Vietnam’s vaccine effective against SARS-CoV-2 variants

16/03/2021 16:43

Covivac, Vietnam’s homegrown vaccine, is effective against the two new strains of the SARS-CoV-2 detected in the UK and South Africa, according to Dr. Duong Huu Thai, Director of the Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC).

MCST proposes to prioritize COVID-19 vaccination for 200 athletes

15/03/2021 21:02

PSNews - According to Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Thien, Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, this would give them peace of mind when competing abroad trying to earn tickets to 2021 Tokyo Olympics, set to begin July 23 regardless of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Five illegal immigrants found in HCM City

15/03/2021 18:02

Police forces operating in Loc Ninh district of Ninh Phuoc province announced on March 14 that they have arrested five Chinese citizens who entered the nation illegally.

COVID-19: Vietnam records 3 cases over 24 hours

14/03/2021 08:30

Three people, including two in Hai Duong province, the country’s biggest coronavirus hotspot, have been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the Ministry of Health announced on March 13 afternoon.

Relic site in Hoa Binh demonstrates Vietnam-Laos solidarity

13/03/2021 19:37

The Military Command of the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh organised a ground-breaking ceremony on March 12 for a project to upgrade a revolutionary historical relic site associated with the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP).

VNVC plans to import 30 million COVID-19 vaccine doses

13/03/2021 07:30

PSNews – An inter-ministerial working mission has proposed the Prime Minister to accept Vietnam Vaccine JSC (VNVC) to import 30 million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses  and then transfer them to the Ministry of Health on a non-profit basis.

Vietnamese officer to work at UN peace operations department

12/03/2021 15:52

The Defence Ministry held a ceremony on March 12 to present the President’s decision to send Lieut. Col Tran Duc Huong from the Vietnam Department of Peacekeeping Operations, to take up a position at the United Nations headquarters in New York.