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“Impressive Vietnam amid COVID-19 fears” photo contest launchedicon

“Impressive Vietnam amid COVID-19 fears” photo contest launched

A photo contest themed “Impressive Vietnam amid COVID-19 fears” is open to all entries until July 10 and is set to play a part in efforts to encourage all citizens to join the country in the battle against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.

 
Hit by Covid-19, Vietnam enterprises turn to domestic marketicon

Hit by Covid-19, Vietnam enterprises turn to domestic market

BUSINESS
27/05/2020

A market with population of nearly 100 million is more than enough for domestic firms to boost sales and expand market shares.

Coronavirus: Sleepless nights for doctors in a war zoneicon

Coronavirus: Sleepless nights for doctors in a war zone

SOCIETY
26/05/2020

People in Afghanistan dared to hope for peace, but they are now fighting both violence and the virus.

Coronavirus outbreak: Five ways Europe is easing lockdownicon

Coronavirus outbreak: Five ways Europe is easing lockdown

SOCIETY
26/05/2020

Jogging in a Madrid park, having a Czech beer, taking a Greek ferry - Europe is opening up more.

Coronavirus: Spain to stop quarantining arrivals from 1 Julyicon

Coronavirus: Spain to stop quarantining arrivals from 1 July

SOCIETY
26/05/2020

Foreign visitors to Spain will no longer have to undergo a two-week quarantine from 1 July, the government has announced.

Coronavirus: Austrian president 'sorry' for breaking lockdown rulesicon

Coronavirus: Austrian president 'sorry' for breaking lockdown rules

POLITICS
25/05/2020

President Van der Bellen stayed at a Vienna restaurant beyond the mandated closing time of 23:00.

Coronavirus: China accuses US of spreading 'conspiracies'icon

Coronavirus: China accuses US of spreading 'conspiracies'

POLITICS
25/05/2020

The country's top diplomat hits out at Washington - raising tensions between the two world powers.

Vietnam continues repatriating citizens as global coronavirus cases pass 5 millionicon

Vietnam continues repatriating citizens as global coronavirus cases pass 5 million

SOCIETY
24/05/2020

The upcoming repatriation flights will help roughly 2,000 people fly home.

PM Phuc shares secrets behind VNs success in fighting COVID-19icon

PM Phuc shares secrets behind VNs success in fighting COVID-19

POLITICS
23/05/2020

Early awareness of the pandemic, appropriate, drastic and people-centric measures as well as public support are what behind Vietnam’s successes in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia May 23icon

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia May 23

SOCIETY
23/05/2020

Repeatedly tested negative for COVID-19, British pilot transferred to another hospital

Many hotels in HCMC priced too high for saleicon

Many hotels in HCMC priced too high for sale

BUSINESS
22/05/2020

Many hotel owners in HCMC are putting their properties on sale due to the tourism decline inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic but at very high prices.

Agribusinesses rocked by twin negative impactsicon

Agribusinesses rocked by twin negative impacts

BUSINESS
22/05/2020

In spite of several highlights, the agricultural picture remains gloomy due to twin blows of climate change and coronavirus.

The world in the post-Covid-19 era (Part 4)icon

The world in the post-Covid-19 era (Part 4)

FEATURE
22/05/2020

American scholar Stephen Walt, a realist and an ardent supporter of nationalism, said the post-epidemic world is a world that is less open, less prosperous and less free.

Health ministry considers repatriating British pilot after being treated for coronavirusicon

Health ministry considers repatriating British pilot after being treated for coronavirus

SOCIETY
22/05/2020

Vietnam's most critically ill COVID-19 patient, a British pilot, has now been deemed to be coronavirus-free, and the health ministry is considering the option of bringing him back to the UK for further care depending on his condition. 

Smoking increases risk of COVID-19 community transmissionicon

Smoking increases risk of COVID-19 community transmission

SOCIETY
22/05/2020

Smoking can increase the risk of COVID-19 transmission within the community as it weakens lung function and immune response to infections, an official said.

Vietnam Golden Ball Awards 2019 gala to take place on May 26icon

Vietnam Golden Ball Awards 2019 gala to take place on May 26

ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
21/05/2020

Ho Chi Minh City is scheduled to host the Vietnam Golden Ball Awards 2019 gala on May 26 after facing a series of long delays caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), according to the organisers.

State-led approach expected to boost 5G deployment in Vietnamicon

State-led approach expected to boost 5G deployment in Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
21/05/2020

5G appears to be high on the Vietnamese government’s priority list, with the earliest of services set to be commercialized in mid-2020 following trials conducted through 2019.

Vietnam faces fierce competition to attract capital flight from Chinaicon

Vietnam faces fierce competition to attract capital flight from China

BUSINESS
21/05/2020

With its early success in containing the Covid-19 pandemic, Vietnam is having a jump-start among potential investment destinations in attracting a new wave of FDI.