Int’l cooperation needed for COVID-19 fight: Official Health

Int’l cooperation needed for COVID-19 fight: Official

Deputy Foreign Minister To Anh Dung on January 15 highlighted the need to enhance international cooperation in the fight against COVID-19, especially as the disease still threatens the lives of millions of people around the world.
ASEAN, China vow to boost ties ASEAN

ASEAN, China vow to boost ties

Secretary-General Lim Jock Hoi of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi agreed to further enhance ASEAN-China relations at their meeting in Brunei on January 14.
African swine fever vaccine to be available in Q3 Society

African swine fever vaccine to be available in Q3

Vietnam plans to produce and commercialise a vaccine against African swine fever in the third quarter of 2021, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien during a press conference in Hanoi on January 14.
COVID-19 vaccine trials in Vietnam strictly follow WHO’s guidance Health

COVID-19 vaccine trials in Vietnam strictly follow WHO’s guidance

The trials of COVID-19 vaccine in Vietnam strictly follow the guidance of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and international organisations in terms of safety and immunity, said Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang at a press conference in Hanoi on January 14.
Vietnam’s GDP to grow by 8 percent: Oxford Economics World

Vietnam’s GDP to grow by 8 percent: Oxford Economics

Southeast Asia’s economic growth will rebound to 6.2 percent in 2021 with Vietnam achieving 8 percent growth, according to the latest economic outlook report from Oxford Economics commissioned by chartered accountancy body ICAEW.
IMF hails Vietnam’s COVID-19 prevention efforts World

IMF hails Vietnam’s COVID-19 prevention efforts

Vietnam has shown that there is indeed an effective way to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, even in the absence of a vaccine that can allow an economy to recover, according to Helge Berger, Assistant Director of the Asia & Pacific Department at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Thai economy battered by new wave of COVID-19 World

Thai economy battered by new wave of COVID-19

Thailand’s GDP growth could drop below the 3.2 percent baseline projection due to lower foreign arrivals amidst uncertainty regarding COVID-19 vaccine efficiency, and reduced fiscal stimulus, according to the latest minute from the Bank of Thailand’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC).