Vietnamese community in Laos assists disadvantaged families due to COVID-19 Society

Vietnamese community in Laos assists disadvantaged families due to COVID-19

The Overseas Vietnamese Association in Vientiane, the capital of Laos, in coordination with the Phat Tich Pagoda, VietcomBank Laos and Khamhoung Saychaleun Company, on October 21 presented 200 gift packages worth 60 million LAK (nearly 6,000 USD) to Vietnamese and Lao households facing difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Vientiane.
HCM City approves largest-ever relief package Society

HCM City approves largest-ever relief package

The People’s Council of Ho Chi Minh City has approved the largest-ever relief package worth over 7.3 trillion VND (321.3 million USD) to support people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Poor households in Malaysia rise due to COVID-19 pandemic World

Poor households in Malaysia rise due to COVID-19 pandemic

The current health and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has caused 580,000 households in the M40 group (middle income) to drop in rank to B40 group (low income), according to Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob.
HCM City to implement third relief package worth 7.3 trillion VND Society

HCM City to implement third relief package worth 7.3 trillion VND

Ho Chi Minh City will carry out the third relief package worth 7.3 trillion VND (around 320.7 million USD) sourced from the local budget to help more households and informal workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, said Vo Van Hoan, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee.
Quang Ninh views OCOP as important development programme Business

Quang Ninh views OCOP as important development programme

The northern province of Quang Ninh is working to turn the “One Commune, One Product” (OCOP) into an important economic development programme carried out in tandem with new-style countryside building and agricultural restructuring during the 2021 - 2025 period.
HCM City proposes Government provide more relief aid for poor people Society

HCM City proposes Government provide more relief aid for poor people

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has proposed the Government provide the city with nearly 28 trillion VND (1.2 billion USD) and 142,000 tonnes of rice to assist poor people and labourers during the period of social distancing under the Prime Minister’s Directive No. 16.