The new virus outbreak has affected 70% of local firms with 3.5-5 million people laid off or set to have their work hours reduced according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
The local government in Danang has warned its staff not to use social media during office hours, said Nguyen Dang Truong, director of the city's communications department.
More and more foreigners have come to Vietnam to seek jobs or business opportunities. For 22-year-old French man, Theo Falcoz, Vietnam is the ‘land of opportunities’.
More than two million residents in the capital city began their new work hours on February 1 following a Government decision to stagger school and work start times in a bid to ease traffic congestion during rush hours.
State President Truong Tan Sang’s first visit to the Philippines, the Ministry of Transport’s proposal to change work hours in Hanoi, the death of the last Java Rhino in Vietnam, and other hot international stories captured public attention in the past week