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State budget revenue reaches seven-year record lowicon
BUSINESS08/07/20200

State budget revenue reaches seven-year record low

The total State budget revenue was estimated to be at VND668,700 billion, equaling 44.2% of the anticipated amount by the end of June, marking a 10.5% drop over the same period last year and the lowest levels since 2013.

 
Cooperation - key in Vietnam’s fight against COVID-19icon

Cooperation - key in Vietnam’s fight against COVID-19

FEATURE
19/05/2020

The international community has attributed Vietnam’s remarkable achievements in taking on COVID-19 to the close cooperation between the country’s Government and its people.

Hanoi attractions reopen for touristsicon

Hanoi attractions reopen for tourists

TRAVEL
15/05/2020

Historic sites and tourist attractions in Hanoi reopened to tourists on May 14 nearly two months after being closed to prevent the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus.

PM Phuc tells Vietnam to restart the economyicon

PM Phuc tells Vietnam to restart the economy

POLITICS
10/05/2020

An online dialogue between Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and the business community took place on May 9, aiming to address businesses’ concerns, boost production and restart the economy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

ICT firms report revenue reduction of up to 90 percenticon

ICT firms report revenue reduction of up to 90 percent

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
10/05/2020

Revenue of information, communication and technology (ICT) firms was estimated to have fallen by 30-90 percent in the first quarter of the year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnamese expatriates proud of their homeland amid COVID-19 pandemicicon

Vietnamese expatriates proud of their homeland amid COVID-19 pandemic

VIETNAM & WORLD
05/05/2020

Despite limited resources, but with strong determination, Vietnam has gradually brought the novel coronavirus epidemic under control. The success story has been shared and admired by many overseas Vietnamese no matter where they live.

Bailout package reaches people in needicon

Bailout package reaches people in need

VIDEO
01/05/2020

Many people across Vietnam have been adversely affected by COVID-19, prompting the government to release a bailout package worth VND62 trillion ($2.66 billion) in early April. The package has since been reaching needy people.

COVID-19 case number stays unchanged, one more positive againicon

COVID-19 case number stays unchanged, one more positive again

SOCIETY
29/04/2020

There are no new COVID-19 cases reported in Vietnam overnight by April 29 morning, keeping the total at 270 and marking the 13th straight day without patients infected with the novel coronavirus in the community.

Second COVID-19 wave is ‘likely’, warns senior health experticon

Second COVID-19 wave is ‘likely’, warns senior health expert

SOCIETY
27/04/2020

Despite the novel coronavirus epidemic (COVID-19) brought under control in Vietnam, a second wave of the virus is likely to break out at any time if a complacent attitude creeps into public behaviour, warns a senior health expert.

Vietnamese students return to school after coronavirus epidemic under controlicon

Vietnamese students return to school after coronavirus epidemic under control

SOCIETY
27/04/2020

Students of nearly 30 cities and provinces are set to go back to school on April 27 after the novel coronavirus epidemic has been under control in the country.

Ministry prepares plans on recovery of tourism marketicon

Ministry prepares plans on recovery of tourism market

BUSINESS
27/04/2020

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has announced plans to quickly restart the tourism market as soon as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic ends.

Close to 5 million local workers affected by COVID-19 pandemicicon

Close to 5 million local workers affected by COVID-19 pandemic

SOCIETY
26/04/2020

The novel coronavirus pandemic has caused approximately 5 million workers to either lose their jobs or stop work until further notice, therefore bringing the number of employed people during Q1 to a ten-year record low.

Vietnam reports no new COVID-19 cases for a weekicon

Vietnam reports no new COVID-19 cases for a week

SOCIETY
23/04/2020

There have been no new COVID-19 cases detected in Vietnam for a whole week, reported the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control on April 23 morning.

Facial recognition technology used in rice distribution amid COVID-19icon

Facial recognition technology used in rice distribution amid COVID-19

VIDEO
18/04/2020

The National Economics University started distributing rice to people in need due to the COVID-19 pandemic on April 16.

Vietnamese wood processing and export firms need to adapt during pandemicicon

Vietnamese wood processing and export firms need to adapt during pandemic

BUSINESS
16/04/2020

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has had negative impacts on the domestic wooden processing industry, but this is also an opportunity for timber enterprises to review their production and business methods maintain stability