HCM City seeks 1.66b USD to build affordable housing for workers Society

HCM City seeks 1.66b USD to build affordable housing for workers

Ho Chi Minh City authorities are seeking 37.6 trillion VND (1.66 billion USD) to build affordable housing for workers over the next five years, of which State revenue will account for no more than 5 percent of the total investment, according to the Department of Construction.
HCM City wants tax reduction for COVID-19 affected businesses Business

HCM City wants tax reduction for COVID-19 affected businesses

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has made several suggestions for the Ministry of Finance’s decree to support businesses and individuals affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, including ensuring bank lending rates are no more than 2 percent higher than deposit interest rates.
Support industry development policy need to be part of life  Business

Support industry development policy need to be part of life

The Government have issued a host of preferential policies for businesses operating in supporting industries over the past time. However, their beneficiaries have said it is difficult for them to access incentives and support from these policies.
Young guest workers returning home due to COVID-19 supported Society

Young guest workers returning home due to COVID-19 supported

Youth-led initiatives on job replacement, income generation, provision of sexual and reproductive health knowledge and life skills for young international migrant workers who returned due to COVID-19 will be implemented in Nghe An, Ha Tinh and Quang Tri provinces by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, with technical support of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and funds from the Government of Japan.
NA talks socio-economic development in 2021, next five years Politics

NA talks socio-economic development in 2021, next five years

The 15th National Assembly (NA) is spending the entire day on July 25, on discussing the implementation of the socio-economic development and State budget plans during the first six months, solutions for task performance in the year’s latter half, and the development plan for 2021 - 2025.