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.
Female scientists honoured with Kovalevskaia Award Sci-Tech

Female scientists honoured with Kovalevskaia Award

Female scientists who have successfully isolated the new strain of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, making Vietnam one of the first four countries to successfully isolate this virus, have received the Kovalevskaia Award 2019.
Vietnam’s management system working well to curb COVID-19 Society

Vietnam’s management system working well to curb COVID-19

Vietnam has succeeded in preventing the COVID-19 outbreak from spreading further, clearly showing that its management system works very well, said Prof Vladimir Kolotov, General Director of the Ho Chi Minh Institute of the Saint Petersburg State University in Russia.
US supports Vietnam, ASEAN countries in COVID-19 fight World

US supports Vietnam, ASEAN countries in COVID-19 fight

The US Government has provided about 18.3 million USD in emergency medical and humanitarian assistance for ASEAN member countries, including Vietnam, since the COVID-19 outbreak, said the US Embassy in Vietnam on April 1.
Vietnam's first-quarter GDP growth hits decade low  Business

Vietnam's first-quarter GDP growth hits decade low

Vietnam’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the first quarter of 2020 grew 3.82 percent, the lowest pace during the 2011-2020 period, head of the General Statistics Office Nguyen Bich Lam said at a press conference in Hanoi on March 27.
Cabinet seeks ways to stabilise pork price Business

Cabinet seeks ways to stabilise pork price

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 20 stressed the need to regulate price of pork by the market price with certain management, and to prevent speculation and unreasonable price hiking in this sector.
Indonesia to suspend visa exemption policy over COVID-19 concerns World

Indonesia to suspend visa exemption policy over COVID-19 concerns

Indonesia plans to halt its visa exemption policy for citizens of all countries for one month and expand restrictions for those who have travelled to some of the world's countries hardest hit by the COVID-19 outbreak, in an effort to curb the disease’s spread in the country.