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

Children with disabilities perform at a charitable program in HCMC – PHOTO: VGP HCMC – Disabled persons in Vietnam are among the hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic and are experiencing several health and socioeconomic challenges during this difficult time, according to an online survey conducted by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Vietnam, with […]

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

A match ball on display – PHOTO: REUTERS MADRID (REUTERS) – Spanish soccer’s top-flight will resume after a three-month pause due to the coronavirus pandemic on June 11 with the local derby between Sevilla and Real Betis, the government’s department for sport (CSD) said in a statement on Friday.

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

Aircraft of Vietnamese airlines are parked at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi – PHOTO: VNA HCMC – During a meeting held to discuss the implications of Covid-19, Associate Professor Dr Tran Dac Phu, former director of the Agency of Preventive Medicine, stressed that the arrival of several groups of people could lead to new […]

Hue Tourism Forum to take place this weekend

In addition, the Thua Thien-Hue Tourism Department announced its tourism stimulation programs for the rest of this year, including promotions by the local Government and businesses; a chain of cultural events and festivals, especially Festival Hue; and cooperation efforts among the three localities of Thua Thien-Hue, Danang and Quang Nam to stimulate tourism.

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

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 […]

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.