Vietnam’s social insurance dilemma
At the end of 2022, there were reports of long queues of employees in Ho Chi Minh City who had been waiting since dawn at several local offices to claim lump sum payments from their social insurance premiums.
Covid forces workers to quit social security, withdraw accumulated premiums
The Vietnam Social Security has said it is “concerned” that Covid-19 has forced many people to exit the social insurance safety net.
Vietnam risks ‘growing old before becoming rich’
Vietnam will enter the aging population stage in 2040, expected to burden social security.
No jobs, no social insurance : Workers left in the lurch by employers
Millions of workers lost their jobs to Covid-19, but many do not even get unemployment benefits since their former employers failed to pay social insurance premiums.