Vietnam to offer up to $1.27 billion in cash to virus-hit families

02-Apr-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM Print This Post

Vietnam will offer 28 trillion-30 trillion dong ($1.19 billion to $1.27 billion) in cash to low-income earners hit by the coronavirus pandemic, the government said on Tuesday.

Poor families and household businesses forced to close during the pandemic will each receive 1 million dong a month in the second quarter this year, it said in a statement, adding that people who lost jobs were also eligible for the aid.

https://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-vietnam/vietnam-to-offer-up-to-1-27 billion-in-cash-to-virus-hit-families-idUSL4N2BO4HP

 


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