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‘Time Masks’: 67-year-old artisan’s unique craft in Hoi An

Exhibited in the traditional-style workshop, hundreds of masks with their own identity are given the unique and exotic name – “time masks”.

COVID-19: Without wearing masks, hefty fines given

Those who go out to public venues in Hanoi capital and Ho Chi Minh City without donning a face mask will be fined between VND1-3 million. 

Stiffer fines for mask violators

The Vietnamese Government is planning to fine people who don’t wear masks in public places up to VND3,000,000 (US$130).

Hà Nội returns to life after social distancing

After seven consecutive days of recording no new cases of COVID-19, social distancing regulations were eased in Hanoi at midnight on April 23.

Coronavirus: US accused of ‘piracy’ over mask ‘confiscation’

Berlin officials say 200,000 masks have been diverted to the US under a law invoked by Donald Trump.

Medical face masks can be reused with microwave method: expert

Used cloth masks and disposable medical masks can be reused if they are sprayed with disinfectant and microwaved at 800W for a minute, the director of the Institute for Occupational Safety and Environmental Health has said.


Coronavirus: Why some countries wear face masks and others don't

Step outside without a face mask in Hong Kong and you'll get looks. That's not true elsewhere. Why?

Vietnamese woman claims she was attacked in Australia for wearing a mask

A Vietnamese woman living in Australia has claimed her and her brother were attacked on a train because they were both wearing face masks.


Vietnam takes samples for coronavirus test at airports

Taking samples at the airport appears to be one of protective measures to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Crackdown on over-charging online sites

More than 30,000 stores have been closed on online shopping sites including Shopee, Tiki, and Lazada due to overcharging.


Apparel firms scramble to make mask production amid coronavirus spread

Many textile and garment businesses are scrambling to make face masks given the coronavirus outbreak-triggered lack of surgical masks.


VN Environment Ministry demands proper disposal of face masks to prevent COVID-19 spread

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has asked all cities and provinces to focus on correctly disposing discarded face masks, especially in quarantine sites, in an attempt to stop the spread of COVID-2019.


Health Ministry tells people not to panic about coronavirus

The Ministry of Health, speaking at a press conference held in Hanoi on February 5, urged the public not to panic about a new coronavirus.

Mask shops fined for overcharging

Two shops in Hanoi have been fined for overcharging for face masks amid rising demand due to the spreading of coronavirus.


BKAV runs second successful mask test fooling Apple’s Face ID

VietNamNet Bridge - BKAV Corporation has once again proved that Apple’s Face ID technology is not fully safe and should not be used in business transactions.

Happy Mid-autumn Festival in Hanoi

Besides lantern parade, serving out mid-autumn festival cakes and fruits, admiring the full moon on the 15th day of lunar August, in Hanoi, people experience the full moon atmosphere several weeks ago.

Making souls for Autumn Festival masks (photo)

 VietNamNet Bridge - Mrs. Huong Lan says that she sticks to cardboard mask making trade because she wants to preserve traditional culture. If for money, she would have transferred to other jobs.

6-year-old boy wears mask to school

With up to 60 percent of his body burned after a straw fire, the boy named Minh went to his class with a mask covering half of his deformed face. His body was also wrapped with gauze.