Ms. Angel Ng, Chief Executive Officer of Citi Hong Kong and Macau, said, "The impact of COVID-19 has been felt acutely across the globe and in these challenging times those that are vulnerable are struggling more than ever. With school closures, job disruptions, health risks and rising food prices, food assistance for the vulnerable has never been more vital. This is why we choose to collaborate with Feeding Hong Kong to build an inventory of emergency food boxes to distribute to vulnerable households across Hong Kong as the need for food assistance increases." … [Read more...] about Citi Foundation Donates US$150,000 to Feeding Hong Kong for the Provision of Staple Food Supplies to 5,600 Vulnerable Households
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However, it is myopic, unsustainable, and potentially counterproductive. The current lack of co-ordinated action at both regional and global level is not only concerning, but also surprising. If the virus is not eradicated in every country, every country will lose because sooner or later the disease will reappear and thus continues the prolonged economic meltdown. An economic crisis caused by a virus that ignores borders cannot be tackled successfully like this. … [Read more...] about From containment to recovery: rescuing the ASEAN from crisis
Bochmann: COVID-19 has completely halted tourism activities, not only in Vietnam but pretty much the whole world. I don’t think that people outside the tourism industry completely understand how big the disruption is and how many people this affects. It’s not just hospitality workers in hotels and travel/tour operators (which number in the thousands), but also the families that rely on them to fill their rice bowls at home. For every hotel worker, travel/tour operator, there are also about four merchants, suppliers, farmers, shop owners, and drivers that rely on tourists to come to Vietnam and holiday or conduct business meetings, conferences, and exhibitions. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?
“Novaland is well prepared not only to overcome this difficult situation with our tested experience and far-sighted planning but also thoroughly take advantage of appropriate opportunities presented to us during this challenging time,” Huy said. … [Read more...] about Novaland continues receiving capital from international institutions