The cities and provinces that have controlled Covid outbreaks have reopened some services and received their first travelers. Ha Long City, September 20, 2021 On September 20, people in Ha Long City of Quang Ninh began returning to private beaches and sun bathing at Hon Gai, Bai Chay and Tuan Chau after two months. Ha Long City has also resumed sports activities. Football playing fields, gym centers and billiard clubs receive clients on September 19. As of September 20, all four cities of Quang Ninh province had released decisions to reopen some entertainment services. Since 12 pm of the day, Mong Cai City reopened cinemas, karaoke, massage, bar, pub, club, aesthetic services, spa, internet service and electronic games. Tourism sites, belief and religious establishments, restaurants, eateries, street shops, cafes, tea shops, and weddings have also been allowed to resume. Uong Bi City has reopened football playing fields, gym and yoga centers, and billiard clubs since 5 … [Read more...] about Some cities reopen beaches, restaurants under new rules
President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc (R) is welcomed at J.F. Kennedy airport. — VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc received left-wing friends from the US in New York on the afternoon of September 21 (local time), as part of his trip to the country to attend the high-level general debate of the United Nations General Assembly’s 76th session (UNGA 76). Phúc stated that the positive and continuous development of the Việt Nam - US relations is attributable to the contributions of left-wing forces and progressive Americans. Việt Nam appreciates the practical and valuable support of US leftists in the process of overcoming post-war consequences, and for the bilateral relations, thus bringing about substantive benefits to the two countries and peoples, and contributing to peace, stability, security and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region and Southeast Asia. The President affirmed that under the Communist Party of Việt Nam's sound foreign policy, Việt Nam has enjoyed good … [Read more...] about President Nguyễn Xuân Phúc receives US friends in New York
“Vaccination is just half the challenge amid the current surge of the Delta variant.” An enhanced and comprehensive approach to reconfiguring critical care in hospitals and at home will be important to Viet Nam’s re-opening roadmap and plan for life with Covid-19, stated Gareth Ward, British ambassador to Vietnam in a webinar held yesterday. The workshop, jointly organized by the British Embassy in Vietnam and the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) Consortium for Global Health, was an opportunity for health experts to exchange knowledge on reconfiguring critical care in the hospitals and community in response to the Covid-19 surge. Health experts of the UK and Vietnam attended the webinar . From the UK perspective, ambassador Gareth said, a comprehensive strategy would help to reduce the pressure on hospitals, protect the health system and support economic resilience amid the pandemic. “Vaccination is just half the challenge,” affirmed the diplomat. … [Read more...] about Covid home treatment – a solution for Vietnam to safely live with Covid-19: UK experts
UOB headquarters in HCM City. — Photo courtesy of the bank The United Overseas Bank (UOB) has increased its charter capital in Viet Nam from VND3 trillion (US$128.8 million) to VND5 trillion ($214.6 million), following approval from the State Bank of Viet Nam earlier this month. “This fresh injection of capital demonstrates UOB’s commitment to deepening our presence in Viet Nam, and contributing to the country’s ongoing development," said Wee Ee Cheong, UOB Deputy Chairman and CEO. "UOB Vietnam has grown from a representative office in 1993 to a wholly-owned subsidiary bank in 2018. Over the last three years, UOB Vietnam has grown steadily and achieved a 53 per cent compounded annual growth rate in assets. This increased capital will allow us to continue supporting both new and existing customers in Viet Nam, through progressive solutions and the connectivity we can offer across UOB Group’s regional network,” he said. UOB Vietnam is focused on meeting the financial needs of … [Read more...] about UOB raises charter capital in Viet Nam
VinFuture Science Dialogue PVI INSURANCE TAKES LEAD IN THE NON-LIFE INSURANCE MARKET 29 years of commitment “For a brighter life” DestinAsian has honoured Capella Hanoi belonging to Sun Group as the “Best New Hotel in the Asia – Pacific region" Using the Platform of CAEXPO and CABIS to jointly boost Economic Recovery through enhanced pandemic control cooperation The Sherpa - a subsidiary of Masan - has just announced its acquisition of 70% of Mobicast shares with a total cash consideration of VND295.5 billion. What advantages does this group offer to enter into telecommunications and digital services play which is dominated by a number of major telecom companies? Telecommunications and digital services - a piece to its “Point of Life” strategy The Sherpa - a subsidiary of Masan - has just announced its acquisition of 70% of Mobicast shares with a total cash consideration of VND295.5 billion. Operating under the brand Reddi, Mobicast is a … [Read more...] about Entering into telecommunications and digital services play, what competitive edge does Masan offer?
Hanoi needs to find solutions to prevent the coronavirus from spreading and causing overloading of the healthcare system. Hanoi has reported 3,922 Covid-19 patients in the fourth wave, including 1,597 cases found in the community and 2,325 in isolated areas. After a long social distancing period, about two third of districts in Hanoi are considered green zones which are allowed to return to the ‘new normal’. The municipal authorities allowed a number of business and service establishments to resume operation on September 16. Nguyen Viet Hung, vice president of the Hanoi Association for Infection Control, said Hanoi has been doing well in fighting the pandemic. Previously, the city reported 100 cases a day, but there are now below 20 cases a day, mostly found in isolated areas. One of the most impressive achievements is that Hanoi is running the largest vaccination campaign in history. Most people aged 18 and over have had at least one shot. “The results of the fight … [Read more...] about Hanoi mulls solutions to stay safe when social distancing rules end