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Journalism helps change society for the better

Journalism helps change society for the better

Speech delivered by Lan Phong, Dantri Online Newspaper, Vietnam, at the World Journalists Conference (WJC2022) “Over the years, journalism has been creating social changes by providing information for the public, thus helping raise awareness among them and pushing local authorities to have sound decisions and policies. Journalism has actually changed society in some ways. Firstly, […]

Vietnam reports first Omicron variant infection case

Vietnam reports first Omicron variant infection case

Vietnam reports first Omicron infection (Dantri) By Phong Lan Dantri Online Newspaper, Vietnam HANOI: A person who recently arrived in Vietnam from the UK has been found infected with the Covid-19 Omicron variant, which is the country’s first, the local Ministry of Health announced Tuesday. According to the Ministry, the person arrived at Hanoi-based Noi […]

Health workers quit during pandemic in Vietnam’s largest epicentre

Health workers quit during pandemic in Vietnam’s largest epicentre

By Phong Lan Dantri Online Newspaper, Vietnam HO CHI MINH: Many doctors and nurses in the Covid-19 epicentre of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam have left their jobs due to high work pressure. Speaking at the recent meeting on Covid-19 treatment in the city, Chief of the municipal Health Department Office, Nguyen Thi Huynh Mai […]

Vietnam starts giving Covid-19 vaccine to children

Vietnam starts giving Covid-19 vaccine to children

By PhongLan Dantri Online Newspaper, Vietnam HANOI: Approximately 1,500 students aged 16-17 in Vietnam’s largest epicentre of Ho Chi Minh City were given their first Covid-19 vaccine jabs on a trial basis on October 27. They were the first young people in Vietnam to have received the vaccine against Covid-19. They had to bring the […]

Vietnam strongly commits to climate change response ahead of COP26

Vietnam strongly commits to climate change response ahead of COP26

By Phong Lan Dantri Online Newspaper, Vietnam HANOI: As one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change, Vietnam is determined to respond to climate change with lots of activities and commitments being made by local authorities and people. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Vietnam on October 22 launched a news portal on […]

16 animals culled at Vietnam’s Covid-19 quarantine area

16 animals culled at Vietnam’s Covid-19 quarantine area

By Cu Thi Lan Editor at Dantri/Dtinews Online Newspaper- Vietnam HANOI: 16 animals including 15 dogs and one cat have just been culled at a Covid-19 quarantine area in Vietnam as local authorities claimed they had to do that as part of Covid-19 prevention efforts. According to an official in the country’s southern province of Ca […]

Vietnam successfully produces first batch of Russian Sputnik V vaccine

Vietnam successfully produces first batch of Russian Sputnik V vaccine

By Cu Thi Lan Editor at Dantri/Dtinews Online Newspaper- Vietnam HANOI: A Vietnamese company announced Friday that it has successfully produced the first batch of the Russian Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine in Vietnam. According to the Company for Vaccine and Biological Production No.1 (Vabiotech), a vaccine quality control appraisal report by the Gamaleya National Center […]

Volunteers taking care of babies born to COVID-19 mothers in Vietnam

Volunteers taking care of babies born to COVID-19 mothers in Vietnam

By Phong Lan Deputy Head of the World News Desk Dantri   HO CHI MINH CITY: Dozens of volunteers are taking care of babies born with Covid-19-infected mothers at a newly-opened centre in the virus hotspot of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. The Have Only Positive Expectations (HOPE) Centre opened in late August by the […]

US Vice President opens new CDC Southeast Asia Regional Office in Vietnam

US Vice President opens new CDC Southeast Asia Regional Office in Vietnam

By Phong Lan Deputy Head of the World News Desk Dantri   HANOI: US Vice President Kamala D. Harris on August 25 launched the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Southeast Asia Regional Office in Hanoi. The launching ceremony saw the attendance of the US Secretary of Health and Human Services, Xavier Becerra, US CDC […]

Vietnam expects to produce Covid-19 medicine by late 2021

Vietnam expects to produce Covid-19 medicine by late 2021

By Phong Lan Deputy Head of the World News Desk Dantri  HANOI: Vietnamese scientists have successfully produced antiviral medication called Vipdervir that is expected to be used for Covid-19 treatment by the end of this year. At a meeting held on August 10, the Vietnamese Ministry of Health announced that Vipdervir has proved to be […]

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