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. Speaking at a press conference held by the city’s Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control on September 20, Hoan said given complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic in the city and prolonged social distancing, people face more difficulties due to job loss and having no income. Therefore, in addition to the social security relief packages of the city's Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee and other organisations and individuals, the municipal People's Committee continues to implement the third relief package to help ease difficulties for local residents. According to reports from the People's Committees of … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 21
Vietnam confirmed an additional 11,527 Covid-19 infections on Wednesday and 11,919 patients were discharged from hospital following their recovery the same day, according to the Ministry of Health. According to the ministry's report, 11,525 of the new patients are locally-transmitted cases confirmed in 35 localities including HCM City (5,435), Binh Duong (4,179), Dong Nai (930), Long An (191), An Giang (186), Kien Giang (137), and Tien Giang (89). There were two imported patients confirmed today. The new infection number showed a decrease of 165 cases compared to yesterday's figure. There were 5,870 infections found in the community. As of Wednesday evening, 714,497 infections have been reported since the new outbreak occurred in the country in late April, with some southern localities recording high infections such as HCM City (353,655), Binh Duong (187,493), Dong Nai (42,362), Long An (31,041), and Tien Giang (13,464). The outbreak has so far spread to 62 out of 63 cities and … [Read more...] about Nearly 12,000 Covid-19 patients recover on Wednesday
Dich Diep follows the common style of a traditional Vietnamese village in the northern delta that is characterised by temples, pagodas, wells, rivers and banyan trees. (Photo: VietnamPlus) Hanoi (VNA) - Dich Diep, an ancient village in Truc Chinh commune, Truc Ninh district, the Red River Delta province of Nam Dinh , is a mirror of the traditional culture of Vietnam. Dich Diep village was formed at around the beginning of the 11th century under the reign of King Ly Thai To (1010-1028) with the name Dich Diep Trang. Local residents share the pride as the village has kept its name over the past 1,000 years. Beauty of northern rural area Dich Diep follows the common style of a traditional Vietnamese village in the northern delta that is characterised by temples, pagodas, wells, rivers and banyan trees. According to the elderly in the village, the village takes the shape of a boat with its bow being the southern gate and its stern being the western gate. They said … [Read more...] about Dich Diep Trang – 1,000-year-old village in northern Vietnam
Retail consumption - financial services – telecommunications and essential services on digital platforms are estimated to account for 80 percent of the Vietnamese consumer’s wallet. To Masan, the integration of telecom solutions and useful technologies into the ‘Point of Life’ platform will boost consumer benefits by delivering a user-friendly experience and optimal performance. Therefore, Masan recently acquired 70 percent of Mobicast to mark its official entry into the telecom and digital service sectors. This is a strategic step of the company to build a complete ecosystem of its own and transform the retail consumer industry. Why did Masan decide to launch Reddi as a Mobile Virtual Network Operator? MVNOs (Mobile Virtual Network Operators) are wireless communication service providers that do not have their own frequency spectrum allocation or the wireless network infrastructure. MVNOs partner with traditional Mobile Network Operators (MNO) to use their wireless network … [Read more...] about Entering into telecommunications sector, will Masan adopt Reliance Jio model in Vietnam?
The ancient urban area of Provins (France) was placed on the list of world cultural heritage sites in December 2001 as a special and authentic example of a medieval Champagne trading town. An exhibition introducing 200 photos, documents and objects featuring “Provins ancient urban area (France) and the Thang Long Imperial Citadel - Hanoi: cultural heritage in the heart of the city” is underway, hosted by the Thang Long Heritage Conservation Center - Hanoi. The delegates cut the ribbon to open the display on November 23. Photo: Lai Tan The event is part of a series of events to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the UNESCO and the 15th anniversary of Vietnam Cultural Heritage Day (2005 - 2020). Attending the exhibition opening were Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue; former member of the Politburo, former Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Pham Quang Nghi; Chairman of the Hanoi People's Committee Chu Ngoc Anh; former permanent Deputy … [Read more...] about Exhibition to display culture heritage of France and Thang Long – Hanoi
Vice Secretary of the Party Committee of HCMC Nguyen Ho Hai (4th, R) presents gift to Go Vap District’s Covid-19 treatment hospital. (Photo: SGGP) The Vice Secretary noted that District 12 has more than 7,000 Covid-19 patients (F0 cases) who are being treated at home. If the district has not arranged the treatment reasonably, its number of severe patients will increase. F0 cases need to be monitored blood pressure, pulse oximetry and body temperature. The municipal Party Committee has called on businesses to donate medical products of masks, sterilizing liquid and oxygen saturation (SpO2) to support mobile healthcare stations in Covid-19 treatment. He suggested the district improve the local medical system and strengthen the cooperation with the city’s health department. Vinh Tien Joint Stock Company hands over 1,100 medicine bags to the People’s Committee of District 12. Secretary of the Party Committee of District 12 Tran Hoang Danh extended his sincere thanks to … [Read more...] about Deputy Party Secretary of HCMC visits, presents gifts to health clinics