Experts analyse data on COVID-19 in Da Nang Health

Experts analyse data on COVID-19 in Da Nang

It is likely the new outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic originated initially in central Da Nang city, and in the coming days more data will be monitored, updated and analysed for official confirmation, experts have said.
Hanoi orders closure of bars, karaoke venues and roadside stalls Society

Hanoi orders closure of bars, karaoke venues and roadside stalls

Starting on August 1, all bars, karaoke venues and roadside stalls will have to close and large gatherings are banned in Hanoi, the city’s authorities announced on July 31 morning, as the country has reported tens of locally-transmitted COVID-19 cases over the past days.
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.
Singaporeans cast ballots in general election World

Singaporeans cast ballots in general election

More than 2.65 million Singaporean voters began casting their ballots to elect 93 parliamentarians to the parliament (2020-2025 tenure) on July 10 morning amid the complicated developments of the coronavirus pandemic.
Day surgery increasingly performed at public hospitals Health

Day surgery increasingly performed at public hospitals

Less invasive surgery procedures are being performed during one-day stays at many public hospitals in HCM City, resulting in lower costs, reduced incidences of infections contracted during hospital stays, and reduction in patient overcrowding.
Tourist destinations nationwide reopen their doors Travel

Tourist destinations nationwide reopen their doors

Visitors to the central province of Thanh Hoa can now visit tourist destinations in the province, which have re-opened since last weekend, according to the decision of the Chairman of provincial People’s Committee.
2020 key for tech start-ups in Vietnam Sci-Tech

2020 key for tech start-ups in Vietnam

Like many other Asian countries, Vietnam is racing its regional counterparts to spur economic innovation with artificial intelligence (AI). Experts say voice recognition technology, AI, blockchain and big data will be major trends in 2020.
Indonesia speeds up capital city move World

Indonesia speeds up capital city move

Indonesian President Joko Widodo said on December 18 that he had ordered his Cabinet to speed up a 32.79 billion USD project to move the capital city from Jakarta to Borneo island so that the new "Silicon Valley"-like city could be ready by 2023, a year earlier than the government's original estimate.
Thailand speeds up smart airport project World

Thailand speeds up smart airport project

The Thai Transport Ministry is planning to use a facial recognition system in five upcountry airports as part of its ambitious "smart airport" project to reduce overcrowding, increase safety and boost tourism.