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

A British pilot who is Vietnam’s most critically ill coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patient has exhibited health improvement and may not need a lung transplant, previously believed to be the only viable option to save his life, after all, doctors said Friday.

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.

Vu Mao, innovator of Vietnam’s National Assembly, dies at 80

Vu Mao, former chairman of the National Assembly Office, is in an interview with Lao Dong newspaper in an undated photo. He was a key architect behind the first live television broadcast of a National Assembly session in mid-1994 – PHOTO: LDO HCMC – Vu Mao, former chairman of the National Assembly (NA) Office, who […]

Baby boy returning from Russia is country’s latest Covid-19 case

On May 28, after his fourth test conducted at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in Hai Duong Province, his sample came out positive for the virus. On May 29, the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology in Hanoi confirmed that his sample had tested positive once again.

243 Vietnamese pregnant women repatriated from Taiwan

After arriving at the airport, they submitted health declarations and were transferred to quarantine centers in the central province of Quang Nam. Their samples have been taken for testing. Some 15 medical workers have been mobilized to take care of the pregnant women around the clock.

Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia May 30

For his part, Ambassador Nam congratulated Japan on its success in containing the spread of COVID-19, affirming that this is an important premise for the Japanese Government to decide to life the state of emergency nationwide earlier than the schedule to serve its socio-economic recovery.

President Ho Chi Minh’s memorial house in Ho Chi Minh City

President Ho Chi Minh lived in Ho Chi Minh City for nine months before embarking on his journey abroad for national salvation in 1911. The house he lived in, at 5 Chau Van Liem street, Ward 14, District 5, has been officially recognized as a national historical relic. President Ho Chi Minh’s items are showcased […]

One-year-old boy from Russia becomes Vietnam’s latest Covid-19 patient

The country’s most seriously ill Covid-19 patient, a British man known as “patient 91” that works as a pilot for national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines, had been transferred from the HCMC Hospital of Tropical Diseases to Cho Ray Hospital last week after he was announced Covid-19 free.

Toddler returning from Russia is Vietnam’s latest Covid-19 patient

“Patient 91” remains in critical condition and on life support, but some progress has been seen of late. On Friday, it was announced that 40 percent of his lungs could function, compared to just 10 percent two weeks ago. Comatose for around two months, he can now turn his head upon doctors’ request.

Vietnamese pop tarnished by plagiarism suspicions

Others that were suspected in recent times include singer Orange and composer Chau Dang Khoa’s song “Chan Ai” (True Love), whose prelude sounds similar to Elem3ntz’s song “Lier” posted on a popular music website last June; Hien Ho and Phuc Bo’s 2019 song “Can Xa” (We Need to Part) which strongly resembles South Korean singer […]