Over 98 percent of financial aid delivered to pandemic-hit workers Society

Over 98 percent of financial aid delivered to pandemic-hit workers

As of November 5, more than 21.851 trillion VND (965.5 million USD) of the almost 22.29 trillion VND, equivalent to 98 percent of the approved amount, in financial support has been delivered to over 9.1 million out of nearly 9.4 million pandemic-hit workers applying for help, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
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).
Firms in Singapore report worst performance since 2008 World

Firms in Singapore report worst performance since 2008

Enterprises in Singapore recorded their worst performance in the first quarter of 2020 since the global financial crisis of 2008 as the COVID-19 pandemic pushed the economy to stagnation, a recent business climate survey showed.
HCM City provides financial relief to poor, unemployed people Society

HCM City provides financial relief to poor, unemployed people

As many as 9,000 poor and near-poor households in Ho Chi Minh City that have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic will receive monthly relief payments of 1 million VND (42 USD) each for three months, starting in April, according to the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Vietnam-funded school handed over to Laos Society

Vietnam-funded school handed over to Laos

Dakcheung School was inaugurated and handed over to the Lao province of Sekong’s Dakchueng district on November 13, as a gift from the Vietnamese Party, State and people.
Ba Ria - Vung Tau supports new startups Business

Ba Ria - Vung Tau supports new startups

The People’s Committee of Ba Ria – Vung Tau is working with the non-profit Startup Vietnam Foundation (SVF) to support new business and boost economic growth in the province.