Markets, supermarkets poorly patronized after reopening

Markets, supermarkets poorly patronized after reopening

According to the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City, 103 out of 234 traditional markets have resumed operations in the city by October 22. Localities that have not reopened markets yet include District 7, Binh Chanh, Hoc Mon, and Nha Be districts. It is expected that districts in HCMC will reopen 19 more markets from now until October 25.
Traditional markets gradually reopen, spontaneous ones mushroom in many places

Traditional markets gradually reopen, spontaneous ones mushroom in many places

Despite hesitance, many wholesale markets, as well as traditional markets in Ho Chi Minh City, have begun to increase the volume of goods and open their doors to welcome customers. However, many small traders in wholesale and traditional markets said that they were still worried that spontaneous markets would surround and vie them for goods and customers.
Citizens in districts 7, Cu Chi, Can Gio delighted as business activities resume

Citizens in districts 7, Cu Chi, Can Gio delighted as business activities resume

On the first day after social distancing was loosened, many people in District 7 in Ho Chi Minh City had to return when they went to the market because they forgot to bring their smartphones to scan the QR code. Some eateries have reopened. However, because travel remains difficult, they cannot buy enough ingredients, so they only sell food in the morning.
HCMC: total retail sales of goods decrease by nearly 16 percent

HCMC: total retail sales of goods decrease by nearly 16 percent

According to the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City, from August 23 to now, the city has continued to strengthen social distancing following the motto of “staying put wherever you are”, trade activities of goods, food, and foodstuffs in the area encountered many difficulties at first, especially in the supply and distribution activities of food and foodstuffs to citizens.
Efforts to maintain safe green zones at seaports

Efforts to maintain safe green zones at seaports

Considered as one of the leading important links in the global shipping chain, over the past time, despite being heavily affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, Vietnam's seaport system in general, and the Cai Mep - Thi Vai port system in particular still achieved impressive growth.
HCMC People’s Council gives 376 medicine bags to support families

HCMC People’s Council gives 376 medicine bags to support families

Ms. Nguyen Thi Le, Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee cum Chairwoman of the People's Council of HCMC, handed over 376 medicine bags to the Steering Committees for Covid-19 Prevention and Control of District 3 and District 5 under the Program "10,000 medicine bags to support families" implemented by the People's Council on the morning of August 31.
Strengthened pandemic prevention measures show positive signals

Strengthened pandemic prevention measures show positive signals

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh and his delegation had a working session with the authorities of Ho Chi Minh City on the implementation of stricter social distancing and measures to prevent the Covid-19 pandemic in the city on the afternoon of August 26.
Hepza stops new registration of three-on-site production model

Hepza stops new registration of three-on-site production model

The Ho Chi Minh City Export Processing and Industrial Zones Authority (Hepza), on August 21, issued an urgent document No.2428 on strengthening some measures to prevent and control the pandemic in export processing zones and industrial parks in the city.
Enterprises ask for solutions to reduce costs amid Covid-19

Enterprises ask for solutions to reduce costs amid Covid-19

Amid the complicated developments of the Covid-19 pandemic, many enterprises said that they need authorities to research and find solutions to help them reduce costs, especially costs related to the implementation of three-on-site production.