Additional 3,000 medical staff to arrive in HCM City, southern COVID-19 hotspots Health

Additional 3,000 medical staff to arrive in HCM City, southern COVID-19 hotspots

Additional 3,000 medical staff from different medical schools and localities have begun to depart for Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong, Long An and Dong Nai - the country's current major COVID-19 hotspots - to support the localities in COVID-19 testing and treatment activities, according to Nguyen Hong Son, head of the Ministry of Health’s Department of Organisation and Personnel.
More support for people affected by COVID-19 pandemic Society

More support for people affected by COVID-19 pandemic

A number of overseas Vietnamese entrepreneurs in Ho Chi Minh City on July 5 organised a programme entitled “Sharing love during the COVID-19 pandemic” with an aim of supporting poor households who are affected by COVID-19 with a total capital of over 1 milion VND (43,520 USD).
Senior intelligence official to face bribery charge Society

Senior intelligence official to face bribery charge

The Ministry of Public Security has issued a decision to prosecute and arrest Nguyen Duy Linh, former deputy head of the ministry's General Department of Intelligence, for his involvement in the bribery of Phan Van Anh Vu.
Vietnam's Phu Quoc paradise to challenge Phuket, Bali Travel

Vietnam's Phu Quoc paradise to challenge Phuket, Bali

Phu Quoc island in the southern province of Kien Giang, which is dubbed as "Pearl Island", has emerged as a destination attractive to many tourists and earned a noticeable position on the tourism map of not only Vietnam but the world.
Jailed business tycoon Phan Van Anh Vu faces bribery charge Society

Jailed business tycoon Phan Van Anh Vu faces bribery charge

The Investigation Police Agency at the Ministry of Public Security has officially launched legal proceedings into a case of “giving bribes” and “brokering bribery” in Hanoi and against Phan Van Anh Vu, a former real estate mogul, for “giving bribes”, under Article 364 of the 2015 Penal Code.
HCM City to meet yearly budget revenue targets Business

HCM City to meet yearly budget revenue targets

Ho Chi Minh City is likely to meet the year’s target for budget revenue of 365 trillion VND (15.86 billion USD) assigned by the central government, a city official said at a recent online Government meeting.