To capitalise on the global demand for medical protective equipment, Vietnamese companies need to proactively study markets, demand and quality standards, experts have said.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has brought the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) under control for the past three weeks with no new locally transmitted infection, keeping its cumulative tally at 271 cases.
A delegation of the Vietnam-Korea Business and Investment Association (VKBIA) on May 4 and 5 presented 5,300 face masks, along with 800 bottles of hand sanitiser, 20 cans of disinfectant and other necessities to border guards and staff working at COVID-19 check points in the northern mountainous province of Lai Chau.
VOV.VN - Deputy Foreign Minister To Anh Dung on April 17 handed over 100,000 anti-bacteria face masks made in Vietnam to Swedish ambassador to Vietnam Ann Mawe, to help the Scandinavian nation combat the novel coronavirus.
The Garment 10 Corporation Joint Stock Company has been investing in producing medical face masks as well as cloth masks with ten production lines being installed, said Director Than Duc Viet.
VOV.VN - Groups of Vietnamese nationals living in Germany have joined hands to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in their host country by sewing face masks for local residents and medical workers.
The central province of Quang Nam has required all foreign visitors to wear face masks when visiting the world heritage site of Hoi An city in the province.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism says it has received 103 posters from artists across the country for a contest to raise public awareness of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and measures to control it.
VOV.VN - Following the passing of recent legislation, all Vietnamese citizens and foreigners are now required to wear face masks when in public as of March 16, with the majority of people around the capital following the new rules.
VOV.VN - Following the introduction of new regulations effective as of March 16, it is compulsory for both residents and tourists to wear face masks in public places, despite this many people can still be seen not following these measures in Ho Chi Minh City, with foreigners being a noticeable example of the problem.
VOV.VN - Many popular places in the capital city of Hanoi have closed, whilst others are becoming increasingly quiet as a result of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) fears.
VOV.VN - All Vietnamese citizens and foreign nationals living in Vietnam will be required to wear face masks in public places as of March 16 in a bid to prevent the further spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
VOV.VN - The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) have requested that banks move to disinfect bills whilst also encouraging people to use contactless forms of payment in an effort to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) among the wider community.
As of March 1, the Vietnam National Textile and Garment Group (Vinatex) and its subsidiaries produced three more million antibacteria face masks, completing its plan of selling about 6 million face masks to the market amid the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).
Frequently washing hands with soap, observing good personal hygiene, cleaning belongings and using face masks properly lower the chance of COVID-19 infection.
The Ministry of Health has proposed to issue a fine of up to VND7m for people who leave face masks in unsuitable places.
Thousands of workers in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho were presented with antibacterial face masks on February 15 as part of a programme that aims to raise public awareness of the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
The prices of pork and face masks were the centre of discussion at an extraordinary meeting of the steering committee for pricing on January 31 under the chair of its head, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue.