Category Archives: Health

Vietnam, US cooperate to combat Covid-19

Vietnam and the US have had good results cooperating in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc told the Vietnam News Agency on Sunday. He said the US applauded the Vietnamese government’s efforts to

Vietnam to use RoK’s quick Covid-19 test kits

Vietnam has completed trials on South Korean-made antigen test kits for coronavirus to shorten the waiting time for test results, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long told the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control on Monday.  The

Vietjet offers passengers free COVID-19 insurance

Budget airline Vietjet is offering free COVID-19 insurance to all passengers flying on its domestic flights from today to June 30. SKY COVID CARE offers coverage ranging from 860 USD to 8,600 USD for all passengers regardless of nationality and

South Korea reports fewest new coronavirus cases since February 29 peak

South Korea reported on Monday its lowest number of new coronavirus cases and the extended downward trend in daily infections since the peak on February 29 has boosted hopes that one of Asia’s largest outbreaks outside China may be abating. 

New Zealand prepares to enter lockdown as coronavirus cases surge

 New Zealand said on Monday it will move to its highest alert level imposing self-isolation, with all-non-essential services, schools and offices to be shut over the next 48 hours as the number of coronavirus cases more than double.  Prime Minister

Vietnamese citizens protected in Covid-19 outbreak

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has carried numerous citizen protection measures in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak. The Ministry has issued travel warnings and provided up-to-date information for Vietnamese expats as numerous countries and territories have suspended international flights

Top legislator calls for solidarity in fight against Covid-19

ational Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has called on the entire population to unite in the battle against the Covid-19 pandemic. Addressing a meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Monday, Madam Ngan asked localities nationwide to test

Top legislator calls for solidarity in fight against Covid-19

As of Monday, more than 14,600 people had died from the COVID-19 pandemic and nearly 340,000 confirmed cases had been reported in 192 countries and territories. The total number of infections in Europe has exceeded 150,000 cases. Nearly 60,000  people

Audit activities to be suspended due to COVID-19

State Auditor General Ho Duc Phoc has requested to suspend the implementation of approved audit plans due to the complicated developments of the COVID-19.Under a dispatch issued recently by the official, audit activities will be suspended until a new

Businesses urged to prepare plans to resume activities after COVID-19

Businesses should keep a close watch on the developments of COVID-19 to have appropriate production recovery plans after the pandemic declines and ends, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.The ministry advised enterprises to take advantage...