Vietnam expects to launch domestic Covid-19 vaccine by October 2021

Development and testing for made-in-Vietnam Covid-19 vaccine have shown positive results in animal tests, as the nation’s leading production unit, VABIOTECH, speeds up standard procedures, aiming for an official launch by October next year, Tuoi Tre Online reported, citing a health official.

Chinese people illegally enter Vietnam to seek ways to Cambodia

Speaking at the Government’s regular press meeting on August 3, Chief of the Office of the Ministry of Public Security and spokesman, Maj. Gen. To An Xo said that the country has recently reported a rising number of illegal entries from some neighbouring countries through the borders.

Vietnam reports another COVID-19-related death

Da Nang (VNA) – Another person has died of end-stage chronic renal failure, sepsis, acute heart failure and COVID-19, marking the eighth COVID-19-related death in Vietnam so far and the second on August 4. The latest fatality is a 65-year-old man from Da Nang city’s Hoa Vang district who was treated for five months for […]

Young people involved in Vietnam’s fight against COVID-19

This allows holders to remain in the country if they have no other visa options and are unable to depart due to COVID-19 travel restrictions. Applicants must demonstrate why they can’t meet the requirements for another visa, according to the Australian Department of Home Affairs.

Vietnam prepares to receive investors from Japan, the US, EU

FDI relocation “wave” still unclear as Vietnam faces competition from India, Thailand, Indonesia Vietnam has a great opportunity to receive new FDI, but it has been warned of the ‘the other side of the coin’.

Hanoi out of Covid-19 rapid test kits, tells people to monitor their symptoms

If a rapid test is positive, the person has to take a standard Covid-19 test in which a throat swab sample undergoes a real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test. If the RT-PCR test is negative, the suspected case is deemed not to have contracted the novel coronavirus.

Four investigated for selling fake medical clothing

According to the authorities, Hà Nội police and the city’s Market Watch Department on April 8 found Đức Anh Company’s employees had packed protective suits and labelled them as products of two other companies – Phúc Hà Medical Equipment and Pharmacy JSC in Bắc Từ Liêm District and Quang Trung Trade, Services and Printing Ltd Company […]

VN textile, electronics hardest hit in pandemic: official

Workers of the Sai Dong Garment Company produce shirts for export to the US, the EU and Japan Nguyen Thi Xuan Thuy, deputy director of the industrial development centre under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, made the statement during the webinar themed ‘Global Value Chains in the Time of COVID-19: The Experience of Ethiopia […]

Health of all COVID-19 patients returning from Equatorial Guinea improves

The 219 workers, the flight crew of eight and four health care workers who escorted the repatriation flight were taken into quarantine at the Kim Chung branch of the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases upon their arrival in Hà Nội’s Nội Bài International Airport.

‘One-trillion-dong profit club’ led by Vinhomes JSC

Hanoi (VNS/VNA) – Twenty-five companies have entered the “one-trillion-dong profit club” for January-June, despite the economy being ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic. Leading the chart is residential real estate firm Vinhomes JSC – a member of conglomerate Vingroup JSC. Vinhomes in the first six months recorded 11.45 trillion VND (490.2 million USD) of post-tax profit, up slightly from […]