Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Vietnam

Vietnam imposes higher premiums on employers

Vietnam imposes higher premiums on employers

New insurance premium calculations to be applied in 2016 disappoint garment industry.

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Vietnam’s PM wants 85% health coverage by 2020

Vietnam’s PM wants 85% health coverage by 2020

Nguyen Tan Dung says he wants those living in poverty to fully benefit from health insurance.

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Samsung mulls expanding in Vietnam’s insurance sector

Samsung mulls expanding in Vietnam’s insurance sector

Samsung has expressed intention to expand its footprint in the country’s life insurance sector.

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Generali launches Obi app in Vietnam

Generali launches Obi app in Vietnam

Generali has struck a deal to embed its native insurance app in Obi mobile phones in Vietnam.

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Vietnam urges students to sign up for health coverage

Vietnam urges students to sign up for health coverage

The country’s social health insurance covers 85% of students and pupils but participation is still low.

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Vietnam’s insurance market up 23% in five months

Vietnam’s insurance market up 23% in five months

Insurance firms in Vietnam enjoyed a robust first five months of the year in total premium revenue.

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Vietnam extends health coverage to weekends and holidays

Vietnam extends health coverage to weekends and holidays

Health examinations and treatment during holidays and weekends will now be covered.

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Military Bank launches life insurance JV

Military Bank launches life insurance JV

The Vietnamese bank has teamed up with Ageas and Muang Thai Life Assurance to establish a joint venture.

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Insurers pass on Vietnam vs Man City fixture risk

Insurers pass on Vietnam vs Man City fixture risk

Sponsor SHB Bank said that insurers in the region were unwilling to cover the risk of a no-show by the four-time Premiership champions.

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Prudential buys into Vietnam government bond

Prudential buys into Vietnam government bond

The British life insurer buys nearly half the Vnd7 trillion bonds on offer in the government’s debut 20-year issuance.

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Dai-ichi Life expands in Vietnam

Dai-ichi Life expands in Vietnam

A new general office in Ho Chi Minh City brings the Japanese insurer’s Vietnamese presence to 142 sales and general agency offices.

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Vietnam’s health insurance penetration reaches 71.4%

Vietnam’s health insurance penetration reaches 71.4%

Healthcare insurance holders reaches 64.6 million to date, an increase of 2.7 million over the same period last year.

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ACE Group names new Vietnam country president

ACE Group names new Vietnam country president

Dang Hoang Tung joins multiline property and casualty giant from AIG Vietnam.

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Vietnam’s non-life industry faces shortage of qualified actuaries

Vietnam’s non-life industry faces shortage of qualified actuaries

Only one actuary in Vietnam said meets the national standards.

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Vietnam’s insurance premiums forecast to grow in double digits

Vietnam’s insurance premiums forecast to grow in double digits

Q1 Turnover from insurance premiums reached more than US$665.75m.

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Vietnam amends social insurance law following workers’ strike

Vietnam amends social insurance law following workers’ strike

National Assembly votes to overturn a provision of the social insurance law.

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New insurance law in Vietnam creates confusion

New insurance law in Vietnam creates confusion

Complex rule has prompted some 1.2 million people to opt out of medical insurance.

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Vietnam launches social insurance e-portal

Vietnam launches social insurance e-portal

Launch of the e-portal forms part of Vietnam Social Insurance’s (VSI) efforts to reform its administrative procedures.

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