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Monday, February 27, 2017
Businesses burdened with social insurance: lawyer Businesses burdened with social insurance: lawyer
Rising social insurance debt owed by businesses is a headache for social security authorities and trade unions which largely blame on employers’ disregard of law and their misappropriation of social insurance premiums paid by employees. This article adds another view holding that high social insurance payment rate is also a cause of the problem.
Leading wind tower producer wins in fight against US antidumping duties Leading wind tower producer wins in fight against US antidumping duties
CS Wind Vietnam, a Korea-invested company which manufactures wind towers in Phu My, Ba Ria-Vung Tau southern province and supplies them to customers in Europe and the US, has recently won several issues before the US Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit (CAFC) in its ongoing fight against US antidumping duties.
Labor Ministry backs controversial retirement age raising Labor Ministry backs controversial retirement age raising
The Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs is set to include the proposal to raise the retirement age in the revised Labor Code, which is slated for submission to the National Assembly next year, amid mixed public reaction.
Recent online scams challenge banking security Recent online scams challenge banking security
The recent rise in card holders’ loss of money in their bank accounts has revealed security loopholes in the banking system even though banks put the blame for card fraud on clients.
Unreal capital makes up half of FDI in Vietnam Unreal capital makes up half of FDI in Vietnam
Of nearly USD 300 billion in foreign direct investment Vietnam has attracted so far, more than half is unreal as foreign investors tend to blow up registered capital to get incentives.
Formosa admits responsibility for toxic chemical spill in Vietnam Formosa admits responsibility for toxic chemical spill in Vietnam
Taiwanese steel maker Formosa officially admitted responsibility for Vietnam’s biggest ever environmental disaster, causing mass fish deaths in several Vietnamese coastal provinces in early April.
Transport sector seeks a smooth road for BOT investment Transport sector seeks a smooth road for BOT investment
Although BOT investment has largely helped improve the country’s transport system in recent years, this form of public-private partnership has revealed numerous problems which should be promptly addressed, found a conference in Hanoi this month.
Government gets tough on food safety violations Government gets tough on food safety violations
The Government is redoubling its efforts to crack down on unsafe food which has grown into a number-one public concern amid rampant food safety violations.
Ensuring participation of society in corruption fight in Vietnam Ensuring participation of society in corruption fight in Vietnam
In 2003, Vietnam signed the United Nations Convention against Corruption.  After nearly seven years since the Convention was ratified and officially came into force for Vietnam in 2009, how far has Vietnam come in fulfillment of its anti-corruption commitments and what the country should do to ensure the role of society in the fight against corruption?
New law expected to reduce accidents at work New law expected to reduce accidents at work
Occupational safety had a gloomy year in 2015 when the number of work accidents and fatal work injuries both increased.

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