Singapore to spend 4.6 billion USD to fight virus World

Singapore to spend 4.6 billion USD to fight virus

Singapore on February 18 announced a financial package worth 6.4 billion SGD (4.6 billion USD) to address economic impact of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Infected US passenger yet to undergo COVID-19 test in Cambodia World

Infected US passenger yet to undergo COVID-19 test in Cambodia

The American passenger aboard MS Westerdam who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) had yet to undergo a test for the acute respiratory disease caused by the virus during her stay in Cambodia, said the Health Ministry of Cambodia on February 17.
Philippine banana growers struggle due to COVID-19 World

Philippine banana growers struggle due to COVID-19

Small- and medium-sized banana growers in the Philippines, the world’s second largest exporter of the fruit, are being heavily affected by the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), following market closures in China.
Vietnam sees positive signs in fight against COVID-19 Society

Vietnam sees positive signs in fight against COVID-19

Vietnam has seen positive signs in the fight against the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), heard a meeting of the national steering committee for prevention and control of the disease on February 17.
Air travel falls 20 percent on COVID-19 outbreak: authority Business

Air travel falls 20 percent on COVID-19 outbreak: authority

The outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by a new coronavirus (COVID-19) has resulted in a 20 percent drop in the number of the passenger flying via Vietnamese airports as compared to the same time last year, according to the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV).
Patient in HCM City tested negative for novel coronavirus Health

Patient in HCM City tested negative for novel coronavirus

A US citizen under treatment against the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in HCM City was tested negative for the virus, said Dr Nguyen Van Vinh Chau, Director of the HCM City Hospital for Tropical Diseases on February 17.
Workers in Can Tho assisted in COVID-19 prevention efforts Society

Workers in Can Tho assisted in COVID-19 prevention efforts

Thousands of workers in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho were presented with antibacterial face masks on February 15 as part of a programme that aims to raise public awareness of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
CPI projected to decline in next two months Business

CPI projected to decline in next two months

Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in February and March will be lower than that in the previous month if the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel of the coronavirus (Covid-19) ends in Q1, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
nCoV forces National Tourism Year 2020 launch postponement Travel

nCoV forces National Tourism Year 2020 launch postponement

The launch of the National Tourism Year 2020, slated for February 22 in the northern province of Ninh Binh, will be postponed to an appropriate time due to concerns about the complicated development of the acute respiratory disease caused by 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV).