Currently, Hanoi city has three PCR test machines, which can test 500-700 samples a day, and up to 2,000 samples if more machines are provided. Hanoi’s medical staff, who have been well trained, can take nearly 12,000 pharyngeal samples per day, said Truong Quang Viet, deputy director of the Hanoi Center for Disease Control (CDC). … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia August 9
Shortly after receiving a notification from the Vietnam Pepper Association (VPA), Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh sent two letters to the Nepalese Minister of Industry, Commerce and Supplies to request support for the Vietnamese businesses and ask for the fleeing of the containers and the speeding up of clearance procedures, avoiding increase of cost for exporters. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese peppercorn containers stuck in Nepal eligible to return home
The volume of cargo handled by them is growing at 5 percent a year, with the goods brought mainly by road, meaning the number of container trucks going in and out of the ports is huge. … [Read more...] about HCMC suggested to collect infrastructure fees at ports
Bui Ta Hoang Vu, Director of the municipal Department of Tourism, said the department will continue assessing losses caused by the pandemic and propose solutions to the municipal People’s Committee to deal with setbacks and maintain operation for enterprises. The department is studying scenarios to resume the tourism industry after the pandemic is brought under control and to continue investment so as to improve the quality of tourism products and services, he added. According to the municipal Department of Health, more than 36,000 people returning from Da Nang have made health declarations. However, airlines’ statistics show that 140,000 people were on flights from Da Nang to HCM City in July and this keeps the risk of COVID-19 infections in the community high. … [Read more...] about HCM City supports tourism businesses in face of COVID-19
Last but not least, that Viet Nam has been hailed as one of the countries most successful in controlling the COVID-19 outbreak at low cost, as well as its assistance and provision of medical equipment and face masks to other countries in their fight against the pandemic have helped raise investors’ confidence. This is a good opportunity for Viet Nam to attract investment and recover the economy, creating momentum for long-term and sustainable development. … [Read more...] about Can Vietnam could take advantage of new foreign investment strategies?