits in Vietnam

There are currently more than 93,000 foreigners with work permits in Vietnam, according to data from the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Supporting policies in Vietnam’s social insurance

Supporting policies in Vietnam’s social insurance

Currently, many enterprises face difficulties due to having to suspend business, reduce labour, or change business structure entirely in order to ensure production and maintain operations, and the problem of social insurance is often one of the more painful issues for them.
AEON Group proposes Ho Chi Minh City to support businesses for recovery in new normal

AEON Group proposes Ho Chi Minh City to support businesses for recovery in new normal

Extending payment time for value-added tax and social insurance while reducing corporate income tax and the cost of COVID-19 testing were among the recommendations of Furusawa Yasuyuki, the representative of AEON Group in Vietnam at the conference with the leaders of Ho Chi Minh City to support foreign-invested enterprises to overcome the pandemic and achieve a quick recovery for the city's economy.
An effective social security strategy for all situations

An effective social security strategy for all situations

After three years of actively implementing Resolution No.28-NQ/TW on social insurance policy reform, the implementation of such policies and laws has seen remarkable changes.
FIEs seek support over social insurance payout schedules

FIEs seek support over social insurance payout schedules

In the context that the production and business situation continues to be severely affected due to the latest outbreak of COVID-19, foreign-invested enterprises in Vietnam are looking to suspend or extend deadlines for payment of social insurance premiums, just as the Vietnamese government has reduced and exempted taxes since last year.
Wage reform must be concurrent with apparatus streamlining: PM

Wage reform must be concurrent with apparatus streamlining: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a meeting in Hanoi on May 28 between permanent Government members and the central steering committee for the reform of wage and social insurance policies and the one on benefits for national contributors.
Firms impacted by COVID-19 to be exempted from social insurance

Firms impacted by COVID-19 to be exempted from social insurance

The MoLISA has allowed businesses impacted by COVID-19 to suspend payments into the retirement and death gratuity funds of social insurance.
Four businesses to come under investigation for owing social insurance

Four businesses to come under investigation for owing social insurance

Hanoi Social Insurance has forwarded the documents of four businesses to public security authorities to deal with social insurance arrears.
Tackling abrupt investor exodus

Tackling abrupt investor exodus

Recent years have seen an increasing number of foreign investors fleeing Vietnam after running into financial troubles.
New social insurance policy’s early success

New social insurance policy’s early success

After its first three months of implementation, the fresh decree outlining compulsory insurance for foreign workers has produced satisfying results, despite the sizeable difficulties in its path...
Bettering new social insurance policy on foreigners

Bettering new social insurance policy on foreigners

The three-month performance of Decree No.143/2018/ND-CP on compulsory insurance for foreign workers has produced unsatisfying results mainly due to difficulties related to procedures and different languages.
Social insurance in cross-hairs

Social insurance in cross-hairs

The Vietnamese government’s Decree No.143/2018/ND-CP outlining information on compulsory social insurance for foreign employees in Vietnam will make employees and their employers look for ways to adapt.
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