Two Vietnamese scholars get French awards

He was the president of the Regional Committee of Experts of the Asia-Pacific Francophone University Agency (AUF), chairman of the National Committee on Teaching French as a Second Foreign Language LV2 and the dean of the science education faculty at the Vietnam National University-Hanoi.

Vietnamese startups to get US$200,000 aid package

Vietnamese scientist in South Korea sets up start-up to create robots Based on research with a high level of applicability, Dr Pham Quang Cuong of Nanyang Technology University, set up Eureka Robotics, a startup specializing in providing robots to large corporations.

Vietnamese, Japanese FMs hold phone talks on COVID-19 fight

Toshimitsu, for his part, highly valued the drastic measures undertaken by Việt Nam to fight COVID-19. He thanked the Vietnamese Government for its endeavours to ensure safety for the 20,000 Japanese living and working in the Southeast Asian country.

Vietnamese spend average of $21.5 daily via e-wallet

On average, Moca users performed 2.2 transactions daily, and the figures for Momo and ZaloPay were two and 1.6. Momo users spent an average of VND520,000 ($22.3) while it was VND506,000 ($21.8) for Moca and at 441,600 ($19) for ZaloPay, according to the survey by market research company Cimigo.

Hue discharges senior British Covid-19 patient

The couple had landed in Hanoi March 2 on Vietnam Airlines flight VN54. The wife had tested Covid-19 positive on March 8, and the husband on March 14. At least 14 other people on that flight were also later found to be infected with the Covid-19 virus.

Vietnamese people’s confidence in Government’s response to COVID-19 highest worldwide: German survey

Almost half of the world (43 percent) say their governments are doing too little in response to the outbreak. However, citizens in eight out of the 45 countries surveyed believe on average that their governments are overreacting and doing ‘too much’ in response.

US to pump $3 mln into Vietnam Covid-19 fight

Specifically, the aid would help Vietnam prepare laboratory systems, activate case-finding and event-based surveillance, support technical experts in response and preparedness, risk communication, infection prevention and control, according to a fact sheet published on the U.S. Department of State’s official website on March 27.

Covid-19 hotspots account for three new cases in Vietnam

“Patient 124” was found to be infected after attending a party at the Buddha Bar in the district; following which “Patient 206” was quarantined in a military school in Cu Chi District. On March 27, he developed a sore throat, before testing positive on March 28. He’s now being treated at the Cu Chi Field […]

Hanoi introduces first rapid mass testing for Covid-19

“The number of people who tested positive for Covid-19 in Bach Mai has been rising quickly, so I’m worried. I hope that the city can do more widespread testing so that people are reassured,” said Nguyen Dinh Thang, 67, who had been to Bach Mai a week earlier to take care of a family member. […]

HCMC discharges two more Covid-19 patients

The 24-year-old Vietnamese woman was discharged from the HCMC Hospital for Tropical Diseases after being treated for around three weeks. She would still have to self-isolate at home for the next 14 days as per the Health Ministry’s protocols, said Nguyen Thanh Phong, head of the hospital’s Infectious Disease Department.