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Indonesia records highest daily jump in COVID-19 cases

Coronavirus: WHO rethinking how Covid-19 spreads in air

The WHO has acknowledged there is evidence that Covid-19 can be spread by airborne particles.

Coronavirus: Moguls and lobbyists get millions in government aid

Kanye West's apparel brand, Jared Kushner's family and Donald Trump's lawyer were among the recipients.

Fashion rivals continuing to suffer in coronavirus fallout

Thousands of dismissed labourers at suppliers in Vietnam has exacerbated the floundering performance of major garment and footwear brands across the globe like Adidas, Nike, and Zara.

Hanoi plans to hold F1 Grand Prix in late November

Hanoi is in the midst of thoroughly evaluating and negotiating with relevant organisations in an effort to host the debut Vietnam Formula One (F1) Grand Prix in late November of this year.

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia July 8

Nearly 300 air passengers from Japan confirmed COVID-19 free in Da Nang


US to withdraw visas for foreign students if classes moved fully online

Some foreign students may need to move to a university with in-person classes to stay in the US.

Coronavirus: Fear over rise in animal-to-human diseases

A report says a rise in animal-to-human diseases will continue without urgent action.

Coronavirus: Why Singapore turned to wearable contact-tracing tech

The TraceTogether Token is designed to make an app more effective, but worries privacy campaigners.

Coronavirus: FDA chief refuses to back Trump's vaccine prediction

The head of the US drugs regulator has cast doubt on President Donald Trump's prediction that a Covid-19 vaccine will be ready this year.


Coronavirus: Records broken at socially distanced hot dog contest

Safety measures did not put off the champions, who ate 75 and 48.5 hot dogs respectively in 10 minutes.

Coronavirus in Singapore: Election campaigning without the handshakes

Wooing the public typically involves lots of physical interaction, but this vote's a little different.

Coronavirus: Australia to close Victoria-New South Wales border

The border between Australia's two most populous states, Victoria and New South Wales (NSW), is to close after a spike in Covid-19 cases in Melbourne.


Business outlook gloomy for firms based in Old Quarter of Hanoi

Many business owners in Hanoi’s famous Old Quarter are becoming increasingly concerned about the decline in customers, causing their revenue to sharply decrease, and resulting in many stores closing their doors following COVID-19 epidemic.

UK offers isolation exemption for 59 countries, including Vietnam

The UK government has moved to exempt arriving passengers from undergoing a 14-day period of self-isolation from 59 countries and territories, including Vietnam, when entering Britain as of July 10.

Fashion industry marks return with August show in Hue imperial citadel

Designers Vu Ngoc and Son are set to launch a fashion show in Hue imperial citadel on August 17 to herald the return of the Vietnamese fashion industry following the novel coronavirus.

270 Korean experts enter Vietnam, work for LG Group

Vietnam Airlines flight VN9417 carrying 270 experts from Incheon International Airport in the Republic of Korea landed at Cat Bi International Airport in Hai Phong port city on July 2.

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia July 3

Vietnam attends UN Security Council’s Open Debate on Pandemics and Security

Coronavirus: Texas governor mandates wearing of face masks

Warning of some intensive care units nearly full, Greg Abbott says the outbreak is "getting worse".

A foreigner with mild COVID-19 symptoms found in HCM City

A foreign national has tested mild positive for SARS-CoV-2 after displaying symptoms relating to the deadly virus at FV Hospital in District 7 of Ho Chi Minh City, according to a statement issued by local health officials on July 1.