As of May 25, Laos reported only 19 COVID-19 cases, with 14 given the all-clear. However, ADB said that the country is highly vulnerable, as the outbreak in the region forces many migrant workers to return from heavily affected neighboring countries. The health system, with limited medical personnel, supplies, and equipment, could be overwhelmed by the rapid spread of the virus./. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia May 27
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Dan Kritenbrink, US Ambassador to Vietnam. (Photo: US Embassy in Vietnam) Dan Kritenbrink, US Ambassador to Vietnam, said “I want to commend the government of Vietnam which has done an outstanding job in its response to COVID-19 and continues to be proactive, cooperative, and transparent”. “I simply say 'Thank You' to all of the people in Vietnam working on the front line of this fight. Your work is saving lives.” … [Read more...] about What foreign ambassadors say about Vietnam’s coronavirus fight?
Children with disabilities perform at a charitable program in HCMC – PHOTO: VGP HCMC - Disabled persons in Vietnam are among the hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic and are experiencing several health and socioeconomic challenges during this difficult time, according to an online survey conducted by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Vietnam, with support from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Embassy of Ireland in Vietnam and the Korea International Cooperation Agency. … [Read more...] about Disabled people face numerous challenges during Covid-19 pandemic: UNDP