COVID-19: Indonesia loosens ban on air travel World

COVID-19: Indonesia loosens ban on air travel

The Indonesian Ministry of Transport on May 8 announced its decision to resume air services, but at a limited level, after two weeks the country banned air and sea travel to curb the further spread of the COVID-19.
Fighting against virus with traditional music Culture - Sports

Fighting against virus with traditional music

After many modern tunes have encouraged citizens to help stop the COVID-19 pandemic, now it is the turn of traditional Vietnamese music. One of the earliest works is a song entitled Tieu Diet Corona (Destroy Corona) by Xam Ha Thanh (Hanoi buskers’ singing group).
No delay to F1 race despite coronavirus Culture - Sports

No delay to F1 race despite coronavirus

The Formula 1 (F1) Vietnam Grand Prix 2020 will still take place on April 5 as scheduled despite growing concerns over the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes the acute respiratory disease COVID-19, the Hanoi Tourism Department announced on February 18.
Promoting e-payment to prevent nCoV spreading Business

Promoting e-payment to prevent nCoV spreading

Banknotes, which go from people to people, are a high-risk source of spreading virus. The habit of using cash among 90 percent of the population makes the banknotes, regardless of their materials as paper or polymer, a potential harmful factor to public health, which can transmit not only corona virus but many other diseases.
PM orders attention to bird flu fight Society

PM orders attention to bird flu fight

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered ministries, agencies and authorities of centrally-run cities and provinces to strengthen measures in the fight against the A/H5N1 flu on poultry and humans, while the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel corona virus (nCoV) is spreading.
Mekong Delta develops new tourism products Travel

Mekong Delta develops new tourism products

The Mekong Delta region enjoyed a boost in tourist arrivals in the first half of the year as a result of efforts to diversify tourism products and services, authorities have said.
Health Ministry recommends preventive measures against MERS-CoV Health

Health Ministry recommends preventive measures against MERS-CoV

The Health Ministry is keeping a close watch on the developments of the Middle East respiratory syndrome-related corona virus (MERS-CoV) and giving recommendations on preventive measures to the public, following the information that the Republic of Korea recently reported the first case in 2018.