General News

  • Vietnam’s Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has signed Decision No. 2215/QD-TTg on the national action plan on overcoming the post-war consequences of toxic chemicals/dioxin in Vi?t Nam for 2021-2030. The plan aims to successfully address all hotspots...
    Monday, 17th January, 2022
  • In 2021, Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) has disbursed VND80 trillion ($3.45 billion) worth of policy loans to more than 2 million poor households in the country. The information was announced at the national online conference to deploy the...
    Monday, 17th January, 2022
  • The humanitarian aid organization CARE International in Vietnam has launched the Advancing Women’s Economic Empowerment in Vietnam (AWEEV) project, funded by the Global Affairs Canada, local media said. The project will support over 2,600 women and...
    Monday, 17th January, 2022
  • The Vietnam Red Cross Society has launched a $1 million relief package funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in urgent COVID-19 assistance for the central region, local media reported. The project will be carried out in 40...
    Monday, 17th January, 2022
  • Vietnam’s announcement of daily COVID-19 case numbers, including asymptomatic infections, is no longer useful in the current pandemic situation, the local VOV newspaper quoted some experts as reporting. Experts made the statement as the country...
    Monday, 17th January, 2022
  • The COVID-19 hospital, under Hanoi Medical University, has set up a 40-bed department for post-COVID-19 rehabilitation, the first of its kind in northern Vietnam, in a bid to take care of both physical and mental health for coronavirus patients,...
    Monday, 17th January, 2022
  • World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for the Western Pacific Dr. Takeshi Kasai has lauded Vietnam’s vision on the protection of locals’ health and its COVID-19 vaccination strategy, local media reported. The WHO official made the...
    Monday, 17th January, 2022
  • On January 11, the Vietnamese Ministry of Health (MoH) recommended using the antiviral drug Molnupiravir for COVID-19 patients only per doctors’ prescriptions, local media reported. The health ministry made the recommendation when the rising number...
    Monday, 17th January, 2022
  • Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City will provide two COVID-19 vaccine doses for children aged from three this year, Director Tang Chi Thuong of the municipal Department of Health has said. Director Thuong made the statement at a meeting to set out new tasks...
    Monday, 17th January, 2022
  • Many provinces in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam are taking measures to cope with the ongoing issue of saltwater intrusion this dry season, local authorities reported. Provinces across the region, considered the country’s ‘rice basket,’ are...
    Monday, 17th January, 2022