Three months of COVID-19 pandemic in Vietnam

It was exactly three months ago the first case of novel coronavirus was recorded in Vietnam. An awful lot has happened here since January 23rd. Here is a look back at the key events of the last 12 weeks.

     
     
     

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    Vietnamese food: Tofu pudding
    Vietnamese food: Tofu pudding
    VIDEOicon  12/05/2020 

    Feeling the heat? This traditional treat is a sure fire way to cool down! Those of you with a sweet tooth won’t want to miss out on a bit of tofu pudding.

    Tuyen Quang tightens protection of wildlife
    Tuyen Quang tightens protection of wildlife
    VIDEOicon  11/05/2020 

    The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang boasts more than 233,000 hectares of forests and a host of wildlife, 18 of which are in the Vietnam Red Book of endangered species and 15 in the World Red Book.

    Vietnamese midfielder in Fox Sports poll for Asian Front Three
    Vietnamese midfielder in Fox Sports poll for Asian Front Three
    ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTSicon  11/05/2020 

    Vietnamese football star Nguyen Quang Hai has been listed as one of nine nominees for Asian Front Three by the prestigious sport website Fox Sports Asia.

    PM Phuc tells Vietnam to restart the economy
    PM Phuc tells Vietnam to restart the economy
    POLITICSicon  10/05/2020 

    An online dialogue between Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the business community took place on May 9, aiming to address businesses’ concerns, boost production and restart the economy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Muong Phang relic site in Dien Bien at a glance
    Muong Phang relic site in Dien Bien at a glance
    VIDEOicon  10/05/2020 

    Muong Phang relic site in Muong Phang commune in the northern city of Dien Bien was the command post for the Dien Bien Phu Campaign, where General Vo Nguyen Giap commanded a victory that “resounded throughout five continents”.

    Airlines allowed to operate at full capacity from May 7
    Airlines allowed to operate at full capacity from May 7
    VIDEOicon  08/05/2020 

    The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) has notified Vietnamese airlines that seat distancing and restrictions on passenger numbers are to be abolished from 00:00 on May 7.

    Dien Bien Phu - resplendent victory of Vietnam
    Dien Bien Phu - resplendent victory of Vietnam
    YOUR VIETNAMicon  08/05/2020 

    66 years ago, Vietnam became famous throughout the world for the Dien Bien Phu Victory which “resounded throughout the five continents and was world-shaking”. 

    Vietnam intensifies economic recovery efforts post COVID-19
    Vietnam intensifies economic recovery efforts post COVID-19
    VIDEOicon  07/05/2020 

    Despite the impacts of Covid-19, Vietnam recorded growth of 3.82 percent in the first three months of 2020. Economic recovery plans are also being developed for after the pandemic.

    Vietnam economy hit hard by COVID-19 pandemic: WB
    Vietnam economy hit hard by COVID-19 pandemic: WB
    VIDEOicon  07/05/2020 

    Vietnam has been hit hard by the current novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), but it will show signs of recovery in the post-coronavirus period, the World Bank said in its Vietnam Macro Monitoring report for May.

    Government programme encourages marriage before the age of 30
    Government programme encourages marriage before the age of 30
    SOCIETYicon  06/05/2020 

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a birth rate adjustment programme towards 2030 which encourages people to get married before the age of 30 and women to give birth to the second child before they get 35 years old.

    Unsung heroes in the fight against COVID-19
    Unsung heroes in the fight against COVID-19
    VIDEOicon  05/05/2020 

    Frontline medical staff are rightly being praised for their amazing work. But away from the limelight there are many caregivers equally as important. These are people helping those less fortunate during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Flying kites - Happiness on a string
    Flying kites - Happiness on a string
    VIDEOicon  04/05/2020 

    Colourful kites in sparkling sunlight with a backdrop of blue sky is truly a sight to behold and exudes a certain serenity. Such stunning scenes are soothing and relaxing for people of all ages.

    Tens of millions of students back to school after long COVID-19 break
    Tens of millions of students back to school after long COVID-19 break
    PHOTOSicon  04/05/2020 

    Tens of millions of students from kindergartens to high schools nationwide returned to school on May 4 morning after a three-month closure to prevent COVID-19 transmission.

    EU - Vietnam FTA a challenge for garment sector
    EU - Vietnam FTA a challenge for garment sector
    VIDEOicon  02/05/2020 

    Vietnam’s garment sector will face a host of challenges from the EU - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement, with the greatest being a shortage of raw material supplies. 

    Bailout package reaches people in need
    Bailout package reaches people in need
    VIDEOicon  01/05/2020 

    Many people across Vietnam have been adversely affected by COVID-19, prompting the government to release a bailout package worth VND62 trillion ($2.66 billion) in early April. The package has since been reaching needy people.

    War veterans recall days fighting for the motherland
    War veterans recall days fighting for the motherland
    VIDEOicon  01/05/2020 

    It has been over 40 years since the American War came to an end but unforgettable memories of historic days fighting for the liberation of the motherland still flood back to war veterans whenever they visit old battlefields.

    Vietnam attracts 12.33 billion USD in FDI in four months
    Vietnam attracts 12.33 billion USD in FDI in four months
    VIDEOicon  01/05/2020 

    Vietnam attracted $12.33 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first four months of 2020, a year-on-year decrease of 15.5 percent due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Foreigners stranded in Vietnam receiving assistance
    Foreigners stranded in Vietnam receiving assistance
    VIDEOicon  28/04/2020 

    With countries around the globe closing their borders to confront the COVID-19 pandemic, many foreigners stranded in Vietnam have received assistance from local authorities to overcome the unprecedented situation. 

    Garment factories shift production to masks amid COVID-19
    Garment factories shift production to masks amid COVID-19
    VIDEOicon  27/04/2020 

    Vietnam's garment industry is suffering from an unprecedented crisis due to COVID-19, but the pandemic has also offered significant opportunities for the country to become the world’s face mask hub.

    EVFTA to grow Vietnam’s fertilizer industry
    EVFTA to grow Vietnam’s fertilizer industry
    BUSINESSicon  27/04/2020 

    Free trade agreements, including the latest one signed between Vietnam and the EU, will benefit the domestic fertilizer sector, with more diverse import and export markets, experts said.

     
     
     
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