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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 […]

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 […]

Vietnam’s economic hub struggles to curb new Covid-19 outbreak

Vietnam’s economic hub struggles to curb new Covid-19 outbreak

    By Phong Lan Deputy Head of the World News Desk Dantri Online Newspaper HO CHI MINH CITY: Vietnam’s biggest economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City is experiencing the largest ever Covid-19 outbreak which seems hard to curb despite strict preventive measures by local authorities. Medical staff shortage Ho Chi Minh City authorities […]

Vietnamese health workers exhausted battling with coronavirus in searing heat

Vietnamese health workers exhausted battling with coronavirus in searing heat

By Phong Lan Deputy Head of the World News Desk Dantri Online Newspaper HANOI: Many health workers in a Vietnam’s virus epicentre have become exhausted after working long hours in protective suits under the severe hot summer weather. Many areas in Vietnam are experiencing extremely hot days with temperatures rising up to over 40 degrees […]

Vietnam successfully organises parliamentary election amid COVID-19 threats

Vietnam successfully organises parliamentary election amid COVID-19 threats

By Phong Lan Deputy Head of the World News Desk Dantri Online Newspaper HANOI: “It can be said that the election of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and the People’s Councils at all-levels for the 2021 to 2026 term has taken place successfully,” Secretary General of the Vietnamese National Assembly Bui Van Cuong announced […]

Official points out reasons for fourth Covid-19 wave in Vietnam

Official points out reasons for fourth Covid-19 wave in Vietnam

By Phong Lan Deputy Head of the World News Desk Dantri Online Newspape HANOI: Illegal migrants, lax management at quarantine areas, and people’s ignoring virus prevention regulations have been pointed out as the main causes for the new Covid-19 outbreak in Vietnam. Speaking at a government meeting on May 20, Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh […]

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. […]

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