VOV.VN - A total of 80 Vietnamese citizens who had recently returned to the country from the United States have tested negative for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and successfully completed their isolation period in the northern province of Hoa Binh on May 23.
VOV.VN - Severe downpours and strong winds are predicted to hit the northern region and north-central parts of the country over the course of the next several days starting from May 23 following the conclusion of the recent heat wave, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked authorities in the central and Central Highlands regions to take action to deal with the prolonged heat wave, drought and saltwater intrusion.
The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) launched a campaign in Hanoi on May 22 to step up digital transformation via cloud computing technology.
Vietnam has put forward various measures to bolster the efficiency of child abuse prevention in the time to come, according to a Government report submitted to the National Assembly (NA).
The High-level People’s Court in Ho Chi Minh City on May 22 rejected all appeals filed by four defendants who are former city officials accused of “violating regulations on management and use of State assets, causing losses and wastefulness”.
Up to 101,469 cases of violation were handled in the first seven days of the tightened road inspections from May 15 to 22, with fines totaling VND75.7 billion (US$3.25 million).
VOV.VN - No fresh coronavirus case was recorded on May 23, marking the 37th straight day the country has gone without community transmission, while the overall number of successfully cured patients rose to 267, according to the Ministry of Health.
VOV.VN - The central province of Nghe An held a ceremony in Hanoi on May 22 to mark the launch of a series of billboards which promote round-the-clock free service on the ‘111’ hotline for victims of human trafficking.
VOV.VN - The Khanh Hoa Department of Tourism, working in collaboration with the Department of Information and Communications and the Nha Trang - Khanh Hoa Tourism Association, hosted a press conference in Nha Trang city on May 22 in order to unveil a fresh tourism stimulus programme for the local tourism sector.
VOV.VN - A British patient suffering from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) saw improvements in his lung functions on May 22, therefore reducing his reliance on the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation machine (ECMO) as steps are taken for the patient to gradually breath by himself, according to the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital for Tropical Diseases.
A symposium was held in Hanoi on May 21 to discuss the treatment of acute malnutrition among children as part of the draft revised Law on Health Examination and Treatment.
The Central city of Da Nang is poised to complete the building of a smart city connected with the networks of smart cities in the country and in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region by 2030.
Representatives from major businesses in aviation, travel, and hospitality as well as industry experts sought ways to promote domestic tourism and restart the international tourism market post-COVID-19 at a conference in Hanoi on May 21.
Nguyen Van Hien, former Deputy Minister of National Defence and former Commander of the Vietnam People’s Navy, was sentenced to four years in prison for his role in a case of violations of naval land management regulations.
Vietnam’s largest tech firm FPT Software has signed a partnership agreement with global software firm OutSystems to develop low-code platforms, in a bid to strengthen the foothold of both in the Japanese market.
Smoking can increase the risk of COVID-19 transmission within the community as it weakens lung function and immune response to infections, an official said.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has entered its 36th consecutive day without recording any new COVID-19 community infections, keeping its total count at 324 since May 18, the Ministry of Health said on May 22.
VOV.VN - The battle against the novel coronavirus has yet to come to an end, and together with the rest of the world, Vietnam is on standby to deal with it, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.
Driftwood Dairy Holding Corporation, an affiliate of Vietnam’s diary producer Vinamilk in the US, has recently donated nearly 23,000 litres of fresh milk, worth US$21,000, to people living in Los Angeles, California, who are facing difficulties due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.