Dat said, "People across Vietnam are joining hands to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. As an artist, I feel responsible to do something to contribute to this effort. Wearing masks, using hand sanitizer, keeping social distance... are among things we can do to help contain the virus. This is how we can show our love for the country and our fellow countrymen." … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia on April 13
Germany important places
Berlin (VNA) – German newspaper Neues Deutschland (New Germany) published an article on November 28 by Julia Behrens highlighting Vietnam's rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the fact that the Vietnamese government has put the health of the people ahead economic benefits. Vietnam has had no community infection cases of COVID-19 to report over the past three months, and that all new cases were imported. Clubs are open, major events are taking place, conferences are held face to face, market activity is unbroken, everyday life is almost the same as ever, the newspaper said. It quoted Thirumalaisamy P. Velavan, Professor at the University Hospital Tübingen and Director of the Vietnamese-German Center for Medical Research (VG-CARE) in Hanoi, as saying that the rapid response to the novel coronavirus was decisive to the success of Vietnam. Vietnam responded comprehensively and quickly to the pandemic, he said. From the beginning of the outbreak, the government … [Read more...] about Rapid response decisive to Vietnam’s success over COVID-19: German newspaper
Hanoi(VNA) - Vietnamese businesses exported nearly 850 million medical masks in the first eight months of this year. In August alone, local enterprises shipped 135 million medical masks abroad, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs. The masks were mainly fabric, fine dust masks, cotton and medical masks. The largest importers were Japan, the Republic of Korea, Germany and the US. In addition, masks were also exported to Hong Kong, Singapore, Poland, Australia, China, Laos and South Africa. Masks have been a highlight of Vietnamese exports during the pandemic. Textile and garment enterprises have also quickly adapted machinery and raw materials to make anti-bacterial fabric masks, medical masks and protective goods to fill the gaps when processing orders were delayed. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage in many countries, the demand for masks is still increasing. Regarding the quality of export masks, the Ministry of Industry and … [Read more...] about Vietnam exports 850 million masks in eight months
Therefore, in the short term, consumption demand stimulus will be effective with interventions in the price of goods and services. A subsidy policy will be able to do so directly or indirectly, but its focus of attention should be placed on food and foodstuff, since the need for safe, quality food is considerable among the three income groups mentioned above. Another thing to do is to boost the accessibility of commodity groups related to housing and home appliances. For example, help may come in the form of value added tax adjustments, or direct support for businesses. In case it is necessary to offset the VAT revenue deficit, the personal income tax rate bracket can be modified, reducing the number of taxable groups and putting up the tax rate for high-income earners. … [Read more...] about Demand stimulus: where to begin?
“As Vietnam is keen on moving towards a green transition of its energy sector, offshore wind power will definitely be one of the most cost-effective options as proven in many countries, including Denmark. A developed offshore wind industry will not only provide a new source of clean energy and contribute to climate change mitigation but also create a significant number of new jobs for local people while creating a new maritime economy and attracting significant new investments. … [Read more...] about Vietnam has great potential for wind power: conference