Soldiers on the front line of COVID-19 battle Society

Soldiers on the front line of COVID-19 battle

“Thank you, soldiers!” This is the heartfelt sentiment of Vietnamese citizens returning home from overseas and quarantined at facilities in south-central Khanh Hoa province’s military units towards those who have cared for them in recent days.
Blood donation campaign begins in HCM City Health

Blood donation campaign begins in HCM City

Thousands of local residents in Ho Chi Minh City are participating in the 8th national blood-donation campaign Hanh Trinh Do (Red Journey) that started in Ho Chi Minh City on July 21.
Cambodia hopes for more visitors despite 3,000 USD deposit World

Cambodia hopes for more visitors despite 3,000 USD deposit

Cambodia Airports, which has been developing three international airports in the country, is looking forward to seeing travellers back to the Kingdom despite strict government health measures and a prolonged suspension of tourist visas to foreigners, according to the Khmer Times.
Thailand, Indonesia plan to welcome foreign visitors World

Thailand, Indonesia plan to welcome foreign visitors

Around 1,000 foreign visitors are expected to be allowed to enter Thailand per day and the standard 14-day COVID-19 quarantine rule will be waived, according to an implementation plan to be submitted for approval of the country’s Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).
HCM City: Nine hospitals to treat patients in quarantine Health

HCM City: Nine hospitals to treat patients in quarantine

The HCM City Department of Health has assigned nine local hospitals to take care of patients in need of healthcare during their period of quarantine, in order to ensure regulations regarding COVID-19 prevention and control are met.
Health insurance key to tackle child malnutrition Society

Health insurance key to tackle child malnutrition

Vietnam reported about 700,000 cases of acute malnutrition each year, of which about 230,000 were severe and required medical treatment, according to Huynh Nam Phuong, deputy director of the Food and Nutrition Training Centre under the National Institute of Nutrition.
Cho Ray hospital received patient Number 91 Society

Cho Ray hospital received patient Number 91

This is one of the most serious cases of Covid-19 infected in Vietnam. Before being moved to Cho Ray hospital for treatment this patient had repeatedly given negative result for the SARS-CoV-2 virus test.
Search continues for missing Indonesia sailor Society

Search continues for missing Indonesia sailor

The Vietnam Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Centre for Zone 3 in southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province said on April 30 that two of its rescue boats are searching for the remaining Indonesian sailor whose damaged boat drifted into waters off the coast of the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang.
Budget overspending looks likely Business

Budget overspending looks likely

The Ministry of Finance forecast a budget overspending at 5-5.1 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) this year, about 1.5-1.6 percentage points higher than the Government’s plan due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.