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The market, the biggest festival of the northwestern mountain tribes, is expected to attract more tourists after the Covid-19 pandemic.

Phu Quoc Island to bring tourists back this year

Businesses get ready to welcome back visitors to the resort island of Phu Quoc, where is among tourist destinations that have contained the pandemic.

Steel prices suffer decline of VND300,000 per tonne

The price of steel has continued to drop by VND300,000 per tonne, marking the third significant fall after reaching a highs back in late 2020.

National infection count crosses 19,300 following detection of 267 new cases

The national infection tally has increased to 19,310 after the Health Ministry confirmed a further 267 fresh cases of COVID-19 on July 4 morning, with Ho Chi Minh City continuing to suffer the most infections at 217.

Vietnam sees record daily COVID-19 infections on July 3

Vietnam logged 353 new COVID-19 cases from in the past six hours to 6pm on July 3, raising the total number of infections in the day to 922, a record high so far, reported the Health Ministry.

Hanoi university’s high flow nasal cannula makes debut

BKVM-HF1, a high flow nasal cannula (HFNC) produced by the Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) in cooperation with VMED Group, made debut in Hanoi on July 2.

Vietnam aims for herd immunity in late 2021, early 2022

Vietnam is sparing no effort to complete vaccinating its citizens in late 2021 or early 2022, said Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.

Vietnam reports 239 new domestic COVID-19 cases on July 3 morning

Vietnam logged 239 new domestic COVID-19 cases over the last 12 hours to 6am on July 3, raising the national tally to 18,360, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).

More than 700 new cases of COVID-19 cases reported in Vietnam on July 1

Vietnam recorded its second highest daily increase in COVID-19 cases on Thursday with 713 cases confirmed.

Paintings portray inspiring stories during pandemic

Inspiring images of a doctor wearing PPE feeding a COVID-19-infected baby, shops offering free lunches and rice ATMs are some of the inspirations for painter Le Sa Long’s recent artworks about the pandemic.

HCM City extends social distancing as COVID-19 cases surge

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s busiest and most populous locality, is expected to extend social distancing which was imposed a month ago as the number of newly detected cases has increased considerably these days.

Murals in Hanoi convey message of fighting Covid-19

A 100-metre-long wall on Vu Trong Khanh Street in Hanoi's Ha Dong District, is now painted with colorful images that spread a message of fighting COVID-19. It is a work by the Hanoi Youth Union.

Vietnam pilots seven-day quarantine for foreigners with two Covid-19 jabs

Vietnamese Ministry of Health has decided to implement the pilot of the vaccine passport program in the Northern Province of Quang Ninh.

Real estate market expected to recover when pandemic is under control

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a slowdown in the property market but many experts believe this is only temporary and are pinning their hopes on a rebound once the virus is under control.


COVID-19: Vietnam confirms 50 new cases, including 40 in HCM City

Vietnam has logged an additional 50 coronavirus cases in three localities nationwide during the past 12 hours, with Ho Chi Minh City alone recording 40 cases, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).


Sacrificing on the pandemic frontline

Similarly, Pham Thi Hue, a 23-year-old nurse, cut her favourite long hair to facilitate the care of COVID-19 patients.


All four Vietnamese students win silver at Int’l informatics Olympiad

All four Vietnamese students participating in the International Olympiad in Informatics 2021 brought home silver medals, according to the Ministry of Education and Training’s Quality Management Department.

Petrol price rises VND700 per liter on June 26

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) and the Ministry of Finance (MoF) announced the adjustment of petrol prices at 3 p.m. on June 26.

Online extra classes boom as summer holiday arrives

Many parents in Vietnam are choosing online extra classes for their children amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

WHO to visit Vietnam to test homegrown Covid-19 vaccine

Covid-19 vaccine developer said it will conduct clinical trials on one million people in the north and the south in July.