Residents in Ho Chi Minh City who need to leave their homes for supplies or vaccination must prepare their IDs and certain documents proving their reasons to go outside. The city is implementing extensive social distancing measures which require residents to stay home and only go out for food, medicine, and other emergencies. The municipal People’s Committee also mandates that citizens stay indoors between 6:00 pm and 6:00 am the next day, except in emergency health situations. Police officers have established checkpoints and carried out patrols to make sure the regulations are strictly followed. People who need to leave their homes must present necessary documents proving their appropriate reasons upon request by law enforcers. For those who go to local markets and supermarkets, an ID and shopping tickets must be brought along. The tickets, stating a specific time, date, and venue, are provided by authorities of the neighborhoods. Besides, residents who go out for … [Read more...] about What documents should I bring when going outside during Saigon social distancing drive?
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Vo Manh Cuong, 35, was fined for numerous violations, including not having a driving license and driving under the influence, police of the Central Highlands province stated Friday. Cuong is also being investigated for using signal lights for priority vehicles. The ambulance he rented has also been seized. On the night of July 26, Cuong drove an ambulance carrying two people along National Highway 25. While there were no patients requiring urgent medical assistance inside the ambulance at the time, Cuong still used the signal lights and sirens designated for priority vehicles. When he reached Ayun Pa Town, he was stopped at a Covid-19 checkpoint near To Na Pass. He was unable to show his driver's license, documents to prove he tested negative for the coronavirus or a license allowing the use of priority signal lights. A quick test revealed Cuong and another person in the ambulance had been on drugs. Cuong later confessed he rented the ambulance for VND2 million from a company … [Read more...] about Man rents ambulance to pass Covid checkpoint
The Vietnamese data centre market is forecast to grow almost four-fold between 2016 and 2026. Source: Researchandmarkets.com The growth in the Vietnamese data centre market is driven by government projects and initiatives in the country. Data protection is a matter of global concern and is becoming an important issue on the agenda of the Vietnamese government as well. The data localisation requirement under the Cybersecurity Law, plus the need for better processing speed to assist Vietnamese users are the main drivers, which are anticipated to significantly enhance the demand for data centres in Vietnam. The Vietnamese government's inclination toward digitalisation has further bolstered the demand for data centres across the country. Furthermore, the Vietnamese data centre market is driven by the shifting of enterprises' data to cloud platforms. This has led to an increase in the adoption of data storage solutions, which in turn is expected to positively influence the growth … [Read more...] about Vietnamese data centre market to grow at 14.64 per cent a year until 2026
Local having COVID-19 sample taken by health worker (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - The Ministry of Health announced that in just 11 hours to 6 am on July 31, Vietnam logged 4,060 new COVID-19 cases. Ho Chi Minh City, currently the country’s biggest epidemic hotspot, saw 2,503 cases. Vietnam so far has recorded 141,122 cases, of which 2,235 are imported. The number of patients who were given all-clear stood at 35,484. Vietnam has stepped up its vaccination drive with 407,283 doses delivered on July 30. A total of 5,342,483 COVID-19 doses have been administered in the country so far./. VNA … [Read more...] about Vietnam reports additional 4,060 COVID-19 cases on July 31
July retail sales plunges nearly 20% due to COVID-19 Total retail sales of goods and services shrank 8.3 percent month-on-month in July to 14.84 billion USD as a result of restrictions induced to stem the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Total retail sales of goods and services in the first seven months of this year exceeded 121 billion USD, up 0.7 percent year on year. The Ministry of Industry and Trade is formulating specific plans to stimulate consumption and sustainably develop the domestic market./. Vinamilk posts record high net revenue in Q2 2021 The Vietnam Dairy Products JSC – Vinamilk, the largest dairy company in Vietnam, posted a record high in net revenue of 15.71 trillion VND (682.57 million USD) in the second quarter of 2021, a year-on-year rise of 1.4 percent, according to its financial report. The figure also rose by 19.2 percent compared to the previous quarter. The company’s after-tax profit exceeded 2.86 trillion VND in the period, a year-on-year … [Read more...] about VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS JULY 31
To speed up mass vaccinations, Ho Chi Minh City will vaccinate its people after 6pm, even though local people are banned from going out from 6pm to 6am. They will receive a document allowing them to go to a vaccination site. The information was released by Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Phan Van Mai at a press conference on the situation of Covid-19 epidemic prevention and control in the city on July 28. Two vaccination sites will be set up at each ward. Only people 65 and over and those who have underlying illness must be vaccinated at hospitals. Regarding the policy of allowing Covid-19 patients who have mild or no symptoms to be treated at home and the treatment of Covid-19 patients at concentrated centers in districts, Mai said that, because 70-80% of patients have no or mild symptoms and will recover on their own, if all patients are quarantined at concentrated sites, it will be overloaded. Home quarantine will reduce the … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh City to vaccinate people after 6pm