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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    Production recovery strategy post-COVID-19
    Production recovery strategy post-COVID-19
    VIDEOicon  08/06/2020 

    The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Vietnam’s production is clearly evident in each specific industry. 

    Praying for rain - unique ritual of Jrai people
    Praying for rain - unique ritual of Jrai people
    VIDEOicon  08/06/2020 

    A festival praying for rain is one of the largest and most unique of the Jrai people in the central highlands. 

    E-commerce a positive for retail sector
    E-commerce a positive for retail sector
    VIDEOicon  08/06/2020 

    Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the retail market in Vietnam in the first quarter of this year still recorded positive results from e-commerce, online shopping and delivery services.

    Bicycle sharing finds favour in Vietnam
    Bicycle sharing finds favour in Vietnam
    VIDEOicon  06/06/2020 

    While bicycle sharing may be quite a familiar concept in some countries around the world it remains quite novel in Vietnam. Though only recently introduced, the service has already been welcomed by local people.

    Redirection of FDI flows opens up opportunities for HCM City
    Redirection of FDI flows opens up opportunities for HCM City
    BUSINESSicon  04/06/2020 

    FDI inflows to HCM City rose to nearly 70 million USD in the first quarter of 2020 thanks to the gradual redirection of investment flows due to COVID-19.

    British pilot condition greatly improves
    British pilot condition greatly improves
    SOCIETYicon  04/06/2020 

    The most critical COVID-19 patient in Vietnam is nodding, smiling and evening shaking hands with healthcare workers.

    Turning junk into kid’s toys
    Turning junk into kid’s toys
    VIDEOicon  03/06/2020 

    Discarded tyres, cardboard boxes, and other materials have been given a new lease of life and turned into brand new toys for children via the meticulous hands of young people.

    Vietnamese agriculture sector takes advantage from COVID-19
    Vietnamese agriculture sector takes advantage from COVID-19
    VIDEOicon  02/06/2020 

    COVID-19 has prompted many economic sectors and their players to change. Some sectors have done quite well in renovating and made certain achievements.

    Vietnamese food: Chicken salad with mangosteen
    Vietnamese food: Chicken salad with mangosteen
    VIDEOicon  05/06/2020 

    Often referred to as the 'queen of tropical fruits', mangosteen is sweet, sour, juicy and ripes in the summer. In the south of Vietnam it is used in chicken salad, giving the dish a whole new taste sensation. 

    Vietnam’s tourism strives to bounce back
    Vietnam’s tourism strives to bounce back
    TRAVELicon  01/06/2020 

    The tourism sector is making concerted efforts to recover after a stagnant stage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on promoting domestic travel while preparing to welcome foreign arrivals.

    US is VN’s biggest export market in Jan-May
    US is VN’s biggest export market in Jan-May
    BUSINESSicon  01/06/2020 

    The US was Vietnam’s leading export market in the first five months of the year, despite a slight decrease in total export turnover.

    Animal charity calls on Government to ban dog and cat meat trade
    Animal charity calls on Government to ban dog and cat meat trade
    VIDEOicon  30/05/2020 

    Dog and cat meat consumption has always been a controversial topic in Việt Nam. Traditional food or appalling cruelty? 

    GAVI lauds Vietnam’s ways to control COVID-19
    GAVI lauds Vietnam’s ways to control COVID-19
    SOCIETYicon  28/05/2020 

    GAVI has published an article on its website gavi.org, highlighting the four ways Vietnam has managed to control the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Some international air services likely to be reopened
    Some international air services likely to be reopened
    TRAVELicon  28/05/2020 

    The Ministry of Transport has told the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) to consider reopening some international air routes to meet travel demand and resume trade activities.

    Vietnam to issue e-visas to citizens from 80 countries
    Vietnam to issue e-visas to citizens from 80 countries
    TRAVELicon  27/05/2020 

    From the beginning of July, residents from a number of countries worldwide will be allowed to enter Vietnam using e-visas.

    Vietnamese food: Shrimp cake
    Vietnamese food: Shrimp cake
    VIDEOicon  01/06/2020 

    No trip to Hanoi is complete without a visit to the city's iconic West Lake. But have you tried one of its traditional delicacies? These crispy shrimp cakes are the perfect complement to a day by the water's edge.

    WB: EVFTA could lift Vietnam’s exports by 12 percent by 2030
    WB: EVFTA could lift Vietnam’s exports by 12 percent by 2030
    BUSINESSicon  26/05/2020 

    The World Bank (WB) has predicted that the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) could help Vietnam’s GDP and exports grow 2.4 percent and 12 percent, respectively, by 2030, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has reported.

    Hoi An listed among top 10 cities of the world
    Hoi An listed among top 10 cities of the world
    VIDEOicon  26/05/2020 

    Vietnam’s ancient city of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam has been named among the top ten cities of the world by the New York-based Travel + Leisure magazine.

    Younger generation show off patriotism
    Younger generation show off patriotism
    YOUR VIETNAMicon  25/05/2020 

    During the war, young people showed their undying love for the Fatherland, and were ready to sacrifice their lives for national independence. Nowadays, young people have found another way to show their love in small ways.

    Over half of population to shop online by 2025
    Over half of population to shop online by 2025
    VIDEOicon  25/05/2020 

    Vietnam is aiming to have 55 percent of its population shopping online by 2025, with average consumer spending rising to 600 USD per year, according to a master plan on e-commerce development for 2021-2025.

     
     
     
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