(HBO) – In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many enterprises have suspended operation, making thousands of workers jobless. In face of this, Hoa Binh province has been taking drastic measures to reconnect employers and job seekers.
Workers register for unemployment benefits at the provincial employment
Data from the provincial Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs
shows that as of the end of April, the province had 69 companies and over 2,600
workers affected by the pandemic. The figures do not include thousands of local
people working in other cities and provinces who have no choice but take the
"longest holiday” ever – 3 months. It was estimated that a large number of
workers remains unemployed, mostly those who work for export firms.
In the first quarter of 2020, a total of 589 people applied to receive
unemployment benefits at the provincial employment service centre. The centre
has given instructions on making and processing applications and coordinated
with district-level People’s Committees to publicise programmes to recruit
Vietnamese nurse trainees to work in Japan and Germany this year. It has also
made plans for testing skills of local workers in the manufacturing industry
and instructed candidates to prepare applications.
The department has also teamed up with its office in Da Bac district to
disseminate information on a programme sending guest workers abroad and select
six qualified job service providers to help recruit candidates./.
(HBO) – Non-governmental organisation Childfund Vietnam and its regional office in Hoa Binh province on May 12 handed over the second aid package worth 700 million VND (nearly 30,000 USD) to the province’s Kim Boi district to assist the locality in the battle against the COVID-19.
(HBO) - As of 16:00, on 13/5, the total amount of money and goods supporting the prevention of the Covid-19 epidemic in Hoa Binh province through the Provincial and Provincial Fatherland Front Committees was over VND 8.3 billion (3, VND 96 billion and goods worth VND 4.37 billion).
(HBO) – Head of the Hoa Binh provincial Party Committee’s Mass Mobilisation Commission and President of the province’s Fatherland Front Committee Nguyen Thi Oanh on May 10 presented 20 electric fans to a quarantine centre in Regiment T14 of the provincial Military High Command at Cluster 14, Thinh Lang ward, Hoa Binh city.
Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 cases on May 12 morning, marking the 26th day in a row without infections in the community, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
For the past month, a "rice ATM” has been automatically dispensing free rice 24/7 to people badly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
(HBO) – Programme 135 for the 2016-2020 period has reaped significant outcomes in Lac Son district, Hoa Binh province, and received warm response of local residents.