The Cabinet, during its meeting on May 26, approved the extension of the period of emergency situation declaration in all areas of the Kingdom of Thailand for one more month, from 1 to 30 June 2020.
A meeting was held in Hanoi on May 27 to discuss measures to control air pollution and improve air quality in Vietnam’s major cities.
GAVI, an international organisation that works to improve access to new and underused vaccines for children in the world's poorest countries, has published an article on its website gavi.org, highlighting the four ways Vietnam has managed to control the COVID-19 pandemic.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health on May 28 reported no new COVID-19 cases of community infection, keeping the national total count at 327, while the number of recoveries rose to 278 or 85% of the active cases.
VOV.VN - Stephen Cameron, the critically ill British citizen who was infected with COVID-19 has shown signs of consciousness and moved his fingers after stopping sedation, according to doctors.
The Foreign Ministry, in collaboration with the People’s Committee of central Phu Yen province, organised a conference providing information on external affairs and the situation in the East Sea on May 27 in the provincial capital of Tuy Hoa.
The Vietnamese Embassy in South Africa on May 26 presented a package of food and protective equipment to a representative of Mbizana district, Eastern Cape province – one of the localities hardest hit by COVID-19 in the African nation.
VOV.VN - British Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Ian Gibbons MBE has written a letter to the HCM City leadership, expressing his gratitude for the city’s support and treatment of British citizens infected with the novel coronavirus.
Cooperation between Vietnamese, Japanese, and Belgian entomologists has discovered a number of new insects in Vietnam, a representative from the Vietnam National Museum of Nature (VNMN) announced on May 27.
VOV.VN - A Vietnam Airlines plane landed at Da Nang International Airport on May 27, bringing home 340 Vietnamese citizens who have been left stranded in the RoK as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
VOV.VN - As many as 155 communes across 20 cities and provinces nationwide have been confirmed to have fresh outbreaks of the African swine fever, with over 4,000 pigs killed as a result of the disease, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Representatives from the Republic of Korea (RoK)-Vietnam Mine Action Project on May 26 presented food, face masks and hand sanitisers to over 9,100 UXO survivors and their families in the central provinces of Quang Binh and Binh Dinh in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Joint efforts are being made to crack down on the illegal trade of wild animals on the Internet in Vietnam as more traders have shifted offline to Internet-based markets.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has assigned relevant agencies to launch a swift investigation in order to clarify bribery allegations levelled at Tenma Vietnam, a Japanese firm in Bac Ninh province.
Vietnam is coordinating with Japan on the investigation of a Japanese company allegedly paying bribes to Vietnamese tax and customs officials, said Minister of Public Security To Lam on the sidelines of the National Assembly meeting on May 26.
A French family stranded on Ko Samui for months after their holiday was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic is impressed with the Thai hospitality and help they have received during their extended stay.
The National Library of Thailand is informing borrowers they will have to indicate the book they intend to check out from now on as part of measures against COVID-19.
UNICEF Vietnam is willing to provide technical support and cooperate with the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau to tackle issues triggered by natural disasters and epidemics, UNICEF Representative in Vietnam Rana Flowers told provincial leaders on May 26.
The Minister of Education has visited students at their homes in Nakhon Pathom and Ratchaburi, to observe the actual online learning process. Schools across the country are to reopen on 1st July, except for those in areas with an ongoing viral outbreak where all classes will be moved online, or onto TV.
VOV.VN - The National Hospital of Tropical Diseases on May 27 discharged an additional six patients who were infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus causing the COVID-19 disease.