Daily Archives: June 5, 2020

Global Vaccine Summit raises 8.8 billion USD

The Global Vaccine Summit hosted by the UK raised 8.8 billion USD from 32 donor governments and 12 organisations to immunize children in the world’s poorest countries against diseases like measles, polio, and diphtheria by the end of 2025.  The

Vietnam’s agriculture aims to be in world’s top 15 by 2030

Vietnam has set a goal of becoming one of the world’s top 15 agricultural countries and one of the world’s top 10 for agricultural processing by 2030.  The Government recently issued a directive on developing agro-forestry-fishery processing and mechanizing agricultural

Vietnam aims to become digital society by 2030

  Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a national program whose target is making Vietnam a stable and prosperous digital nation over the course of the next decade.  Under the scheme that will run until 2025, with a vision

Hong Kong administration vows full cooperation on national security legislation

Chief Executive of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Carrie Lam said Wednesday that the Hong Kong government will fully cooperate on national security legislation and urged the people of Hong Kong to express their opinions about the legislation. Lam

Vietnam sees no new COVID-19 community transmission for 50 days

Vietnam has recorded no new COVID-19 community transmission for 50 consecutive days.  There have been 188 patients being brought home from abroad before being quarantined. No death was reported. There have been 6.7 million infections all over the world. Nearly

Vietnam congratulates Denmark on Constitution Day

  Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong on Friday sent his congratulation to Queen Margrethe II of Denmark on Denmark’s Constitution Day. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc sent greetings to his Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen. Deputy Prime Minister

Online meeting seeks to facilitate small businesses to seize EVFTA opportunities

The Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Vietnam Association of Small and Medium Enterprises on Friday discussed ways to facilitate businesses to seize opportunities of and effectively implement the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).  EVFTA, an important new generation

Five more COVID-19 patients discharged from hospitals

Five more patients have recovered from COVID-19 and were discharged from hospitals in Vietnam on Friday, raising the total number of recoveries to 307. The remaining 21 patients continue to be treated at medical facilities. Vietnam has recorded no new

Novavax Awarded Department of Defense Contract for COVID-19 Vaccine

$60 million funding for manufacturing of NVX-CoV2373 10 million doses to be delivered to DoD in 2020 GAITHERSBURG, Md., June 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX), a late-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases,