In order to comply with the regulations for preventing and controlling the Covid-19 pandemic, and meet the growing travel demand of locals during upcoming National Day (September 02) holiday and the beginning of a new school year, transport businesses have been asked to carry out strictly regulations on transport and traffic safety, such as monitoring drivers’ activities and working time, carrying out alcohol and drug testing for drivers, supervising vehicles via security cameras on cars and transporting more passengers than regulated, controlling the fare price. … [Read more...] about PM requires strict implementation of Covid-19 prevention rules in exit exam
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Under the resolution, the country will aim to attract foreign investment in a selective manner, focusing on quality, efficiency, technology and environmental protection. Priority will be given to foreign direct investment (FDI) projects that use advanced technology and modern management with high added value, bringing spillover effects to Vietnamese enterprises, especially small and medium-sized enterprises; and the projects must be able to connect to the global production and supply chain. … [Read more...] about Can Vietnam could take advantage of new foreign investment strategies?
Hanoi (VNA) – Representatives of Central Retail Vietnam Group on August 6 handed over 10 tonnes of vegetables and fruits to units in the central city of Da Nang as part of its support for the local fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Of which, 9 tonnes of goods was donated to the municipal Department of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs, and one tonne to the city’s Centre for Disease Control. These units will allocate the products to concentrated kitchens in the city which are responsible for providing food portions for doctors and medical staff working at hospitals and health centres, and those being quarantined in concentrated quarantine areas. Previously, on August 3, through the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee in Da Nang, the group also presented 20,000 medical face masks and 300 bottles of antiseptic solution to support physicians in the city. On the same day, as many as 25 young doctors and medical workers from the central province of Binh Dinh … [Read more...] about More support for Da Nang in COVID-19 fight
ASEAN’s basic principles, recognised regional standards and above all, international law, the spirit of multilaterism and regional connectivity, as well as ASEAN’s centrality should be further promoted. ASEAN’s values as a common market, a united production base, an open movement and work space, a community of mutual care, support and sharing must be widely spread for all people and businesses to enjoy and contribute to the bloc’s development. … [Read more...] about Vietnam aspires to ASEAN unity, effective coordination
Bangkok (VNA) - A panel under Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) on August 7 approved proposals for a return to normalcy in the country by allowing schools, sports stadiums, public transport and meals on flights. The proposals include the opening of schools with normal-sized classes. For sports events, people would be permitted to attend them, while public transport vehicles would no longer have to allocate empty spaces for social distancing. However, the extension of entertainment venues’ operating hours until 2am was not discussed at the August 7 meeting. The proposals, approved by a panel led by National Security Council (NSC) Secretary-General Gen Somsak Roongsita, will be submitted to Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on August 21. The Thai cabinet recently approved the Finance Ministry's proposal to borrow 1.5 billion USD from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to stimulate and rehabilitate the economy. … [Read more...] about Thailand expected to return to normalcy