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

Prof. Dr. Ngo Quy Chau, a respiratory specialist and acting chairman of Bach Mai Hospital in Hanoi, suggested Cho Ray Hospital look into using new drugs used to treat fungal infections in the patient’s lungs, change the current drugs to parenteral ones, and design a nutrition plan towards improving his respiratory and diaphragm muscles. 

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

The complete list of artists for Comedy Day Classics from the Park includes Robin Williams, Will Durst, Wayne Shannon, Tom Kenny, Whoopi Goldberg, Monica Piper, Rob Schneider, Culture Clash, Comedy Underground, Bob Sarlatte, Meehan Brothers, Margaret Cho, Kevin Meany, Karen Ripley, Aundre the Wonderwoman, George Wallace, W. Kamau Bell, Marga Gomez, and Diane Amos.

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

“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

The country has also supported businesses affected by the pandemic by introducing stimulus packages, creating favorable conditions for foreign experts to work in Vietnam while ensuring Covid-19 infection prevention and control measures are followed and working with partners to execute free trade agreements.

Vietjet fully returns to domestic skies at full capacity

To mark the airline’s return to the skies, Vietjet’s Captain Le Trung Hieu made a video with the hashtags #backtothesky and #togetherwewin. The clip shows a day in a life of an airline captain with all of the well-prepared steps from early morning to the sunrise take-off and climb to an altitude of 10,000 metres […]

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 […]