PM Phuc requested ministries, ministerial-level agencies, government agencies, and the various People's Committees of centrally-run provinces and cities to focus on implementing the proposed epidemic prevention measures, with a particular focus on Directive No. 15 which was issued on March 27. This should be done in compliance with the instructions issued by the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. … [Read more...] about PM issues social distancing order on national scale for 15 days
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Hanoi (VNA) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo on March 31 declared a national public health emergency over the COVID-19 pandemic and announced measures to help people with lower incomes. The measures included expanding social welfare, food assistance and giving electricity tariff discounts and waivers, he said. Besides, the country is set to release about 30,000 prisoners early in order to avoid a possible surge in coronavirus infections in its overcrowded prisons. On the same day, the General Elections Commission (KPU) decided to postpone the regional elections slated for September as an effort to curb the spread of the COVID-19 to rural areas. As of March 30, Indonesia reported 1,414 cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection, including 122 deaths./. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: Indonesia declares national public health emergency
HÀ NỘI — According to a directive from the Prime Minister, social distancing will be applied nationwide for 15 days starting from April 1, in an attempt to contain the spread of coronavirus, and only factories, businesses and service establishments producing and providing essential goods and services are allowed to remain open. … [Read more...] about Which businesses will remain open during national social distancing?
It stipulates specific solutions and measures to cope with the pandemic under the Law on Infectious Diseases, including setting up a steering committee for prevention, introducing health quarantining, monitoring affected areas, mobilising resources within society to fight the epidemic, promoting international cooperation, and setting up emergency hospitals when required. … [Read more...] about PM officially declares national COVID-19 epidemic
“The leaders will practice incense burning ritual in the Upper Temple on April 2. There will be no poem recital," said Le Truong Giang, Director of the Hung Temple relic complex in Phu Tho province, the land of Vietnamese ancestors. "Phu Tho advises people to prepare a tray of offerings to the ancestors on the 10th day of the third lunar month. This is a good way to honor our ancestors amid concerns about COVID-19 epidemic,” he added. On the occasion, the Vietnam Ancestral Global Day Project will organize an online celebration. The event will include a contest to write stories or make video clips to express patriotism, love for the motherland and experience of overseas Vietnamese supporting each other in misfortune. All Vietnamese at home and abroad as well as foreigners are eligible to join the contest by posting their stories or videos on their Facebook walls and sharing them on the Fanpage “Vietnam Ancestral Global Day” from April 2 to May 31. The Hung … [Read more...] about Hung Kings’ Death Anniversary honors founders of Vietnamese nation