Accordingly, those enterprises proposed the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang not to comply with the “three-on-site” production model or “one route, two destinations”, for employees living in pandemic areas of level 1, 2, 3 who have got at least one shot of Covid-19 vaccine in 14 days and use their personal vehicles or buses to return to their company from the beginning of November. Besides, Tien Giang Province was proposed not to extend the lock-down time from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. for workers on the way to their companies, to perform rapid antigen test and not to obligate the PCR testing on the first day to work and the enterprises will carry out the weekly test in accordance with the regulations. Speaking at the press conference, Head of the Management Board of Industrial Parks of Tien Giang Province Nguyen Nhat Truong informed that nearly 100 percent of employees got their first dose of the vaccine while nearly 40 percent of workers received their second shot. According to Mr. … [Read more...] about Tien Giang Province reports PM on proposal of 19 enterprises
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Consumers are comparing goods prices and reading comments on online shopping platforms. (Photo: SGGP) Thanks to advanced technologies nowadays, buyers can easily access different shops possessing diverse merchandise with competitive prices. This, to some extent, has boosted the consumption of goods on the market. Yet at the same time, it has allowed serious illegal business activities that are hard to control. People might feel convenient buying food at local unregistered shops in their neighborhood, but they are not guaranteed the origin or safety of these foods. According to shop owner Le Thi Lien in District 12, she and other qualified shop owners have to pay from a few to tens of millions of VND (approx. US$44-1,000+) a year to fulfill their tax duty. “Compared to them, unregistered spontaneous shops do not pay even a penny of tax, which is absolutely unfair to business people, unsafe to consumers, and harmful to the authorities in the long term”, expressed Ms. Trang … [Read more...] about HCMC proposed to tighten management of online business
The authority has submitted a draft plan on the operation of domestic flights between October 21 and November 30 after 10 days of the trial reopening of domestic air routes. It suggested that the flight frequency on the routes of Hanoi - Da Nang, Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh City, and Da Nang - HCM City for each airline should not be over 10 percent higher than the average that carrier operated in the first week of April 2021, before the fourth wave of infections began. Within 15 days since the implementation of the plan, it will assess the pandemic situation in each locality and nationwide to work out an appropriate plan on flight frequency. The authority also suggested the requirement for keeping distance on planes be removed, which has also been repeatedly urged by airlines recently./. VNA … [Read more...] about Aviation authority proposes full resumption of domestic air routes from December
The Prime Minister has agreed on the development of dossiers for Cheo (Vietnamese traditional opera) arts of the Red River Delta as well as Binh Dinh Traditional Martial Arts to seek UNESCO recognition as cultural heritages of the world. A performance by Bac Giang Provincial Cheo Theatre. (Photo: NDO) The Government Office issued Document 7611/VPCP-KGVX on October 20, 2021, conveying the opinions of Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam on the creation of dossiers for typical intangible cultural heritages to submit to UNESCO. Specifically, the Deputy PM is allowing the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to host and coordinate with relevant ministries, agencies and localities to create dossiers for Cheo arts of the Red River Delta and Binh Dinh Traditional Martial Arts. Binh Dinh traditional martial arts was recognised as a National Intangible Heritage in 2012. Cheo has been recognised as precious heritage capital and classified as a traditional … [Read more...] about Two Vietnamese intangible cultural heritages to be proposed for UNESCO recognition
Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Houlin Zhao praised the proposals and initiatives of Vietnam and hoped that it would share its experiences with other ITU member countries. The ITU is a specialized organization of the United Nations established on July 15, 1947. The ITU has 193 member countries, and more than 700 associate members that are businesses, research institutions operating in the fields of telecommunications and information technology, and regional and international organizations. The ITU is an organization with the mission of maintaining and strengthening international cooperation in the fields of wireline, radio, fiber optic cable, and satellite in all member countries to enable the use of telecommunications in the most effective way. Vietnam’s role in ITU Since 1975, the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam has been the sole legal representative of Vietnam to participate in the ITU. In recent years, … [Read more...] about What is Vietnam’s role in the International Telecommunication Union?
As many as 19 foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises with nearly 70,000 workers in Tien Giang Province have written to the prime minister seeking help to cope with the province’s unbearable Covid-19 restrictions. Tien Giang still requires enterprises to comply with the stay-at-work and one-route-two-destination mandates. The stay-at-work mandate forces workers to stay at the factories after work while the one-route-two-destination mandate requires employers to make accommodation arrangements outside factory for their workers and arrange buses for their workers to shuttle between place of accommodation and factory on a designated route. According to these enterprises, more than 80% of their employees have already received one Covid-19 vaccine shot but they are still disallowed to return to work, the local media reported. The province will allow enterprises to resume operations only if all their workers and their family members get fully vaccinated. On October … [Read more...] about 19 FDI firms seek PM’s help over Tien Giang’s unbearable Covid restrictions