Vietnamese warned not to travel to coronavirus-hit areas in RoK Health

Vietnamese warned not to travel to coronavirus-hit areas in RoK

The Consular Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Vietnamese Embassy in the Republic of Korea has recommended Vietnamese citizens to avoid travel to areas that are affected by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and vulnerable to the virus in the country as warned by local competent agencies.
Hoi An’s tourism shows signs of recovery Travel

Hoi An’s tourism shows signs of recovery

UNESCO-recognised Hoi An ancient city in the central province of Quang Nam welcomes more than 3,000 tourists, mostly from Europe and North America, each day, a rosy sign for the local tourism sector after a gloomy period due to impacts of COVID-19.
Enterprises ensure employees’ safety amidst Covid-19 outbreak Society

Enterprises ensure employees’ safety amidst Covid-19 outbreak

Statistics from the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs showed more than 320 enterprises have temporarily halted their operation amidst the novel coronavirus outbreak. To protect workers who remain at work, the labour sector and enterprises have been deploying preventive measures.
US lauds Vietnam’s medical capacity Health

US lauds Vietnam’s medical capacity

The US stands ready to cooperate with Vietnam and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in the fight against the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), US officials said at a recent meeting with representatives of the Vietnamese Embassy in the country.
Vietnamese advised to avoid travel to coronavirus-hit areas in RoK Society

Vietnamese advised to avoid travel to coronavirus-hit areas in RoK

The Consular Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Vietnamese Embassy in the Republic of Korea (RoK) on February 21 recommended Vietnamese citizens to avoid travel to areas that are affected by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and vulnerable to the virus in the country as warned by local competent agencies.
COVID-19: Agribank hands over 800 mln VND to Vinh Phuc Society

COVID-19: Agribank hands over 800 mln VND to Vinh Phuc

The Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank) on February 21 handed over 800 million VND (about 34,400 USD) to the Vinh Phuc provincial chapter of Vietnam Fatherland Front in support of the fight against novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in the locality.
Japan helps HCM City Pasteur Institute respond to COVID-19 Health

Japan helps HCM City Pasteur Institute respond to COVID-19

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on February 21 presented the first package of biologicals worth 1 million JPY (over 8,900 USD) to the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City in support of its response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Vietnam reports no new COVID-19 cases since Feb 13 Health

Vietnam reports no new COVID-19 cases since Feb 13

Vietnam has reported no new confirmed cases of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) since February 13, heard at a meeting of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Hanoi on February 21.
IFC raises trade finance limits to support firms amid COVID-19 Business

IFC raises trade finance limits to support firms amid COVID-19

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) announced it has increased trade finance limits for Vietnamese banks to improve their capacity to cover payment risks in granting trade financing to local companies affected by the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Alliance launched to stimulate tourism demand in Vietnam Travel

Alliance launched to stimulate tourism demand in Vietnam

The Vietnam Tourism Association (VTA) debuted a tourism demand stimulus alliance on February 21 in an effort to help shore up Vietnam’s tourism industry, which has been strongly affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Thailand steps up state investment amid COVID-19 impacts World

Thailand steps up state investment amid COVID-19 impacts

Thailand is planning to pour 400 billion baht (12.66 billion USD) of state investment into the economy in the second quarter of this year after the passage of the delayed 3.2-trillion-baht (101.1 billion USSD) annual budget bill for fiscal 2020.