He also cited data showing that Vietnam is still a favoured destination for foreign investors. According to him, in 2020, total global investment is projected to decrease by 40 per cent. However, in Vietnam, total FDI in the first eight months reduced by only 13 per cent on-year while FDI disbursement dropped 5 per cent. […]

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On the same day, deputy army chief Natthapon Nakpanich, chairman of the CCSA’s panel on the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, said long-term foreign residents and foreigners with permanent residences in Thailand stranded overseas will receive priority when seeking to return to Thailand.

Vietnam enters second day in Covid-19-free streak since Danang outbreak

Vietnam recorded no new Covid-19 community infections on Monday morning, the second day since July 25 when the pandemic outbreak started in the central city of Danang. By 6 am Monday morning, the country had 1,040 Covid-19 patients, including 695 recoveries and 32 deaths. Among those, 690 were community transmission cases, with up to 550 […]


Overall, the reviewed period saw seafood exports hit US$2.8 billion, an annual fall of 10.3%. Most notably, one of the major disadvantages for the industry is that major consumption markets such as the EU has seen demand decrease sharply. This has been a major factor resulting in the nation’s exports to the EU falling to […]

Passenger flights resumed in Danang as virus outbreaks under control

According to instructions from the Ministry of Transport, to ensure virus prevention, passengers are requested to wear face masks, declare health status, and those having smart phones should download Bluezone-a domestically developed contact-tracing mobile app to alert people who have interacted with Covid-19 patients.

Vietnam reports more Covid-19 reinfection cases

Two more Covid-19 patients in Vietnam have tested positive for Covid-19 again following their recovery, one in the northern province of Ninh Binh and the other from the central city of Danang. Patient 543 from Ninh Binh was treated at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi after returning from Equatorial Guinea.  Following their […]

Danang flights resumed as Covid-19 outbreak under control

Vietnam Airlines will hold a daily return flight on the Hanoi-Danang and HCM City Danang routes from September 7 to 10. The airlines will adjust their schedule afterwards. Vietjet Air announced that they will also hold one return flight a day for Hanoi-Danang and HCM City-Danang routes. The airlines announced that schedules will be changed […]

Vietnam: 23 million students begin new school year amid COVID-19

Hoang Liet Primary School begins the new school year In the 2020-2021 academic year, the education sector applies a new curriculum for first graders, while making preparations to gradually move classes towards the new education targets of improving the capacity and virtue of students.

Hanoi, Danang records more Covid-19 infection cases

The second patient is a 23-year-old man in Hanoi who arrived at Van Don International Airport in Quang Ninh from Russia on August 11. He was sent to a quarantine area in Hai Duong province upon his arrival, during which he shared a room with a man who was recently confirmed as Covid-19 patient.

11,000 high school students in Danang to be tested for Covid-19 before final exams

Due to the second Covid-19 outbreak, a total of 26,000 students in 27 provinces and cities, including 11,000 in Da Nang, over 5,300 in Dak Lak, over 9,100 in Quang Nam, and 708 in other provinces will have a late high-school graduation exam on September 2-5.