"From tomorrow evening, people absolutely cannot go out from 6 p.m. All activities will have to be suspended, except for emergency medical care or pandemic fight operations," Phong said. The decision was made as HCMC has been recording thousands of new Covid-19 patients each day despite going through 17 days of social distancing under Directive 16. The directive requires residents to stay at home and only go out for basic necessities such as buying food or medicines or to work at factories or businesses that are allowed to open. Bars and karaoke parlors in HCMC's Bui Vien walking street are closed under the city's order due to Covid 19, March 15, 2020. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran. Phong said around the city, there are still many people traveling on the streets, hanging out. "That's very dangerous, that's the reason the outbreak has continued to grow. Without control, the situation will get worse, forcing us to deploy even stronger measures that might cause … [Read more...] about HCMC to ban people from going out at night
While he did not divulge specific details of the agreement, the minister said at the first session of the 15th National Assembly that a factory with the capacity to produce 200 million doses is under construction and will commence operations in the first half of 2022. He said Vietnam has also reached agreements on technology transfers for the coronavirus vaccine with Russia and Japan. The Hanoi-based Vabiotech company had packaged its first batch of Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccines last week. The batch will be evaluated in Russia before mass production begins in Vietnam. The tech transfer for the vaccine will be completed by the end of this year, Long said. Up to now, Vietnam has secured deals for 130 million doses of vaccines and is in talks with other manufacturers on deals for a further 40 million shots, he said, adding that the shots are expected to arrive in 2021 and early 2022. To date around 4.5 million doses have been administered, but only about 372,353 people have been … [Read more...] about Vietnam reaches tech transfer agreement on US Covid-19 vaccines: minister
HCMC has officially allowed F1 cases to quarantine at home since July 17. The new policy is implemented with modern technologies. Face recognition The F1 (close contacts of infected person) home quarantine is being implemented on a trial basis in HCMC with the VietNam Health Declaration (VHD) app. This is also the solution chosen by the Ministry of Health (MOH) for migrant medical quarantine. Luu The Anh, Deputy Director of Viettel Solutions, the app developer, said that home quarantined people are required to check in with face recognition at certain moments of the day for medical declaration. There are schedules for medical workers or local policemen to supervise home quarantine. Singapore is applying a similar solution. The developer is joining forces with the HCMC Healthcare Department to apply the solution in localities before the solution is applied nationwide when MOH officially allows F1 and F0 (infected person) cases to quarantine at home. Quarantined people … [Read more...] about Which technologies are being used to supervise home-quarantined people?
The startup uses 3D scanner, 360 camera and drones to take pictures of showroom space, buildings and factories and then converts the data from physical to digital form. StarGlobal 3D is one of the technology startups leaving an impression on the Shark Tank TV Show. It specializes in providing 3D/360 digital solutions. Previously, to create a 1:1 digital copy of any existing object or construction work, people used 3D Scanning laser technology. The technology showed the outstanding superiority over traditional measurement methods. However, the weak point of 3D Scanning technology is that the data collected from the scanning is a big capacity, up to Terabytes. In order to use the technology, they need computers with very strong configuration and use specialized complicated software which needs to be operated by well trained officers. Realizing that problem, Tran Duy Hao, the founder and executive of StarGlobal 3D and co-workers have built a solution that converts the heavy 3D … [Read more...] about StarGlobal 3D digital solution as good as Google’s Street View
India and Vietnam are ranked among the top five countries globally to be hit by Android/FakeAdBlocker malware, according to ESET, a Slovak internet security company headquartered in Bratislava. Vietnam is the country with the most android malware attacks in the Asia Pacific region, reported Techwire Asia.com. The country is one of the fastest-growing economies in the ASEAN region. With fast growth, increased tech usage has also seen more mobile devices enter the market. There are 61.3 million smartphones in Vietnam, making the country among the top 10 users of smartphones after China, India, Indonesia, and Japan, it said, adding that the increase in the number of mobile devices also led to increasing cybersecurity concerns. Mobile devices are vulnerable to cyberattacks and continue to be targeted by cybercriminals, and can be easily affected by malware via apps, emails, and even text messages, according to the website. Android/FakeAdBlocker is an extremely … [Read more...] about Vietnam is one of the top 5 targets of Android malware
The new domestic infections of COVID-19 reported on Sunday evening were detected in HCM City (2,227), Bình Dương (368), Tây Ninh (186), Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu (126), Đồng Nai (119), Phú Yên (95), Khánh Hòa (90), Đồng Tháp (90), Bình Thuận (78), Cần Thơ (38), Bình Phước (20), Đắk Lắk (14), Bến Tre (12), Quảng Nam (11), Vĩnh Phúc (11), Trà Vinh (10), Kiên Giang (8 ), Ninh Thuận (7), Hậu Giang (7), Bình Định (6), Gia Lai (6), Hà Nội (4), Quảng Ngãi (4), Bạc Liêu (3), Nghệ An (3), Thừa Thiên Huế (2), Đắk Nông (2), Bắc Ninh (2), Lâm Đồng (1), Hà Nam (1), and Thanh Hoá (1). 594 cases were found in the community. … [Read more...] about Việt Nam reports 3,552 new cases on Sunday evening