Hanoi-based enterprises and experts shared with The Hanoi Times about their initiatives to ensure smooth operation with anti-pandemic prevention measures in place. Do Thanh Tam, Deputy General Director of Son Ha Group: Uniting to overcome challenges Do Thanh Tam, Deputy General Director of Son Ha Group. HNT Photos: Hoang Anh As Hanoi's authorities have eased the anti-pandemic restrictions, we have built safe operation plans at production facilities, which strictly complied with the 5K protocol (in Vietnamese) Khau tran g (facemask) - Khu khuan (disinfection) - Khoang cach (distance) - Khong tu tap (No gathering) - Khai bao y te (health declaration). We also tightened the implementation of anti-disease measures according to the Prime Minister's Directive. The “three on-site”option continues to be applied at some factories in high-risk areas to ensure the safety of all employees as well as uninterrupted production activities. Logistics units … [Read more...] about Hanoi-based firms ensure safe production in new normal
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Many restaurants in Hanoi cleaned up overnight to prepare for their business resumption after more than 50 days of lockdown. Photo: Duc Thanh Since early September, Ho Chi Minh City has allowed food and beverage (F&B) businesses to provide takeaway services from 6am to 6pm. To ensure that pandemic prevention measures are met, the city has requested such businesses to also apply the stay-at-work model, with continuous coronavirus tests for their staff every two days. Despite the green light, many F&B businesses in the city remain careful. Harry Ang, founder of the Singaporean restaurant chain Lion City told VIR, “It’s a good decision to extend the lockdown and utilise more time for planning the next steps to prevent another outbreak. We have been preparing well, as we know that life will never be the same again. All plans have to be carefully executed according to prevention protocols.” He added that he agrees with the local authorities on COVID-19 tests as a good way … [Read more...] about F&B groups breathe sigh of relief after relaxation of social distancing protocols
The Ho Chi Minh City Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control has issued a set of safety assessment criteria for eateries, food businesses, supermarkets, and shopping malls to reopen. There are six criteria for catering service providers and seven for supermarkets, shopping malls, and food retailers. Catering service - The establishment must have a certificate of food safety. - The establishment must ensure food safety conditions in accordance with regulations. - Employees, customers, and delivery workers must strictly follow health authorities’ pandemic prevention and control instructions. All staff members have to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and test negative for the novel coronavirus. - All people have to follow basic pandemic prevention measures, namely wearing face masks, sanitizing hands, and keeping a minimum distance of two meters. - The delivery area must be separated from the remaining sections, while hand sanitizer, antiseptic, and hand … [Read more...] about How can food establishments reopen in Ho Chi Minh City after COVID-19 halt?