Hanoi (VNA) – Two Vietnamese people returning from aboard were confirmed as the latest coronavirus patients in the country on November 28, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. The 23-year-old man arrived at Cam Ranh Airport in the central province of Khanh Hoa on Flight VJ8650 from Japan on November 13. The other, a 20-year-old woman, boarded Flight QH9195 from Russia to this airport on November 24. Both have been quarantined upon their arrival and are undergoing treatment at the Khanh Hoa Hospital for Tropical Diseases. So far, the country has recorded 1,341 cases of COVID-19. Meanwhile, nine patients were declared to have recovered from the disease on November 28, raising the total recoveries to 1,179. The number of related deaths is still kept at 35. Among those still under treatment, six have tested negative for the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 once, seven others twice, and 12 thrice. No patients are in critical condition at … [Read more...] about Two imported COVID-19 cases, nine recoveries reported on Nov 28
Exiled spaniards lured home by robust economic recovery
Free trade agreement: In June, Vietnam ratified a free trade agreement with the European Union (EVFTA), becoming the second Southeast Asian state to do so with the 27-country bloc. In mid-November, Hanoi played host to an ASEAN summit where the world’s largest trade pact the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) was signed and the country is a signatory. … [Read more...] about How Vietnam weathers global health crisis and rises?
Bac Ninh (VNA) – An official of Bac Ninh expressed his hope that Sri Lanka will invest in many projects in this northern province, as well as Vietnam as a whole, while receiving a delegation of the Sri Lankan Embassy led by Ambassador Prasanna Gamage on November 27. Informing his guests about local development, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Vuong Quoc Tuan said Bac Ninh is among the fast growing localities in Vietnam. This year, its gross regional domestic product (GRDP) is estimated at 121.7 trillion VND (5.2 billion USD, up 1 percent from 2019), industrial production value over 1.1 trillion VND (ranking first in the country), exports 36.5 billion USD (up 7.3 percent), collection for the State budget nearly 29.8 trillion VND (up 1.6 percent from the target), and average per capita income 79.9 million VND (up 8.1 percent). There are 16 industrial parks across the province at present, including 10 already becoming operational and attracting more than … [Read more...] about Bac Ninh invites investment projects from Sri Lanka
At the beginning of February 2020, Van Don Airport was selected by the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam to specialize in welcoming passengers from Covid-19 pandemic zones. So far, it has received dozens of flights transporting thousands of people from Covid-19 hotspots like Indonesia, South Korea, China, Japan, the U.K., Germany and France. … [Read more...] about Modern construction integral to Quang Ninh facelift