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Firms are increasingly confident about the year-ahead outlook.

Digital transformation helps enterprises adapt to new normal

After the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic, despite lockdown orders, social distancing, and direct contact restriction, there was not a complete collapse of socio-economic life.

Students can go back to school: Minister

Minister of Education and Training Nguyen Kim Son said that gradual reopening of schools is a necessity as Vietnam’s vaccination rate is high, drugs for Covid-19 have been improved, and anti-pandemic conditions and people’s awareness have improved.

AmCham Vietnam to promote increased trade and investment ties in Vietnam

AmCham will continue to work on lowering barriers to trade and creating a high-standard, transparent, and stable business environment in Vietnam.

Vietnamese tourism flexibly adaptive to revive in new situation

The number of international tourists to Vietnam in December 2021 rose by 14.2 percent compared to that of the previous month as the country is piloting the welcome of foreign visitors and international commercial flights are being resumed.

HCMC approves health strategy in new normal state

The People's Committee in HCM City has just decided to approve the Health Strategy in the new normal state of flexible adaptation and effective control of the Covid-19 epidemic in the city to ensure safety for people's health.

HCM City awaits nod from ministry to receive foreign travelers

HCM City’s travel firms are reopening to do business in the new normal but domestic demand remains low. The firms are currently seeking permission from agencies to receive foreign travelers.

Optimism returns as Vietnam reopens, but risks lurk

Two months have elapsed since the issuance of Resolution128 which said Vietnam needs to ‘live together with the pandemic’. Production has gradually resumed and positive signs in the economy are reappearing.

HCMC: eateries continuously allowed to operate until 10pm

The People’s Committee of HCMC has approved a decision to extend a pilot program allowing food and drink facilities to operate until 10 p.m.

Covid-19 infections, deaths keep increasing

The Ministry of Health yesterday recorded an additional 13,998 cases of Covid-19 in 57 provinces and cities including 8,402 cases in the community and 203 deaths in 22 provinces and cities.

HCM City businesses adapt to ‘new normal’

Though the COVID-19 pandemic remains unpredictable, many businesses in the country’s pandemic hotspot HCM City have resumed full operations despite stringent prevention protocols and human resource shortages.

Technology application a must for education in ‘new normal’

“Technology plus 5K” should be the keyword for Vietnam when resuming face-to-face learning in the new normal, experts say.

Foreign tourist arrivals to Vietnam up 42.4 percent in November

Vietnam welcomed over 15,000 foreign tourists in November, up 42.4 percent from the figure in October, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on November 29.

Saigonese take up archery, stand-up paddleboarding following lockdown

Social isolation in HCM City has sparked interest in archery which improves focus and patience and rowing SUP (Stand Up Paddleboarding) which allows people to enjoy a riverside picnic.

Woodwork enterprises racing for year-end orders

Despite the adverse effects caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, export sales of Vietnam’s woodwork industry have climbed.

EU enterprises in Vietnam optimistic again

The leadership of European Union enterprises in Vietnam has become more optimistic about Vietnam’s business environment after the social distancing has ended, and commerce and investment have begun the “new normal.”

The cost of reopening the economy

Nearly two months have passed since Ho Chi Minh City and 18 southern provinces have lifted lockdown measures and set up the "new normal", with the operations of people and enterprises gradually resuming.


HCM City entertainment sector begins new normal reopening

HCM City has agreed to reopen entertainment venues, as the southern hub adapts to the ‘new normal’ situation.

HCM City allows bars, cinemas to reopen in low-risk districts

HCM City authorities have allowed venues like bars, cinemas and massage parlors to resume full operation in districts of alert level 1, 2, 3 except areas of alert level 4 under a temporary decision issued on November 15.

Agencies deny reports about uncontrollable situation of Covid-19

Reports with headlines such as ‘lockdown may resume as infections on the rise’, ‘new pandemic wave’, ‘high danger of new pandemic outbreak in Vietnam’, and ‘mortality rate increases, including among fully vaccinated people’ are all untrue.