HCM City resumes immunisation programmes for children Health

HCM City resumes immunisation programmes for children

Routine immunisation of children has resumed in HCM City, the epicentre of the COVID-19 outbreak, after being temporarily halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the HCM City Centre for Disease Control (HCDC).
FDI inflow into Vietnam still on upturn trend Business

FDI inflow into Vietnam still on upturn trend

Despite impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) into Vietnam still rose 4.4 percent year on year in the first nine months of 2021 to 22.15 billion USD.
Laos urges high-risk groups to get COVID-19 vaccines World

Laos urges high-risk groups to get COVID-19 vaccines

Laos’s National Taskforce Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control has urged high-risk groups to go to health facilities to be vaccinated in the context that the country has recorded an increase in the number of COVID-19 infections in recent days.
Collectives, individuals honoured for supporting COVID-19 fight in HCM City Society

Collectives, individuals honoured for supporting COVID-19 fight in HCM City

Organisations and individuals of working groups who have assisted the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in Ho Chi Minh City were honoured at a ceremony held by the municipal Party Committee, People’s Council, People’s Committee and the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Committee of the city on October 8.
AMRO revises down ASEAN+3’s growth to 6.1 percent ASEAN

AMRO revises down ASEAN+3’s growth to 6.1 percent

The ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) has estimated that the ASEAN+3 region will grow by 6.1 percent this year and 5 percent in 2022 after posting flat growth in 2020, due to the third wave of COVID-19 infections triggered by Delta variant.
Malaysia buys 150,000 courses of Merck's COVID-19 pill World

Malaysia buys 150,000 courses of Merck's COVID-19 pill

Malaysia has struck a deal with US drug maker Merck & Co to buy 150,000 courses of its experimental antiviral pill, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said on October 7, joining other Asian countries in a rush to secure supplies.