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HCMC safely, enthusiastically welcoming new normal status

HCMC safely, enthusiastically welcoming new normal status

Ho Chi Minh City, after fifteen days implementing Directive No.18 by HCMC People’s Committee and now Resolution No.128/NQ-CP by the Government, has witnessed impressive socio-economic recoveries. Meanwhile, the numbers of new Covid-19 infected cases and deaths continuously decrease. HCMC is gradually recovering from the severe outbreak.
Commercial banks ask for more mechanisms to support interest rate cut

Commercial banks ask for more mechanisms to support interest rate cut

Although the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) has had the policy to reduce interest rates and extend the repayment period to support enterprises in the restoration of production and business activities, many commercial banks said that there should be more mechanisms for implementation.
Localities’ reopening of travel still present own obstacles

Localities’ reopening of travel still present own obstacles

Travelling between localities has not been clearly yet despite of the Government’s resolution No. 128/NQ-CP on the Interim Regulation on safe and flexible adaptation and effective control over the Covid-19 pandemic, and the health ministry’s new criteria on controlling the disease, including testing for Covid-19 that is no longer required.
Torrential rainfall-induced landslides occur in Central region

Torrential rainfall-induced landslides occur in Central region

Torrential rainfall-induced landslides yesterday occurred in some Central provinces, particularly Thanh Chuong District of Nghe An Province, Ha Tinh Province’s Huong Son District, Quang Binh Province’s Tuyen Hoa District after the circulation of typhoon Kompasu.
Localities to restart green, safe, eco-friendly tourism

Localities to restart green, safe, eco-friendly tourism

An talk-show themed “Tourist recovery and development after Covid-19 pandemic” was hosted online yesterday by Nguoi Lao dong Newspaper with the participants of Member of the Party Central Committee, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Van Hung, Deputy Chairwoman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Phan Thi Thang and other leaders of cities, provinces, departments, agencies, units and enterprises nationwide.

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EVFTA helps buffer economic downturn impact: The Business Times

Given the Covid-19 epidemic, the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), which entered into force in August 2020, has helped to boost two-way trade and buffer the impact of the economic downturn, according to an article posted on October 13 by The Business Times of Singapore.

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Livestock farmers waiting for supporting policies

After months of social distancing to prevent the Covid-19 epidemic, although the epidemic situation is gradually being controlled, many pig and poultry farms have been hard hit with price plunge.

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 Nespresso Saigon Center Boutique

New Nespresso Boutique opens in Saigon Center

Nespresso Vietnam bringing luxury coffee and espresso machine provides customers a unique experience that marries the brand’s dedication to championing constant innovation and adherence to a circular economy at its new boutique in Saigon Center in HCMC’s District 1.

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Law

Bird nest, dried seahorses hidden in containers of blood clams

On the afternoon of October 6, the Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department said that its inspectors and their peers in the Customs Division at Saigon Port yesterday detected hundreds of boxes of birdnest, dried seahorses hidden in a container of blood clams of Vietseatrust Food Import-Export Trading Company in Thu Duc City.

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People flocks to Nguyen Hue walking street in District 1. (Photo: SGGP)

Safe return to normal life in HCMC

People in HCMC are getting very excited after the epidemic has been put under control. Many activities have been allowed to resume while residents return to normal life two weeks after Covid-19 restrictions were lifted.