The IA has recently launched phase 2 of temporary facilitative measures in view of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, widening the types of life insurance products that can be distributed through non-face-to-face methods to minimise the risk of infection during the selling process for both customers and insurance intermediaries. Validity of the temporary measures have also been extended till 30 June 2020. … [Read more...] about FWD extends non-face-to-face application measures to cover 37 protection insurance products
Preventive measures for cancer
Besides social distancing, the country is still applying other measures such as early identification of cases and contacts, early diagnosis and early isolation; identifying “patients zero,” who are the first cases to be infected with the virus and spread it to others; and preventing two “super spreaders”---Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi and Buddha Bar in HCMC---from continuing to spread the disease. … [Read more...] about Social distancing prevents Covid-19 upsurge: PM
Previously, in order to contribute to the rescue of Vietnamese agricultural products due to impacts of the COVID-19 epidemic, Samsung Vietnam has launched the Viet Nam Agricultural Product Rescue Programme by increasing doubly the amount of watermelon and dragon fruit for their workers' meals at factories. … [Read more...] about Samsung Vietnam donates VND10 billion to COVID-19 prevention
No one left behind: Hanoi's dialysis patients get help amid COVID-19 Dialysis patients at Hà Nội-based Bạch Mai Hospital have seen their difficulties increase in recent days, because not only do they have to self-quarantine but also follow medical treatment and take measures to avoid the SARS-CoV2 virus. … [Read more...] about How Hanoi penalizes offenders of COVID-19 pandemic prevention rules?
President of the Confederation of Indonesian Trade Unions (KSPI) Said Iqbal has called on the government to prepare more measures to support workers who lose their jobs, such as providing money to workers and drivers. On the other hand, the government also needs to reduce interest rates on bank loans and taxes for tourism businesses to help them overcome the current hard time. … [Read more...] about Latest covid-19 news in Vietnam and Southeast Asia on April 7 (updated hourly)