British pilot flies home after miraculous Covid-19 recovery Health

British pilot flies home after miraculous Covid-19 recovery

Patient 91, a 43-year-old British pilot and also the most severe case so far in the country, boarded a flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi on July 12, where he then took another flight to the UK from Noi Bai International Airport at 11pm the same day, after 115 days undergoing treatment.
Thailand approves large-scale projects to spur economy World

Thailand approves large-scale projects to spur economy

Thailand’s Board of Investment (BoI) recently approved five large-scale projects with a total investment value of 41.83 billion THB (1.34 billion USD) in an effort to reactivate economic drivers after the country began easing lockdown measures.
Indonesia’s public debts swell due to COVID-19 ASEAN

Indonesia’s public debts swell due to COVID-19

The Indonesian Ministry of Finance said on June 17 the country’s total public debts hit over 5.2 quadrillion rupiah (5 billion USD) as of May, much higher than the previous month and the same period last year.
Thailand boosts green economy after COVID-19 World

Thailand boosts green economy after COVID-19

Thailand’s Board of Investment (BoI) has approved adjusting investment privileges and conditions for agriculture categories to promote the bio, circular and green (BCG) economy.
Vietnam, India step up trade ties Business

Vietnam, India step up trade ties

Vietnam is making efforts to help Vietnamese and Indian export-import firms handle difficulties, especially during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, heard an online conference on June 17.
Lao students welcomed back to school in Vietnam Society

Lao students welcomed back to school in Vietnam

Nearly 1,400 Lao students were welcomed back to school in Vietnam’s northern province of Son La on June 17. Previously, implementing the regulations on COVID-19 prevention and control, they had returned home because of school closures.
HCM City leader visits medical staff, foreign COVID-19 patient Society

HCM City leader visits medical staff, foreign COVID-19 patient

Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong on June 17 visited medical staff working at Cho Ray Hospital and Hospital for Tropical Diseases in the city, and the foreign COVID-19 patient who is now being treated at Cho Ray hospital.
NA passes four laws, debates two drafts Politics

NA passes four laws, debates two drafts

The 14th National Assembly continued its ninth working day of the second stage of the ongoing ninth session in Hanoi on June 17 under the chair of NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Russia to actively support Vietnam to play role as ASEAN Chair: FM World

Russia to actively support Vietnam to play role as ASEAN Chair: FM

Russia will actively support Vietnam to play its role as the Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2020, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told Vietnam News Agency's correspondents in Russia at a press conference informing the outcomes of the online Special ASEAN-Russia Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on COVID-19 on June 17.