Monthly Archives: February 2020

NGO, Australian man support newborn care

Non-governmental organization VinaCapital Foundation and an Australian sponsor on Friday presented medical equipment worth more than 10,000 USD to help care for newborn babies in Vietnam's mountain region. The recipient is the healthcare centre of Van...

Schools stay closed in Hanoi, HCM City due to COVID-19 threat

Students in Hanoi's public schools from kindergarten to senior high school will not return to school until after March 8, Chairman of the city's People's Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has said.Chung made the announcement at a city-level meeting on

Vietnamese laborers work as normal in coronavirus-affected areas in South Korea

Vietnamese guest workers in Japan and South Korea including those in Daegu, an epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, are working as normal. We have advised Vietnamese guest workers to strictly comply with the host countries' regulations including kee...

Medical declaration required for people coming from Iran, Italy

Compulsory medical declaration is now required for all people who enter Vietnam from Iran and Italy or have passed through these countries before arriving in Vietnam, according to the Vietnamese Health Ministry. The regulation is applied at border gate...

Vietnamese boxers punching above their weight

All eyes will be on Nguyen Thi Thu Nhi when she fights for the World Boxing Organisation Asia Pacific minimumweight title on February 29 in Cambodia.Nhi is the first Vietnamese female boxer to vie for the title and if

Vietnamese boxers punching above their weight

All eyes will be on Nguyen Thi Thu Nhi when she fights for the World Boxing Organisation Asia Pacific minimumweight title on February 29 in Cambodia.Nhi is the first Vietnamese female boxer to vie for the title and if

Conference talks ways to fight illegal, unreported, unregulated fishing

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development hosted a conference in the central province of Binh Dinh on February 28 to discuss measures to strengthen the leadership and instruction over combating illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU)...

Law on Enterprises should be revised to improve business climate: CIEM

As the Law on Enterprises is no longer suitable due to heavy burdens of administrative procedures it placed on local firms, a revised bill is necessary to better the business climate and enhance the competitive edge of the economy,

Vietnam determined to continue improving investment environment: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on February 28 affirmed that the government is determined to continue implementing strong measures aimed at improving the investment environment, thus further facilitating foreign investors, including those from Japan.R...

Vietnam ready to work with Republic of Korea to fight Covid-19 epidemic

The Vietnamese government has decided to suspend its unilateral exemption of visa for citizens from the Republic of Korea, effective from 0:00 am on February 29, amid complicated developments of the new coronavirus outbreak in Daegu city and Gyeongsang...