The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Digital World will be organised in Hanoi in September 2021, instead of September 2020, due to the impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Enterprises in certain sectors have mapped out plans to increase their presence in the domestic market as most foreign ones have become frozen due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has extended the period of selecting prestigious exporters for 2019 until May 30, one month later than the schedule of April 30 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Experts have said that once the COVID-19 pandemic ends, higher market demand would support many sectors in quickly resuming their business.
The rising trend of working out at home has pushed up demand for fitness equipment amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Only 3.7 million foreign tourists visited Vietnam in the first four months of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a year-on-year decline of 37.8%, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
The Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) announced on April 29 that it has introduced a process to ensure safety among passengers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
An online talkshow was held recently to discuss measures to help enterprises maintain or restore operation following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Like many other countries across the world, Vietnam has been badly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, experts still forecast a positive prospect for the Vietnamese economy after the pandemic is stamped out.
Businesses have taken measures to minimise the adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, said a research committee on private firms under Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s Advisory Council for Administrative Procedure Reform.
Foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Vietnam have affirmed their willingness to support the Vietnamese Government’s efforts in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Up to 73% of businesses have offered timely support to workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Chairman of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) Vu Tien Loc said.
The 2020 Golden Kite Awards have been postponed for the second time because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the physical distancing measures introduced nationwide, according to the organizer, the Vietnam Cinematography Association.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 8 approved Decree No 41/2020/ND-CP on the extension of deadlines for tax and land use fee payments to support businesses suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many banks in Vietnam have reduced their profit target for 2020, and plan to support companies severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The HCM City Department of Tourism has estimated that the city’s tourism industry suffered losses worth close to VND10 trillion (US$426.2 million) in the first quarter of this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The domestic real estate market in the first quarter had the lowest transaction volume in the past four years due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Vietnam Association of Real Estate Brokers (VARS) said.
Incomplete statistics show that businesses have enjoyed cuts of at least VND100 trillion (US$4.25 billion) to support them amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Agency for Foreign Trade has urged firms that export goods to China to give the highest priority to preventing the COVID-19 pandemic from spreading further and ensuring the safety of their workers and the public.
The Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry and Trade (VietinBank) and the Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank) will provide credit packages worth VND60 trillion and VND100 trillion respectively to support customers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.