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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Tags: social insurance
Retirement age to rise in 2021 Retirement age to rise in 2021
The retirement age in Vietnam, currently 60 for men and 55 for women, may be gradually raised to 62 and 60, respectively, beginning in January 2021, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) proposed.
Maternity leave for foreign female employees Maternity leave for foreign female employees
As a female worker in Vietnam, am I entitled to a six-month maternity leave under Vietnamese law? Do employers pay any salary during the maternity leave? Is my employer obliged to keep me as an employee and give me back my job after the maternity leave? Can my husband also take a paternity leave when I give birth?
Vietnamese rules on compensation for contractual damage Vietnamese rules on compensation for contractual damage
In both legal theory and civil transaction practice, regulations on liability to compensate for contractual damage always play an important role. Theoretically, it is the concretization of the principles of equality, free will, good will, binding of contract, and theories of fault and damage in civil liability.
Businesses ask for transparency fewer rules Businesses ask for transparency, fewer rules
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc pledged the Government would continue to improve the business climate for the private sector to thrive, stressing their critical role in national growth.
Banks asked to further develop mobile payment Banks asked to further develop mobile payment
By 2020, at least 300,000 point-of-sale machines will be installed with the number of transactions reaching around 200 million per year.
Decision No. 1191/QD-TTg of August 14 2017 Decision No. 1191/QD-TTg of August 14, 2017
approving the bond market development roadmap during 2017-2020, with a vision toward 2030
Lower corporate income tax expected to benefit micro enterprises Lower corporate income tax expected to benefit micro enterprises
An official of the Vietnam Association of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises has recently suggested comprehensive acts to be taken to remove difficulties for enterprises, including adopting a more effective corporate income tax reduction policy.
Directive No. 26/CT-TTg of June 6 2017 Directive No. 26/CT-TTg of June 6, 2017
On further effectively implementing Resolution No. 35/NQ-CP of May 16, 2016, in the spirit of the Government siding with businesses
PM asks for lifting business fees PM asks for lifting business fees
Administrative procedures in many ministries, sectors and localities remain complex, causing difficulties for enterprises, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the monthly Government meeting on August 30.
Workers to benefit from voluntary occupational accident insurance Workers to benefit from voluntary occupational accident insurance
Non-contractual employees will be entitled to the voluntary occupational accident insurance regime if they have paid compulsory social insurance premiums for at least 12 months, according to a draft decree designed by the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs.

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