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Millions of jobs in Asia’s vital garment industry are at risk due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: Islamophobia concerns after India mosque outbreak

Outrage over a Muslim congregation that led to new Covid-19 cluster turns hateful.

Coronavirus: India's race to build a low-cost ventilator to save Covid-19 patients

A group of young engineers are racing against time to develop a $650 ventilator for Covid-19 patients.

Numbers of COVID-19 cases, deaths in Asia-Pacific keep rising

Many countries in the Asia-Pacific region continued to report new COVID-19 cases and deaths on March 31.

Coronavirus: India's PM Modi seeks 'forgiveness' over lockdown

Narendra Modi apologises for sweeping restrictions that have left many jobless and hungry.

India's poorest 'fear hunger may kill us before coronavirus'

Millions of Indians who rely on daily wages from jobs like cleaning risk running out of money.

Coronavirus: India enters 'total lockdown' after spike in cases

Panic-buying grips major cities as the country brings in restrictions amid the coronavirus crisis.

Taj Mahal: 'Monument of love' shuts down amid coronavirus fears

India has reported 114 confirmed cases of Covid-19 and two related deaths.

Coronavirus: Drug shortage fears as India limits exports

It comes as the coronavirus outbreak has kept many Chinese drug ingredient manufacturers shut.

Tim Cook says Apple's first Indian store to open 2021

The iPhone maker lags behind competitors in the world's second largest mobile phone market.

Donald Trump in India: US president begins first official trip

The US president's visit is expected to focus on ties between the world's two largest democracies.

Vietnam attends international Buddhism conference in India

Scholars from Vietnam, India and other countries including Australia and Belgium exchanged views on Buddhism’s role in India’s Bhubaneswar city on February 8-9.

Vietnamese youths join international exchange programme in India

A Vietnamese youth delegation recently participated in an international exchange programme in New Delhi at the invitation of India’s National Cadet Corps.

India initiates anti-dumping investigation on viscose spun yarn from Viet Nam

The Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam has announced that India has initiated an anti-dumping investigation concerning imports of viscose spun yarn originating in or exported from three countries, including Vietnam, China and Indonesia.

 

VN steel sector faces troubles in 2019

The steel industry experienced many difficulties in 2019 due to stronger steel imports and reduced sales of locally made products at home and abroad.

HCM City International Music Festival opens

The Ho Chi Minh City International Music Festival 2019 (HOZO 2019) kicked off at the Nguyen Hue pedestrian street, District 1, HCM City on December 13.

Vietnam Finance Ministry to remove import tariffs for automotive input materials

The move is aimed to help develop the automotive supporting industries, particularly as Vietnam still has to import massive basic materials for domestic car production.

Vietnam, India enhance defence ties

The Vietnamese Government, people and army always attach importance to comprehensively and practically developing relations with India, a senior Vietnamese officer has said.

Vietnam's representative Yen Trang wins Miss Asia 2019 crown

Yen Trang, Vietnam’s entrant at Miss Asia 2019, has been crowned the competition’s winner at the pageant’s recent conclusion in India.

India lowers evisa fees for Vietnamese travelers

The Indian government has dropped evisa application fees for Vietnamese visitors to the lowest available levels, aiming to attract more tourists from the potential source market.