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Vietnam to have locally-made COVID-19 vaccine in August

Vietnam to have locally-made COVID-19 vaccine in August

By Phong Lan Deputy Head of the World News Desk Dantri Online Newspaper   HANOI: A Made-in-Vietnam COVID-19 vaccine is expected to be officially available this August, according to a local medical official. Major-General Nguyen Xuan Kien, head of the Military Medical Department, told a press conference in Hanoi on April 9 that besides the COVID-19 […]

Animal abusers to face fines in Vietnam

Animal abusers to face fines in Vietnam

By Phong Lan Deputy Head of the World News Desk Dantri Online Newspaper  HANOI: Animal abusers in Vietnam will be fined following a newly-issued decree on animal husbandry violations by the government. According to the decree, individuals could be fined VND1 million ($43) to VND3 million ($129) if they beat, cage, or neglect their animals. […]

Vietnamese little girl back home following recovery from 12th-floor balcony fall

Vietnamese little girl back home following recovery from 12th-floor balcony fall

  By Phong Lan Deputy Head of the World News Desk Dantri Online Newspaper HANOI: The girl who was rescued after falling from the 12th floor of an apartment building in Hanoi is now at home after she recovered well and was discharged from the hospital in good health condition. On Friday morning, the three-year-old […]

Vietnam honours hero for saving toddler falling from 12th floor balcony

Vietnam honours hero for saving toddler falling from 12th floor balcony

By Phong Lan Deputy Head of the World News Desk Dantri Online Newspaper HANOI: A Hanoi man has been praised and rewarded by local authorities and the wide public after he saved a baby girl who fell from the 12th floor of an apartment building in the city. Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Monday […]

Vietnam receives first batch of Covid-19 vaccine

Vietnam receives first batch of Covid-19 vaccine

  By Phong Lan Deputy head of the World News Desk Dantri Online Newspaper HANOI: The first batch of Covid-19 vaccines arrived in Vietnam on February 24, which is hoped to curb the latest virus outbreak in the country. Deputy Minister of Health, Truong Quoc Cuong said that 117,600 doses of Covid-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca arrived […]

Hundreds of cattle die in severe cold weather in northern Vietnam

Hundreds of cattle die in severe cold weather in northern Vietnam

  By Phong Lan- Deputy head of the World News Desk Dantri Online Newspaper HANOI: More than 600 cattle have died after days of extreme cold weather in some northern and central mountainous regions of Vietnam, the Central Committee for Flood and Storm Control said Wednesday in a report. A biting cold snap has ravaged […]

Smoked soil eating popular in Vietnamese town

Smoked soil eating popular in Vietnamese town

By Lan Phong Head of World News, Dantri Online Newspaper, Vietnam  HANOI: Smoked soil, a rare and odd dish, has been a popular cookie for many local people in Vietnam’s northern province of Vinh Phuc for generations. Khong Thi Bien, 86, in Lap Thach Town took out a bag of smoked soil from her kitchen […]

Vietnam begins Covid-19 vaccine trial on humans

Vietnam begins Covid-19 vaccine trial on humans

By Lan Phong Head of World News, Dantri Online Newspaper, Vietnam  HANOI: Vietnam on Thursday started the first trial Covid-19 vaccine shots on volunteers. Three people were given the made-in-Vietnam Covid-19 vaccine at the Hanoi-based Military Medical Academy this morning, December 17. The volunteers were provided with Nanocovax, a Covid-19 vaccine developed by Nanogen Pharmaceutical […]

Vietnam suspends international flights following new COVID-19 wave threats

Vietnam suspends international flights following new COVID-19 wave threats

By Lan Phong Head of World News, Dantri Online Newspaper, Vietnam HANOI: Vietnam has had to suspend all incoming commercial flights after a series of new COVID-19 infection cases were reported in Ho Chi Minh, the country’s second biggest city. The decision was made by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at a Tuesday meeting in […]

Vietnam tourism sector attempts to lure local visitors as borders remain closed

Vietnam tourism sector attempts to lure local visitors as borders remain closed

By Lan Phong Head of World News, Dantri Online Newspaper, Vietnam HANOI: Provinces should cooperate to focus on creating new and suitable tours for local visitors while trying to maintain low prices to encourage people to go out on holidays. That was a directive by the deputy head of the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism […]

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