Exporters urged to prioritise containing COVID-19 Business

Exporters urged to prioritise containing COVID-19

The Ministry of Industry and Trade’s Agency for Foreign Trade has urged firms that export goods to China to give the highest priority to preventing the COVID-19 pandemic from spreading further and ensuring the safety of their workers and the public.
Deputy PM requests continued trade amid nCoV fight Business

Deputy PM requests continued trade amid nCoV fight

Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has asked for the continuation of trade with China amid tightened control of activities at border gates and border crossings to fight the acute respiratory disease caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
Laos strengthens nCoV screening at border crossings World

Laos strengthens nCoV screening at border crossings

Health officials and medical staff in Laos have been requested to implement newly introduced screening and quarantine measures at all border crossings to prevent the spread of the acute respiratory disease cause by novel coronavirus, called nCoV, originated from China.
Illegal labour migration to China rising in north Vietnam Society

Illegal labour migration to China rising in north Vietnam

Desperate to find jobs, an increasing number of residents from the northern mountain province of Cao Bang are illegally crossing the border to China, often to their own detriment, with worrying implications for small communities in the remote area.
Thailand closes six border crossings with Malaysia World

Thailand closes six border crossings with Malaysia

Thailand’s authorities announced on June 8 that six auxiliary crossings on its border with Malaysia have been closed to prevent militants of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) from entering the country.