About 4,600 workers at Viet Glory Co., Ltd stopped working for the fifth day in a row on Feb. 11 after failing to reach an agreement with business owners.


On the morning of February 11, Mr. Fan Deqiang, chairman of the Dien Chau District Federation of Labour, said that the company has not yet met the two basic requirements of workers, namely an increase in basic wages and additional seniority allowances.


In a conversation with workers on the afternoon of February 10, the company cited Decree No. 90 of November 15, 2019, which sets the basic wage in District 4 at VND 3,070,000 per month. Currently, the rate applied by the company is VND 3,670,000/month, so there is no violation. In 2022, the state does not have a policy of raising wages, so the company does not raise wages.


Regarding the increase of seniority allowance, the company representative said that the law does not provide for it, but it depends on the financial situation of the company and its welfare policy. There is currently no seniority allowance in the company.


“The Dien Chau District Federation of Labour continues to act as a bridge, negotiating with companies on how to find the most harmonious solution, and at the same time publicizing and letting employees understand the difficulties of the company. The impact of the epidemic,” Mr. Cuong said.


Workers of Viet Glory Co., Ltd., located in Dien Chang Township, Dien Chau District, started work on February 7. However, in the afternoon, they gathered at the gate again, demanding that the company meet some benefits, such as basic salary, extra seniority system; objecting to the requirement to be at the factory 10 minutes before working hours.


In addition, many workers are demanding that companies pay for Covid-19 support; contracts with workers cannot be terminated after contracting Covid-19; increasing the number of workers entitled to the danger and hardship regime…


As of February 8, Viet Glory Company has agreed not to require workers to be present 10 minutes before going to work, etc.; after recovering from COVID-19, they can go to work normally; Covid-19 support funds will be settled soon; considering adding some systems, For example, monthly petrol subsidy increased from VND 200,000 to VND 260,000; meal allowance from VND 18,000 to VND 20,000 per meal…


Viet Glory Co., Ltd specializes in exporting leather shoes, has been operating since 2019, 100% foreign-funded.



Vietnam resumes all international routes! like before the pandemic, this is good news for shipping from Vietnam by air freight.


Vietnam Airlines has reopened all scheduled international routes to various countries from February 15, after being closed for nearly two years. All flights are back to normal as they were before the Covid-19 pandemic.


In preparation for the reopening of international tourism by March 31 under the guidance of the government, the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam has decided to lift the operating frequency limit for international routes. All flights are back to normal as they were before the Covid-19 pandemic.



The head of the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam said that the resumption of regular international flights still requires the consent of all countries, because each country has different epidemic prevention requirements. After receiving feedback on flight frequencies from aviation authorities of other countries, the department will issue flight licenses to domestic and foreign airlines to allow passengers to enter and exit Vietnam according to the airlines’ needs.


The move follows the government’s policy of reopening 9 international routes from January 1 (Phase 1) to major markets such as Tokyo, Seoul, Taipei, Bangkok, Singapore, Vientiane, Phnom Penh, San Francisco/Los Angeles, China.


Recently, Vietnam Airlines has resumed 8 of the above 9 markets (except China, which has not yet opened), and has continued to expand its routes to Australia, Russia, the United Kingdom, France and Germany over the past period.



Vietnam Airlines has resumed regular flights to 15 countries and regions including the United States, Australia, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Laos and Cambodia.



Among them, there are 1-2 weekly flights to and from Europe, and 4-5 weekly flights to South Korea, Singapore, Cambodia, and the United States have the most. The airline is also preparing to reopen flights to Malaysia.


From February 15, Vietnam Airlines will continue to operate these routes, and at the same time, based on the approval of the destination authorities, the international route network will be fully restored according to market demand.



Anti-epidemic regulations for foreigners entering Vietnam:

Passengers must ensure conditions in accordance with the regulations of the Ministry of Health. Upon boarding, guests are required to hold a negative nCoV PCR test certificate, valid for 72 hours; vaccination certificate/vaccination passport or Covid-19 recovery certificate.


After disembarking, passengers who have been vaccinated enough or who have recovered will be quarantined at home for 3 days; if the dose is insufficient, quarantined at home or at their place of residence for 7 days. Passengers who have not received a full dose or a confirmed cure must have facility and equipment eligibility to ensure medical isolation at home, or confirmed hotel reservations (minimum 7 days). Airlines check these documents when passengers check-in.


According to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam, inbound travelers can use vaccine passports, if available. This is a tool to prove that passengers are fully vaccinated.


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