Vietnam’s Mekong Delta province reports suspected COVID-19 case

A man received a positive COVID-19 test result on Sunday in Bac Lieu Province, located in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region, following a medical check-up required by his potential employer. This... Read more »

The Covid-19 challenge: reclaiming normalcy from the new normal

Covid-19 is here to stay. But we cannot let the pandemic dictate terms even as we adapt to the new normal. Read more »

Covid-19 hotspot Hai Duong records six more cases

Vietnam confirmed six more Covid-19 cases in northern Hai Duong Province Saturday night, putting the tally of active cases at 550. Read more »

Hanoi students back to school next Tuesday

Over two million students in Hanoi would return to school on Mar. 2, about an extended one-month Tet break and online classes due to Covid-19. Read more »

Hanoi students return to schools on March 2

Hanoi students return to schools on March 2 Read more »

Saigon will reopen non-essential businesses very soon

Non-essential services and businesses will be allowed to reopen from March 1. All citizens are required to continue complying with the five rules of pandemic prevention and control. Visit Vietnam... Read more »

Vietnam enters second phase of Covid-19 vaccine trials

Vietnam began the second phase of domestic Covid-19 vaccine human trials Friday with 73 volunteers. Read more »

Banks launch bailout packages for coronavirus affected firms

With the third wave of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic causing numerous challenges for local businesses, several banks such as BIDV, Vietcombank, VietinBank, and Agribank have devised solutions aimed at... Read more »

What could be behind the fall in new Covid-19 cases globally?

Coronavirus cases are falling globally, but the big question is: why? A theory for the fall in cases in at least parts of the world is seasonality, as other coronaviruses... Read more »

HCM City keeps shutdown of certain services in place

Certain non-essential services in Ho Chi Minh City are to remain closed until further notice in an effort to prevent COVID-19 transmission while others have been allowed to resume. Read more »

Vietnam to receive 150 mln Covid-19 vaccine doses by 2022

Vietnam is expected to obtain 150 million Covid-19 vaccine doses from foreign and domestic sources by 2022, said the Ministry of Health. Read more »

Dead Japanese expert infected with new 20C-coronavirus variant

Dead Japanese expert infected with new 20C-coronavirus variant Read more »

Vietnam confirms 11 local coronavirus cases, 73 recoveries

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health reported 11 domestically-transmitted COVID-19 infections along with 73 recoveries on Wednesday, with Hai Duong Province continuing to be the country’s largest cluster.   All the new... Read more »

VN in talks for 90 million doses of Pfizer, Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccines: Health minister

Minister of Health Nguyễn Thanh Long at Wednesday’s Government meeting in Hà Nội. — VNA/VNS Photo Thống Nhất HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam is in talks with Pfizer for 30... Read more »

Indonesian sailors anchored in Vung Tau waters test positive for coronavirus

Five Indonesian crew members aboard a Singaporean ship that is anchored off Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Read more »

Great news: COVID-19 vaccine is now available in Vietnam

First Covid-19 vaccine doses arrive in Vietnam today morning. Vietnam has ordered 30 million doses from AstraZeneca. Visit Vietnam Insider’s homepage fore more stories. The first batch of 117,600 doses... Read more »

Prolonged pandemic issues cloud recovery

Following the new coronavirus outbreaks in a number of localities, Vietnam’s economy could face yet another difficult phase in the early days of the new lunar year as production and... Read more »

MM Mega Market accompany with farmers at Hai Duong to rescue agro products

On February 16, MM issued a proposal to support “connecting and consuming agricultural products in Hai Duong province” and endorsed by the Domestic Market Department (Ministry of Industry and Trade),... Read more »

How the hedge fund managers could earn $20.1 billion in 2020?

