COVID-19 tracing app Bluezone hits 15.7 million users Society

COVID-19 tracing app Bluezone hits 15.7 million users

Some 15.7 million smartphone users had downloaded Bluezone, a locally-developed contact-tracing app to identify and alert people who have interacted with COVID-19 patients, as of 11am on August 11, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC).
Schools in Thailand, Cambodia to reopen soon World

Schools in Thailand, Cambodia to reopen soon

Thailand’s Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC) August 11 sent a letter to all educational institutes nationwide, telling them they could resume teaching classes as normal from August 13.
HCM City steps up surveillance of COVID-19 transmission sources Health

HCM City steps up surveillance of COVID-19 transmission sources

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Health should continue to thoroughly check transmission sources and risks in the community, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong said at a meeting with the Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Quang Nam tightens supervision over COVID-19 pandemic Society

Quang Nam tightens supervision over COVID-19 pandemic

In response to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control’s order to tighten supervision over the pandemic, the central province of Quang Nam has paid special attention to preventive measures at quarantined areas in the locality.
Lao FM praises ASEAN as successful regional organisation ASEAN

Lao FM praises ASEAN as successful regional organisation

ASEAN has become one of the most successful regional organisations in the world, with a host of tangible accomplishments on many fronts, Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith said in a message sent recently to the Lao people on the occasion of the 53rd founding anniversary of the bloc and the 23rd anniversary of Laos’ membership.