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The vest uses a phone's backup battery, so it can work for more than eight hours. In addition, users can add "coolant" by adding ice into the included water jug without taking off their vests.


COVID-19 outbreaks under control, as health ministry ramps up talks for vaccines: Minister

Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long spoke to the media about his evaluation of the current wave of COVID-19 infections in the country and efforts to secure 150 million vaccines by the end of the year.

Vietnam should not be criticized for slow pace of vaccinations: FPT official

Some people have criticized the Government for being slow in vaccinating its people. To date, only nearly 1 percent of population has been vaccinated, a figure which is even lower than Laos and Cambodia.

Labour Confederation proposes health insurance premium exemption

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) has proposed an eight-month exemption of health insurance premiums, until January next year, for labourers and firms victimised by COVID-19.

201 local COVID-19 cases recorded, with current hotspots accounting for most

A total of 201 new domestic cases of COVID-19 across six Vietnamese localities were confirmed positive for the SARS-CoV2-virus by the Ministry of Health on June 6, with Bac Giang, Bac Ninh and Ho Chi Minh City suffering the most infections.

A serviced residence in Hanoi won International Property Awards 2021

The harmonious combination of traditional Vietnamese culture and contemporary art style in interior architecture has helped the hotel won the award.

Public reluctant to go to hospitals because of Covid-19

Many ill people in Danang are arriving at hospital too late due to fears of Covid-19.

Twin goal must be accompanied by vaccination strategy

In the current circumstance, countries that are able to reopen their borders will stand a bigger chance to spur economic growth. Such a chance are worth every effort to be made by Vietnam to grasp it. 

Quang Nam maps out tourism development for next five years, adapting to Covid-19

Quang Nam Province hopes to welcome some 12 million visitors until 2025, 50% of them international tourists, staying at 1,000 accommodation establishments with 22,000 rooms, revealed a Resolution on Quang Nam tourism development to 2025.

HCMC sees daily coronavirus cases reduce

Before June 1, the southern metropolis recorded 50 infection cases a day. On June 1 and 2, it reduced to 43 cases and 28 cases respectively.

Supermarkets report dramatic increase in online orders these days

Some supermarkets and fast food stores in districts 12, Tan Binh, Hoc Mon yesterday announced a dramatic increase in online orders, up by 3-5 times compared to prior days.

39 domestic COVID-19 cases confirmed, mostly in hotspots

The Ministry of Health on June 6 morning reported the latest detection of a further 39 locally-transmitted cases, with the majority found in Bac Giang at 21, HCMC at 10 and Bac Ninh at 8, lifting the overall number of infections to 7,029.

HCM City to impose social distancing from May 31

Social distancing will be imposed in Ho Chi Minh City under the Prime Minister's Directive 15/2020.

COVID-19: Vietnam records 142 more local cases, 49 cases in HCM City

The Ministry of Health (MoH) announced an additional 142 locally transmitted coronavirus cases in five localities on May 30 afternoon, including 49 cases in Ho Chi Minh City.

Customs sector helps exporters utilise benefits of FTAs

The customs sector will continue to introduce measures to help Vietnamese enterprises fully tap the benefits brought about by FTAs Vietnam has signed with foreign partners, an official from the General Department of Vietnam Customs has said.

Lonely Planet highlights Vietnam’s Top 7 road trips

Australia's renowned travel guide Lonely Planet has selected the seven best road trips in Vietnam, spanning from the country’s north down to its southern reaches.

Prime Minister visits epidemic center to encourage frontline forces

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on May 29 went to Bac Giang province, the country’s largest Covid-19 hotspot, to encourage the frontline forces in epidemic fighting. 

CPI inches up 0.16 percent in May

Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) in May was up 0.16 percent agaisnt April and 2.9 percent from last year, reported the General Statistics Office (GSO) on May 29.

Lending interest rates about to increase

Recently, the interbank interest rates suddenly jumped, causing many people to worry whether bank lending rates will increase in the coming time while the business and production activities have been facing many difficulties due to Covid-19.

New strain of coronavirus detected in Vietnam

Provincial authorities are required to have more active, appropriate and effective measures to control and repel the disease.