Da Nang to become ‘smart’ in 2025 Society

Da Nang to become ‘smart’ in 2025

Having launched an e-Government system in 2014, the central city of Da Nang has completed 1,632 out of 1,682 online administration procedures, marking a crucial step in becoming a ‘smart city’ and the first in Vietnam to join the ASEAN ‘smart’ city network by 2030.
Plan seeks 40 million USD for flood response in Vietnam Society

Plan seeks 40 million USD for flood response in Vietnam

An assessment jointly carried out by Government agencies and the United Nations (UN) office has pointed out the need to provide multi-sectoral assistance for 177,000 of the most vulnerable people in five Vietnamese central provinces worst hit by storms and floods.
Hanoi speeds up PCR testing for returnees from Da Nang Health

Hanoi speeds up PCR testing for returnees from Da Nang

Hanoi is striving to complete the implementation of RT-PCT testing, a real-time reserve transcription polymerase chain reaction, ahead of August 20 for 75,000 people who visited the central city of Da Nang – a COVID-19 hotspot – and returned to Hanoi from July 15, according to a leading official.
More support for Da Nang in COVID-19 fight   Society

More support for Da Nang in COVID-19 fight

Representatives of Central Retail Vietnam Group on August 6 handed over 10 tonnes of vegetables and fruits to units in the central city of Da Nang as part of its support for the local fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
45 COVID-19 infections detected in Da Nang on July 31 morning Health

45 COVID-19 infections detected in Da Nang on July 31 morning

The number of people who tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 which causes the COVID-19 in Vietnam has exceeded the 500 mark, after 45 new community transmissions were reported in the central city of Da Nang, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control announced on July 31 morning.
Da Nang begins lockdown of COVID-19 hotspots Society

Da Nang begins lockdown of COVID-19 hotspots

Barriers and guards were deployed to lock down four sections of streets surrounding three hospitals - General Hospital, C Hospital and Rehabilitation and Orthopaedics Hospital - which are quarantine and treatment centres for COVID-19 patients in the central city on July 28.
HCM City takes steps to increase vaccinations among children Health

HCM City takes steps to increase vaccinations among children

The Ho Chi Minh City Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has instructed district health officials to either send messages or call parents of children born between January and September in 2019 to remind them about vaccination schedules this year.
WB helps Cambodia improve road system World

WB helps Cambodia improve road system

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors on July 17 approved a 100 million USD credit from the International Development Association (IDA) for the Cambodia Road Connectivity Improvement Project.
UNICEF supports clean water programmes in Vietnam Environment

UNICEF supports clean water programmes in Vietnam

UNICEF in Vietnam will continue to support the country’s Government to bring water, sanitation and hygiene programmes at scale in schools, according to a statement by the office on the occasion of the World Hand Hygiene Day (May 5).