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).
Over 795,000 COVID-19 hit workers eligible for assistance  Society

Over 795,000 COVID-19 hit workers eligible for assistance

The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) has confirmed the list of over 795,000 workers from more than 29,300 employers who are eligible for financial support in 62 out of 63 cities and provinces under the Government's Resolution 68/NQ-CP and the Prime Minister's Decision 23/QĐ-TTg on policies supporting employees and employers affected by COVID-19.
PM decides to provide financial support for COVIVAC vaccine trials Health

PM decides to provide financial support for COVIVAC vaccine trials

The Prime Minister has decided to use over 8.8 billion VND from the national COVID-19 vaccine fund to support the first and second phase of clinical trials of COVIVAC vaccine, which has been developed by the Health Ministry’s Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) since May 2020.
USAID supports flood-affected people in Quang Ngai province Society

USAID supports flood-affected people in Quang Ngai province

As many as 456 households in Nghia Hanh district of the central province of Quang Ngai will benefit from financial support funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) for repairing and reinforcing their houses damaged by typhoons and floods last year.
Vietnam mitigates COVID-19 impact on employment Society

Vietnam mitigates COVID-19 impact on employment

Vietnam, as ASEAN Chair in 2020, has joined hands with member nations to push employment recovery from the COVID-19 outbreak, Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung has said.
Cambodian workers affected by COVID-19 to receive support World

Cambodian workers affected by COVID-19 to receive support

About 55,000 garment-textile workers and 4,300 others working in the tourism sector in Cambodia, who have become jobless by the COVID-19 pandemic, each will receive monthly financial support worth 40 USD through their Wing Specialised Bank accounts next week.
USAID helps improve small Vietnamese companies’ capacity Society

USAID helps improve small Vietnamese companies’ capacity

The Ministry of Planning and Investment and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) on April 15 signed a financial support agreement worth 42 million USD aiming to help improve the capacity of small and growing businesses in Vietnam.