This wave of COVID-19 has been hitting Việt Nam really hard. The country jumped from about 3,500 cases to more than 11,000 in just six weeks, while hundreds of thousands of people have been quarantined.
Financial relief packages and free supply of rice and other essential goods are among the many initiatives being taken by the Government and charity organisations to help workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kiên Giang will spend VNĐ16 billion (US$700,000) to provide vocational training to its workforce this year.
Deputy Prime Minister Vũ Đức Đam on Friday met with business associations to discuss access to COVID-19 vaccines and donations to the national fund.
HCM City is set to offer a second financial relief package for businesses and workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to its Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Every child aged up to 16 years old in COVID-19 concentrated areas is being given VNĐ80,000 (US$3.5) per day for daily meals during their 21-day quarantine.
People nationwide have done their bit to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic, but few have gone quite as far as Ngôn Đức Thắng.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society's Central Committee on Saturday launched the Humanitarian Month 2021 on the occasion of World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day (May 8).