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. ​
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.
Singapore sees Vietnam valuable friend during COVID-19 Politics

Singapore sees Vietnam valuable friend during COVID-19

To mark Singapore’s 55th National Day (August 9, 2020), Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Catherine Wong Siow Ping writes about Singapore’s growing Strategic Partnership with Vietnam, and how both countries have worked together to overcome challenges.
Da Nang airport ceases to welcome international flights Society

Da Nang airport ceases to welcome international flights

The Da Nang Airport in the central city of the same name is temporarily closed to international flights that carry overseas experts and Vietnamese in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, said a representative of the Ministry of Transport in a recent interview with the Vietnam News Agency.
Malaysia, Singapore agree to re-open borders World

Malaysia, Singapore agree to re-open borders

Malaysia and Singapore have agreed to implement the Reciprocal Green Lane (RGL) and Periodic Commuting Arrangement (PCA) to address the needs of different groups of cross-border travellers.
Dung Quat Shipyard rides out COVID storm Business

Dung Quat Shipyard rides out COVID storm

The COVID-19 pandemic led to a downturn in global supply chains and demand for goods transport, which hit maritime shipping and shipbuilding hard worldwide. The Dung Quat Shipbuilding Industry Company Ltd (DQS), however, may be the exception, having received a host of orders locally and overseas this year.
Condominium market showing sharp sales in Q2 Business

Condominium market showing sharp sales in Q2

The new launch of condominiums in the second quarter of this year (Q2) nearly tripled that of the previous quarter, showing recovery of sales activities, according to CBRE Vietnam's quarterly report on the Hanoi market released at a recent online press conference.
VBA season postponed again Culture - Sports

VBA season postponed again

The organisers of the Vietnam Basketball Association (VBA) league have postponed the 2020 season yet again, this time until the end of the year, the national Vietnam Television has reported.
Reopening of int’l flights considered Business

Reopening of int’l flights considered

The Ministry of Transport will consider the reopening of international flight routes to countries and territories which have no new cases of COVID-19 in the community for 30 consecutive days, according to a ministry official.