But the lockdown also led to an unprecedented exodus of workers from their places of work, to their homes in far-flung villages all over the country. Farmers were still able to go to their fields and pluck onions after the government made it clear that agriculture was an essential service. And a few workers had stayed back to keep the Lasangaon market running. … [Read more...] about Will coronavirus lockdown cause food shortages in India?
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On June 8, Phu Quoc District authorities launched a campaign to clean up plastic waste in the area. The campaign attracted many volunteers. The local authorities also called for investors to waste treatment projects and started more programmes on how to limit the use of plastic garbage. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s largest island Phu Quoc struggles to search for new dumping site
The Ministry of Industry and Trade reports that firms operating in the garment, leather and footwear, and woodwork processing sectors have been hit by a double impact from the ongoing COVID-19, after many of their buyers chose to delay delivery of signed orders in the months ahead. Moreover, the vast majority of buyers are currently declining to enter into to negotiations for new orders. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES APRIL 7
Mr Kevin Lam, Cushman & Wakefield's Executive Director, Head of Retail Services, Hong Kong, said, "Due to the double whammy of the social unrest and COVID-19 outbreak, the retail business is likely to remain extremely bleak over the next few months. The situation remains very fluid, but we expect that once the pandemic is over, retail sales and the F&B business will return to a similar level as in January, a point when the market impact from the social unrest had subsided and that from the pandemic had yet to be seen." … [Read more...] about Net office absorption shrinks by the most in a quarter in 18 years, pushing overall availability higher to 10%
Le Thanh Liem, deputy standing chairman of the city, said last week that the city would continue to work with investors to help resolve their problems so they can carry on with their projects. … [Read more...] about HCM City to form business support working group