After proclaiming success in containing the coronavirus, Vietnam is positioning itself as a safe place to do business, capitalising on demand from international manufacturers looking to diversify their supply chains away China.
Vietnam plans to import 20,000 breeding pigs from Thailand this year as the country is seeking to rebuild its hog herd battered by an African swine fever outbreak.
Health official on Thursday night confirmed 24 Vietnamese nationals repatriated from coronavirus hit Russia to have contracted the virus, Ministry of Health said.
Vietnamese doctors decided to conduct a lung transplant to save the British Covid-19 patient whose lung has been solidified 90%, according to the Ministry of Health.
- Virus-free UK pilot, symbol of Vietnam's pandemic success, to return home 1
- Nearly 31mln workers in Vietnam hit by pandemic, unemployment rate could rise 2
- Vietnam considers to develop nuclear power after 2035 3
- Daegu becomes the fifth Korean bank licensed to operate in Vietnam 4
- Diphtheria is spreading quickly in Vietnam's main coffee region, tally hits 63 5
- Six-month budget revenue falls to seven-year low on COVID-19 pandemic 6
Vietnamese government will not consider granting licenses for new air carriers, waiting for the coronavirus-hit aviation sector to fully recover, Ministry of Transport said in a meeting on Tuesday.
Laos has submitted plans to build a new hydropower dam on the Mekong River, with construction expected to start later this year, the Mekong River Commission (MRC) said on Monday.
The coronavirus pandemic has made Vietnamese companies vulnerable to takeovers by foreign investors at low prices.
Vietnamese doctors are considering a lung transplant for a 43-year-old Briton, who was hospitalized on March 18 on coronavirus. He is currently under critical health conditions with deteriorated lungs.
Vietnamese health officials have found 17 new COVID-19 infection cases, raising the patient tally to 288, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Minister of Transport Nguyen Van The directed the ministry's sub-divisions and the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam to propose resumption of international commercial flights with limited frequency.
Ho Chi Minh City received $1.8 billion remittances in the first four months of this year, down 2% from a year ago, according to the State Bank of Vietnam’s HCMC branch.
The government plans to offer tax incentives and social housing priority to citizens who have enough two children while encourages Vietnamese youngsters to get married before they turn 30.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade wants private investments allowed in power transmission, now a state monopoly, as demand surges in a booming economy.
Vietnam’s agriculture sector earned a trade surplus of $2.8 billion in the first 4 months of 2020, 4.1% lower than the same period last year, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development said.
Samsung, the world’s biggest smartphone maker, and South Korea’s biggest corporate group has scrapped its plan to shift premium phone production to Vietnam as Korea overcame COVID19 pandemic.
With support from British experts, a group of Vietnamese scientists began testing of coronavirus vaccine on mice at a lab in Hanoi.