Measures suggested to boost GDP growth amid COVID-19 Business

Measures suggested to boost GDP growth amid COVID-19

The General Statistics Office (GSO) has proposed the Government prioritise effective pandemic prevention and control, and continue aid packages for enterprises in a bid to boost GDP growth given difficulties caused by COVID-19.
HCM City to give extra financial aid to pandemic-hit residents Society

HCM City to give extra financial aid to pandemic-hit residents

Ho Chi Minh City will give extra financial aid to poor people who are being severely affected by extended social distancing order imposed to stamp out the COVID-19 pandemic, Vo Van Hoan, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee, said at a conference on August 5.
Indonesian government boosts health, social spending World

Indonesian government boosts health, social spending

The Indonesian government has decided to raise budget spending on health care and social protection to over 214.9 trillion rupiah from the previous 93.93 trillion rupiah (nearly 6.5 billion USD) within the framework of the national economic recovery (PEN).
Vietnam plans to set up national vaccine institute Society

Vietnam plans to set up national vaccine institute

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has asked the Ministry of Health (MoH) to draft a plan on the establishment of a national vaccine institute and a research centre for vaccine technology transfer on the basis of re-organising the ministry's existing research facilities.
Immediate action required to deliver aid to pandemic-hit people Society

Immediate action required to deliver aid to pandemic-hit people

One week after the Government issued instructions on implementation procedures, 33 provinces and cities have reported their plans to provide assistance under the Government’s Resolution 68/NQ-CP. Many have worked out specific support policies for freelancers.
Lao Deputy PM: Laos treasures ties with Vietnam Politics

Lao Deputy PM: Laos treasures ties with Vietnam

General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and State President Thongloun Sisoulith’s selection of Vietnam for his first overseas trip after taking office demonstrates the importance that Laos attaches to the great friendship, special solidary and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.