All-out efforts made to bring stranded Vietnamese people home Society

All-out efforts made to bring stranded Vietnamese people home

A special Vietnam Airlines flight brought 219 Vietnamese workers home from Equatorial Guinea in central Africa on July 29. Of the workers, 129 have tested positive for COVID-19. It was not the first time Vietnamese people stranded in a foreign country had been brought home, with such repatriation flights being testament to Vietnam’s motto of “No one left behind”.
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Doctors head to Equatorial Guinea to bring 120 COVID-19 patients home

A delegation of two doctors and two nurses of the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases headed to Equatorial Guinea to bring home 219 Vietnamese citizens, who are working for three Vietnamese companies in the host country, of whom 120 have tested positive for the coronavirus SARS-nCOV-2.
HCM City rolls out red carpet for Kazakhstani investors Business

HCM City rolls out red carpet for Kazakhstani investors

Ho Chi Minh City is willing to create favourable conditions for foreign businesses, including those from Kazakhstan, to land investment in the southern hub, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong said on February 20.
Death toll from Indonesia flood continues to rise World

Death toll from Indonesia flood continues to rise

Indonesia’s weather bureau on January 6 warned that more heavy downpours are expected after rains triggered flooding and landslides last December, killing at least 66 people in Jakarta and surrounding areas.
Customs to work extra hours to clear truck jam at border Business

Customs to work extra hours to clear truck jam at border

Local authorities on both sides of the Vietnam -China border have agreed to work extra hours to allow more Vietnamese agricultural goods to cross the border into China, said Nguyen Cong Truong, Vice Chairman of border province Lang Son's People Committee.
Master plan aims to improve ethnic minorities’ lives Politics

Master plan aims to improve ethnic minorities’ lives

Members of the National Assembly Standing Committee on September 18 discussed a draft resolution approving a master plan on socio-economic development in ethnic and mountainous areas as well as regions with extreme difficult situation in the 2021-2025 period.​