Nine more people in the Central Highlands Province of Gia Lai have confirmed to be positive for diphtheria bacteria bringing infection cases of diphtheria to 10 including one death.
Four provinces in Central Highland, the major coffee-producing region in Vietnam, has recorded 63 diphtheria cases as of Monday, 10 patients more than a day earlier, Ministry of Health said.
Vietnam’s budget revenue in first half of this year dropped 10.5% from 2019, lowest since 2013, Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung told Tuesday cabinet meeting attended by PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Coffee exports in the first half of 2020 earned an estimated $1.6 billion, a year-on-year rise of 2.5%, according to the Import-Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
- Diphtheria is spreading quickly in Vietnam's main coffee region, tally hits 63 1
- Six-month budget revenue falls to seven-year low on COVID-19 pandemic 2
- Vietnam's most gravely-ill COVID-19 patient declared free of coronavirus 3
- Vietnam's largest city records highest number of layoffs in years on pandemic 4
- Quang Nam wants private sector to build Chu Lai Airport on restricted budget 5
- Nine more people in Gia Lai positive for diphtheria bacteria 6
The most gravely-ill coronavirus patient in Vietnam has been declared free of the virus and scheduled to flight home on July 12, Ministry of Health said.
Over 327,000 Ho Chi Minh City employees have lost their jobs in the first half of 2020 due to the novel coronavirus, the highest tally for the past four years.
Leaders of Quang Nam province is seeking approval to allow private companies to invest and operate Chu Lai International Airport, a similar policy applied to Van Don Airport in Quang Ninh province.
Vietnam saw second quarter unemployment rate in urban areas reach a 10-year high of 4.46 percent, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
Taiwanese shoemaker Pouyuen, the largest employers in Ho Chi Minh City has announced it was laying off 6,000 workers temporarily since the Covid-19 pandemic caused order shortage.
Laos is pushing ahead with a hydropower project on the Mekong River, despite reservations aired by neighbouring countries over its potential to harm fisheries and farming downstream, Mekong River Commission said.
The US-Vietnam joint-stock company - Chan May LNG JSC will sign agreements involving American equipment and construction of a power plant worth $6.2 billion in Thu Thien - Hue.
Indonesian citizen who had been suspected to have contracted with coronavirus in initial test and 145 people whom he had contact have shown negative results.
Health officials in Ho Chi Minh City quarantined 21 people including 10 medical workers after having contact with an Indonesian citizen who had been suspected to have contracted coronavirus.
Sharp Corp. completed the construction of a 45-megawatt solar farm in Ninh Thuan province in Vietnam, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
The country earned $1.41 billion from exporting 2.9 million tonnes of rice over the first five months of the year, VOV cited data from the Agro Processing Market Development Authority.
The coronavirus pandemic has caused 7.8 million workers to lose their jobs or have working hours reduced.