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HCM City seeks 1.66b USD to build affordable housing for workersicon
SOCIETY21/11/20210

HCM City seeks 1.66b USD to build affordable housing for workers

HCMC authorities are seeking 37.6 trillion VND (1.66 billion USD) 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.

 
Labor shortage a headache for businesses in HCM Cityicon

Labor shortage a headache for businesses in HCM City

FEATURE
14/10/2021

As many as 500,000 workers have left the labor market in the last five months, while a high number of workers have left HCM City for their hometowns, resulting in a serious labor shortage.

Local authorities help returnees from the south find new livelihoodsicon

Local authorities help returnees from the south find new livelihoods

FEATURE
12/10/2021

Tens of thousands of workers have repatriated, leading to a lack of jobs in destinations and of workers at their departure locations.

The long journey of young couples with children back homeicon

The long journey of young couples with children back home

SOCIETY
09/10/2021

Many young couples have had to leave pandemic-hit cities to return to their hometowns because they don't have a job and are out of money. They carry their children in a long journey from the south to the north.

Not all HCM City migrants choose to leave, many hopeful about livelihood post-COVIDicon

Not all HCM City migrants choose to leave, many hopeful about livelihood post-COVID

SOCIETY
07/10/2021

Thousands of people left HCM City for their hometowns in the last few days after the city lifted its lockdown on October 1, but many migrants have chosen to stay back to resume work or look for new jobs.

People from covid-hit areas keep flocking to the Central Highlandsicon

People from covid-hit areas keep flocking to the Central Highlands

SOCIETY
05/10/2021

Tens of thousands of people from southern provinces that are Vietnam’s pandemic hotspot are flocking to the Central Highlands provinces, posing great pressure for the prevention and control of the Covid-19 epidemic in these localities.

As migrant workers leave cities, who will save businesses?icon

As migrant workers leave cities, who will save businesses?

FEATURE
04/10/2021

Thousands of migrant laborers have returned to their hometowns to avoid the pandemic, leaving behind city dreams. The consequence is that enterprises lack workers to restore production in the "new normal".

Tens of thousands of people leave epidemic-hit areas to return to their hometownsicon

Tens of thousands of people leave epidemic-hit areas to return to their hometowns

FEATURE
04/10/2021

The huge flow of people leaving Vietnam’s Covid-19 hotspots to their hometowns in southwestern provinces has overloaded concentrated quarantine zones, where infection cases have been detected.

HCM City to use inter-provincial buses to transport people back to the cityicon

HCM City to use inter-provincial buses to transport people back to the city

FEATURE
01/10/2021

Many people have expressed their willingness to return to HCM City to work and study. The municipal authorities are considering using inter-provincial buses to bring them back.

Migrant workers happy with food packagesicon

Migrant workers happy with food packages

SOCIETY
04/09/2021

Receiving gifts of rice, meat, vegetable and milk, Le Thi Dung was happy that she and her family had nutritious food to eat.

Migrant workers struggling to survive in pandemicicon

Migrant workers struggling to survive in pandemic

SOCIETY
31/08/2021

Seeing the last of some instant noodles and vegetables in the kitchen, laid-off worker Trinh Thi Ngoc Loan in the southern province of Can Tho could not hold back her tears.

HCM City provides support for needy amid lockdownicon

HCM City provides support for needy amid lockdown

SOCIETY
17/08/2021

The Standing Board of the HCM City Party Committee on Sunday (August 15) asked authorities of Thu Duc City and all districts to quickly provide support, including cash and free food, to needy people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Motorbike caravans stop fleeing Southern provincesicon

Motorbike caravans stop fleeing Southern provinces

SOCIETY
04/08/2021

In HCM City, gateway roads were quiet on August 2. There were no more images of “motorbike caravans” with up to hundreds of people leaving the city to go to their hometown.

Migrant workers struggle to survive amid second COVID-19 outbreakicon

Migrant workers struggle to survive amid second COVID-19 outbreak

SOCIETY
24/08/2020

Migrant workers in HCM City are seeking part-time work to compensate for reduced hours after the second COVID-19 outbreak.

Coronavirus: Singapore spike reveals scale of migrant worker infectionsicon

Coronavirus: Singapore spike reveals scale of migrant worker infections

SOCIETY
17/04/2020

Mass testing has revealed the extent of the spread amongst Singapore's migrant worker community.

Coronavirus: Singapore quarantines 20,000 migrant workersicon

Coronavirus: Singapore quarantines 20,000 migrant workers

SOCIETY
07/04/2020

The workers will be paid - but some have complained of overcrowded and dirty conditions.