Retailers support 50,000 poor households ahead of Tet Society

Retailers support 50,000 poor households ahead of Tet

Aid packages worth 15 billion VND (650,000 USD) will be sent out before the end of January, with 1,000 tonnes of rice being presented to 50,000 poor households in 54 cities and provinces nationwide prior to the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.
Top 10 issues that defined the global economy in 2020 World

Top 10 issues that defined the global economy in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a heavy impact on every aspect of life in 2020, and the global economy had been especially hard hit. The Vietnam News Agency has selected the ten most significant global economic issues during the year.
Assistance comes for flood-hit residents in Thua Thien-Hue Society

Assistance comes for flood-hit residents in Thua Thien-Hue

President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man and State Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on November 30 presented aid packages to people of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, to help them surmount consequences of recent storms and floods.
PM provides emergency aid to three central provinces Society

PM provides emergency aid to three central provinces

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to grant 80 billion VND (3.46 million USD) in emergency aid from the State budget reserves this year to help people in the central region surmount consequences of recent floods.
Aid packages presented to flood victims in Cambodia Society

Aid packages presented to flood victims in Cambodia

A working delegation of the Vietnamese Consulate General in Preah Sihanouk led by Consul General Vu Ngoc Ly travelled to Kampong Speu province on October 15 to present aid relief to Vietnamese-Cambodians hit by floods.
ASEAN reviews intra-bloc finance cooperation ASEAN

ASEAN reviews intra-bloc finance cooperation

Finance ministers from ASEAN countries and representatives of international organisations looked into the regional financial situation and development issues during the 24th ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting held online on October 2.
ASEAN Finance Ministers meet online World

ASEAN Finance Ministers meet online

Finance ministers from ASEAN countries and representatives of international organisations looked into the regional financial situation and development issues during the 24th ASEAN Finance Ministers’ Meeting held online on October 2.
Over 7,000 aid packages presented to COVID-19-hit families Society

Over 7,000 aid packages presented to COVID-19-hit families

The Saigon Children’s Charity organisation (Saigonchildren) said on September 3 that it has raised over 10 billion VND (434,000 USD) from domestic and foreign entities and individuals, equivalent to over 7,000 aid packages since April.
PM requests effective solutions for economic recovery in coming years Business

PM requests effective solutions for economic recovery in coming years

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on August 19 chaired a meeting of the Government’s permanent members to discuss draft development plans for coming years, asking for effective and feasible solutions to minimise COVID-19-caused losses and recover the economy in both short and medium terms.
Further State support needed for firms to battle COVID-19: expert Business

Further State support needed for firms to battle COVID-19: expert

Support from the State is urgently needed to help firms maintain operation and surmount challenges as the COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a heavy blow to most manufacturing and services businesses, according to head of the Prime Minister’s economic advisory group Nguyen Duc Kien.