Vietnam General Confederation of Labor (VGCL) released a dispatch yesterday about the financial aid of VND1-3 million to workers losing their job or having their working time cut in the last 2 months due to order quantity reduction of businesses.
Vietnam Social Security yesterday announced that its local units nationwide have finished the procedure to confirm over 3.3 million eligible laborers to receive rent support (participating in mandatory social security program) in accordance with Decision No.08/2022/QD-TTg.
The Ho Chi Minh City Steering Committee for Covid-19 Pandemic Prevention and Control and economic recovery yesterday hosted a periodical press conference under the chair of Mr. Pham Duc Hai, Deputy Head of Propaganda Department of HCMC Party Committee cum the Deputy Head of the committee.
Bus service in Vietnam, despite receiving much support and enjoying various preferential policies, is still far away from being the favorite transportation choice of the public. This asks for urgent addressing to boost the quality of this public transport for better traffic planning in the future, as stated in the talk show ‘For bus to become a true civilized choice’, held by the Government e-Portal yesterday.
Currently, hundreds of old and degraded apartment building blocks in Ho Chi Minh City are threatening the lives and properties of their occupants; however, mechanism obstacles have prevented the renovation of apartments in poor repair.
The Sai Gon Giai Phong (SGGP) Newspaper’s “Accompanying pregnant women” program has presented gifts totally worth more than VND5.1 billion to 1,710 disadvantaged pregnant women affected by the Covid-19 epidemic in Thu Duc City and districts across the city for over the past four months.
People who are about to enter HCMC through Tan Son Nhat International Airport need to have a negative RT-PCR test result within 72 hours before arrival in Vietnam. This test result must be confirmed by the competent authority in the host country, except for children under two years old.
The Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Chi Minh City this morning held a ceremony to receive the financial support to raise fund for the poor, contributing to taking care of needy people on the upcoming Lunar New Year of Tiger.
The socio-economic recovery and development program is still in the preparation stage to be submitted to the Government this December. It has attracted much attention of delegates in the second session of the 15th National Assembly regarding possible impacts on the macro economy like increasing spending, public debt, government debt, and inflation risks.
The Sai Gon Giai Phong (SGGP) Newsapaper presented 27 gifts to disadvantaged pregnant women affected by the Covid-19 epidemic in District 7 on October 27, raising the total number of 1,000 gifts handed over to pregnant women living on a low income from the “Accompanying pregnant women” program.
Director of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs Le Minh Tan, on the afternoon of October 22, said that because more than 1.5 million people had not yet received financial support of the third Covid-19 relief package, the city decided to extend disbursement until October 31.
In order to help both individuals and businesses to overcome obstacles in the Covid-19 pandemic, the Government and ministries have issued various practical legal documents effective as of this October.
While touring Ho Chi Minh City’s Go Vap District to check the Covid-19 prevention task and have a meeting with some residents in the district yesterday, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam noticed the government to take heed of textbook support for children in rental houses for the new school year.
Regarding support for freelance workers, so far, Thu Duc City and 19 districts in Ho Chi Minh City have given financial aids to more than 31,500 people, accounting for 14 percent of the total number of freelance workers, with an amount of nearly VND47.3 billion.
The HCMC Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs are working to train laid-off workers in other vocations and help them access new job markets besides immediate financial relief, said its Director Le Minh Tan.