Many young women choose to become seasonal babysitters

Young Saigoneers take on odd jobs amidst epidemic

As the novel coronavirus continues to run rampant and put businesses out of service, many youngsters are eagerly trying their hands at other professions to earn extra cash.
Farmers harvest early winter-spring rice in the Mekong Delta. (Photo: SGGP)

Diversifying rice export markets to reduce risks

Provinces in the Mekong Delta are entering the harvest season of the winter-spring rice crop, but the export of rice might be affected by the Chinese market due to outbreaks of an acute respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19). Amid such context, diversifying export market is considered as an urgent solution for the Vietnamese rice.
Workers make face masks in Ho Chi Minh City. (Photo: SGGP)

Increasing supply of face masks to relieve buying frenzy

To cool down the fever of face masks and hand sanitizers, several distribution channels have joined hands with enterprises to increase the supply for the market. It is expected that hundreds of thousands of antimicrobial and medical face masks will be put into the market this weekend.
A woker making face masks at  Dong Xuan Company (Photo: Vinatex)

Enterprises import fabric materials to make face masks

As the market still faces a shortage of face masks while the source of fabric material has been exhausted, several manufacturers have been rushing to import materials for the production of face masks amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.
International cashew conference postponed to late-June

International cashew conference postponed to late-June

The Vietnam Cashew Association (Vinacas) has decided to delay the 12th International Cashew Conference to late-June this year, instead of in early-March this year as previously planned.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (C) at the working session (Photo: VNA)

PM: Thua Thien-Hue must quickly overcome nCoV impact

Thua Thien-Hue must push up production and business activities so as to quickly overcome the impact of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV), Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said on February 8.

Dragon fruits are unable to export to China due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. (Photo: SGGP)

Vietnamese agricultural, aquatic products look for consumption market

The exporting of several agricultural, and aquatic products to China has had to temporarily halt as the border gates are temporarily closed due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, urging farmers and export enterprises to look for consumption markets amid the impacts of the disease.
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan (centre) speaks at the meeting on February 3 (Photo: VNA)

HCMC plans field hospitals to cope with novel coronavirus

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has underlined the need to build field hospitals in response to the acute respiratory disease caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV).
Illustrative image (Photo: Internet)

Malaysia, Thailand to bring citizens home from Wuhan

Malaysia on February 3 sent an AirAsia flight to China’s Wuhan city to bring home 141 citizens, and donated 500,000 pairs of gloves to China to assist in the fight against the novel coronavirus.