The COVID-19 vaccination has been carried out in 19 cities and provinces nationwide, with close to 40,000 Vietnamese citizens getting the first jabs of the AstraZeneca vaccine, the Ministry of Health said on March 25 morning.
Visa for foreigners living in Vietnam will be issued online via the National Public Service Portal in 2021.
PSNews- The Health Ministry approved with conditions Russia’s COVID-19 vaccine named Gam-COVID-Vac, also known as Sputnik V, for emergency use in COVID-19 prevention and control.
The first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines from the COVAX Facility cannot be delivered to Vietnam as planned in late March as producers are expanding and optimising production process, the Ministry of Health’s Department of Preventive Medicine has said.
Nearly 38,000 Vietnamese people in 16 cities and provinces nationwide have been given the first AstraZeneca shot against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the Ministry of Health reported on March 24 morning.
Police forces operating in Trung Khanh district of Cao Bang province announced the arrest of 11 Chinese citizens on March 22 after the group had illegally entered the nation.
Vietnam’s telecom carriers stopped more than 22,000 spam calls in the first two months of this year.
Vietnam will develop economic-defence zones to consolidate the defence-security situation in strategic localities, particularly border, sea and island areas, helping to shape up a strong belt to protect the nation.
An additional 30 volunteers participating in human trials for Covivac, the second locally-produced novel coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, are due to be given the first shot on March 23 and 25.
A training course on driving skills and code of conduct and traffic regulations was opened by Hanoi transportation company or Transerco for its bus drivers.
The Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCMCYU)’s chapters nationwide have been carrying out a wide range of activities to mark the union’s 90th founding anniversary and respond to the Youth Month in March.
The 10 outstanding young Vietnamese and the 10 promising young talents in 2020 were honored at a ceremony held by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCMCYU) Central Committee and the Vietnam Young Talent Fund in Hanoi on March 21.
A contest for Vietnamese citizens all over the world to study current regulations on elections of deputies to the National Assembly and People’s Councils will go online from 0:00 on April 1 to 24:00 on April 30.
Vietnam has moved up four places to rank 79th in the United Nations-sponsored World Happiness Report 2021 which was released on March 19.
The Foreign Ministry in coordination with the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) held a ceremony in Hanoi on March 19 marking the International Francophonie Day (March 20).
PSNews - The HCM City-based Military Hospital 175 on March 16 organized COVID-19 vaccination for priority groups. This effort aimed to respond to the urgent epidemic prevention, reducing the number of COVID-19 cases in the military.
As many as 20,054 people have been vaccinated against the coronavirus in 12 cities and provinces across Vietnam since the national COVID-19 vaccination campaign was launched on March 8, according to the National Expanded Immunization Programme.
Temperatures in Ho Chi Minh City and neighbouring areas reached between 35 and 37 degrees Celsius on March 18, with UV levels rising the a hazardous figure of 11+, according to meteorologists.
A big cargo ship carrying 1,500 tons of fly ash sank on March 14 night off the Mui Ne coast of the central province of Binh Thuan, but the seven people on board were saved and the risks of an oil spill and fly ash spreading from the ship are small.
PSNews - A dead whale, which is four tonnes in weight and eight metres in length, has been discovered washed up on a beach in the central province of Quang Nam.