Daily Archives: March 11, 2020

Nearly 290 attacks targeting websites in Vietnam in February

There were 288 cyber attacks targeting Vietnamese websites in February, up 1.8 percent compared to the previous month, according to a report of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC).In the month, malware is on the rise as a

Stronger measures taken to prevent COVID-19 spread via aviation operations

Passengers boarding flights of Vietnamese airlines will have to wear face masks compulsorily while those of foreign carriers coming or leaving the country are also strongly recommended to do the same to avoid coronavirus infection, an official said on...

Hanoi to open vocational training courses in craft villages this year

Hanoi has developed plans to open vocational training classes in traditional handicraft villages for 1,650 rural labourers this year.The plan was recently announced by the municipal People’s Committee as part of an industrial and agricultural promotio...

Bamboo Airways delays flights to Czech Republic due to COVID-19

Vietnam’s newest carrier Bamboo Airways will delay direct flights between Hanoi and Prague, the Czech Republic, from March 29 to April 26 due to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, its representative said on March 11.To prepare for the

COVID-19: Quang Ninh suspends tours of bays, relic sites

The northeastern province of Quang Ninh has decided to suspend overnight stay service on cruise liners and tours of its Ha Long Bay, Bai Tu Long Bay, islands in Co To and Van Don, and relic sites amid the

Number of COVID-19 cases in Vietnam reaches 35

The Ministry of Health on March 11 reported the 35th case of COVID-19 in Vietnam, who is a 29-year-old Vietnamese woman.The new patient is a saleswoman of the Dien May Xanh electronics supermarket in Hai Chau district, the central

TH Group joins hands to combat COVID-19

Dairy producer TH Group has presented one million glasses of milk to doctors, officials and people in COVID-19 concentrated quarantine centres nationwide.The gift was handed over to Truong Thi Ngoc Anh, Vice President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front C...

Afghan government to release 5,000 Taliban prisoners

The Afghan government will gradually release 5,000 Taliban prisoners starting this week if insurgents significantly reduce their violence, President Ashraf Ghani’s spokesman said Wednesday, paving the way for peace talks between both sides after the US...

Government Report Platform to be launched on March 13

The Government Report Platform will be launched on Friday, the first step towards creating a National Report Platform by the end of 2020.The Platform will be a venue for ministries, sectors and local authorities to report their current status. Data

Vietnam capable of containing Covid-19 epidemic: PM

Vietnam has the capability, resources, determination, and experience required to contain the Covid-19 epidemic, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at a recent government meeting.He praised Vietnam’s doctors and hospitals for curing 16 infections with...