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World Bank provides emergency aid to help Vietnam cope with COVID-19

World Bank provides emergency aid to help Vietnam cope with COVID-19

VOV.VN - The World Bank and the State Bank of Vietnam on July 30 signed a US$6.2 million grant agreement to strengthen Vietnam’s coronavirus surveillance and testing capacities, research capacity for COVID-19 vaccines, test kits, and communications about the pandemic.

Hoi An on the eve of social distancing order in place

Hoi An on the eve of social distancing order in place

VOV.VN - Streets throughout Hoi An, a UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site, have fallen quiet as local people strive to clean historical and cultural sites ahead of a social distancing order being imposed at midnight July 31.

VNAT issues safe tourism instructions amid COVID-19 fears

VNAT issues safe tourism instructions amid COVID-19 fears

VOV.VN - The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) has issued novel coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention and control instructions in a bid to promote a safe industry, with local tourism departments set to follow relevant advice.

FIFA to offer US$1.5 million aid to Vietnam football

FIFA to offer US$1.5 million aid to Vietnam football

VOV.VN - The International Federation of Football Association (FIFA) has announced it will offer a US$1.5 million bailout package to each of its national football federations throughout Southeast Asia (SEA), including Vietnam, in order to offset losses caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Vietnam senior and U22 national teams to gather on August 10

Vietnam senior and U22 national teams to gather on August 10

VOV.VN - The Vietnamese national men’s senior football team will be joined by the national U22 side as both teams take part in a training camp from August 10 to August 16 following the V.League 1 2020 season being postponed due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.

Soldiers step up COVID-19 prevention efforts at border crossings

Soldiers step up COVID-19 prevention efforts at border crossings

VOV.VN - Border guards operating in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau have set up tents along trails and close to border crossings in an effort to control illegal entry into the country and successfully curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Face mask prices on the rise

Face mask prices on the rise

The price of medical masks is on the rise after new COVID-19 community infections were confirmed in Da Nang city and Quang Ngai province.

Hanoi residents ignore COVID-19 warnings on public transport

Hanoi residents ignore COVID-19 warnings on public transport

VOV.VN - Numerous local people can be seen not wearing face masks in public areas, including transport hubs such as bus and railway stations, around Hanoi despite the recent novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the centre of the country.

VITM Hanoi hit by delay following fresh COVID-19 outbreaks

VITM Hanoi hit by delay following fresh COVID-19 outbreaks

VOV.VN - The latest discovery of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Da Nang and Quang Ngai province has forced the Vietnam International Travel Mart (VITM Hanoi) to be postponed due to fears surrounding the global epidemic.

Da Nang falls quiet on first night of latest social distancing order

Da Nang falls quiet on first night of latest social distancing order

VOV.VN - The first night since the implementation of a new social distancing order has seen restaurants close and streets left deserted throughout the central city of Da Nang, with images across the city showing the impact of new COVID-19 cases being detected.

Airlines to increase flights departing from Da Nang: CAAV

Airlines to increase flights departing from Da Nang: CAAV

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) will soon grant permission to airlines to maximise number of flights leaving the central city of Da Nang amid new developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, head of the CAAV Dinh Viet Thang has said.

340 Vietnamese citizens flown home from Canada

340 Vietnamese citizens flown home from Canada

Relevant agencies of Vietnam, the Vietnamese Embassy in Canada, and the Vietnam Airlines on July 25 coordinated with Canadian competent agencies to bring home more than 340 Vietnamese citizens from the country.

Squid, octopus exports slightly increase in June

Squid, octopus exports slightly increase in June

VOV.VN - Squid and octopus exports enjoyed a rise of 6.5% to US$48 million during June after previously suffering decreases for three consecutive months due to a low demand affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.

European firms more positive about Vietnam’s business climate

European firms more positive about Vietnam’s business climate

European businesses are more positive about Vietnam’s trade and investment environment in the first few months after COVID-19, the Business Climate Index (BCI) unveiled by the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) on July 22 showed.