October 16, 2021 | 13:46
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has approved a national science-technology programme for promoting studies and production of human vaccines by 2030.
October 15, 2021 | 16:21
Japfa Comfeed Vietnam has just donated medical equipment and devices to the COVID-19 quarantine area and field hospitals at An Loc Plaza in Binh Phuoc.
October 14, 2021 | 22:17
Vietnam recorded 3,092 cases of COVID-19 on October 14, including 4 imported, a drop of 370 cases compared to the previous day, according to the Ministry of Health.
October 14, 2021 | 22:14
The COVID-19 vaccination will be expanded to children aged 12 - 17, starting this October in localities with sufficient conditions, according to the Ministry of Health (MoH).
October 14, 2021 | 12:00
The Ministry of Health is seeking to add COVID-19 test kits to the list of items under price stabilisation to put an end to variation and rocketing prices of testing service charges. However, bolder actions may be required to prevent new problems from cropping up.
October 14, 2021 | 10:40
Varied prices of COVID-19 antigen rapid test kits have been an issue of concern in Vietnam in recent days. Deputy Minister of Health Tran Van Thuan talked to VIR’s Hoang Binh about the use of test kits in Vietnam, and future management.
October 14, 2021 | 10:38
Shippers in Ho Chi Minh City are allowed to take COVID-19 self tests to help them avoid large gatherings while meeting consumption demand.
October 14, 2021 | 09:00
Vietnam has introduced two fiscal measures since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Resolution No.42/NQ-CP on supporting people was issued in April 2020 and included a support package of VND62 trillion ($2.69 billion) to aid 20 million workers who had lost jobs. A new VND26 trillion ($1.13 billion) support package under Resolution No.68/NQ-CP was announced in July 2021 to help workers affected by lockdowns and social distancing during the most recent wave of infections.
October 07, 2021 | 14:00
Australia donated 300,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Vietnam through its local embassy on October 6.
October 05, 2021 | 16:48
The embassies of New Zealand and Switzerland will fund a $56,520 humanitarian aid project to assist vulnerable migrant workers in Ho Chi Minh City.
September 27, 2021 | 00:00
Citi Vietnam contributed nearly $50,000 in the form of medical equipment to Thong Nhat Hospital to facilitate the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
September 26, 2021 | 19:20
The SFIA has requested President Biden to send more COVID-19 vaccines to Vietnam, the second-largest source of sports and fitness products to the US.
September 24, 2021 | 08:00
With the health crisis sabotaging the economy and causing a dent in the business community’s revenue, the government has suggested a rise in budget deficit to ensure state budget spending, despite a big budget surplus in the year thus far.
September 24, 2021 | 08:00
Employers and business associations are in need of exemption from some insurance premiums as well as union fees after running out of gas due to the pandemic.
September 22, 2021 | 19:03
Factories are finding it hard to track down enough workers to maintain operations after numerous people left production lines for their hometowns or pivoted into other jobs during the pandemic restrictions.