Tough times for retailers amid pandemic
Business

Tough times for retailers amid pandemic

Retail in Vietnam is struggling to cope with Covid-19 and many large supermarkets have already been closed for some time. Employees at supermarkets and other retailers should therefore be given priority in vaccination programs.
MARD proposes increase to rice reserves
Business

MARD proposes increase to rice reserves

Rice prices are falling steeply as traders limit or end purchasing, so the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has proposed that the government increase rice reserves to support farmers and be ready to meet increasing export demand from other countries.
Tourism, sports and resort complex for Ha Tinh
Investment

Tourism, sports and resort complex for Ha Tinh

The Ha Tinh Provincial People’s Committee has issued Document No. 4874/UBND-KT1 on the implementation of a tourism, sports, and resort project on 50.35 ha at the Vung Ang Economic Zone, with total investment of VND330 billion ($14.36 million). The project consists of eight subdivisions meeting the diverse needs of visitors, such as food, resort, sports, and entertainment areas.

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Tough decisions needed on pandemic

Tough decisions needed on pandemic

At the “Impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on the economy and options for Vietnam” webinar, organized recently by the International Society of Vietnam Economists (ISVE), analysts said that the country must choose between economic damage now or in the future.

Investment

Banking & Finance

Banks need help rescuing aviation

Banks need help rescuing aviation

The Delta variant of Covid-19 has dealt a severe blow to the recovery efforts of Vietnam’s aviation sector. Airlines are struggling to maintain liquidity and are borrowing additional working capital to overcome the difficulties.

Business

Public investment to help builders

Public investment to help builders

High steel prices and Covid-19 have combined to eat into the profits of many construction companies, which by nature tend to be quite small. They will, however, benefit from public investment being promoted in the time to come and civil construction work being deployed more aggressively.
Tough times for retailers amid pandemic

Tough times for retailers amid pandemic

Retail in Vietnam is struggling to cope with Covid-19 and many large supermarkets have already been closed for some time. Employees at supermarkets and other retailers should therefore be given priority in vaccination programs.

Society

Long-term strategy needed to fight pandemic

Long-term strategy needed to fight pandemic

From both the health and economic perspectives, a new approach and a suitable long-term strategy is needed to more effectively tackle Covid-19 and ensure the maintenance of business operations for socio-economic development.