HCMC seeks $1.66b to build affordable housing for workers

HCMC seeks $1.66b to build affordable housing for workers

Ho Chi Minh City authorities are seeking VND37.6 trillion (US$1.66 billion) to build affordable housing for workers over the next five years, of which State revenue will account for no more than 5 percent of the total investment, according to the Department of Construction.
Most meaningful investment promotion is to take good care of enterprises

Most meaningful investment promotion is to take good care of enterprises

“This is the most meaningful investment promotion. Especially in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, this action is even more meaningful," Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen praised the Management Board of the Saigon Hi-Tech Park (SHTP) for prioritizing the health and life of workers and laborers above all.
Labor market becomes vibrant again

Labor market becomes vibrant again

After the fourth Covid-19 pandemic, more than 1.3 million workers have returned to work in Ho Chi Minh City. Many enterprises have been urgently recruiting workers to resume operations in the new normal period and prepare orders for the Lunar New Year. The labor market is vibrant in the unskilled, mid-level, and senior labor segments.
HCMC extends disbursement of third support package

HCMC extends disbursement of third support package

Director of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs Le Minh Tan, on the afternoon of October 22, said that because more than 1.5 million people had not yet received financial support of the third Covid-19 relief package, the city decided to extend disbursement until October 31. 
More workers return to work

More workers return to work

In recent days, workers from the Central Highlands provinces are returning to Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Nai, and Binh Duong provinces to continue their jobs because they know that social distancing has been loosened, and businesses have started to resume production.
HCMC needs 57,000 workers in Q4

HCMC needs 57,000 workers in Q4

Mr. Do Thanh Van, Deputy Director of the Center of Forecasting Manpower Needs and Labor Market Information Ho Chi Minh City (Falmi), on October 4, said that HCMC's human resource demand in the fourth quarter of this year is about 44,000-57,000 workers.
HCMC asks for consensus on travel plan with other provinces

HCMC asks for consensus on travel plan with other provinces

The People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has just sent a document to the People's Committees of Binh Duong, Dong Nai, Long An, and Tay Ninh provinces, requesting consideration and consensus on a plan for workers to travel between the city and other provinces.