75 COVID-19 patients recovered in Vietnam

The 11-year-old British male was hospitalised at the Department of Infectious Diseases of the Thanh Miện District of the northern province of Hải Dương on March 15. He was on the flight numbered VN0054 returning to the country from the UK, arriving in Hà Nội on March 9. Four days later, he had his sample taken […]

Vietnam’s manufacturing drops to record low in March due to pandemic

A severe drop in new orders as a result of COVID-19 led firms to lower their staffing levels. Employment fell markedly, and for the second month running. Despite job cuts, firms were still able to reduce their backlog of work given the extent of the decline in new business.

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UK boy walks out of Vietnam hospital clear of novel coronavirus

The boy started his treatment in the infectious disease ward of the medical center on March 15, Vu Manh Cuong, a senior official in charge of media information at the Ministry of Health, said on his Facebook account. Cuong regularly provides updates on COVID-19 on social media.

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Government considers $2.6 billion support package for Vietnamese hit by COVID-19

Individual business households with yearly revenues below 100 million VND who have to temporarily close down as part of the Government’s stay-at-home order and social distancing measures will be given 1 million VND a month over a three-month period. About 760,000 households are eligible for this support.

Gov’t considering unprecedented US$2.6b support package for Vietnamese hit by COVID-19

Individual business households with yearly revenues below VNĐ100 million who have to temporarily close down as part of the Government’s stay-at-home order and social distancing measures will be given VNĐ1 million a month over a three-month period. About 760,000 households are eligible for this support.

Global pharma groups push on with operations

Franck said that ZPV is taking every possible step to be able to continue to operate even in the most challenging situation. “As such, ZPV Vietnam has a strong business continuity plan in place to ensure imported stock is well preserved and sold to declared Vietnamese wholesalers.”

No country for old people

Even though my room is only 10 square meters, I have to share the restroom downstairs with them and the ground floor where they live is always filled with bags of scrap they collect and the votive paper they make, I do not want to vacate because it would mean they have to wait for […]

VN central bank asks for cut in electronic fund transfer fees

Banks slash fees for interbank fund transfers Thirty-seven commercial banks have confirmed the reduction of fees for fast interbank fund transfers following the move of the National Payment Corporation of Vietnam (NAPAS) to halve the switching fees for local banks from Wednesday.