Campaign calling for public involvement in COVID-19 fight launched Society

Campaign calling for public involvement in COVID-19 fight launched

The Ministry of Health (MoH) in conjunction with eight other units launched a communications campaign to run from August 6 to September 30 to raise public awareness about the importance of implementing COVID-19 preventive measures and adopting healthy practices amid the pandemic.
Vinatex’s revenue nosedives 36 percent in Q2 Business

Vinatex’s revenue nosedives 36 percent in Q2

The COVID-19 pandemic dragged down the revenue of the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex) by 36 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, to just over 3.08 trillion VND (133 million USD).
Vietnam confirms COVID-19 death toll rises to 10 Health

Vietnam confirms COVID-19 death toll rises to 10

A 67-year-old woman in the central city of Da Nang died on August 5, becoming the 10th fatality from COVID-19 in Vietnam, according to Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son. She died of malignant myeloma, diabetes, sepsis, and COVID-19, he said. ​
CPTPP countries discuss post-pandemic recovery plan World

CPTPP countries discuss post-pandemic recovery plan

Economic and trade ministers of signatories to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) met online on August 5 to discuss how best to intensify cooperation and prepare a plan of action to boost post-pandemic economic recovery.
Soldiers on the front line of COVID-19 battle Society

Soldiers on the front line of COVID-19 battle

“Thank you, soldiers!” This is the heartfelt sentiment of Vietnamese citizens returning home from overseas and quarantined at facilities in south-central Khanh Hoa province’s military units towards those who have cared for them in recent days.
Thailand allows longer stay for migrant workers World

Thailand allows longer stay for migrant workers

The Thai cabinet has approved a plan of the Ministry of Labour to allow more than 500,000 foreign workers with legal documents to stay longer for working in the Southeast Asian country until March 2022.
Localities take measures to ensure safe high school exam Society

Localities take measures to ensure safe high school exam

Implementing directions of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the Ministry of Education and Training, localities are carrying out measures to ensure a safe national high school graduation exam, which is scheduled for August 8-10 across the country, except in regions with ongoing outbreaks such as the hot spots: Da Nang city and Quang Nam province.
Nearly 350 citizens brought home from Houston Society

Nearly 350 citizens brought home from Houston

The General Consulate of Vietnam in Houston, representative agencies in the US, Vietnamese authorities and national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines have worked together with US agencies to bring nearly 350 Vietnamese citizens home on August 5-6.
Vietnam confirms ninth COVID-19-related death Health

Vietnam confirms ninth COVID-19-related death

A 67-year-old woman who tested positive for COVID-19 linked with the outbreak in the central city of Da Nang has been confirmed dead, marking the ninth COVID-19-related fatality in Vietnam so far.