Illustrative image (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) has requested airlines to stop selling tickets for domestic flights until further notice. Ministry of Transport (MoT) is devising a plan to organise passenger transport activities, including air transportation, as restricted measures have been eased in some localities, the CAAV said. domestic flights . In the first option, the resumption of flights will be done in four phases with airlines operate at half of the average flight frequency in the first 10 days of April this year in the first phase. The ratio will be raised to 70 percent in the second phase. All flights must keep middle seats empty during the first and second phases. COVID-19 situation in localities and a consensus reached with the People’s Committee of provinces that house the airports./. VNA … [Read more...] about CAAV asks airlines to stop selling domestic tickets
The engagement of young people is expected to contribute to the adoption of more ambitious plans on global climate adaptation. Hoang Ngoc Xuan Mai, 19, and Ly Phuong Thanh, 21, are two representatives of Vietnam joining some 400 young people around the world to elaborate concrete proposals, contributing to the negotiation process of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26). The two Vietnamese delegates are participating in the preparatory session Pre-COP26 titled “Youth4Climate: Driving Ambition” (Y4C event) taking place in Milan from September 28 to October 2, 2021. Italian Ambassador to Vietnam Antonio Alessandro. Photos: Embassy of Italy in Hanoi The engagement of young people to the COP26 to be held in Italy and the UK from now until mid-November is expected to leave an impact on the global climate campaign in the future, Italian Ambassador to Vietnam Antonio Alessandro said on the occasion of the ongoing Y4C event that is hosted at the … [Read more...] about Two Vietnamese delegates join Youth4Climate in Italy
Hanoians were allowed to do outdoor exercises as of today after two months and a half. On Sept 28, Vietnam reported 4,589 coronavirus infections, the record low in the two months and a half. Today is the first day that the number of infections is one-fifth of the recovered. Ho Chi Minh City saw 377 cases, compared to 4,134 detected yesterday. So far, the country has 191,000 active cases, including nearly 19,000 deaths. Binh Duong has taken the lead with more than 206,000, or 8,410 cases per 100,000 residents, followed by Ho Chi Minh City with 4,162/100,000 residents, and Long An 1,896/100,000. Regarding vaccination, more than 40 million doses have been administered, including nearly nine million people fully vaccinated in Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City topped localities for the number of vaccinated people. The city has been providing the second shots to around 40% of its seven million adults aged above 18. As part of efforts to mitigate damage caused by Covid-19, the Vietnam … [Read more...] about Today’s Covid News: Vietnam’s coronavirus infections hit two-month record low
As Vietnam and the EU consider defense cooperation as a major pillar in bilateral cooperation, the two sides have shown their commitments to contributing to peace and security in the region and of the world. Given the efficiency of the EU’s Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP), Vietnam is planning to send officials to join the bloc’s crisis management activities in the coming time, with the first task being joining the deployment of the EU Military Training Mission in the Central African Republic (EUTM RCA). Vietnam's soldiers taking part in UN Peacekeeping mission. Photo: NLD Major General Vu Cuong Quyet, director of the Institute for Defense Strategy under the Ministry of National Defence gave the remarks at an exchange on peacekeeping, common security, and defense policy with the EU on September 28. The exchange is aimed at raising awareness and understanding in UN peace-keeping and crisis management while showcasing Vietnam’s willingness to boost … [Read more...] about Vietnam to participate in EU Training Mission in Central African Republic
Tourists visit Cu Chi outlying district where the Covid-19 pandemic has been under control (Photo: SGGP) Attending the meeting were Secretary of HCMC Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen , Chairman of the city People's Committee Phan Van Mai , Deputy Minister of Defense Senior Lieutenant General Vo Minh Luong who is head of the Government's special working group on Covid-19 prevention and control in the Southern region. According to the draft, the southern metropolis will relax social distancing mandates starting from October 1 under the guideline of the National Steering Board on Covid-19 Prevention and Control. So far, the city’s fight against the coronavirus pandemic has achieved many positive results with decreased Covid-19 infection cases and deaths. Moreover, the vaccination coverage rate for people aged 18 and over getting the first vaccine jabs has reached over 95 percent and over 33 percent of residents have received the second shots of vaccines. Some green districts … [Read more...] about HCMC prepares for socioeconomic recovery from October
According to the Vietnamese Office for Trade Affairs in the E.U., a large volume of Vietnamese goods exported to the Netherlands are re-exported to other European countries. Therefore, Vietnam is also considered the leading trade partner of the Netherlands in Asia. The Vietnam-E.U. Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) is expected to open up greater for businesses from both countries to foster their partnership. According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT), Vietnam and the Netherlands have shared close ties in various fields, especially industry, green and renewable energy, circular economy and emission reduction towards sustainable development. Meanwhile, the Dutch Government and investors have shown interest in partnering with Vietnam in trade, industry and energy. Vietnam has been and will be a good choice for Dutch investors, while the business communities of both sides have sought business and investment opportunities in each other’s country, thus optimizing advantages … [Read more...] about Netherlands – Gateway for Vietnamese goods to enter E.U.