Food and beverage service providers in Hanoi districts with no community COVID-19 transmission have been permitted to open for takeout operations since Thursday. In a dispatch issued on Wednesday, the Hanoi People’s Committee announced it would allow caterers in districts that had not recorded any community-based infections since September 3 to reopen for takeaway from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm every day, beginning at noon on Thursday. Other business establishments such as stationers, office supplies stores, bookstores, facilities that repair vehicles, and electronic product shops are also allowed to reopen. These businesses have been forced to suspend operations since July 24. According to the Hanoi Department of Health, 19 out of the city’s 30 districts meet the requirement for reopening, including Ba Dinh, Ba Vi, Bac Tu Liem, Cau Giay, Dan Phuong, Gia Lam, Hoai Duc, Long Bien, Me Linh, My Duc, Nam Tu Liem, Phu Xuyen, Phuc Tho, Quoc Oai, Soc Son, Son Tay, Thanh Oai, Tay Ho, and … [Read more...] about Which Hanoi districts are resuming service after two-month hiatus?
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People in Chuong Duong ward of Hanoi 's Hoan Kiem district have gradually resumed daily activities after nearly one month under quanratine (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – The Hanoi People’s Committee has permitted 19 district-level localities to resume certain services starting 12:00 noon on September 16, given the progress in the COVID-19 fight. The municipal Department of Health said there are 19 district-level localities free of community infection cases between 6am on September 6, when the capital started applying Directive No. 20/CT-UBND of the municipal People’s Committee, and 6pm on September 15. They consist of Ba Dinh, Ba Vi, Bac Tu Liem, Cau Giay, Dan Phuong, Gia Lam, Hoai Duc, Long Bien, Me Linh, My Duc, Nam Tu Liem, Phu Xuyen, Phuc Tho, Quoc Oai, Soc Son, Son Tay, Thanh Oai, Tay Ho, and Ung Hoa. These localities are permitted to reopen some business and service establishments, starting 12:00 noon on September 16, including book and stationery stores; … [Read more...] about Hanoi allows resumption of some services
After the opening ceremony, organizers received 3,700 computers and 10,000 data SIM cards with free Internet access from organizations inside and outside the sector. Particularly, CMC Corporation donated 3,600 computers, while the Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Group (VNPT) presented 10,000 data SIM cards with free Internet access in 2021. The education and training divisions of Hoan Kiem, Ba Dinh, Hoang Mai, Tay Ho, and Thanh Xuan districts and Phan Huy Cu High School gave 100 computers and tablets to the program. Also at the event, organizers handed over 62 computers to needy students in Phuc Tho, Me Linh, Phu Xuyen, Ung Hoa, and My Duc districts and Minh Quang and Bat Bat high schools in Ba Vi district. On the occasion, Hanoi’s education sector also presented around VND 500 million to support 350 teachers who are facing difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking at the event, Director of the municipal Department of Education and Training Tran The Cuong said that … [Read more...] about Students in Hanoi receive computers
Heavy rains that lasted from 1am to noon on September 12 submerged many areas in Da Nang city, Quang Nam and Quang Ngai provinces under water. VietNamNet captured images of after-downpour scenes in the following locations: Flood in Da Nang City: Heavy rains flood areas in the center of Da Nang city. Water overflowed into many houses. On Ly Tu Trong Street of Hai Chau district, many vehicles stalled because of floodwaters. Water overflowed into houses in alleys. In Khe Can area in Thanh Khe district, Da Nang, floodwaters were 50cm to over 1m deep. Many people spent a sleepless night taking the water out of their homes. Worried about the floodwaters, some families sent their children to their relatives' houses. Heavy rains caused flooding in Khe Can. Ho Thuyen, Chairman of Thanh Khe District People's Committee, told VietNamNet that local authorities planned to evacuate people in Khe Can if heavy rains lasted long. On Mai Am Street … [Read more...] about Central Vietnam submerged after hours of heavy rainfall
Companies juggle labour shortages with big costs. Illustration photo On September 9, Ho Chi Minh City coordinated with Phu Yen, Binh Dinh, Ca Mau, Vinh Long, Bac Lieu, Ba Ria-Vung Tau, and Dong Thap provinces to help about 2,700 people residing in the city back to return to their hometowns. In recent weeks, tens of thousands more workers have left the city, either with support or on their own accord. At the same time, Dong Nai Industrial Zones Management Authority is considering authorising more than 1,000 employees of 16 enterprises in Dong Nai province to return to their hometowns after companies either ran out of orders or suspended production. Since the beginning of the pandemic, workers have been going back to their hometowns in droves after being laid off or sent on leave. However, business associations from across various sectors have warned that manufacturers who were unable to maintain employee counts during the pandemic would find themselves short-handed when the … [Read more...] about Companies juggle labour shortages with big costs