Update news covid-19

The Ministry of Finance issued Circular No. 47 on June 24 to cut 30 fees in the second half of 2021 to support businesses and citizens affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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).

Artists spread safety messages amid pandemic

It’s the peak of summer in Hanoi and the sun is beating down relentlessly.


Suburban resorts full as Hanoians escape summer heat

As Hanoians cannot take long-distance trips these days because of the pandemic, they have been going to resorts near Hanoi. Many suburban resorts are often full on weekends.

The richest banker revealed, with assets worth US$2 billion

Techcombank shares (TCB) of billionaire Ho Hung Anh have been increasing in price. Forbes estimates that Anh now has $2 billion in stock assets. Other recent developments of the country's wealthy:

Doctors bring Vietnam's COVID-19 prevention role model to UN peacekeeping mission

The first mission abroad of Captain Nguyen Trong Chien, an infectious disease doctor, was in the war-ravaged Republic of South Sudan.

Hanoi may relax some Covid-prevention measures this week

The authorities of Hanoi will consider relaxing some Covid-19 prevention measures this week.

COVID-19: HCM City second worst-hit locality in Vietnam as cases surge

Ho Chi Minh City, the busiest and most populous locality in Vietnam, has overtaken Bac Ninh province in the north to become the second worst affected locality during the latest COVID-109 outbreak.

Vietnam racing against time to protect industrial parks from COVID-19

Vietnam’s count of COVID-19 cases has crossed the milestone of 10,000 more than a month after the resurgence of the virus began in late April, wreaking havoc on multiple major industrial parks where thousands of factory workers have become infected.

94 more cases raise daily tally to 311, mostly in current hotspots

An additional 94 new domestic cases were confirmed positive for the SARS-CoV-2-virus on June 20 evening, bringing the daily infection count to 311, with HCMC and Bac Giang province reporting the most infections at 137, and 96.

Da Nang imposes a ban on swimming at public beaches

Da Nang City has set a restriction on swimming at public beaches due to 24 latest confirmed cases of Covid-19 starting at 12 p.m on June 20 after spending more than 30 days without any community transmission cases.

Delicate balance needed to address Vietnam’s property risks: HSBC

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) is facing a delicate balance of curtailing excessive lending to real estate developers while reducing imminent Covid-19 risks to the sector, according to HSBC.

Factors keeping capital flowing into Vietnam stock market remain unchanged

The mid-term outlook of the market remains bright, but in short-term, investors may face certain risks.

Bac Giang compiles three scenarios for lychee consumption amid COVID-19

The northern province of Bac Giang, dubbed Vietnam’s “kingdom of lychee”, has devised three scenarios for the sales of its staple in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

HCMC suspends street markets, public passenger transport service

The People’s Committee of HCMC on June 19 has announced to suspend temporary street markets, taxis, App-based cars and motorbikes transporting passengers, city buses and trans-provincial coaches amid continuing Covid-19 transmission.

Hanoi calls for public support to aid Covid-19 vaccination drive: Mayor

Hanoi targets to ensure that most local people have vaccinated as soon as possible and to bring social life back to normal.

Vietnam targets environmentally friendly tourism development

Green growth and stable development are the orientation of the tourism industry in the coming time.

National infection count climbs close to 13,000 following detection of 78 new cases

The nation recorded 78 more COVID-19 infections, including 76 domestic cases and two imported ones, in the past 12 hours to 6:00 am on June 20, taking the national tally to 12,978, according to the Ministry of Health.

First emergency treatment for UN staff member marks new milestone in Vietnam–UN ties

Vietnam, at the request of the United Nations, has received and successfully treated a UN staff member who contracted COVID-19 while working in a regional country and was in critical condition.

Vietnam needs breakthrough solutions to quickly stamp out epidemic

Professor Nguyen Thien Nhan has written the following article about how to curb the Covid-19 in Vietnam within three months.