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Concerns over discarded face masks and the circular economyicon
FEATURE20/07/20210

Concerns over discarded face masks and the circular economy

How to treat used face masks is a new problem emerging during the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic.

 
Passengers failing to wear masks on flights face fine of US$130icon

Passengers failing to wear masks on flights face fine of US$130

SOCIETY
16/12/2020

Airline passengers who fail to wear face masks during flights face fines up to VND3 million ($130), under a new order by the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam.

Hanoi ban shoppers without face masks at shopping centresicon

Hanoi ban shoppers without face masks at shopping centres

SOCIETY
13/11/2020

People without face masks will not be allowed to enter supermarkets and shopping centres in Hanoi.

Face masks mandatory in five places in Hanoiicon

Face masks mandatory in five places in Hanoi

SOCIETY
13/11/2020

The Hanoi government has mandated residents to wear face masks at five places — hospitals, coach and bus stations, markets, supermarkets and commercial centers, and public sites — to avoid contracting the coronavirus.

Hanoi fines people for not wearing face masks at pedestrian streetsicon

Hanoi fines people for not wearing face masks at pedestrian streets

SOCIETY
08/11/2020

The police in Hanoi's Hoan Kiem District and medical staff have started raising public awareness about Covid-19 and fined people that failed to wear face masks in the pedestrian streets.

The diversity of face masks in Saigonicon

The diversity of face masks in Saigon

SOCIETY
04/05/2020

Social distancing rules during Covid-19 mean that the face mask has become an inseparable part of anyone should he or she want to venture out of the four walls of their house. 

Vietnam exports nearly 416 million face masksicon

Vietnam exports nearly 416 million face masks

BUSINESS
01/05/2020

Vietnam exported 415.7 million face masks worth 63.19 million USD from January 1 to April 19, according to the General Department of Customs.

The thorny path of bringing cloth face masks to America, Europeicon

The thorny path of bringing cloth face masks to America, Europe

BUSINESS
24/04/2020

As foreign partners have stopped placing orders, some textile and garment companies have shifted to producing cloth antibacterial face masks. However, not all have succeeded.

Vietnam could become world’s face mask factory amid COVID-19icon

Vietnam could become world’s face mask factory amid COVID-19

BUSINESS
16/04/2020

The garment industry was suffering an unprecedented crisis due to COVID-19, but the pandemic also brought significant opportunities for Vietnam to become the world’s face mask factory.

How is shoemaking startup overcoming Covid-19?icon

How is shoemaking startup overcoming Covid-19?

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
15/04/2020

ShoeX spent four months researching and developing the world's first face protective mask made from coffee grounds. The biodegradable filter membrane is replaceable.

Shifting to medical face masks not very fruitful on long termicon

Shifting to medical face masks not very fruitful on long term

FEATURE
14/04/2020

Switching to face mask production may not yield long-term benefits as the COVID-19 pandemic should last no more than two years based on previous epidemics.

Hanoi moves to crack down on COVID-19 law-breakersicon

Hanoi moves to crack down on COVID-19 law-breakers

SOCIETY
05/04/2020

Large fines of up to VND20 million are set to be imposed on individuals and organisations that break regulations on social distancing in the capital city of Hanoi in an attempt to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Bamboo Airways carries European citizens homeicon

Bamboo Airways carries European citizens home

SOCIETY
26/03/2020

The first direct flight between Vietnam and the Czech Republic carried 204 Czech and 82 other European passengers home and tens of tonnes of medical equipment and materials to support COVID-19 prevention and control in the European country.

Wearing face masks compulsory for foreign tourists in Hoi An world heritageicon

Wearing face masks compulsory for foreign tourists in Hoi An world heritage

TRAVEL
20/03/2020

The central province of Quang Nam has required all foreign visitors to wear face masks when visiting the world heritage site of Hoi An city in the province.

Foreign visitors wander Hue streets without face masksicon

Foreign visitors wander Hue streets without face masks

PHOTOS
18/03/2020

Despite new regulations coming into force on March 16 making it mandatory for all people to wear face masks in public, many foreign visitors could still be spotted not wearing face masks when strolling along the streets of Hue.

In Vietnam, wearing face masks in public becomes compulsoryicon

In Vietnam, wearing face masks in public becomes compulsory

SOCIETY
16/03/2020

As from March 16, 2020, Vietnam requires all Vietnamese citizens as well as foreign citizens in Vietnam to wear face masks in public places where there are many people, such as supermarkets, airports, bus terminals or public transport.

Foreign tourists in Hanoi wander streets without face masksicon

Foreign tourists in Hanoi wander streets without face masks

PHOTOS
12/03/2020

Many foreign travelers visiting relic sites around Hanoi are not wearing face masks amid the increasingly complicated developments surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.

Stronger measures taken to prevent COVID-19 spread via aviation operationsicon

Stronger measures taken to prevent COVID-19 spread via aviation operations

SOCIETY
12/03/2020

Passengers boarding flights of Vietnamese airlines will have to wear face masks compulsorily while those of foreign carriers coming or leaving the country are also strongly recommended to do the same to avoid coronavirus infection.