Daily Archives: May 17, 2020

Vietnam enters 31st straight day without COVID-19 community infections

  Vietnam had no new COVID-19 cases to report on Sunday morning, the 31st straight day the country has been clear of coronavirus infections in the community, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. Among the

Vietnam Airlines joins VITA to offer holiday package with up to 40 percent discount

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines is partnering with the Vietnam Tourism Association (VITA) to launch a program to boost domestic travel demand until the end of this year. The program, launched on Saturday, calls on all travel and hospitality firms

Vietnam repatriates 500 more citizens from Europe, US

Vietnam has brought home on special flights more than 500 citizens from Europe and the US, current epicenters of the Covid-19 pandemic. A Vietnam Airlines flight carrying nearly 200 Vietnamese people from Europe landed at Da Nang International Airport in

Vietnam has second fastest 4G download speed in Southeast Asia

Vietnam ranks 41st among 100 economies in terms of 4G download speed of mobile data and second behind Singapore in Southeast Asia. A report released this week by OpenSignal, a British company which measures mobile user experience globally, says Vietnam’s

China rebukes US’s latest move against Huawei

    China’s Foreign Ministry said on Saturday the United States needed to stop the “unreasonable suppression” of Chinese companies like Huawei.  The US on Friday moved to block global chip supplies to blacklisted telecoms equipment company Huawei Technologies. The

Russia asks Google to block article questioning Russia’s official death toll

Russia has asked  Google to block a news article which repeats allegations the Kremlin may be underreporting its coronavirus death toll. The article, by online news outlet MBKh Media, refers to a Financial Times and New York Times report claiming Russia

President Trump: US is considering to resume part of funding for WHO

President Donald Trump is reportedly reconsidering the suspension of US funding of the World Health Organisation and could restore its annual contribution partially, but only to match China’s 40 million USD, a tenth of its share of 400 million USD. Sharing on

Egyptian media praise President Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam’s development

Egyptian Gazette, the oldest English-language in Egypt, on Saturday devoted its entire page 6 to President Ho Chi Minh on the occasion of his 130th birth anniversary (May 19). In the article, author Hany Abdel Fattah briefed readers on the life