Accordingly, the hotel offered two options for staff to choose from: they can either stay at home and receive an unemployment support of VND1.5 million ($65) a month or continue working with reduced working days at a fix salary of VND4 million ($173) a month for all employees. Reduced working days would mean 18 days a month, with wages equal for employees at all tiers. … [Read more...] about Small and medium sized hotel in Hanoi arranges temporary absence for staff
Concerns raised over hotel charges for quarantined tourists
The country suspended entry from all coronavirus-hit areas around the world. Visitors from countries and territories affected by the virus are required to submit health declarations on arrival and will be placed in quarantine if they show symptoms like high fever, coughing and breathing difficulties. … [Read more...] about Khanh Hoa quarantines 36 South Korea arrivals
Quang Tri authorities have quarantined two people that live in Cua Viet Town at the Quang Tri Tuberculosis and Lung Hospital. Those two have lived and worked in Daegu City. They left South Korea for Vietnam on February 21 and landed at Danang International Airport. They returned to their houses in Cua Viet Town by bus at 11 pm on the same day. The authorities asked them to remain at home. However, on February 26, one of them had a fever and was brought to the quarantine area. According to the province's Department of Health, she may only have a regular fever. The bus driver and those who have had contact with the two of them will be monitored. 16 people who had constant contact with the ill woman will be quarantined. In Thanh Hoa, five people have been quarantined at Thanh Hoa General Hospital after returning from Daegu City. Four of them are members of a family, including a 3-month-old baby. They arrived at Noi Bai Airport on February 23 and went home by the family car. The fifth … [Read more...] about More people quarantined after returning from South Korea
According to Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Ngo Van Quy, returnees who made entries or travelled to coronavirus-hit areas in the RoK will be sent to quarantine sites, while home-quarantine is applied for those coming from affected localities for less than 14 days. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese PM lauds medical workers’ contributions to COVID-19 fight
There are fears that the outbreak may tip Italy into economic recession. The BBC's Mark Lowen in Milan says fear is the reason for the city's empty cafes and many hotel cancellations. But the Milan authorities have put out a slick video on social media to woo people back to the city. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus in Europe: epidemic or ‘infodemic’?