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The authorities of Phu Nhuan District in Ho Chi Minh City have worked with a local coffee shop to organize an exhibition of paintings and artifacts to look back at the past year of fighting against Covid-19.

Health ministry mulls COVID-19 as occupational disease

The Ministry of Health is drafting a circular to add COVID-19 to the list of occupational diseases, meaning that certain workers will be able to make social insurance claims if they contracted the coronavirus at work as Vietnam has dropped

Vietnam reports 14,112 new COVID-19 cases on Feb. 6

Vietnam logged 14,112 new COVID-19 infections on February 6, including seven imported cases, according to the Ministry of Health.

COVID-19: Additional 8,601 cases reported on February 3

Vietnam logged 8,601 new COVID-19 infections, including 26 imported cases, in the past 24 hours to 16:00 on February 3, said the Ministry of Health.

Ninh Binh’s tourist attractions reopen to visitors from other provinces

All tourist attractions in the northern province of Ninh Binh can now welcome back tourists from other provinces and cities starting today, February 1, or the first day of the lunar new year.

Over 13,600 new Covid infections reported

The Ministry of Health this evening, January 30, confirmed 13,694 fresh Covid cases, with 38 of them imported and 13,656 locally infected in 61 cities and provinces, down 1,444 cases against yesterday.

Vietnam striving to regain foothold for pepper industry

Vietnam is seeking ways to revive the billion-dollar pepper industry which has been struggling against unfavourable weather conditions and the COVID-19 pandemic for over the last several years.

HCMC maintains green zone for three consecutive weeks

Ho Chi Minh City has been a green zone for three consecutive weeks without districts in orange zones. The number of new infection cases continued to decline sharply compared to the previous week.

More capital flows come to economic, industrial parks in 2021

Economic and industrial parks nationwide drew 539 foreign-invested and 615 domestic projects with a total registered capital of 12.8 billion USD last year despite COVID-19 pandemic, up 15 percent annually.

Health Ministry confirms 15,684 new Covid cases on Sunday

The Ministry of Health confirmed 15,684 new Covid infections on Sunday, January 16, including 41 imported cases and 15,643 domestic transmissions in 61 cities and provinces nationwide, falling by over 660 cases against yesterday.

Vietnam’s Covid-19 infections surpass 2 million

Vaccination is the key to enabling the country to pursue its recovery plans.

Positive outlook for insurance stocks as 2022 arrives

State capital divestment planning and the removal of limitations on foreign ownership are expected to drive insurance stocks to flourish in 2022.

HCMC’s coronavirus alert level one, becoming green zone

Ho Chi Minh City’s coronavirus alert level has been decreased from level two to one - meaning transmission of cases is less or reducing.

Unemployment not as stressful as workload backlog post-lockdown

The labor market mostly recovered when Covid-19 cooled down and as a result, it has been difficult for many firms to gather employees.

Universalization of vaccine needed for COVID-19 combat in new normal: Vietnamese diplomat

Nguyen Phuong Tra, Deputy Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN) has emphasized pandemic control measures, including universalization of vaccine to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic in the new normal and ensure social security

COVID-19: New cases on October 10 top 3,528

Vietnam recorded 3,528 new cases of COVID-19 on October 10, a drop of 999 cases compared to the previous day, according to the Ministry of Health.

Domestic petrol prices to reach new highs on global market rally

Retail petrol prices in Vietnam are likely to reach new highs when the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Industry and Trade announce their price adjustments on October 11.

Tourism sector expects to revive operations soon: Minister

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) is looking forward to quickly resume operations of the tourism industry which was battered by the COVID-19 pandemic, Minister Nguyen Van Hung has said.

Vietnam likely to attain trade surplus in 2021

Vietnam is in a favorable condition to take advantage of free trade agreements (FTA) that the country is a part of, as well as growing global demand in the late-year shopping season.

Covid-19 outbreak accelerates renovation of old buildings in Hanoi

The use of shared utilities in old apartment buildings is among the main reasons leading to Covid-19 infection in the community.