Daily Archives: June 3, 2020

Covid-19 reaches 54 nations in Africa

Covid-19 cases now total 6.4 million globally, with deaths exceeding 382,000, according to worldometers.info. The US remains the worst-hit country, followed by Brazil, Russia, and SpainDaily new cases of Covid-19 are steadily declining in Western Europe, but not in hotspots

Vietnamese Ambassador meets with US International Development Finance Corporation

The US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) considers Vietnam a preferred partner in US cooperative projects, CEO Adam Boehler told Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc at a meeting Tuesday in Washington D.C. Boehler said the DFC is

Sea route linking Quy Nhon port with northeast Asia inaugurated

A sea route connecting Quy Nhon port in Binh Dinh province with northeast Asia opened on Wednesday. Ho Lien Nam, Head of Sales for the Quy Nhon Port Company, said the route will shorten the delivery of goods from Vietnam’s

Foreign experts, skilled workers to be welcomed to Vietnam after COVID-19

At a press briefing in Hanoi on Tuesday, Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung called on localities to make it easier for experts and high-skill workers to enter Vietnam to work following the COVID-19 crisis. Minister

WB economist calls Vietnam ‘a bright star’ in COVID-19 fight

In a blog published on the World Bank website in late May, Jacques Morisset, World Bank economist and program leader for Vietnam, called Vietnam ‘a bright star in the COVID-19 dark sky’He quoted a World Bank and IMF forecast as

Vietnam reports no new community transmission of COVID-19 for 48 days

Vietnam on Wednesday confirmed no new COVID-19 community transmission for 48 consecutive days.  298 out of 328 patients have recovered from the disease, and there have been no coronavirus deaths in Vietnam to date. 5 current cases have tested negative

Funeral held in Hanoi for former chief of National Assembly Office

A high-level funeral was held in Hanoi on Wednesday for former chief of the National Assembly Office Vu Mao.The ceremony was attended by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, and leaders of ministries, departments,

US protests China’s baseless territorial claims in the East Sea

The US has rejected China’s claims as inconsistent with international law, said Kelly Craft, US Ambassador to the UN in a letter sent Monday to UN Secretary-General Antonio GuterresShe asked him to circulate the letter to all UN members as

Vietnam’s export of telephones, spare parts tops 17 billion USD

Vietnam’s commodity export and import turnovers in the first five months of this year reached 99 billion USD, a decrease of 1.7% from last year The Ministry of Industry and Trade said that despite difficulties caused by Covid-19, 17 commodities

Four more COVID-19 patients given all clear

Vietnam has gone through 48th straight day since April 16 without locally-infected cases. Up to 188 of the 328 confirmed infections so far were imported and quarantined upon their arrival.Four more Covid-19 patients were given the all-clear on Wednesday, the