Support beckons for workers in need of a career change

Support beckons for workers in need of a career change

An important solution to reduce unemployment is to support training for new skills, helping them change careers to return to work as soon as possible.
Foreign communities contribute to the fight against the pandemic

Foreign communities contribute to the fight against the pandemic

Foreigners have been giving bags of food to people in difficult circumstances and joined volunteer groups to help the country they are living in.
City stores struggle with worker dearth

City stores struggle with worker dearth

While thousands of workers in big cities are having to migrate to their hometowns due to unemployment, many businesses trying to maintain production and business activities are facing a serious labour shortage.
Lucky shippers circumventing tough pandemic restrictions

Lucky shippers circumventing tough pandemic restrictions

Shippers are hoping for priority in vaccine programmes to help serve pandemic-affected areas like Hanoi, with some delivery platforms being allowed to resume delivery of groceries and other essential goods in the city.
Market coupons return after more than 30 years

Market coupons return after more than 30 years

Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi are handing out market coupons to go to the market on alternate days under various time frames in order to avoid large gatherings at grocery stores or markets.
Freelance workers in pandemic centres longing for sufficient financial support

Freelance workers in pandemic centres longing for sufficient financial support

Not knowing how to pay for their next meals has become a real fear for many freelance workers in Hanoi as the city has tightened its social restrictions and halted all indoor food and beverage establishments, as well as all non-essential services, after the discovery of new outbreaks.
Vietnam’s airlines prepare to take off with health passes

Vietnam’s airlines prepare to take off with health passes

Vietnam's three major airlines of Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet, and Bamboo Airways are participating in a trial for an electronic travel pass health certification, in an attempt to prepare to restore international passenger transport as soon as it is safe to do so.
Real estate prices in Hanoi suburbs trending upwards

Real estate prices in Hanoi suburbs trending upwards

After a long time in the doldrums due to the global pandemic, land and property development in the outskirts of Hanoi is once again blossoming, with prices skyrocketing.
Vaccine tourism trend potential up in the air

Vaccine tourism trend potential up in the air

Mass vaccination efforts worldwide are opening up prospects of recovery for the tourism industry and possibly setting the stage for so-called vaccine tourism – a potential money-spinner which would nevertheless be complex to implement.