As of May 14, Hanoi has delivered aids to 385,390 people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, reaching 99.9% of the people entitled to receive such support, local media reported, citing the municipal Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs’ report at a May 27 meeting. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia May 29
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The wild discounting of accommodations is a trend we’re seeing particularly with Hoi An homestays and budget accommodations. This is helping local businesses bring in basic income. When it comes to 4- and 5-star resorts and hotels, the trend of discounting is also a good way to attract domestic travelers, though this could lead to a reduction in service quality as businesses work to keep costs under control. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?
Comprised of over 700,000 businesses of various sizes, the private economic sector last year ultimately made up approximately 42% of the country’s gross domestic product and employed up to 80% of the national labour force. Indeed, many private investors such as Sungroup, Vingroup, and BRG have been able to develop well-known brands in a market that is largely associated with large projects through utilising modern technology in both production and business. … [Read more...] about Vietnam strives to effectively attract private investment
Chu Minh Quang, deputy head of Krong Bong Forestry Company’s Segment 2 – who is in charge of the sub-area 1219, said to approach the area, it usually takes guarding forces two days of walking. Therefore, despite regular inspections, it is impossible to stop loggers from chopping down precious fokienia trees. … [Read more...] about Deforestation continues to rage in Vietnam
Contact tracing was also successfully implemented with technology. A mobile app called NCOVI was developed by Vietnam’s Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC). This lets the public update their health status daily. It also shares ‘hotspots’ of new cases and gives its user ‘best practices’ for staying healthy. … [Read more...] about Four key measures help Vietnam control coronavirus