Ho Chi Minh City confirms first Tet fireworks over Vietnam’s tallest building

Though the country has since 1995 banned the sale and use of fireworks and other explosive pyrotechnic devices among the public over safety concerns, many local governments including Ho Chi Minh City continue to put up annual fireworks shows to entertain citizens, as permitted by law.

Vietnam says two Chinese citizens in Vietnam confirmed to have coronavirus

The son had recently arrived in Vietnam from the central Chinese city of Wuhan, where the new virus was first identified and had travelled to the Vietnamese capital Hanoi and the southern city of Nha Trang before being hospitalised.

Vietnam on alert after reporting first novel coronavirus infection cases

Li Ding, 66, went to Hanoi from Wuhan on January 13, before going to Nha Trang city in southern central province of Khanh Hoa, said Dr Nguyen Ngoc Sang of the Cho Ray Hospital’s Department of Tropical Diseases. His son Li Zichao, 28, who has lived in the Mekong Delta province of Long An neighbouring […]

Removing ‘bottlenecks’ for Mekong Delta tourism

Hanoi (VNA) – The Mekong Delta has been known far and wide for long as a magnet to tourists thanks to its green space and orchards, crisscrossed by canals. Advantageous in geographic location and resources, yet local tourism sectors still fail to create a breakthrough growth matching the potential of the region. The Association of […]

Exploring nine Ramsar sites of Vietnam

It has a large area of intertidal mudflats and submerged forests. This is the only place in Vietnam that has three sides bordering the sea and where two different tidal regimes interact, which contributes to building new mudflats and creating favourable habitats for many species. The site also provides important stopover and wintering habitats for […]

Epidemiological surveillance launched in Vietnamese province following first coronavirus cases

Although the two Chinese citizens were found infected by the coronavirus in Ho Chi Minh City several days after they left Nha Trang, carrying out the epidemiological surveillance is still necessary and in accordance with procedures, said Dr. Bui Xuan Minh, director of the Khanh Hoa Department of Health.

New Year celebrations of Giay ethnic people in Ha Giang province

After the drum is brought to Mieu Ong temple, all the villagers gather around the drum and wait for the shaman to carry out the ritual offering and ask the God for permission to lower the drum. First, the shaman invites the deity back to witness the village ritual. He then reports the achievements the […]

Cho Ray Hospital treating two Chinese coronavirus patients

The two Chinese nationals, who tested positive for the coronavirus, are under treatment at Cho Ray Hospital in HCMC – PHOTO: VNA HCMC – Cho Ray Hospital is well prepared to treat patients infected with the Wuhan coronavirus, Nguyen Tri Thuc, director of the hospital, told Nguoi Lao Dong newspaper, after two Chinese nationals had […]

Deputy Health Minister rushes to Cho Ray Hospital as two cases ofn(CoV) reported

The father suffered high fever on January 17 and later on January 20, the son also experienced same symptoms. They were admitted to hospital on January 22. After knowing that the pair were from Quhan, Cho Ray Hospital quarantined them and took samples for testing.

With 200 aircraft for 90 million people, Vietnam’s aviation industry remains modest

‘Overly hot development’ is the phrase used by many analysts when commenting about the development of the aviation market in Vietnam in recent years. The analysts cite the number of new air carriers joining the market and the big orders of aircraft that airlines have signed with aircraft manufacturers recently.