Other providers such as PVI Insurance Corp, Posts and Telecommunications Insurance, and Military Insurance have also reportedly announced they will cancel sales of anti-COVID products, but pledged to fulfill their commitments to customers who have already purchased packages. — VNS … [Read more...] about Ministry of Finance asks insurers not to sell COVID-19-related products
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - The Ministry of Finance has asked insurers to stop introducing and selling insurance packages related to COVID-19. This request, issued late on March 31, includes life and non-life insurance in compliance with the Prime Minister’s Directive No 16/CT-TTg on urgent measures to prevent and fight the disease. The directive “requests insurance businesses not to introduce or launch products related to COVID-19”, the ministry said, and asked firms to strictly adhere to the directive throughout their networks, while refraining from the use of images of COVID-19 to offer insurance packages. Many insurers had recently launched a number of insurance packages covering the deadly virus with attractive costs and benefits. Some business also teamed up with commercial banks to launch anti-COVID products. However, there has also been public discontent because some people are not eligible to buy insurance. After the request, … [Read more...] about MoF asks insurers not to sell COVID-19-related products
Hung, a veteran has been living with kidney failure for more than a decade. He lost three fingers on his left hand and one on his right to bullets, and so he cannot keep the bandage put by the doctor on his arm after dialysis from falling off. Sau accompanies him every time to the hospital. Their only source of income had been her tea stall at the Bach Mai Hospital courtyard until Hanoi's first Covid-19 infection case was reported on March 6. The control measures implemented there included the temporary removal of her tea stall. … [Read more...] about Covid-19 outbreak puts Hanoi dialysis patients in distress
"It seems businesses have realized they need each other to survive, and if each link in the supply chain is willing to lower their price a little, the whole chain will be able to coexist," Truong pointed out. "But 90 percent is a surprisingly encouraging statistic, which shows the positive mentality of Vietnamese enterprises in the face of the pandemic." … [Read more...] about Businesses find opportunity in Covid-19 pandemic
Food production and processing of food, pharmaceuticals, medicines, medical supplies and equipment for epidemic prevention and national security and defence. Supplying electricity, water, environmental sanitation; livestock, poultry, aquaculture farms; factories supplying clean water, garment factories producing medical masks, factories producing bottled water and juice. In addition, factories and enterprises having to complete orders signed before April 15 will also be allowed to operate. The above-mentioned cases of production and business activities must ensure strict observance of labour protection, wearing masks, keeping safe distance, and at the same time applying solutions to prevent epidemics at the grassroots level, and ensure workers' health. … [Read more...] about Which businesses will remain open during national social distancing?