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Inventor of rice ATM launches 'oxygen ATMs' to help Covid-19 patients in Saigon

The first 'oxygen ATMs' were put into operation in Ho Chi Minh City on August 2 with the message "Giving oxygen-extending life".

Poor workers during Covid-19: charity rice for lunch, rice gruel for dinner

Poor workers are now facing even more difficulties as HCM City is in social distancing period because of the latest Covid outbreak. Many are living on charity meals or having instant noodles.

ATMs collect scrap, sell used items to the poor

The machines that sell mobile phones or collect used phones, and the apps that connect scrap sellers and buyers are useful solutions at a time when "living green" and "going digital" have become more common.

Zero-dong clothing shop welcomes Saigonese who need help

At a zero-dong shop, a mother found four sets of clothes for her two children within several minutes.

Creator of 'rice ATMs' remains humble about his newfound fame

Hoang Tuan Anh, the creator of the ‘rice ATM’ which dispensed rice to the poor to help them survive the Covid-19 pandemic, is one of the 14 people nominated by VietNamNet as Inspiring Characters.

Rice ATM helps Vietnam’s poor survive COVID-19 pandemic

For the past month, a “rice ATM” has been automatically dispensing free rice 24/7 to people badly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19: Minority people get gifts from ‘rice ATMs’

Like in the midland or lowland regions, ‘Rice ATMs’ have also been set up in mountainous areas to share difficulties with local minority people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Facial recognition technology used in rice distribution amid COVID-19

The National Economics University started distributing rice to people in need due to the COVID-19 pandemic on April 16.