HCM City: 85.7 percent of firms hit by COVID-19 Business

HCM City: 85.7 percent of firms hit by COVID-19

Over 85.7 percent of surveyed enterprises in Ho Chi Minh City have been affected by COVID-19 in the third quarter of 2021, according to the municipal Centre of Forecasting Manpower Needs and Labor Market Information (FALMI).
National fund supports COVID-19-hit children Society

National fund supports COVID-19-hit children

The National Fund for Vietnamese Children has provided 7.78 billion VND (342,572 USD) to children orphaned by COVID-19 and offered aid of over 7 billion VND 308,263 USD) in cash and kind to 12,800 others affected by the pandemic.
Thailand’s e-commerce value forecast to hit 120 billion USD World

Thailand’s e-commerce value forecast to hit 120 billion USD

Thailand's e-commerce value is expected to grow 6.1 percent to 4 trillion THB (120 billion USD) this year, crucially driven by businesses that are sharpening their focus on the business-to-customer (B2C) model in the wake of the pandemic, according to the Electronic Transactions Development Agency (ETDA).
Oxfam, foreign embassies support pandemic-hit migrant workers in HCM City Society

Oxfam, foreign embassies support pandemic-hit migrant workers in HCM City

Oxfam in Vietnam, a non-governmental organisation, together with the Embassies of New Zealand and Switzerland in Vietnam, on October 5 announced a humanitarian aid of nearly 1.3 billion VND (57,000 USD) to help migrant workers in Ho Chi Minh City surmount difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
VSS to provide fastest support for unemployment fund beneficiaries Society

VSS to provide fastest support for unemployment fund beneficiaries

The Vietnam Social Security (VSS) will exert every effort to provide the fastest and most convenient support for pandemic-hit employees and employers who are beneficiaries from the Government’s new support package sourced from the unemployment insurance fund, VSS Deputy Director General Le Hung Son has said.