“My parents are okay with me leaving like this, but still worried. That’s why I keep in touch with them frequently. The first thing I do when I come to a new place is to find a way to let them know.” … [Read more...] about Vietnamese guy cycles across Southeast Asia to raise charity funds
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AIA Representatives are pledging their support by donating a portion of their policy sales during this period towards AIA Singapore's adopted charities, as part of their continuous efforts to do their part for the community. All donations made will be matched by AIA Singapore. To do good while also providing additional assurance for customers in times of uncertainties over jobs security, selected AIA policies sold during this period will enjoy: - Free AIA Retrenchment Cover -- automatic 12-month cover that waives premiums for eligible plans and its attaching premium-paying riders for 12 months upon involuntarily retrenchment. - Discount of up to 25% on the first year's premiums. - 2 Free AIA #ShareTheLove Insurance plans -- covering COVID-19 and 21 infectious diseases (including dengue fever) till 30 April 2021. One for yourself and another to share with someone! These initiatives are just one of many that AIA Singapore has introduced during the COVID-19 pandemic to … [Read more...] about AIA Singapore pays tribute to essential workers, providing them with free protection, AIA #ShareTheLove Insurance plan, against infectious diseases including COVID-19 and dengue fever
“When our children passed the university entrance exams, we thought we could not afford their study, but thanks to the loan of 88.6 million VND from the bank's credit programme for students, we have taken our children to university. The poverty cannot quench the hopes and dreams of young people in the impoverished countryside” shared Mien.Leverage of economic development … [Read more...] about When the Party’s Directive 40 spreads in life!
A man buys vegetables at a market in Hoi An, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam, September 13, 2020. Photo: Stivi Cooke It’s amusing, however, when locals are back to their old ways: face masks but no helmets, loudspeakers blaring, and market streets where just one old lady loading up a motorbike with veggies and live chooks can jam an entire street. One thing will have to return to normal: we need less food stalls now! Ducking and weaving my way back home in the morning breakfast rush hour is getting dangerous with hungry kids and frazzled mums consuming hot bowls of noodles in seconds before racing to school. … [Read more...] about A sigh of relief in Vietnam