Update news covid-19

Vietnam recorded an additional 52 new domestically-transmitted COVID-19 cases in the past 12 hours to 6am on May 30, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).

AI, IoT solutions used in COVID-19 screening at quarantine areas

Non-touch temperature screening kiosks and cameras as well as software modules using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) should be set up in high-risk Covid-19 locations, including quarantine areas, experts have said. 

Hanoi shuts down on-site restaurants, hair salons

Hanoi starts shutting down all food and beverage establishments as well as hair salons and beauty parlors from 12:00 on May 25 so as to contain the spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 which causes COVID-19.

Village classroom connects with the world

Teacher Phuong's story can be considered a typical case study in addressing the question: What is digital transformation?

Infection tally in new wave hit 2,164, with 129 more cases confirmed

The infection tally of Vietnam's fourth coronavirus wave rose to 2,164 after an additional 129 new COVID-19 cases of local transmission were confirmed by the Ministry of Health on May 23.

Health workers face toughest pandemic battle yet

The fourth wave of COVID-19 infections, starting from April 27, is considered the most severe in Vietnam since the pandemic began.

COVID-19: Vietnam records 31 more local infections, with 29 detected in Bac Ninh epicenter

The Health Ministry confirmed 31 further fresh local cases of COVID-19 on May 23 morning, including 29 in Bac Ninh and 2 in Ninh Binh, raising the infection count of Vietnam's fourth coronavirus wave to 2,066.

Election campaigns completed safely in compliance with law

With determination of the entire political system at all levels in localities and support of voters nationwide, election campaigns both online or offline were held successfully.

Fixing technological vulnerabilities and fighting coronavirus

Although the VHD, NCOVI and Bluezone apps have helped people make health declarations, there are still loopholes that allow people to avoid the declarations.

The 'golden keys' for Sun Group to attract talents

Vietnam’s premier develop of luxury tourism and real estate projects offers employees a uniquely positive work environment, an ideal work-life balance and opportunities to support sustainable and community-oriented projects.

Technology helps Vietnam in Covid-19 battle

Technological solutions recommended by the Ministry of Information and Communications have contributed to helping many provinces in Vietnam detect, localize, and prevent the spread of Covid-19 while maintaining a "new normal" life.

COVID-19: Vietnam confirms 187 community cases over 24 hours

The Ministry of Health (MoH) announced an additional 54 locally transmitted coronavirus cases recorded in Vietnam during the past six hours, raising the country’s 24-hour infection number to a record high of 187.



Aviation authorities reject five airport construction proposals

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has rejected proposals from five localities to build their own airports.

Hospitals struggling to gain full self-autonomy to prevent brain drain

Hospitals and medical workers have been so far struggling to achieve full self- autonomy.

Ministry provides emergency medical assistance for Covid-19 hit Bac Giang

The Covid-19 epidemic has been stressful in Bac Giang, with an increase in infection cases in industrial parks, hence the Ministry of Health decided to provide exceptional emergency medical assistance for Bac Giang’s fight against Covid-19.

Finance Ministry asks localities to enhance price stabilization

Due to the complicated Covid-19 situation, MOF has written to the governments of provinces and cities asking them to enhance price stabilization and management following Deputy PM Le Minh Khai’s directive on price governance in 2021.


Rice exporters urged to utilise FTAs to boost declining shipments

Vietnamese rice exporters have been urged to play a more active role in utilising free trade agreements (FTAs) to which Vietnam is a party to boost falling exports.

Hacinco director dismissed for spreading coronavirus

Nguyen Van Thanh has caused serious consequences in the community, making many offices and buildings in Hanoi putting under lockdown.


Illegal cryptocurrency exchanges turn investors into debtors

All foreign exchange (forex) trading activities in Vietnam are illegal as the authorities have not issued license for any forex trading floor.

COVID-19: 127 more cases detected, caseload breaches 1,000-mark over 20 days

The Ministry of Health (MoH) reported on May 16 morning that an additional 127 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in Vietnam during the past 12 hours, breaking a 1,000-case mark in just 20 days.