PM seeks speeding up of vaccinations
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PM seeks speeding up of vaccinations

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has signed an Official Letter on speeding up vaccinations and stepping up the implementation of Covid-19 prevention measures, asking the Ministry of Health to ensure sufficient vaccines and drugs are available and to continue to learn from international experience and consult with experts.
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Voluntary social insurance of little interest

Among the 35 million informal workers and farmers in Vietnam, the rate of those participating in voluntary social insurance schemes remains low, at 2.94 per cent in 2021. Major barriers in policies, and benefits being less than for compulsory social insurance, make many unwilling to participate.
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Localities to build social housing for low-income earners

Hanoi targets developing 8.4 million sq m of housing this year, of which 241,000 sq m will be social housing. Southern Binh Duong province is striving to develop 1 million housing units for workers and low-income earners in the 2021-2025 period, while Ho Chi Minh City has set a target of average per capita housing reaching 27 sq m by 2025. The supply of social housing will be improved in the future.