British pilot, Vietnam’s sickest COVID-19 patient, might not need lung transplant as health improves: doctors

Doctors from Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 5, where the patient was recently transferred to after being announced free of the coronavirus, told the conference he had regained 40 percent of his lung function, up from 30 percent and 10 percent reported in the last two consultations. 

Laugh Out Loud, literally! Join us for Comedy Day Classics from Golden Gate Park

“For nearly 40 years, Comedy Day has brought together America’s funniest comedians to perform in our beloved park for free to celebrate the joy of laughter,” says Durst. “Especially during these difficult times, it is important that we remember to laugh and enjoy each other through laughter. We are thrilled to bring back some of […]

European leagues to resume, Denmark gets creative

General view inside the Tottenham Hotspur stadium – PHOTO: REUTERS BERN (REUTERS) – European football will continue its cautious return to play following the COVID-19 stoppage over the next week as a number of the continent’s smaller leagues restart with some novelties and one team in serious trouble for breaking coronavirus rules.

Erosion problem keeps getting worse in the Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta Region has a total of 564 erosion spots that are over 834km long. 104 spots that are 203km long are the most dangerous. Since 2010, erosion in Mekong Delta has become more urgent and dangerous every year. The Mekong Delta has lost about 300ha of land and mangrove forest to erosion. On […]

Disabled people face numerous challenges during Covid-19 pandemic: UNDP

When asked about their immediate needs, respondents focused on food, a cash allowance or other financial support, showcasing the significance of an immediate disability-inclusive response because they are already the poorest of the poor, have now lost their jobs and are having difficulty finding alternative sources of income.

Vietnam seeks to reopen certain international air routes

Besides effective Covid-19 infection prevention and control protocols, the Government has initiated a number of socioeconomic measures to help the economy recover and enhance its resilience, including improving the business environment, simplifying administrative procedures, developing infrastructure and logistics and boosting trading activities domestically and internationally.

Vietjet fully returns to domestic skies at full capacity

“Returning to the sky with these beloved jets, I am delighted to fly people again throughout the country. The pandemic has been contained in Viet Nam and many other countries will soon be pandemic-free, too. Step by step, I believe that the aviation industry will strongly recover,” she said.

Son La court sentences 12 in exam cheating scandal

Tran Xuan Yen, the main accused in the exam scandal in Son La Province – PHOTO: VNA HCMC – The People’s Court of Son La Province today, May 29, sentenced 12 people involved in manipulating test scores in the 2018 national high school examination to give 44 students higher scores, Tuoi Tre newspaper reports.

Joint Vietnam-Japan circus performance to entertain Vietnamese audience

The program, organized to mark 45th anniversary of Vietnam-Japan diplomatic ties (1973-2018) and celebrate Vietnam’s National Day (September 2), will be in Hanoi until December 1 and then travel to several other cities and provinces from December 2 to April 1, 2018. At a press meeting on August 25, VCF Director Ta Duy Anh said […]

2018 National Drama Festival kicked off in HCM City

A play performed by artists of the Military Drama Theater Accordingly, the festival features 27 plays which were staged since 2014 with duration from 90 to 120 minutes. The festival focuses on main topics such as movement of studying and following Ho Chi Minh’s thought, morality and lifestyle; and the Party’s resolutions so as to […]