The HCM City Centre for Disease Control and Prevention will take samples for testing and send the results to local authorities and inform agencies and companies to ensure prompt response to risks of virus transmission. — VNS … [Read more...] about HCM City prepares to receive foreign workers
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The house was once the headquarters of the Lien Thanh Society – a group of intellectual merchants who sponsored contemporary patriotic movements. In September, 1910, with the help of the Lien Thanh Society, Ho Chi Minh, who was using the name Nguyen Van Ba at the time, left Phan Thiet for Sai Gon, now Ho Chi Minh City, where he lived in the Society’s headquarters complex until his departure. During his nine-month stay, Nguyen Van Ba earned his living as a mechanic and newspaper hawker at a commercial port in District 5 while studying the patriotic movements of southern workers. To search for a way to liberate his country, in June, 1911, Nguyen Van Ba embarked from Nha Rong wharf on a ship named Latouche Treville as a cook’s helper. Part of the old headquarters complex in Chau Van Liem street is now a Ho Chi Minh Memorial House. Guide Nguyen Thi Thu Thuy told VOV that this national historical relic often surprises first-time visitors. “Visitors are interested … [Read more...] about President Ho Chi Minh’s memorial house in Ho Chi Minh City
Citi and the Citi Foundation have committed over US$65 million to date in support of COVID-19-related community relief efforts around the world, including nearly US$36 million in charitable contributions from Citi and nearly US$30 million in grants from the Citi Foundation. Citi has launched a new employee donation campaign called Double the Good. For every US$1 donated by a Citi employee in support of COVID-19 relief, Citi will donate US$1 to one of four organizations selected by each of Citi's regions to address unique challenges. In APAC, the matching funds will be donated to United Nations Development Program (UNDP). … [Read more...] about Citi Foundation Donates US$150,000 to Feeding Hong Kong for the Provision of Staple Food Supplies to 5,600 Vulnerable Households
The official said that although the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee had given the guidelines to the city’s labor department on Monday this week, it was not until Thursday that the information was made known to companies, which had been longing for the news. … [Read more...] about Firms face maze of regulations getting key foreign experts into Vietnam
Bochmann: COVID-19 has completely halted tourism activities, not only in Vietnam but pretty much the whole world. I don’t think that people outside the tourism industry completely understand how big the disruption is and how many people this affects. It’s not just hospitality workers in hotels and travel/tour operators (which number in the thousands), but also the families that rely on them to fill their rice bowls at home. For every hotel worker, travel/tour operator, there are also about four merchants, suppliers, farmers, shop owners, and drivers that rely on tourists to come to Vietnam and holiday or conduct business meetings, conferences, and exhibitions. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?