A medical worker takes sample for COVID-19 testing. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam’s national count of COVID-19 cases has crossed the milestone of 10,000 more than a month after the resurgence of the virus began in late April, wreaking havoc on multiple major industrial parks where thousands of factory workers have become infected. Spraying disinfectants on streets. (Photo: VNA) Thanks to such concerted measures, the outbreaks are gradually brought under control in the two provinces. A worker in Bac Giang receives screening test before being given COVID-19 vaccine. (Photo: VNA) Vietnam is racing against the clock to complete inoculation for high-risk workers in July and for industrial park workers nationwide in August. Some 150,000 vaccine doses have been given to factory workers and people in Bac Ninh and Bac Giang each this month. COVID-19 preventive rules and conduct screening tests on high-risk people, the Ministry of Health has requested. VNA … [Read more...] about Vietnam racing against time to protect industrial parks from COVID-19
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Competent forces disinfecting a valley in ward 11, Go Vap district, HCM City. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) - Twelve medical items have been added to the list of national reserves under a decree issued recently by the Prime Minister. Decree No 56/2021/ND-CP details Resolution No 1024/2020/UBTVQH14 , dated October 9, 2020 from the National Assembly’s Standing Committee regarding the supplementation of such medical items to the national reserves. The items include X-ray machines, ventilators, defibrillators, patient monitoring devices, ultrasound machines, suction machines, electric injection pumps, surgical kits, chemical sprayers, personal protection equipment, machines detecting chemical, biological and radioactive agents, and body bags. The Ministry of Health has been assigned to manage the items in line with the Law on National Reserves ./. VNA … [Read more...] about 12 medical items added to national reserves
Vietnamese Ambassador to Tanzania Nguyen Nam Tien (Photo: VNA) Pretoria (VNA) – Vietnam is ready to provide technical support and share experience in agricultural development with Tanzania, Vietnamese Ambassador to Tanzania Nguyen Nam Tien said during a recent meeting with the host country’s Minister of Agriculture Adolf Faustine Mkenda . At the working session in Dodoma capital on June 17, Tien said the two countries boast considerable potential for cooperation in crop cultivation, animal husbandry, aquaculture, and forestry. He also introduced Vietnam’s agricultural strengths to the Tanzania minister, noting that Vietnam earned more than 41 billion USD from agricultural exports in 2020, with the US being the largest importer, followed by China, the EU, ASEAN, and Japan. Congratulating Mkenda on his reappointment as Minister of Agriculture, one of the most important economic sectors in Tanzania, the diplomat expressed his delight at the recent strides in the … [Read more...] about Vietnam ready to assist Tanzania in agricultural development: ambassador
A corner of Da Nang city (Photo: VNA) Da Nang (VNA) - Adjustments to the master plan for central Da Nang city to 2030 and vision to 2045 approved recently by the Prime Minister are believed to “open the door” for it to map out its vision and orientation for the future. Under the adjustments , the city aims to become a major socio-economic centre of Vietnam and Southeast Asia, a hub for entrepreneurship, innovation, tourism, commerce, finance, logistics, high-technology, IT, and supporting industries, a centre for culture-sports, high-quality education and healthcare, and science and technology, and a destination for regional and international events. At the same time, it expects to become an international seaport city, acting as a “core” in the urban chain and a growth pole of the key economic zone in the central and Central Highlands regions, in tandem with promoting its stature as an ecological, modern, smart, and liveable city, which will help it firmly ensure national … [Read more...] about Adjustments to master plan create new vision for Da Nang’s development
The 13th Party Congress Resolution says Vietnam aims to become a developed country with high income by 2045, when it will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the country's establishment. This means that Vietnam has 24 more years to reach that goal. And it will be very difficult to turn this into reality if Vietnam still cannot become a ‘developing country with modern industry and higher average income’ by 2030. Core technology Dang Vu Chu, former Minister of Industry, said Vietnam cannot become a country with modern industry if it doesn’t speed up the development of core technology. Chu, 81, was Minister of Light Industry and then Minister of Industry for 12 years. He was a special politician who was a a member of three cabinets under three PMs (Do Muoi, Vo Van Kiet and Phan Van Khai) and has a lot of experience from different development periods. He has been keeping a close watch over the country’s industrial development though he retired 20 years ago. Chu affirmed … [Read more...] about Will 24 years be enough for Vietnam to become a developed country with high income?
Doctors bring Việt Nam's COVID-19 prevention role model to UN peacekeeping mission Vietnamese public support closing wildlife markets and ending deforestation Việt Nam records 300 local COVID-19 cases on Sunday Two more people die of COVID-related complications Đà Nẵng closes off beaches and sit-in dining again as new COVID-19 outbreak emerges Minister of Health Nguyễn Thanh Long Minister of Health Nguyễn Thanh Long speaks to Sức khoẻ đời sống (Life and Health) online newspaper about the national vaccination campaign to fight COVID-19. The Ministry of Health is about to conduct the largest-ever vaccination campaign. What can you tell us about it? The national vaccination campaign has several characteristics. It will be implemented in every province and city and injection stations will be set up in all communes and wards. It is a very important factor for the success of the vaccination campaign. Apart from current injection stations, there … [Read more...] about COVID-19 National vaccination campaign: safety first