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.
Tan Son Nhat International Airport yesterday informed that the allocated 3,541-square-meter lot for a temporary taxi stand at the corner of Bach Dang – Truong Son – Hong Ha will be put into operation from January 15 to February 6.
The HCMC Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee and Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee last night organized a meeting with nearly 1,000 overseas Vietnamese from foreign countries and territories in advance of the Tet holiday.
The lunar New Year (Tet) festival is an occasion for the tourism industry to promote unique Vietnamese traditional culture to international friends in the country and abroad and contribute to increasing revenue from the sector.
The “Zero- dong mini supermarket” program is set to take place in three days, starting from January 5 to January 8 to serve 20,000 cases with a total estimated cost of more than VND10 billion (US$427,667).
After two years of struggle to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic, laborers have run out of accumulated funds. The fact that they are struck by job loss and reduction right before the Tet holiday has been causing burdens to pile up.
Understanding the challenges that laborers are facing, the local authorities at many provinces are working with labor unions and enterprises to launch various programs to aid workers during the year end and upcoming Tet holiday.
Whenever Lunar New Year comes, specialty villages in the Mekong Delta eagerly prepare their products to satisfy consumers’ high demands nationwide. They increase their capacity very early, each year with more varieties to serve their customers.
Reporting on the preparation for the Lunar New Year, Head of Culture and Sports Department of Binh Chanh District Truong Phi Hung said that on this Tet holiday (the Lunar New Year), the district has been preparing 26,000 gifts worth more than VND27.2 billion for families in the social welfare policies, people in serving the cause of the nation’s revolution, poor households and the disadvantaged.
The tense global situation as well as rather gloomy national economic health at the end of 2022 has had adverse impacts on the life of a large quantity of citizens and operation of businesses. Both the municipal authorities and the community in Ho Chi Minh City are closely cooperating with one another to overcome such severe challenges, which is forecast to last for a long time.
Minister of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs (MOLISA) Dao Ngoc Dung, on December 7, signed an official letter requesting administrative and non-business agencies, political organizations, socio-political organizations, businesses, and employers strictly comply with regulations on the schedule of the Lunar New Year holiday and the National Day holiday in 2023.