The Labour Federation in eight districts has called on 93 landlords to reduce rental fees from VNĐ100,000 to VNĐ1 million per month for 4,500 workers. Many of the landlords have presented rice and other essential items to workers who rent their rooms. Workers have been allowed to pay rent at a later date. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia (updated hourly)
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With the WHO reporting over 1.2 million cases of COVID-19 around the world, and those numbers continuing to climb along with the total deaths, the efforts of families to adapt to the challenges they face play a big part in not only Vietnam but also the world overcoming this pandemic. … [Read more...] about Expat families make the best of historic situation during school closures in Vietnam
Patient No. 19, a 64-year-old Hanoi woman, no longer needs ECMO support, while patient No. 161, an 88-year-old woman from the northern province of Hung Yen, is being treated in the intensive care unit of the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases. … [Read more...] about Doctors going all out to save British pilot sickened by COVID-19 in Saigon
Ha Loi Village, home to nearly 10,900 people, has been locked down for 14 days starting from April 7 in relation to patient No. 243, who had attended crowded events including a wedding and a death anniversary party with fellow villagers before the diagnosis. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s COVID-19 tally reaches 251 with two new cases
On the other hand, Tech In Asia assessed that maybe investors prefer Shopee over Garena. This is reflected by SEA’s initial public offering (IPO) in 2017, when Shopee was the main factor that helped SEA lure in more investors. Notwithstanding, everything has changed. After the failure of WeWork, investors are more interested in profitability. That means even if the companies produce high growth rates or show positive prospects but are far from making profit in the short term, they will not be appreciated by investors. … [Read more...] about Should SEA Group stop pouring capital in Shopee?