Public hospitals in HCM City saw revenues fall by 9.6 per cent last year to VNĐ28.7 trillion (US$1.2 billion) due to the impacts of COVID-19, according to the Department of Health.
The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has selected the top 10 outstanding events in Việt Nam in an eventful and memorable 2020.
The number of people receiving unemployment allowance is estimated to reach 1.03 million by the end of this year, about 24 per cent higher than the same period last year due to the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic.
Phạm Lương Sơn, deputy director general of Việt Nam Social Insurance, talks to Việt Nam News Agency about the country's efforts to develop a digital Government and economy.
As of July, this year, the amount of delayed payment was nearly VNĐ20.7 trillion (US$893.5 million), accounting for 5.1 per cent of the total revenue of the agency.