During the fourth Covid-19 outbreak, Ho Chi Minh City has distributed financial support to needy people in three rounds. Paying by cash is still the most preferable choice now; yet in the upcoming time, the city will gradually change to transferring money to bank accounts for the sake of convenience, safety and transparency.
Deputy Director of Ho Chi Minh City Youth Employment Services Center (YES Center) Nguyen Van Sang informed yesterday that in the upcoming time, the city is expecting a large quantity of people coming back to look for work, and has prepared suitable policies to aid these laborers.
The latest outbreak of Covid-19 has revealed various inadequacies in the urban architectural of Ho Chi Minh City, asking for an immediate correction to the current project ‘Adjustments for HCMC General Planning until 2040, with a Vision to 2060’. SGGP Newspaper has conducted an interview with Director of the HCMC Department of Planning and Architecture Nguyen Thanh Nha about this aspect.
The Government yesterday released Resolution No. 86/NQ-CP on urgent measures for Covid-19 prevention and control to implement Resolution No.30/2021/QH15 issued on July 28, 2021 by the 15th National Assembly. This new resolution aims at effectively controlling the latest and most severe Covid-19 outbreak in Vietnam to avoid socio-economic and medical crises.
As the latest Covid-19 outbreak is still rather complicated in Ho Chi Minh City, the municipal authorities are using the two blockade extension weeks as directed by the Prime Minister to determinedly put it under control and return to the new normal status.
Ho Chi Minh City is on its way to complete necessary preparation for the upcoming national election, right in the time of the newest unexpected outbreak of Covid-19. SGGP Newspaper conducted an interview with Deputy Director of the HCMC Department of Health Nguyen Huu Hung about alternatives and safety measures to ensure disease prevention for this important election.
As the Covid-19 pandemic is becoming more complicated, resulting in a prolonged school break for all students in Vietnam, many schools turn to the e-learning method as a sensible alternative. Network service providers, both international and domestic, are supporting this advanced learning mode by offering various platforms and tools free of charge.
Just like other countries, Vietnam encourages its citizens to stay away from crowds as much as possible in this sensitive time of Covid-19 pandemic. That has resulted in the widespread of several online applications in various fields.