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The diversity of face masks in Saigonicon
SOCIETY04/05/20200

The diversity of face masks in Saigon

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 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.

Trade Ministry fines online sellers hiking prices of face masks and hand sanitisericon

Trade Ministry fines online sellers hiking prices of face masks and hand sanitiser

BUSINESS
24/02/2020

Sellers hiking the prices of face masks and hand sanitiser on some e-commerce websites have been fined.

Over 100,000 face masks without clear origins seizedicon

Over 100,000 face masks without clear origins seized

SOCIETY
19/02/2020

National authorities have seized nearly 112,500 face masks with unclear origins that were about to be put up for sale on the local market at a time when the public is in dire need of masks due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Coronavirus: Thousands queue for face masks in HCM Cityicon

Coronavirus: Thousands queue for face masks in HCM City

PHOTOS
17/02/2020

Thousands of people queued for hours on Ho Chi Minh City’s Nguyen Gian Thanh Street to buy face masks on February 16.

Face masks in demand amongst Hanoians to prevent spread of nCoVicon

Face masks in demand amongst Hanoians to prevent spread of nCoV

PHOTOS
12/02/2020

At Dong Xuan Knitting stores throughout Hanoi, crowds of people have been seen queueing up in recent days as they try to purchase face masks to combat the novel coronavirus (nCoV) epidemic.

Pharmaceutical company fined US$ 2,147 for raising facemask priceicon

Pharmaceutical company fined US$ 2,147 for raising facemask price

SOCIETY
11/02/2020

A pharmaceutical company in the Central Province of Thua Thien-Hue has been slapped with a fine worth VND50 million (US$2,140) after being caught selling a box of face masks at VND200,000 ($8.5), about four times higher than the regular price. 

A Chinese found smuggling 100,000 masks from Vietnamicon

A Chinese found smuggling 100,000 masks from Vietnam

SOCIETY
10/02/2020

This was not the first time that Vietnamese authority detained people hoarding face masks in large quantities for illegally export to China.

Market monitor warns against sales of used face masksicon

Market monitor warns against sales of used face masks

SOCIETY
09/02/2020

The local market is seeing used disposable face masks being collected for reselling and reuse, as well as fake hand sanitizers being widely produced, amid the rapid spread of the Wuhan coronavirus.