School security guard takes temperature of a student before he enters the school. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC-based schools strengthen monitoring on Covid-19-related students, parents

The Department of Education and Training of Ho Chi Minh City has just sent an urgent document to the Head of the Education and Training Department of Thu Duc City and districts, principals of high schools, directors of Center for Continuing Education, and heads of affiliated units in the city on enhancing monitoring and updating of F0, F1, F2 cases and carrying out medical declaration when students return to school after the Lunar New Year.
Ministry calls for support to prevent live pig, pork product smuggling

Ministry calls for support to prevent live pig, pork product smuggling

From December last year to mid-January this year, enterprises had imported about 100,000-110,000 porkers from Thailand to Vietnam for slaughtering to serve the year-end consumer demand, mainly through Lao Bao Border Gate in the Central province of Quang Tri.
The delegation of Ho Chi Minh City led by Mr. Le Huynh Minh Tu, Deputy Director of the Department of Industry and Trade, visits the carrot farm of Xuan Thai Thinh Company. (Photo: SGGP)

Plentiful supply of vegetables, fruits for Tet market in HCMC at stable prices

The delegation of Ho Chi Minh City led by Mr. Le Huynh Minh Tu, Deputy Director of the Department of Industry and Trade, on January 21, continued to pay a visit and work with key enterprises of Lam Dong Province on the supply of vegetables and fruits for the city market during the Tet holidays.
Customers buy sweetmeats at a supermarket. (Photo: SGGP)

Purchasing power for Tet goods flourishes

The general purchasing power in the market has been highly increasing. People tend to buy Tet goods earlier than in previous years. Goods are plentiful and diverse with stable prices. That is the general opinion of traders about the Tet market.
Consumers buy pork at a supermarket. (Photo: SGGP)

No shortage of fresh food for upcoming Lunar New Year festival

Mr. Le Huynh Minh Tu, Deputy Director of the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City, said that the supply of pork, poultry meat, and eggs for the city market would certainly not be insufficient after his first working day with key suppliers on January 20.
Meat processing at Vissan Company. (Photo: SGGP)

Pork market for Tet holidays: plentiful supply, unstable prices

Pork supply remains plentiful in markets, and the demand for pork has decreased. Pig farmers have been repopulating pig herds to serve the needs of the people during the festive season. There is, obviously, no shortage of pork, but the prices of pork have increased sharply.