Vietnam shares experience in fighting COVID-19 with Canada

08/07/2020 21:11

A virtual seminar to share Vietnam’s experience in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic was jointly held by the Canada - Vietnam Society (CVS) and the Vietnam - Canada Friendship Association (VCFA) on July 7, with about 90 delegates attending.

Medical supplies to northern Lao provinces

21/04/2020 18:13

Commander of the Military Region 2 High Command, Major General Pham Hong Chuong transferred medical supplies and equipment to representatives of northern Lao provinces on April 21 to support their fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnamese communities abroad join hands in COVID-19 fight

05/04/2020 14:10

Vietnamese communities abroad have actively joined hands in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the homeland by contributing financial assistance, and medical supplies and equipment, according to Vice Chairman of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs Luong Thanh Nghi.

Hanoi: Over 68,000 labourers affected by COVID-19 pandemic

01/04/2020 19:04

As many as 68,184 labourers had lost their jobs or been affected amid the COVID-19 pandemic as many enterprises in Hanoi have been forced to scale down production or temporarily suspended operations, the municipal Confederation of Labour announced on April 1.

Visa to support 10 million SMEs in Asia Pacific

26/06/2020 15:58

Visa has recently announced a commitment to support 10 million small businesses across Asia Pacific, including Vietnam, in an effort to get local communities back to business in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 economic impact could reach $8.8 trillion globally

15/05/2020 19:26

The global economy could suffer between $5.8 trillion and $8.8 trillion in losses—equivalent to 6.4% to 9.7% of global gross domestic product (GDP)—as a result of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, says a new report released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on May 15.

Exports to bounce back in latter half of year

06/05/2020 20:01

Despite the difficulties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Vietnam can still reach its annual export growth target of 7-8 percent if market opportunities are optimised, experts have said.

A man with drug arrested at disease checkpoint

29/04/2020 10:03

The Nguyen Khe Commune Police on April 15 arrested a man carrying 1,095 tablets of methamphetamine, 6 packs of synthetic drug, a gun and other exhibits while performing their duty of the COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control in Nguyen Khe Commune, Dong Anh District, Hanoi.