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Vietnamese Cambodians actively cope with COVID-19 pandemic
Vietnamese Cambodians actively cope with COVID-19 pandemic
Phnom Penh (VNA) – The Khmer-Vietnamese Association in Cambodia has sent many notices to its chapters in 25 provinces and cities, asking them to take precautionary measures against the COVID-19 pandemic and follow relevant instructions of local authorities. Sim Chy, Chairman of the Khmer-Vietnam Association, grants an interview to the Vietnam News Agency (VNA)'s reporter (Photo: VNA) According to...
Vietnam suspends visa granting to foreigners for 30 days
Vietnam suspends visa granting to foreigners for 30 days
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam will suspend the granting of visa to foreigners for 30 days beginning 00:00 on March 18, the Foreign Ministry announced on March 17, stressing that the move aims at curbing the spread of COVID-19 in the community. At Tan Son Nhat airport in Ho Chi Minh City (Photo: VNA) As from 00:00 on March...
COVID-19: periodic inspection on sea-going ships postponed
COVID-19: periodic inspection on sea-going ships postponed
Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Register (VR) has announced that it will postpone periodic inspection of the registration, management quality and safety of Vietnamese sea-going ships running international routes, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Illustrative image (Photo: Internet) The delay is in compliance with instructions of the Memorandum of Understanding on Port State Control in the Asia-Pacific Region signed...
Religious communities asked to join hands in COVID-19 combat
Religious communities asked to join hands in COVID-19 combat
Hanoi (VNA) – Religious communities in Vietnam have been asked to step up COVID-19 prevention and control measures amid complex developments of the pandemic around the world. Tam Chuc Pagoda in Ha Nam province. Many places of worships have been asked to suspend mass gatherings as part of efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 (Photo: VNA) Head of...
Individual responsibility needed to effectively prevent COVID-19 epidemic
Individual responsibility needed to effectively prevent COVID-19 epidemic
(LSO) - In the context of the complicated developments of the COVID-19 outbreak, apart from the strong participation of the whole political system, fighting the epidemic needs joint efforts of each citizen. The disease will be effectively prevented if each person proactively and properly follows disease prevention instructions. According to the Ministry of Health, as of 17:00 on March...
Hanoi allocates more money for COVID-19 screening tests
Hanoi allocates more money for COVID-19 screening tests
Hanoi (VNA) – The People’s Committee of Hanoi has decided to add 3.5 billion VND (151,000 USD) sourced from the city’s budget reserves to the funding for COVID-19 screening tests for those at quarantine centres. Workers at Hanoi's disease control centre test samples taken from people returning from areas affected by COVID-19 (Photo: VNA) The money will be used...
HCM City tracks UK passenger on Flight VN0054
HCM City tracks UK passenger on Flight VN0054
HCM City (VNA) – The Ho Chi Minh City Centre for Disease Control and Prevention announced on March 11 that it is tracking a passenger from the UK on Flight VN0054 who had close contact with the 17th COVID-19 patient in Vietnam Illustrative image (Photo: VNA) Groman Manthew James Knight, 32, arrived at Noi Bai International Airport on...
Hanoi tracks down close contacts of COVID-19 patients
Hanoi tracks down close contacts of COVID-19 patients
Hanoi (VNA) – All of the COVID-19 infection cases in Hanoi have been tracked down, with no community transmission detected, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung said at a meeting on March 9. A quarantined person in Hanoi has her body temperature checked. (Photo: VNA) Given new challenges to the disease combat, the official called for...
Vietnam officially enters 2nd phase of COVID-19 fight: Deputy PM
Vietnam officially enters 2nd phase of COVID-19 fight: Deputy PM
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam has officially entered the second phase of the fight against COVID-19 since the 17th case was detected two days ago, and this phase is even more difficult than the first one, but the country is ready to respond to any circumstance, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said on March 8. Deputy Prime Minister Vu...
Lang Son intensifies prevention of COVID-19
Lang Son intensifies prevention of COVID-19
(LSO) - The steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control of Lang Son province convened a meeting on March 3 to step up work in the field. Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Ho Tien Thieu, head of the committee, chaired the event, which saw the attendance of leaders of the provincial People’s Council and People’s Committee. After...
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