Hundreds of people in Hanoi get quick COVID-19 tests

31/03/2020 18:02

Hundreds of citizens living in Hanoi had their samples taken for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on March 31 following the capital’s decision to establish 10 quick COVID-19 testing stations close to Bach Mai Hospital, a location that has been hit by a recent major outbreak.

Vietnam confident of success

29/03/2020 17:44

Vietnam is fighting some new enemies, who are invisible, elusive, and dangerous. The new virus SARS-CoV-2 and its allies, fear and uncertainty, are making people anxious and mistrustful. But whoever the enemies may be, the Vietnamese people are confident they will ultimately defeat them.

Hanoi, HCM City issue rules for citizens to fight COVID-19

28/03/2020 21:07

Two of the country’s biggest cities, Hanoi and HCM City, on March 27 issued a number of recommendations on social distancing for its citizens to follow amid growing concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, effective March 28 until at least April 15.

Public Security Forces finish the survey on arrivals in Vietnam from March 7

27/03/2020 19:08

Following the directions of Prime Minister Nguyen XuanPhuc on COVID-19 prevention and control, General To Lam, Member of the Politburo and Minister of Public Security, requested police agencies and units to list all foreigners and Vietnamese citizens who entered Vietnam from March 7 to 24.

Over 5.2 million USD donated to aid COVID-19 fight in one day

25/03/2020 14:53

Donations for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) relief efforts received by the Vietnam Fatherland Font (VFF) Central Committee exceeded 125 billion VND (5.27 million USD) on March 24 alone, according to VFF President Tran Thanh Man.

Coronavirus puts brake on Hanoi-HCM City trains

24/03/2020 21:00

A pair of trains that run daily between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City will be suspended as from March 26 due to the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic, Hanoi Railway Transport JSC has announced.

Noi Bai Airport produces disinfection chamber

24/03/2020 20:43

The Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi officially put into operation a disinfection chamber at the airport’s operation center on March 24 as an effort to curb the spreading of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Vietnam reports three new COVID-19 cases

23/03/2020 20:18

Three more people on March 23 tested positive for the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that caused the acute respiratory disease (COVID-19), raising the total number of infection cases in Vietnam to 121.

Ethnic village turns into civilized community

22/03/2020 19:12

An ethnic-minority village in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has become well-known for its title “village with 3-nos” (no drinking, no smoking and no social evils) thanks to a concerted communal effort that commenced over a dozen years ago.