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.
The Ministry of Health has proposed to issue a fine of up to VND7m for people who leave face masks in unsuitable places.
A Vietnamese language course for young Vietnamese generations opened in Vienna, Austria on February 15.
Vietnamese businesses have voiced their concerns over the struggle to cope with the coronavirus due to a lack of raw materials.
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.
The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta is taking steps to ensure sufficient freshwater supply for household use and agricultural production in areas affected by saltwater intrusion and drought.
The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines conducted three flights on February 15 to take Chinese citizens home in accordance with their wish, according to the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry.
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.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a conference in Hanoi on February 15, during which 25 years’ worth of social and health insurance policies were reviewed, in addition to plans being made for the year ahead.
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.
Tests for the novel coronavirus (nCoV) could be run at provincial hospitals in the near future, said Professor Dang Duc Anh, director of the National Institute for Hygiene and Epidemiology (NIHE).
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).
With the novel coronavirus epidemic still raging, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang and the country's worst-hit Vinh Phuc has extended the prolonged school break by another one to two weeks.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Minister of Education and Training Phung Xuan Nha on February 14 affirmed that the 2019-2020 academic year will end later amid the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
VOV.VN - The Ho Chi Minh City Field Hospital in Cu Chi district have moved to isolate eight people who recently returned from novel coronavirus (COVID19) hit areas in China, including one pregnant woman.
VOV.VN - Many entertainment areas throughout Hanoi remained gloomy on Valentine’s Day, which falls on February 14 annually, with fears surrounding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) being one of the main factors in stopping people from going out.