UNFPA offers aid to support the elderly amid COVID-19 Society

UNFPA offers aid to support the elderly amid COVID-19

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) handed over COVID-19 personal protective equipment meant to support the elderly to the Social Protection Department under the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs in Hanoi on January 14.
Indonesia begins COVID-19 vaccine distribution ASEAN

Indonesia begins COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Indonesia on January 3 started nationwide distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine that was developed by Chinese firm Sinovac Biotech and mass inoculations are scheduled to begin later this month.
New coronavirus variant found in Vietnam Health

New coronavirus variant found in Vietnam

Patient 1,435, a Vietnamese woman repatriated from the UK, has been confirmed as the first COVID-19 case with VOC 202012/01, a recently found and highly contagious variant of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, in Vietnam.
Wood exports to hit 12.5 billion USD in 2020 Business

Wood exports to hit 12.5 billion USD in 2020

Wood export turnover this year is expected to reach a record high of nearly 12.5 billion USD despite impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as risks from export markets and the country’s policy changes in controlling the legality of imported wood materials.
Violations of COVID-19 prevention and control regulations to be handled strictly Health

Violations of COVID-19 prevention and control regulations to be handled strictly

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has assigned the Ministry of Transport and the Committee for Management of State Capital at Enterprises to consider the responsibility of Vietnam Airlines and its flight attendant for violations of COVID-19 prevention and control regulations, heard a Cabinet regular press conference on December 2.