Over 10.3 million workers receive financial assistance Society

Over 10.3 million workers receive financial assistance

Over 10.3 million workers affected by COVID-19 received more than 24.6 trillion VND (1.09 billion USD) in cash assistance from the unemployment insurance fund as of November 8, reported the Vietnam Social Security (VSS) on November 9.
Malaysia works to ensure economic recovery World

Malaysia works to ensure economic recovery

Malaysian Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz said on June 10 that the Government will do its best to curb the COVID-19 pandemic and ensure that economic recovery will continue, starting from the second half of this year.
Vietnamese communities abroad join hands in COVID-19 fight Society

Vietnamese communities abroad join hands in COVID-19 fight

Vietnamese communities abroad have actively joined hands in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the homeland by contributing financial assistance, and medical supplies and equipment, according to Vice Chairman of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs Luong Thanh Nghi.
Thailand at risk of economic depression in H1 due to COVID-19 World

Thailand at risk of economic depression in H1 due to COVID-19

Thailand is on course for an economic recession in the first half of this year, with its 2020 GDP being forecast to decrease 0.3 percent from the previous 1.8 percent as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, according to the Siam Commercial Bank’s Economic Intelligence Centre (EIC).
Agriculture insurance saves farmers from crop losses Business

Agriculture insurance saves farmers from crop losses

In spite of being implemented in 2011, the Government-supported agriculture insurance programme which aims to protect farmers against losses of crops and livestock has so far failed to attract farmers due to high premium and complicated procedures.