October 14, 2021 | 09:00
Vietnam has introduced two fiscal measures since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Resolution No.42/NQ-CP on supporting people was issued in April 2020 and included a support package of VND62 trillion ($2.69 billion) to aid 20 million workers who had lost jobs. A new VND26 trillion ($1.13 billion) support package under Resolution No.68/NQ-CP was announced in July 2021 to help workers affected by lockdowns and social distancing during the most recent wave of infections.
October 04, 2021 | 08:59
The Mekong delta province of Dong Thap is working aggressively on rebound plans post-pandemic.
September 24, 2021 | 14:00
Amid social restrictions, national manufacturing and production dropped sharply, especially in the south where exporters had to adjust their plans. Nevertheless, continuous efforts for effective control of the pandemic are hoped to improve the situation at some point this year.
September 24, 2021 | 08:00
Employers and business associations are in need of exemption from some insurance premiums as well as union fees after running out of gas due to the pandemic.
September 22, 2021 | 19:03
Factories are finding it hard to track down enough workers to maintain operations after numerous people left production lines for their hometowns or pivoted into other jobs during the pandemic restrictions.
September 17, 2021 | 20:15
Hanoi authorities have divided the city into three zones to apply different COVID-19 prevention and control measures on September 6-21, based on the pandemic situation as well as the characteristics of each locality.
September 17, 2021 | 10:00
A new facilitation framework for ASEAN is being crafted as part of new plans to boost funding from overseas as the region attempts to claw its way out of the depths of the pandemic.
September 09, 2021 | 17:09
Foreigners have been giving bags of food to people in difficult circumstances and joined volunteer groups to help the country they are living in.
September 08, 2021 | 18:03
Hanoi People’s Committee aims to vaccinate its entire adult population before September 15, according to a new dispatch signed by Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee Chu Ngoc Anh on September 6.
September 08, 2021 | 14:00
After avoiding the worst of the pandemic’s economic impacts for over a year, Vietnam is now facing its worst outbreak.
August 30, 2021 | 08:52
Vietnam recorded 12,663 COVID-19 infections, including 12,619 domestic and 44 imported cases, in the past 24 hours to 6pm on August 29, the Ministry of Health announced.
August 30, 2021 | 08:46
“Having sacrificed economic activities to conduct social distancing, we must achieve the goal of containing the pandemic as early as possible,” Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh told a teleconference on August 29.
August 25, 2021 | 08:00
In a bid to secure sufficient vaccine supply for domestic inoculation, Vietnam is boosting diplomatic activities, with the establishment of the government’s Working Group on Vaccine Diplomacy. Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son talked with VIR’s Thanh Dat about the country’s efforts in this area.
August 12, 2021 | 10:53
The Government considers the prevention and control of the COVID-19 pandemic the most important and urgent task at present, urging ministries, sectors and localities to exert all efforts to fight the pandemic and ensure sustainable growth.
August 12, 2021 | 09:00
The carbon transition is accelerating, and every company needs to play a role. The pandemic has intensified the race against climate change, renewing focus on such critical efforts by drastically cutting greenhouse gas emissions to reach 50-per-cent reduction by 2030 and net-zero by 2050.