Japanese ministry pledges support for Vietnamese interns Society

Japanese ministry pledges support for Vietnamese interns

Japanese Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Katsunobu Kato affirmed his country’s pledge to support and protect Vietnamese interns in the country while meeting with Vietnamese Ambassador to Japan Vu Hong Nam in Tokyo on August 11.
Footwear sector to improve supply chain to take advantage of EVFTA Business

Footwear sector to improve supply chain to take advantage of EVFTA

Vietnam’s leather and footwear industry should improve its supply chain performance to take advantage of the milestone trade deal that the country has signed with the EU and to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 crisis, speakers said at a recent international footwear conference.
Philippines sees record high in unemployment rate ASEAN

Philippines sees record high in unemployment rate

Unemployment in the Philippines soared to 17.7 percent in April, equivalent to around 7.3 million jobless Filipinos amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announced on June 5.
Vietnam presents gift to South Africa to fight COVID-19 Society

Vietnam presents gift to South Africa to fight COVID-19

The Vietnamese Embassy in South Africa on May 26 presented a package of food and protective equipment to a representative of Mbizana district, Eastern Cape province – one of the localities hardest hit by COVID-19 in the African nation.
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.
Policies support Vietnamese guest workers Society

Policies support Vietnamese guest workers

Vietnamese labourers working abroad could have work permits extended, receive support to change their jobs or enjoy unemployment allowances if meeting difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ​
PM allows lifting of social distancing at schools Politics

PM allows lifting of social distancing at schools

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, while chairing a cabinet meeting in Hanoi on May 7, spoke of easing certain measures introduced to tackle the COVID-19, including the removal of social distancing measures at schools.
Malaysian SMEs running out of cash due to COVID-19 World

Malaysian SMEs running out of cash due to COVID-19

The taps are running dry for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as Malaysia moves into its fourth phase of the movement control order (MCO) to curb the spread of COVID-19, reported The Star newspaper.
Cambodia offers tax exemption for tourism services World

Cambodia offers tax exemption for tourism services

The Cambodian government on April 21 announced a three-month tax exemption for hotels, guesthouses, restaurants and travel agencies in Phnom Penh and several provinces as the COVID-19 pandemic hit the country's tourism industry hard.