A fund manager earned $3.8 billion last year, landing him the biggest payday of any hedge fund manager in 2020. The top 10 hedge fund managers globally earned $20.1 billion... Read more »

By now, the outbreak in Vietnam has been basically controlled well, said Deputy Prime Minister

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, head of the national Steering Committee on Covid-19 Prevention and Control said at a meeting Tuesday: “By now, the outbreak has been basically controlled... Read more »

Ho Chi Minh City education department proposes reopening K-12 schools on March 1

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Education and Training on Tuesday suggested that the People’s Committee allow K-12 schools to reopen next month amid the context that the city... Read more »

Vietnam’s COVID-19 tally exceeds 2,400

The Vietnamese Ministry of Health documented nine domestic COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, with the national patient count surpassing 2,400 cases. Eight of the new cases were detected in Hai Duong... Read more »

Vietnam included in Covax vaccine compensation program

WHO has agreed to a no-fault compensation scheme for side effect claims of Covid-19 vaccines distributed by Covax for 92 economies, including Vietnam. Read more »

Vietnam to contest for UN Human Rights Council seat

Vietnam will run for the UN Human Rights Council's 2023-25 term, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh has said. Read more »

HCMC ready for over 500 Covid-19 infections

HCMC ready for over 500 Covid-19 infections Read more »

Coronavirus cases continue rising in Vietnam’s hotbed

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health reported nine local COVID-19 infections on Monday, taking the national patient count near 2,400 cases. Six of the cases were recorded in Hai Duong Province, the... Read more »

Global advertising trends you need to know: Next Generation TV

Broadcast TV fell $34bn worldwide in 2020, he AVOD streaming market is set to double to $54bn by 2025 Two in five consumers have an internet-enabled TV, and TVs accounted... Read more »

Vietnam reports 90 Covid-19 patients in Hai Duong and Gia Lai provinces have recovered

No new cases reported on Monday morning, 90 patients in Hai Duong and three in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai have reportedly recovered. Schools in at least 14... Read more »

Vietnam confirms 15 local coronavirus infections, 90 recoveries in same province

Vietnam’s National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control recorded 15 new cases of local transmission along with 90 recovered patients on Sunday. Fourteen of the infections were direct contacts... Read more »

COVID-19: Malaysia speeds up vaccination plan, Cambodia moves to cope with latest outbreak

Malaysia has moved up its COVID-19 inoculation drive by two days as the first batch of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, with 312,390 doses, arrived on February 21 morning. Read more »

Hai Duong province sees 90 new recoveries from COVID-19

Ninety patients were discharged from the temporary hospital for COVID-19 treatment No 1 of northern Hai Duong province on February 21 after making a full recovery. Read more »

Over 80% of cases in Vietnam’s current coronavirus wave are asymptomatic: ministry

Vietnam is facing the severest outbreak of COVID-19 infections since the virus first hit the country early last year, with more than 80 percent of the cases in the current... Read more »

HCMC proposes to exchange information of illegal immigrants

HCMC proposes to exchange information of illegal immigrants Read more »

How this nation became a leader in coronavirus vaccination

By May 27, Chile, along with Peru, had reached the world’s highest infection rates per capita over a seven-day rolling average. While some Latin American countries like Nicaragua have yet... Read more »

Once again, Vietnam successfully handles the Covid-19 pandemic. Here’s how

Vietnam was ranked 2nd for successfully handling the coronavirus pandemic, and its contact tracing was so good it barely had to lock down. As of Feb 21, Vietnam has reported... Read more »

Students in 14 localities allowed to return to school next Monday

Only six new Covid-19 community transmissions were recorded Saturday evening in Vietnam’s current coronavirus epicenter, Hai Duong Province. At least 14 localities across the country have allowed students to return... Read more »

HCMC gathers forces to participate in Covid-19 prevention

HCMC gathers forces to participate in Covid-19 prevention Read more »

Vietnam sends 500 policemen to support the fight against Covid-19 in Hai Duong

Vietnam to deploy 500 policemen to Covid-19 hotspot. So far, Hai Duong recorded nearly 600 infections after the locality was affected by the resurgence of SARS-CoV-2 in late January. Visit... Read more »

Vietnam reports 15 more local COVID-19 cases, all in Hai Duong

Vietnam’s Ministry of Health recorded 15 local coronavirus cases on Friday, including one detected through screening at a medical facility. Thirteen of the new cases were found in centralized quarantine... Read more »

No end to Vietnam’s coronavirus fight within first six months: health ministry

Vietnam's Covid-19 fight won't end within the first six months, or even for the entire year, Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long said Friday. Read more »