Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia on April 22

Giau highlighted the message from the President of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) 2020 Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan in her letter sent to heads of AIPA members on March 30, which called on AIPA member states to be more active in partnering with governments in their fight against COVID-19 through upholding the role of parliaments […]

Explore Vietnam’s beautiful sites by kayak

Exploring Ba Be Lake at the Ba Be National Park in Ba Be District, Bac Kan Province by kayak will allow visitors to get up close to different species of wildlife, pass through lush forests, skirt karst mountains and slip inside small caves, all in an eco-friendly manner.  VNS

Parkour: a global sport deeply rooted in Vietnam

After the death of his father, Raymond received a military education from the French army in Da Lat where he learned how to effectively and quickly overcome natural obstacles by developing a technique called ‘le parcours’, a way of quickly moving from one point to another.

A close look at the stunning natural rock pools of Vietnam

Tourists should not miss the chance to swim in a rock pool in Bai Nho, also known as Small Beach, Ganh Hang on Phu Quy island in the south central province of Binh Thuan. It serves as an ideal destination for summer vacations where tourists can enjoy fresh air amid a peaceful atmosphere. (Photo: sakura_mint18)

Gear makers want government to address cost disadvantages to push local production

NEW DELHI | KOLKATA: Global network vendors such as Huawei, Ericsson and Nokia have urged the telecom department to unveil a production-linked incentive (PLI) policy that fully offsets the 8-10% local manufacturing cost disadvantage that vendors currently face, vis-a-vis Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines and China. This, they said, is critical for boosting local production and transforming […]

Vinsmart launches first Vietnamese-made 5G-enabled smartphone

Hanoi asked to focus on 5G development, telecoms firms link up The Ministry of Information and Communications has asked the capital city of Ha Noi to invest in 5G ecosystem development and make the city a regional network security centre to help bring digital economic growth rate of the city to 30%.  

270 South Korean experts quarantined in Hai Phong

The experts now are quarantined at Canh Hung and Song Gia hotels in Hai Phong City, and Nam Cuong Hotel in Hai Duong Province, in line with Vietnam’s COVID-19 prevention and control regulations.

ASEAN, Russia foreign ministers work on virus response

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh during the meeting shared updates on Vietnam’s coronavirus situation, stressing that the country has gone more than two months without any domestic community infections. 

Vulcan prosthetic limb opens up new opportunities for amputees

The biggest difference between Vulcan’s and other manufacturers’ products is the flexibility of products. Couplings are designed specifically to connect with modules which are assembled or disassembled in specific cases. The biggest difference between Vulcan’s and other manufacturers’ products is the flexibility of products. Couplings are designed specifically to connect with modules which are assembled […]

TikTok to exit Hong Kong ‘within days’

Its biggest market is India – where it has recently been banned by the Indian government because of a border conflict with China. Analysts say it could potentially lose up to a billion dollars in lost advertising revenue in India.