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. 

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.

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

“It is difficult for me to respect social distancing and hygiene rules because people with visual impairment always need a sighted guide when going to a new place and have to touch objects to identify them and orient themselves,” a respondent noted.

Vietnam seeks to reopen certain international air routes

Tourists arrive at Cam Ranh International Airport in Khanh Hoa Province. Vietnam is seeking to reopen certain international air routes – PHOTO: DAO LOAN HCMC – Ministries and government departments are looking into the possibility of the reopening of certain international air routes to the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control and […]

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.

La Liga season back on June 11 as organisers trial virtual crowd noise option

La Liga season back on June 11 as organisers trial virtual crowd noise option The Saigon Times Saturday,  May 30, 2020,08:53 (GMT+7) La Liga season back on June 11 as organisers trial virtual crowd noise option

Int’l flight crew, students, experts entering Vietnam should be strictly monitored: experts

Concluding the discussion, the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control asked localities to keep monitoring pilots and crew members serving international flights. They were also asked to closely monitor hotels that were used as centers to quarantine international flight crews, in line with prevailing regulations.

Hue Tourism Forum to take place this weekend

Tourists experience the Cotu ethnic community culture and enjoy a community tourism tour of A Luoi, a mountainous district in Thua Thien-Hue Province. PHOTO: COURTESY OF ANOR COMMUNITY TOURISM VILLAGE THUA THIEN-HUE – To kick off the “Stimulating tourism in Thua Thien-Hue in the 2020-2021 period” initiative, Hue Tourism Forum 2020 will be held on […]

Vietnam Airlines resumes all domestic flights

A Vietnam Airlines aircraft gains altitude. The national flag carrier has resumed all domestic flights – PHOTO: VIETNAM AIRLINES HCMC – Vietnam Airlines has resumed all its domestic flights after most of them were grounded during the period of social distancing in the country, and plans to open six more domestic routes next month, said […]

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.