Ex-PetroVietnam Chairman to be prosecuted for violations in Phu Tho ethanol case

Ex-PetroVietnam Chairman to be prosecuted for violations in Phu Tho ethanol case

The Ministry of Public Security’s Security Investigation Agency has proposed prosecuting Dinh La Thang, former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and nine accomplices on charges of violating regulations on construction works, causing serious consequences at the Petrochemical and Bio-Fuel JSC (PVB) - a subsidiary of this group.

Face mask litterers to be fined

Face mask litterers to be fined

The Ministry of Health has proposed to issue a fine of up to VND7m for people who leave face masks in unsuitable places.

COVID-19: 30 medical equipment manufacturers fined

COVID-19: 30 medical equipment manufacturers fined

As many as 30 medical equipment manufacturers were fined nearly 65 million VND (2,800 USD) for violations in trading medical supplies serving the fight against the novel coronoavirus disease (COVID-19) on February 15.

HCM City strengthens COVID-19 prevention in apartment buildings

HCM City strengthens COVID-19 prevention in apartment buildings

The Construction Department of Ho Chi Minh City has issued a document urging People’s Committees of 24 districts in the city to intensify epidemic preventive measures at apartment buildings amid the complicated development of the COVID-19 epidemic.

Northern region braced for period of cold weather

Northern region braced for period of cold weather

VOV.VN - Areas throughout the north of the country, including Hanoi, are bracing themselves for the impending arrival of a cold snap which is forecast to hit several regions on February 16, according to the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.

Workers in Can Tho assisted in COVID-19 prevention efforts

Workers in Can Tho assisted in COVID-19 prevention efforts

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).

Free face masks offered amid COVID-19 outbreak

Free face masks offered amid COVID-19 outbreak

VOV.VN - The coronavirus (COVID-19) is spreading every day, fueling fears among the public and increasing local demand for medical masks and hand sanitisers – two measures believed to reduce the risk of infection.

OVs in Poland present face masks to Vinh Phuc province

OVs in Poland present face masks to Vinh Phuc province

The State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs joined hands with the Vietnamese Association in Poland to present 16,000 face masks to the northern province of Vinh Phuc on February 14, amid the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Dien Bien: 340kg bomb deactivated

Dien Bien: 340kg bomb deactivated

The Military Command of the northwestern province of Dien Bien on February 14 said it had defused a bomb measuring more than 1.4 m in length and about 340 kg in weight.

COVID-19: Localities asked to take serious quarantine measures

COVID-19: Localities asked to take serious quarantine measures

Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Thanh Long on February 14 required localities nationwide to strictly take quarantine measures against suspected novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases and those returning from disease-hit areas or contacting with patients, in effort to control the spreading of the outbreak.