Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong inspects a blue zone in the C13 alley on Ton Dan Street in District 4. (Photo: SGGP) Mobile vaccination teams and mobile vaccine trucks will take trips across the city to help many people receive a vaccine. The municipal authortities will also simplify the vaccination process to enhance the speed of the immunization. Residents needn’t register for a vaccine; just write their names and necessary personal information on the list with the mobile vaccination units during the shot. The city has set the target of administering vaccine to two-thirds of the city’s population above 18 years old in August, he said. Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong presents gifts to people in a blue zone in the C13 alley on Ton Dan Street in District 4. (Photo: SGGP) The City chairman stressed that social distancing orders, prevention and control measures will be tightened even more in the hope for a return to … [Read more...] about HCMC to launch in-home vaccination program
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At the session, the President underlined the most important targets of protecting the people’s health and safety and minimizing death toll. It is crucial to mobilize all resources to complete these goals, while continuing to apply the Prime Minister’s Directives No.15 and 16 to curb the pandemic, he said. He asked the city to withdraw lessons from the current implementation of Directive No.16 for better performance in the work, settling the situation in which a large number of local residents still travel in the streets despite the COVID-19 prevention and control measures. He stressed that social distancing must be implemented in parallel with ensuring living conditions for people so as to enable them to strictly follow and implement pandemic control measures. He clarified that the State and the Vietnam Fatherland Front as well as organizations and the political system at the grass-roots level and charity organizations must join hands together in the work. Meanwhile, HCM City … [Read more...] about President works with leaders of HCM City
Children watch the country's landscape on TV (Photo: SGGP) This new tourism type is expected to go hand in hand with traditional tourism products shortly even when the epidemic is repelled. Digital tourism refers to how we use digital tools to organize, manage and even enjoy the travel experience. Digital tourism, therefore, uses all of the tools of digital transformation to change how we travel and how the sector itself operates Before going on long trips, tourists have the habit of researching information in advance, surveying the destination to see what is impressive. This helps visitors add knowledge as well as fun to each route. Resident Le Hong Ngat, living in Tan Thoi Hiep Ward, District 12A said that a few months ago, she promised to take her 6-year-old daughter to see water puppet shows and experience skiing, but the epidemic broke out, so she broke the promise. After that, she also found a funny water puppet show recorded by a tourist cultural park; her baby watched … [Read more...] about How interesting virtual tourism in covid-19 crisis!
Flexibility in building a production model from "3 on-site" to "2.5 on the spot" will create conditions for businesses in HCM City to maintain operations during the epidemic. In June, 2021, the head of Human Resources Department, Tran Thanh Son, of Song Ngoc Garment Co., Ltd. in Tan Binh District came to the office well-prepared for upcoming debates with other departments. The program "Assuming there is F0 (Covid-19 patient) in the company" proposed by Son won support from only 30% of the company’s employees, arguing that their families disagreed with it. Under this program, if one of the company’s employees is detected to be an F0, all employees will work and live at the office and factory during the quarantine time. The program sets out detailed scenarios and plans at different levels. Accordingly, the company will buy tents for workers, seek sources of food and goods in advance, prepare other necessary conditions for workers, etc. It took Son some time to persuade others. … [Read more...] about HCM City enterprises maintain production during pandemic
President Tran Dai Quang (R) and Governor-General of Australia Peter Cosgrove toast the development of the two countries' relations at the banquet in Hanoi on May 24 (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam is very proud to have a friend and a partner like Australia, President Tran Dai Quang said at a banquet in honour of Governor-General of Australia Peter Cosgrove and his spouse in Hanoi on May 24. The Governor-General of Australia and his spouse are paying a State visit to Vietnam from May 23 to 26 on the occasion of the 45th founding anniversary of the two countries’ diplomatic ties. At the banquet following an official welcome ceremony, President Quang said weathering many difficulties and challenges, bilateral relations have grown steadier and stronger than ever. The year 2018 has witnessed many important events in Vietnam-Australia relations , including the elevation of their ties to a strategic partnership last March. Reviewing the outcomes in bilateral … [Read more...] about Vietnam proud to have a friend like Australia: President Tran Dai Quang
Both countries have been forging defense ties and high-level military exchanges. US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III touched down at Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi Wednesday afternoon in the welcome of US Embassy Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., Christopher Klein, and Vietnam’s high-ranking officials. US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III at Noi Bai International Airport on Tuesday afternoon. Images: US Defense State's Twitter The two-day visit, which is made at the invitation by Vietnam’s National Defence Minister Phan Van Giang, is part of his Southeast Asia trip to Singapore, Vietnam, and the Philippines. According to the US State of Defense, Austin is the first cabinet-level official in the Biden administration to visit the crucial Southeast Asia area. Regarding the trip, the Defense State said the international, rules-based order that has allowed the nations of Southeast Asia to prosper, and the US presence in the region helps ensure … [Read more...] about US Defense Secretary arrives in Hanoi