Daily Archives: December 27, 2020

Mekong Delta activates emergency response system as border jumper tests positive for coronavirus

Local authorities in the Mekong Delta are rushing to trace all people who had direct and indirect contact with a Vietnamese man who illegally crossed the border earlier this week. The 32-year-old man, confirmed as patient 1440, from the Mekong

PM calls for active international response to epidemic prevention

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called upon countries, organizations, and individuals to strongly respond to a Vietnam-initiated resolution proclaiming 27 December as International Day of Epidemic Preparedness. The resolution was adopte...

Solar power plant inaugurated in Khanh Hoa

A 104.5 million USD solar power plant was inaugurated in Van Ninh district, the central province of Khanh Hoa, on Saturday. The plant, invested by the KN Van Ninh Solar Development and Investment Company, officially generated electricity to the

Vietnam in top five markets globally for cost efficiency

The US, New Zealand and Canada are the most attractive countries for employer investment based on 200 factors that evaluated skills availability, cost efficiency, regulation and productivity, while Vietnam is among the top five in cost efficiency, acco...

EC publishes full text of UK-EU Brexit trade agreement

The European Commission on Saturday published the full text of the trade agreement in principle between the UK and EU. The text includes a 1,246-page trade document, as well as agreements on nuclear energy, classified information exchanges, civil nucl...

Chill New Year for northern Vietnam courtesy of strong cold front

- Temperatures in the northern region will fall to lows of about 10 degrees Celsius in the last days of 2020 including New Year's Eve, according to VnExpress. A strong cold front will hit the region on December 29-30, causing

Vietnam digital development among the fastest in the world

Vietnam is ranked fifth in the world for digital evolution momentum by the 2020 Digital Intelligence Index (DII), VnExpress reported. Conducted by Tufts University's Fletcher School and Mastercard, the "Digital In The Time Of COVID" study measured dig...

Europe rolls out vaccines in bid to leave pandemic behind

Europe launches a cross-border vaccination programme of unprecedented scale on Sunday as part of efforts to end a COVID-19 pandemic that has crippled economies and claimed more than 1.7 million lives around the world.The region of 450 million people