Hundreds of workers at seafood companies in the south of Vietnam have tested positive for coronavirus, according to the media, after officials eased some restrictions in and around the nation’s commercial hub of Ho Chi Minh City. More than 150…
Vietnam on Wednesday started to vaccinate children as part of an effort to reopen schools after more than half a year of closures due to COVID-19.
Pandemic offers Beijing opportunity to firm ties with strategically important neighbor
The Southeast Asian nation is slowly emerging from months of lockdown but has plenty of challenges yet.
Millions of workers who fled virus outbreak are too scared to return to make the world’s winter clothes and Christmas gifts.
Migrant workers are relieved to be home amid the Covid-19 pandemic and economic downturn, but a big question now is, ‘what to do for a living ?’
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has suggested removing the centralized quarantine requirement for air passengers currently applied in several localities.
Local public has voiced anger and objections against a decision of health authorities in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau to cull 13 dogs belonging to a married couple returning from Long An Province after the owners were found…
The Walk for Vietnam, an event intended to raise awareness of and funds for those suffering from the impact of the Delta variant in that country, had strong community support last week.
During its recent COVID-19 outbreaks, the Vietnamese government has found itself trapped between the virus and a Sinophobic public.
Vietnam is planning to reopen key tourist destinations to vaccinated visitors from countries deemed a low COVID-19 risk from December, the government said on Wednesday, October 6, ahead of a full resumption targeted for June next year.
Mass exodus of migrant workers from Vietnam’s COVID-19 epicentre prompts fears of virus surge in Mekong Delta and the Central Highlands.
HCMC authorities are preparing to speed up vaccination for nearly 128,000 workers at industrial parks so they could return to work after economic activity resumes.
Warnings that lockdowns were crippling businesses heaped pressure on Communist government
Vietnam will lift the lockdown in its largest city on Friday, ending nearly three months of restrictions on movement to curb a coronavirus surge.
Authorities in Vietnam’s biggest city are urging the government to recognise positive rapid tests for COVID-19 to present a clearer picture of its outbreak, state media reported on Monday, a move that could increase the city’s case total by 40%.
Vietnam is considering mutual recognition of vaccine passports with countries in Southeast Asia, China, Japan, South Korea, the EU and the U.S., the Government Office announced Sunday.
As capital Hanoi leaves behind nearly two months of lockdown-like movement restrictions, Ho Chi Minh City residents are still largely confined to their homes. But the southern business hub, which accounts for almost one-third of Vietnam’s state budget and 80…
Phu Quoc will not be ready to welcome fully vaccinated foreign tourists next month as planned because the local vaccination rate has been low, a top official says.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called on the international community to cooperate in the fight against Covid-19, especially prioritizing an equitable supply of vaccines to soon end it.
Cuba agreed Monday to provide Vietnam with 10 million doses of its home-grown coronavirus vaccine, Abdala, for which the Asian nation has given emergency approval.
Vietnam’s capital Hanoi will further ease its coronavirus restrictions from this week, the government said, with new cases on the decline and the majority of its adult population partially vaccinated.
The Ministry of Health on Friday granted emergency approval of Cuba’s Abdala Covid-19 vaccine.
Fountain Valley city officials and community leaders gathered inside council chambers on Friday morning to introduce plans to provide aid to those being adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic abroad.
City-wide testing will be carried out in HCMC from now until the month’s end, with higher frequency for very high-risk and high-risk areas.
Seven textile companies in southern Tien Giang Province have sought priority Covid-19 vaccination of their workers to enable them to resume production.