Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - The COVID-19 pandemic is not only a big test for enterprise resilience but also an opportunity for businesses to re-evaluate their long-term strategy and urgency of sustainable development. Industry insiders and experts shared their opinions at a dialogue with the press on the topic “Sustainable business development, lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic”, held by the Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD) on July 15 in Hanoi. Experts said the pandemic has revealed the shortcomings in governance of Vietnamese enterprises, including risk management, crisis management and adaptation. This is considered one of the main reasons for the collapse of many local enterprises since the outbreak of the disease. According to data from the General Statistics Office (GSO), more than 56,200 enterprises were forced to stop operation in the first six months, up 10 percent year-on-year, of which the number of companies registering to … [Read more...] about Corporate sustainability key to enterprise resilience after pandemic
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The North-South Expressway covers 2,109 kilometers, extending from the northern mountainous province of Lang Son, which borders China to the southernmost province of Ca Mau. Once completed, it will be the main traffic artery connecting either end of the country. … [Read more...] about Bids invited for five sections of North-South Expressway
The tuition fees offered by international schools in Vietnam are the fourth highest in Asia. This result is from a 2019 poll of 688 international schools in 27 countries and territories conducted by Expat Finder, a company providing information and support services for families moving abroad. According to the survey, Vietnam has an average annual tuition fee of $17,940 per year (about VND412.6 million), cheaper only than China, Singapore, and Hong Kong. … [Read more...] about Picking schools for your kids post-COVID-19: Keep a cool head!
VAS sent notices about the cases to Ho Chi Minh City Department of Education and Training VAS has sent notices about the cases to the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Education and Training. These teachers are the 97th and 98th infections published by the Ministry of Health on March 21. Both of them are of British nationality and live in District 4. Previously, they travelled to Malaysia before returning to Vietnam. On March 14, they also went to the bar Buddha Bar & Grill where four other cases of infection were discovered last week. … [Read more...] about VAS returns to online classes for two weeks after two COVID-19 infections
At the reception, the city Party chief highly appreciated an important role of the Canadian Consul General in tightening the comprehensive partnership relationship between Vietnam and Canada in general, between Ho Chi Minh City and Canada’s localities in fields of environment and health. On this occasion, Secretary Nhan shared results of Covid-19 prevention as well as achievement of successful treatment for the two Chinese patients and British patient No.91. However, Ho Chi Minh City, an economic hub of services and commerce, has been greatly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Textile and footwear also faced difficulties due to a sharp decrease in orders overseas. Amid the situation, the leaders of Ho Chi Minh City decided to apply business support packages to ensure production and job for workers. HCMC could adjust many goals of socio-economic development in the coming period due to the impact of Covid-19 pandemic, added he. Regarding relations with Canada, Mr. … [Read more...] about City Party Chief receives Consul General of Canada