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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. […]

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 […]

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