HCM City promises support for workers laid off due to pandemic Society

HCM City promises support for workers laid off due to pandemic

The HCM City Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs would take whatever measures are needed in the second half of the year to safeguard workers’ incomes and jobs, which have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, Le Minh Tan, its director, has promised.
Vietnam, Japan discuss COVID-19 fight, economic cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Japan discuss COVID-19 fight, economic cooperation

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh on June 1 had phone talks with Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to discuss collaboration in COVID-19 prevention and control, as well as measures to promote exchange and economic cooperation between the two countries in the coming time.
KOICA supports Hanoi women in need during pandemic Society

KOICA supports Hanoi women in need during pandemic

The Korea International Co-operation Agency (KOICA) Hanoi office on April 23 provided a support package worth 10,530 USD to the Vietnamese Women’s Union (VWU) to help disadvantaged women in Hanoi overcome difficulties caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Donation for COVID-19 fight exceeds 845 billion VND: VFF Society

Donation for COVID-19 fight exceeds 845 billion VND: VFF

Organisations, businesses and individuals nationwide and those abroad have so far donated over 845 billion VND (over 36 million USD) for the COVID-19 relief efforts, channeled to the Vietnam Fatherland Font (VFF) Central Committee, according to VFF President Tran Thanh Man.
SMEs struggle to access credit support package Business

SMEs struggle to access credit support package

Small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are finding it difficult to access the Government's credit package worth 250 trillion VND (10.7 billion USD) to support those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic because of a lack of trust in their ability to repay.