The inter-sector association for social insurance debt collection has asked Hà Nội police to help investigate and handle enterprises that owe long-overdue social, health and unemployment insurance debts.
Nguyễn Đức Hòa, director of Hà Nội Social Insurance, talks to Hà Nội Mới (New Hà Nội) newspaper about the project to provide social insurance for all workers
Hà Nội’s health insurance fund suffered a deficit of more than VNĐ500 billion (US$21.4 million) in the first half of this year, according to Nguyễn Đức Hòa, director of Hà Nội Social Insurance.
Hà Nội Social Insurance has given 10 businesses in the city that have owed social insurance premiums for a long time until May 5 to pay up.
The capital’s Social Insurance has announced it would coordinate with the city’s inspectors in compiling a list of enterprises that have owed social insurance debt for a long time.
Remaining social insurance debt until the end of November was more than VNĐ2,800 billion (US$120 million), accounting for 8.47 per cent of the debt collection plan, Dân trí newspaper reported.
Minister of Industry and Trade Trần Tuấn Anh on Wednesday issued a decision to establish a disciplinary council to impose penalties on ministry officials who reportedly visited the pagoda during work hours.
Journalist Nguyễn Thùy Linh of VTC News registered as an organ donor after several brushes with death, drawing public praise. She spoke with Lê Đình Việt about her decision.