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.
Education sector launches program to donate computers for students

Education sector launches program to donate computers for students

The education sector in Ho Chi Minh City has launched a program to donate computers to help kids with a return to online learning because according to primary statistics, approximately 77,000 students in the southern metropolis don’t have computers for remote learning.

Driving force needed for economic recovery in HCMC after Covid-19 pandemic

Driving force needed for economic recovery in HCMC after Covid-19 pandemic

A research team from the University of Economics and Law under the National University of Ho Chi Minh City, on September 6, announced the result on the topic "Creating the driving force for economic recovery in HCMC in the fourth wave of Covid-19". The research team has put forward assessments and solutions related to policies for the economic recovery of HCMC after the end of social distancing. Assoc. Prof-Dr. Hoang Cong Gia Khanh, Dean of University of Economics and Law, who chaired the research team, shared with Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper about the result of this research.
Urban gardens a bright spot during pandemic

Urban gardens a bright spot during pandemic

City dwellers throughout the country have got used to social distancing and days of struggle. Many have found new ways to entertain themselves and even to grow their own vegetables.
Delivery of goods to people less challenging with support of app-based shippers

Delivery of goods to people less challenging with support of app-based shippers

With 20,000 employees of supermarkets and suppliers being granted travel permits and the reappearance of 17,449 app-based shippers eligible to work, the preparation and delivery of goods to people have been less challenging than before. Especially, the efforts of many small food stores to find their own sources of goods have also made the purchases of essential products of people easier.
App-based shippers join forces to provide grocery shopping service

App-based shippers join forces to provide grocery shopping service

After Ho Chi Minh City implemented stricter social distancing for more than a week, the grocery shopping service in some districts has been overloaded. However, as the city has approved the proposal of the Department of Industry and Trade of HCMC on increasing the force of app-based shippers and supermarket workers, it is gradually removing this difficulty for localities.
PM approves power bill cut for Covid-19 affected companies

PM approves power bill cut for Covid-19 affected companies

The Prime Minister has approved the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) proposal to cut power bills for enterprises for three months in provinces and cities applying social distancing, according to a Government resolution issued on Saturday.
HCMC exempts, reduces taxes for 86,200 business households

HCMC exempts, reduces taxes for 86,200 business households

The Tax Department of Ho Chi Minh City said that during the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic from May to now, business households and individuals have had to suspend operations following the social distancing policy of the city, tax agencies have coordinated with local authorities and management boards of commercial centers, markets, and local tax advisory councils to exempt and reduce taxes for business households and individuals affected by the pandemic.