Daily Archives: August 1, 2020

Provinces urged to prepare for landslide

– Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on Saturday asked localities to stay vigilant and prepare to cope with landslide and mitigate losses of human lives and property. At an online meeting with the National Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Response

Vietnamese products benefit from EVFTA as of August 1

 Many major Vietnamese exports benefit from the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement which comes into force as of August 1st. According to the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers, Vietnam’s fisheries export to the EU is having a great opportunity in

Vietnam gains 6.5 billion USD trade surplus in 7 months

    Vietnam achieved a trade surplus of 6.5 billion USD in the first seven months of this year, including 1 billion USD in July, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO). The foreign-investment sector, including crude oil, recorded a trade surplus

Monitor strengthened on people returning from Da Nang

  The Ministry of Health on Saturday organized an online conference connecting 63 provinces and cities to discuss ways to improve the capacity for medical clinics in receiving and treating COVID-19 patients. Acting Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long said

One more COVID-19 patient in Vietnam dies

 A 68-year-old woman with leukemia was confirmed dead on early Saturday at Da Nang Oncology Hospital in the central city of Da Nang, according to Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son.  The patient, known as case 499 in Vietnam,

Field hospital in Hoa Vang ready for COVID-19 patients

  – A field hospital has been set up in Hoa Vang district’s medical center in Da Nang city. The 200-bed hospital will be used for quarantine and treatment of COVID-19 patients, aiming to ease the overload Da Nang city, Vietnam’s hotspot

Japan, China to resume negotiations on maritime security

  Japan and China have agreed to hold bilateral maritime security negotiations at an appropriate time after the COVID-19 epidemic eases, Japan’s Foreign Ministry said.  The agreement came after an online meeting, in which both sides confirmed the importance of

ASEAN ambassadors to Russia praise Vietnam’s role

Vietnamese Ambassador to Russia and Chairman of ASEAN Committee in Moscow (AMC) Ngo Duc Manh hosted an AMC meeting on Friday. The event was attended by 10 ASEAN ambassadors to Russia. At the meeting, Ambassador Manh updated latest information about the

WHO: Impact of coronavirus will be felt for decades to come

– The global coronavirus outbreak is the sort of disaster whose effects will last far into the future, World Health Organization (WHO) Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told a meeting of the WHO’s emergency committee on Friday.  The warning came six

Coronavirus pandemic updates

  As of Saturday afternoon, the world had recorded more than 17 million COVID-19 infections and 683,000 deaths, according to worldometers.info.  More than 11 million patients have been fully recovered. The US is the world’s current epicenter, with more than 4.7