May 05, 2021 | 12:06
Since last year, Vietnam has been weathering difficulties caused by the health crisis to reach positive growth, with a safe environment for people and enterprises to perform in. Andrew Jeffries, country director for Vietnam of the Asian Development Bank, writes about the country’s steady journey amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with a need to further apply digital solutions in the economy.
May 03, 2021 | 10:59
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has requested that the responsibility of individuals and organisations on COVID-19 spread must be made clear, and asked competent authorities to mete strict punishment to any that violate regulations and have a role to play in the failure of the containment.
April 11, 2021 | 21:05
Almost 40 Thai provinces have brought in entry restrictions and quarantine requirements for people travelling from Bangkok and other coronavirus hotspots ahead of a holiday travel period, as the capital grapples with soaring infections.
August 15, 2020 | 10:06
First phase of human trials on a made-in-Vietnam COVID-19 vaccine could begin as early as this October.
August 07, 2020 | 10:00
Vietnam is celebrating 25 years of being a member of the ASEAN. Nguyen Quoc Dung, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, talked with VIR’s Khoi Nguyen about the contributions of the country to the bloc since it joined.
August 05, 2020 | 15:10
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced on August 4 that it will provide a loan worth 1.5 billion USD to support Thailand’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
August 03, 2020 | 15:00
The COVID-19 pandemic has severely dragged down revenues of the Vietnam Airlines Corporation (Vietnam Airlines) and the Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) in the second quarter of this year.
August 03, 2020 | 13:42
A slew of Vietnamese startups managed to secure millions of US dollars even in the midst of the rapidly escalating COVID-19 pandemic.
July 21, 2020 | 10:00
The wave of transiting factories out of China by multinational companies, assistance from primary preferential trade agreements, and international acknowledgement of effective control of the COVID-19 pandemic from the Vietnamese government have greatly increased the chances of welcoming more investments in the country’s industrial real estate arena.
July 20, 2020 | 09:44
The United States on Sunday recorded 63,872 new coronavirus cases in the previous 24 hours, Johns Hopkins University reported in its real-time tally.
July 14, 2020 | 08:41
A second coronavirus wave in Britain this winter could see 120,000 deaths in hospitals alone in a "reasonable worst-case scenario", scientists warned on Tuesday.
July 10, 2020 | 16:52
The strong economic impact of the pandemic has caused a 25-30 per cent reduction in the valuation of hospitality assets, leading to a buyers’ market for international financiers.
July 07, 2020 | 11:36
The local economy is confronted with multiple hardships, and to beef up development and quickly rebound, faster and stronger actions become an urgent need.
July 06, 2020 | 09:14
Chile recorded 10,159 coronavirus deaths on Sunday, as President Sebastian Pinera announced a $1.5 billion aid package to help the middle class, which has been battered by the economic crisis.
June 09, 2020 | 11:42
More than 340 Vietnamese citizens in the US were brought home safely from San Francisco airport on June 7 and 8.