The interface of the app SafeID Delivery to monitor the financial support delivery in HCMC The support package this time , worth VND7,347 billion (approx. US$322 million), is planned to be sent to over 7.3 million poor people in HCMC, each receiving VND1 million ($44). The list of eligible people for this third round will be approved by the People’s Committees of all districts and Thu Duc City. It will then be sent to QTSC to upload the app’s database before 11:00am of September 27. Chairmen of the People’s Committees of 312 wards in HCMC have to prepare a list of 40 assigned officials each ward to perform this delivery duty and send to QTSC so that their corresponding accounts are created. These people will be instructed on how to install the app and what to do to update information after every package distribution. Besides being responsible for establishing accounts for officials on duty at 312 wards, QTSC cooperates with the hotline 1022 to provide necessary direction … [Read more...] about HCMC using special app to monitor financial support delivery
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Provincial leaders and the business community are moving in the same direction to offer effective decisions Long An is currently the leading investment destination in the Mekong Delta region. It ranks ninth out of 63 cities and provinces in the country in terms of attracting foreign direct investment. The province is a magnet for foreign investors not only because of its close proximity to Ho Chi Minh City, but also its effective investment attraction policies. Over the past years, Long An has actively implemented synchronous solutions to improve the local investment climate. The province has also made significant investment in completing the transport infrastructure, creating an industrial land fund, as well as implementing strong and breakthrough decisions in administrative reform. What is more, the province has mobilised all of its resources to invest in technical infrastructure, especially the transport system to propel the key economic regions in the locality. With its … [Read more...] about Long An striving to improve further
HCM City to receive 56,555 tonnes of rice from national reserve The General Department of State Reserves under the Ministry of Finance has issued a document on the provision of over 56,555 tonnes of rice from national reserve to Ho Chi Minh City to support pandemic-hit residents. The department has signed contracts with the Phat Tai Company Limited in Dong Thap province, Thuan Minh Import-Export JSC in HCM City and Trung An High-Tech Agriculture JSC in Can Tho city to buy enough rice to supply to HCM City. The HCM City State Reserve Department is tasked to work with local authorities to distribute fee rice to people in need. Earlier, the General Department has given 14,500 tonnes of rice to the city. The distribution was completed on September 9./. Local students win ASEAN Youth Social Journalism Contest 2021 Vietnamese students Nguyen Nhat Vi and Pham Quang Vinh, both of whom are studying at RMIT University, have won third prize at the ASEAN Youth Social … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 25
The Hanoi Department of Education and Training has launched a program “Internet connection and computers for children” in response to a project initiated by the Government, which would benefit over 1.5 million needy students nationwide. Free computers for thousands of needy students in Hanoi Addressing the pressing need of underprivileged students who lack the necessary tools to assist them in distance learning amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the project aims to provide equal opportunity for students to access education. Noting that students from low-income and marginalized families were the most affected in their studies during the social distancing regimen, Deputy Director of the Hanoi Department of Education and Training Pham Xuan Tien said the program is focused on education and built on sustainable support. “Most students depend on computers for learning. Some rely on smartphones and those who do not have any of these devices are excluded,” Tien told The Hanoi Times. “We … [Read more...] about It is estimated that there are around 10,000 students in Hanoi lacking studying equipment.
People working in tourism, restaurants, hotels, and passenger transportation were those hardest hit. The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a toll on vulnerable households in Vietnam as 88% of households have suffered at least some kinds of impacts from the pandemic, according to a report released at an online conference in Hanoi on September 24. Jointly prepared by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Centre for Analysis and Forecasting, Ministry of Labor Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA), the report highlights the pandemic’s socio-economic damage on vulnerable households in Vietnam, with consideration also given to gender factors. According to the report, the pandemic impacts led to an increase in temporary poverty. The most severely affected households are those in the fields of tourism, service, and manufacturing sectors, those of ethnic minority groups, those with members working in the non-official sector, or those with immigrants. This impact … [Read more...] about Report highlights 88% of vulnerable Vietnamese households impacted by Covid-19
Accordingly, the relief was contributed by the Vietnam People's Navy. Deputy Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Ho Hai speaks at the ceremony. At the reception ceremony, Deputy Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Ho Hai highly appreciated the support and sentiment of the Ministry of National Defense, especially staff and soldiers of Vietnam People's Navy who had donated expenses and essential stuff for the city residents to fight against the Covid-19 pandemic. Besides, the city leader shared that HCMC will concentrate on economic development to continue contributing and supporting the military and naval forces to fulfill the assigned tasks of building and protecting the country. Attending the ceremony were Mr. Nguyen Ho Hai, Deputy Secretary of the HCMC Party Committee; Ms. To Thi Bich Chau, Chairwoman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Chi Minh City ; Mr. Le Thanh Liem, Head of the Internal Affairs Committee of HCMC Party Committee; … [Read more...] about City receives US$1.1 mln, 135 tons of rice to fight against Covid-19