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HCM City to provide low-interest loans to landlords to help them upgrade boarding houses for workersicon
SOCIETY26/11/20210

HCM City to provide low-interest loans to landlords to help them upgrade boarding houses for workers

The HCM City Department of Construction has suggested that the city offer financial assistance to landlords to help them repair or upgrade their boarding houses where hundreds of thousands of workers live in the city.

 
Banks reduce over 536 million USD worth of interest rates for pandemic-hit borrowersicon

Banks reduce over 536 million USD worth of interest rates for pandemic-hit borrowers

BUSINESS
29/10/2021

Sixteen banks in Vietnam reduced a total of VND12.23 trillion ($536.2 million) in interest rates for borrowers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic from July 15 to September 30, equivalent to 59.36% of their commitments.

Banking sector promises sufficient funding for businesses post-pandemicicon

Banking sector promises sufficient funding for businesses post-pandemic

BUSINESS
23/10/2021

The banking sector will provide enough credit to businesses at supportive interest rates this quarter to help revive them, according to the State Bank of Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City branch.

Vietnamese enterprises need cash to reviveicon

Vietnamese enterprises need cash to revive

FEATURE
07/10/2021

Nguyen Quoc Ky, Chairman of Vietravel, a big tourist company in Vietnam, said that due to the impact of the 4th wave of Covid-19 epidemic, the entire tourism industry of Vietnam has been closed since May 2021.

Govt' to consider zero-interest loans for all airlinesicon

Govt' to consider zero-interest loans for all airlines

BUSINESS
07/10/2021

The Vietnam Aviation Business Association asked the Government to consider a proposal to slash 30 per cent off the airlines' income tax for 2020 and the first half of 2021.

Focus turns to stamping out hotbeds, greening the economyicon

Focus turns to stamping out hotbeds, greening the economy

FEATURE
05/10/2021

The acceleration of vaccinations will help restore production and business activities, and expand green production zones and a green workforce for the economy.

Students in more than 10 provinces and cities exempted from tuitionicon

Students in more than 10 provinces and cities exempted from tuition

SOCIETY
03/10/2021

Over 10 provinces and cities in Vietnam have decided to exempt part of or full tuition fees for students.

Private airlines ask for zero-interest loansicon

Private airlines ask for zero-interest loans

BUSINESS
01/10/2021

Private airlines have requested access to 0 percent interest loans, similar to the support Vietnam Airlines (VNA) - the country's flag carrier - is entitled to, heard a meeting among the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV), commercial banks and the airlines.

Pandemic-hit businesses need preferential loans, more supporticon

Pandemic-hit businesses need preferential loans, more support

BUSINESS
30/09/2021

More than 85,500 businesses, mostly small and medium enterprises (SMEs), have suspended operations or were dissolved in the first eight months of the year because of Covid-19, according to the General Statistics Office.

Land rent cut by 30 percent for those hit by pandemicicon

Land rent cut by 30 percent for those hit by pandemic

BUSINESS
29/09/2021

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has decided to reduce land rent by 30 percent for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic this year.

Ministry wants to slash electricity and gasoline prices by 10-30%icon

Ministry wants to slash electricity and gasoline prices by 10-30%

BUSINESS
27/09/2021

The Ministry of Planning and Investment has asked the Ministry of Industry and Trade to consider reducing the prices for electricity and gasoline by 10-30%.

Employees to benefit from Unemployment Insurance Fundicon

Employees to benefit from Unemployment Insurance Fund

SOCIETY
25/09/2021

The National Assembly Standing Committee has permitted the Government to use VND30 trillion from the Unemployment Insurance Fund in order to support employees affected by the prolonged impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Interest rate cut not as expectedicon

Interest rate cut not as expected

BUSINESS
23/09/2021

Many commercial banks have announced a 0.5-3 percent cut in lending interest rates and many policies to support customers affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Vietnamese businesses need urgent assistanceicon

Vietnamese businesses need urgent assistance

FEATURE
22/09/2021

Businesses are in serious difficulty due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. They need timely and substantive support measures from the Government.

HCM City offers assistance to children orphaned by COVID-19icon

HCM City offers assistance to children orphaned by COVID-19

SOCIETY
17/09/2021

Two siblings from District 10 in HCM City lost their parents who died from COVID-19, and three days later, their paternal grandfather passed away after contracting COVID-19.

More tax, fee cuts to benefit pandemic-hit enterprises, peopleicon

More tax, fee cuts to benefit pandemic-hit enterprises, people

POLITICS
16/09/2021

About 118 trillion VND (5.16 billion USD) worth of taxes, land rent, fees, and charges are expected to be reduced or have payment deadlines extended in 2021 to assist enterprises and people affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Government issues resolution to support businessesicon

Government issues resolution to support businesses

BUSINESS
11/09/2021

Facing the decline in resilience of businesses, cooperatives and business households in the rapidly spreading COVID-19 pandemic, the Government has issued Resolution No 105/NQ-CP on supporting businesses.

Support for frontline workers urgently neededicon

Support for frontline workers urgently needed

SOCIETY
10/09/2021

Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son has sent a document to the city’s Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control outlining the dire conditions for medical staff and proposals to improve them.