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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 […]

Vietnam implements drastic and responsible measures to prevent covid-19

Vietnam implements drastic and responsible measures to prevent covid-19

By Pham Dinh Hiep,  reporter/editor, Ha Noi Moi HANOI: Authorities at all levels from the central to local levels have stepped up the prevention of Covid-19. The Government promptly issues directives and policies; regularly directing the Ministry of Health, localities and functional agencies to carry out the prevention of the Covid-19 epidemic. The Prime Minister irregularly […]

At United Nations, BTS praises youth for welcoming challenges of COVID-19 pandemic

At United Nations, BTS praises youth for welcoming challenges of COVID-19 pandemic

NEW YORK: South Korean superband BTS addressed the U.N. General Assembly Monday and praised the world’s young people for welcoming the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. The septet flew to New York to speak in person at the 76th U.N. General Assembly’s Sustainable Development Goals Moment event as special presidential envoys for future generations […]

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 […]

As it happened: AJA member launches book detailing Cambodia’s fight against COVID-1

As it happened: AJA member launches book detailing Cambodia’s fight against COVID-1

PHNOM PENH: Asia Journalists Association (AJA) member Chhay Sophal has authored a book that documents Cambodia’s endeavors and strategic measures to confront COVID-19, including the acquisition of vaccines to ensure the people’s safety and wellbeing. The book, formally launched on August 28, features six chapters and comprises nearly 900 pages, local daily Phnom Penh Post […]

Singapore lifts quarantine for German and Brunei visitors

Singapore lifts quarantine for German and Brunei visitors

By Ivan Lim Former AJA President, Contributor to AsiaN SINGAPORE: From September 8, fully vaccinated travellers from Germany and Brunei will be able to visit Singapore for leisure without having to serve a 14-day quarantine. Under this Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) scheme, they will only be required to take four virus tests and undergo a […]

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 […]

COVID-19 cases to drop end August when 40% of Malaysia population fully vaccinated

COVID-19 cases to drop end August when 40% of Malaysia population fully vaccinated

Norila Daud, Malaysia World News KUALA LUMPUR: The situation of COVID-19 infections in Malaysia has reached 20,596 on August 5 and 20,889 on August 6, 2021 and dropped to 19,257 on August 7, bringing the cumulative total to 1,243.852 with 224,120 active cases nationwide. Reaching over 20,000 new COVID-19 cases was not shocking news to […]

COVID Delta variant registers rise in Pakistan’s coastal city Karachi

COVID Delta variant registers rise in Pakistan’s coastal city Karachi

By Nasir Aijaz AsiaN Representative KARACHI: Pakistan is currently experiencing the fourth wave of COVID-19 amid Indian Delta variant, which has registered significant rise in Karachi, the largest city of country and capital of Sindh province, located on the Arabian Sea Coast. This emerged in the National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) meeting hosted by […]

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