Industry Minister Suriya Jungrungreangkit was quoted by local media on April 2 as saying that the Thai government will ship 2.5 million masks every 15 days, with the goal of distributing 10 million masks in total. According to the Interior Ministry, Bangkok capital city is home to 3.05 million households, housing 5.6 million people in 50 districts. There will be 1 piece of face mask per person, Suriya said. The remaining 4.4 million masks will be distributed to neighbouring provinces, as well as southern provinces like Narathiwat, Yala and Pattani. Also on April 2, Indonesian President Joko Widodo said the government is considering starting a new national holiday to prevent the annual mass exodus usually occurring at the end of the Muslim fasting month Ramadan amid concerns over the spread of COVID-19. At a cabinet meeting, he said that measures could be put in place during the new holiday such as making tourist attractions free to help calm the people. Nearly 90 percent of … [Read more...] about Cambodian government offers financial support for tourism sector
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The last flight of Russian tour operator Pegas Touristik Group carries Russian tourists to their home country on March 31. The coronavirus pandemic has sparked mass unemployment in Khanh Hoa’s hospitality industry – PHOTO: DNCC HCMC – The coronavirus pandemic, which has hit the local tourism industry hard over the past two months, left as many as 17,100 hospitality employees in Khanh Hoa Province unemployed. … [Read more...] about Pandemic sparks mass unemployment in Khanh Hoa
"Small business owners in Hong Kong should consider learning from the experience of doing businesses online in these cities in the Greater Bay Area and exploring investment in technologies that are helpful to boost business growth. In the long term, they should also consider cooperating with business partners in these cities and expanding the businesses outside the Hong Kong market. With a viable new business plan, small businesses in Hong Kong would have a higher chance to gain finance and investment." Chan suggested. … [Read more...] about CPA Australia: 44 Per Cent of Small Businesses in Hong Kong Sought External Funds for Survival Before Covid-19 Pandemic
Franck said that ZPV is taking every possible step to be able to continue to operate even in the most challenging situation. “As such, ZPV Vietnam has a strong business continuity plan in place to ensure imported stock is well preserved and sold to declared Vietnamese wholesalers.” … [Read more...] about Global pharma groups push on with operations
The idea that globalisation is just about moving manufacturing or supply chains to cheaper Asian countries is too simple. It has also led to massive increases in foreign students willing to pay to study at our colleges and universities, and a huge influx of wealthy tourists who want to spend money here, to name just two service sector businesses. … [Read more...] about Will coronavirus reverse globalisation?