Webinar discusses ASEAN’s braving storm in COVID-19 crisis

Webinar discusses ASEAN’s braving storm in COVID-19 crisis

The ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute of Singapore held the annual 36th round-table webinar themed “Braving the Storms: ASEAN in Crisis Mode”, with the support of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Foundation of Germany on October 12.
Hanoi rearranges pandemic travelling regulations

Hanoi rearranges pandemic travelling regulations

Hanoi authorities have divided the city into three zones to apply different COVID-19 prevention and control measures on September 6-21, based on the pandemic situation as well as the characteristics of each locality.
India and Vietnam team up in vaccine collaboration

India and Vietnam team up in vaccine collaboration

Vietnam is cementing a vaccine partnership with India with a view to increasing supply and putting an end to restrictions that have lasted through the summer.
Military forces enthusiastically helping people amid Covid-19 pandemic

Military forces enthusiastically helping people amid Covid-19 pandemic

Transporting goods, helping people to buy goods at supermarket, or providing medical examination, are the things the Vietnam People’s Army soldiers are doing to support people in Ho Chi Minh City amid COVID-19. Their enthusiasm touches the hearts of local people.
Longer-term FDI strategy in need of situational tweaks

Longer-term FDI strategy in need of situational tweaks

The pandemic is forcing a number of factories to either stop operations or pare down capacity, which has increased pessimism about the short-term outlook of Vietnam’s business environment.
Hanoi streets during days of social distancing

Hanoi streets during days of social distancing

With social distancing measure imposed to curb the spread of Covid-19 pandemic, streets in Hanoi have become less crowded during these August days, especially at night.
Towards growing sustainably in a post-pandemic world

Towards growing sustainably in a post-pandemic world

Standard Chartered Vietnam CEO Michele Wee shares how businesses should prepare for a post-pandemic world and how the bank is driving sustainable development.
Freelance workers in pandemic centres longing for sufficient financial support

Freelance workers in pandemic centres longing for sufficient financial support

Not knowing how to pay for their next meals has become a real fear for many freelance workers in Hanoi as the city has tightened its social restrictions and halted all indoor food and beverage establishments, as well as all non-essential services, after the discovery of new outbreaks.
Hai Duong commits to ensuring safety and growth

Hai Duong commits to ensuring safety and growth

Albeit being a pandemic hotspot just a few months ago, the northern province of Hai Duong has still reported upbeat achievements in socioeconomic development over the first half of this year.
More effective pandemic bailout actions urged to avoid further trickling support

More effective pandemic bailout actions urged to avoid further trickling support

Despite major solutions already in place to support the public and businesses, lagging implementation seems to be blunting the effect of good intentions.
Additional 1,612 new COVID-19 cases confirmed on July 17 afternoon

Additional 1,612 new COVID-19 cases confirmed on July 17 afternoon

Vietnam confirmed 1,612 new COVID-19 infections, including 12 imported cases, from 6am to 7:30pm on July 17, according to the Ministry of Health.
Vaccine access crucial to overcome pandemic

Vaccine access crucial to overcome pandemic

Major organisations are lauding the efforts of Vietnam to establish a public vaccine fund in the midst of the coronavirus surge.
Bumps ahead for the giants of transport

Bumps ahead for the giants of transport

After enduring months of losses, state-owned transport giants Vietnam Railways and Vietnam Airlines are pinning hopes on a financial lifebuoy to recover from the incurred losses – but even significant support may not be enough for them.
Textile and garment makers seek multitude of options

Textile and garment makers seek multitude of options

As the current outbreak of the pandemic remains complicated, textile and garment makers fear lasting impacts on their operations, with many of them hoping for either direct support from the government or the permission to take the initiative themselves.
Coronavirus toll at 1000 GMT Sunday

Coronavirus toll at 1000 GMT Sunday

The novel coronavirus has killed at least 3,919,801 people since the outbreak emerged in China in December 2019, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP at 1000 GMT on Sunday.
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