Migrant workers most affected by COVID-19 to receive relief from embassies

Migrant workers most affected by COVID-19 to receive relief from embassies

The embassies of New Zealand and Switzerland will fund a $56,520 humanitarian aid project to assist vulnerable migrant workers in Ho Chi Minh City.
Improved business environment is the key to FDI not tax and land incentives

Improved business environment is the key to FDI not tax and land incentives

ASEAN countries need to choose between wasteful competition for investment or cooperation to generate sustainable tax revenue.
Promoting equality with agriculture

Promoting equality with agriculture 1

Gender equality has been improving even in the most poor and remote areas, according to surveys carried out through Oxfam, with the voice of women growing stronger in the family.
Fighting inequality in ASEAN to defeat the coronavirus pandemic

Fighting inequality in ASEAN to defeat the coronavirus pandemic 1

Against the backdrop of pain and suffering caused by the coronavirus pandemic, ASEAN governments are being encouraged to invest adequately into public services to guarantee the quality of people’s life.
Oxfam urges urgent change to ASEAN tax policies to defeat poverty and COVID-19

Oxfam urges urgent change to ASEAN tax policies to defeat poverty and COVID-19

Lan Mercado, regional director of Oxfam in Asia, points out three things that the regions should do to defeat poverty in the ASEAN.
Four months of big pharma profit could pay for COVID-19 vaccination of poorest half of humanity

Four months of big pharma profit could pay for COVID-19 vaccination of poorest half of humanity

Vaccinating the poorest half of humanity (3.7 billion people) against COVID-19 could cost less than what the 10 biggest pharmaceuticals make in four months.
ASEAN united in overcoming coronavirus pandemic threat

ASEAN united in overcoming coronavirus pandemic threat

A united ASEAN with strong response capabilities will help the region tackle the ongoing pandemic. Lan Mercado, regional director of Oxfam in Asia, points out what and how the ASEAN should act amid the current health crisis.
Oxfam: Health spending in poor countries must double to prevent millions of deaths

Oxfam: Health spending in poor countries must double to prevent millions of deaths

Oxfam is working with local partners, ministries of heath, and key UN agencies in 65 poor countries to respond to the coronavirus crisis and help save lives.
Developing renewable energy in Vietnam Through the lens of equality and sustainability

Developing renewable energy in Vietnam Through the lens of equality and sustainability

While Vietnam is facing many challenges in producing electricity, renewable energy is emerging as the tipping point for advancing development that is inclusive and sustainable in the country. Babeth Ngoc Han Lefur, country director, Oxfam in Vietnam delves into this issue.