Drawing out the impact of vital pandemic support

Drawing out the impact of vital pandemic support

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.
Laying foundation for tourism rebound post-pandemic

Laying foundation for tourism rebound post-pandemic

The Mekong delta province of Dong Thap is working aggressively on rebound plans post-pandemic.
Vietnam fights to retain export shine

Vietnam fights to retain export shine

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.
Associations seek more insurance-led assistance

Associations seek more insurance-led assistance

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.
Manufacturers spread thin trying to reach capacity

Manufacturers spread thin trying to reach capacity

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.
Hanoi rearranges pandemic travelling regulations

Hanoi rearranges pandemic travelling regulations

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.
System crafted for ASEAN attraction

System crafted for ASEAN attraction

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.
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.
Hanoi targets vaccinating its entire residents with at least one shot before September 15

Hanoi targets vaccinating its entire residents with at least one shot before September 15

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.
Helping small businesses and female entrepreneurs endure

Helping small businesses and female entrepreneurs endure

After avoiding the worst of the pandemic’s economic impacts for over a year, Vietnam is now facing its worst outbreak.
Additional 12,663 COVID-19 cases logged on August 29

Additional 12,663 COVID-19 cases logged on August 29

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.
Pandemic containment goal must be achieved: PM

Pandemic containment goal must be achieved: PM

“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.
Coordinating at all levels to ensure a safe pandemic exit

Coordinating at all levels to ensure a safe pandemic exit

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.
Government exerts every effort to fight pandemic, ensure sustainable growth: Minister

Government exerts every effort to fight pandemic, ensure sustainable growth: Minister

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.
The guiding principles in leading the carbon transition

The guiding principles in leading the carbon transition

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.
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