A sixth-grader in Long Xuyên City, in the southern province of An Giang, is inoculated against COVID-19. — VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Sang HÀ NỘI — A total of 1,550 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Monday, a fall of 46 compared to Sunday, as well as two deaths. The latest numbers bring the total national caseload to 10,698,180 so far. Among the new infections, just two were imported and the rest were domestic. A total of 1,355 new transmissions were detected in the community. The capital city of Hà Nội again recorded the highest number of infections with 437, followed by northern Bắc Ninh Province with 98. The other cases were found in Yên Bái (76), Quảng Ninh (75), Nghệ An (64), Vĩnh Phúc (63), Tuyên Quang (61), Thái Bình (54), Phú Thọ (53), Hải Dương (45), Quảng Bình (44), Thái Nguyên (44), Lào Cai (33), Bắc Kạn (25), Bình Dương (24), Đà Nẵng (22), Hà Tĩnh (22), Hưng Yên (22), Thanh Hóa (22), Ninh Bình (21), Hải Phòng (19), HCM City (19), Hòa Bình (17), Hà Nam (16), Nam Định … [Read more...] about Slight decrease in COVID cases on Monday
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The number of new Covid-19 infections continued to drop with 1,550 cases recorded on Monday, down 46 cases from the previous day, according to the Ministry of Health. According to the ministry's report, most of the new patients are locally-transmitted cases confirmed in 48 out of 63 localities in the country with some localities seeing the highest numbers including Hanoi (437), Bac Ninh (98), Yen Bai (76), Quang Ninh (75), and Nghe An (64). As of Monday evening, the number of Covid-19 patients in Vietnam has increased to over 10.70 million. The country now stands 12th among 227 countries and territories worldwide in the number of infections. On May 16, an additional 4,723 more patients recovered from the disease, raising the number of recoveries in the country to over 9.35 million. On Monday evening, two deaths related to Covid-19 was announced, total fatalities stayed at 43,067. By May 15, the country had injected more than 217 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines, including … [Read more...] about Additional 1,550 Covid-19 infections announced on Monday
At the talks, the Vietnamese defense minister expressed his delight at meeting with Tea Banh, Cambodian Deputy PM, Defense Minister and co-chairing the first aforementioned exchange. General Giang emphasized the special significance of the first Vietnam-Cambodia Border Defense Friendship Exchange since the first time the two defense ministries hold a border defense friendship exchange at the defense minister level. More significantly, the exchange is held in this year which is selected to be the Vietnam - Cambodia and Cambodia - Vietnam Friendship Year and marks the 55th anniversary of the establishment of the two countries’ diplomatic ties (June 24, 1967 - 2022), and the 45th anniversary of Cambodian PM Hun Sen’s “Journey to the fall of the Pol Pot genocidal regime” (June 20, 1977 - 2022). The Vietnamese defense chief expressed his emotion when receiving sincere, warm and friendly welcome of the local people and the Cambodian Ministry of National Defense during the activities … [Read more...] about Vietnamese, Cambodian defense ministers hold talks
"We are constantly looking for other areas to cooperate with the government. We bring to the table expertise in healthcare management, in regulatory affairs, even in logistics." - Lennor Carrillo, general director at Roche Pharma Vietnam During Roche’s 28 years in Vietnam, the company has moved beyond its traditional role as a pharma company and partnered with the government, hospitals, and doctors to improve the entire healthcare ecosystem. Could you share some highlights and difficulties of the journey? Roche celebrated its 125th birthday globally, and in that time span, we’ve tried to go beyond the drug-patient kind of approach and make a bigger impact. In Vietnam, aside from the government, additional partners that we have worked with include the Vietnam Medical Association, the Bright Future Fund, the National Cancer Institute, the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, and other medical institutes and hospitals. A good example of the partnership we … [Read more...] about Roche Pharma Vietnam co-creating partnerships in sustainable health
The site of the traffic incident involving two British tourists in Hội An City, Quảng Nam Province. — Photo courtesy of the local police HÀ NỘI — Two British tourists, a man and a woman, died in a motorbike crash in the central city Hội An (Quảng Nam Province) early Monday morning, police have confirmed. Đinh Xuân Nghĩ, head of the city’s police, said the accident occurred at 3:40am in front of a residential house at No.208 Hùng Vương Street, Thanh Hà District. The two were travelling on one motorbike when the accident happened. The victims have been identified as Denver Christopher Marcus (born in 1997) and Thompson Peth May (born in 1998), both UK nationals, who were staying at a hotel on Cửa Đại Street. Nghĩ said their motorbike crashed into a power pole on the side of the road while they were driving from Hội An City to Điện Bàn Commune (also in Quảng Nam Province). Whether the two were driving under influence would need forensic appraisal, but this procedure would … [Read more...] about Two British tourists killed in motorbike crash in Hội An: Police
The following is the full text of the speech. “SINCERITY, TRUST AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR A BETTER WORLD” Dear Dr. John Hamre, President and CEO of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Ladies and gentlemen, I am very happy to visit the Center for Strategic and International Studies for the first time today, though this is far from the first time I hear of the CSIS, a top American think tank in the field of foreign strategies and policies and international issues. Seventy-seven years ago, President Ho Chi Minh, the national hero of Vietnam and great man of culture, prefaced the Declaration of Independence establishing the Democratic Republic of Vietnam with this untarnishable fact, “All men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of happiness.” This was the spirit enshrined within the 1776 Declaration of Independence of the United States of America; it … [Read more...] about Remarks by PM Pham Minh Chinh at CSIS in Washington D.C.