Cop faces probe over drug-fueled bash

Dong said on May 20, he bought eight ecstasy pills and invited his friends to the villa to bid him farewell before embarking on a sentence for a crime he committed prior to the party.

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.

Tourism revenue reaches VND8,300 billion in the first five months

May saw the lowest number of foreign arrivals, falling 13.6 percent and 98.3 percent compared to the previous month and last year respectively because the country has continued to implement preventive measures against the disease and not allowed international visitors to enter Vietnam, but foreign experts and technicians who are working in the country.

Deforestation continues to rage in Vietnam

Chu Minh Quang, deputy head of Krong Bong Forestry Company’s Segment 2 – who is in charge of the sub-area 1219, said to approach the area, it usually takes guarding forces two days of walking. Therefore, despite regular inspections, it is impossible to stop loggers from chopping down precious fokienia trees.

Child patients with cleft lip and palate receive gifts

Vietnam’s operation smile program was initiated in 1994 by the National Fund for Vietnamese Children to provide surgeries for children with cleft lip and palate. In 1997, the fund started cooperation with the Operation Smile Organization to hold humanitarian programs for patients of all age groups. 

Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — May 30

— Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong thanked the government and people of Vietnam for having donated medical supplies to his country during phone talks to discuss bilateral and multilateral cooperation between the two countries amid the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Friday.

One-year-old boy becomes Vietnam’s 328th Covid-19 patient

According to the committee, the boy returned from Russia May 13 on a flight which has reported 34 virus infection cases so far. He tested negative for the virus on the first day after arriving but then his samples showed positive on May 28 and May 29. He and all the passengers have been quarantined […]

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

Health workers collect samples to test for Covid-19. A one-year-old boy returning to Vietnam on a repatriation flight from Russia has been confirmed as the latest Covid-19 patient in Vietnam – PHOTO: VNA HCMC – A one-year-old boy who returned to Vietnam on a repatriation flight from Russia has been confirmed as the latest Covid-19 […]

Nine jailed in northern Vietnam over high school exam fraud

In the third trial held over the high school exam fraud that shocked the nation, the court sentenced Lo Van Huynh, former head of the testing and quality assurance unit of Son La’s education department, the stiffest sentence of 21 years in jail for receiving bribes and abuse of power.

Vietnamese cinemas remain empty as industry awaits post-pandemic rebound

In an apparent chicken and egg situation, many Vietnamese producers have reportedly postponed the premiere of their summer movies, as they do not want their pictures to hit almost-empty cinema halls only to bring in meager revenues.