Video assistant referee (VAR) technology will be applied for the first time in Vietnam in the national team’s upcoming matches during the final round of 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, with 33 cameras to be installed at My Dinh National Stadium. A VAR room at the 2020 AFC Champions League. (Photo: AFC) Recently, Park Hang-seo's side received good news as the local authorities have allowed Vietnam’s home matches in the third and final qualifying round to be hosted at My Dinh Stadium, Hanoi. The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) has actively worked with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to arrange and install a system to assist VAR as soon as possible, meeting international competition standards. As VAR is still a new concept in Vietnam in particular and in Asia in general, AFC will coordinate with a partner specialising in this technology to support the 12 national teams participating in the final qualifying round, including Vietnam, so that VAR can be operated … [Read more...] about How is VAR technology installed at My Dinh Stadium?
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Fans queue to buy tickets of the match between Vietnam and Malaysia at the ongoing AFF Cup at My Dinh National Stadium .(Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) will sell 25,000 online tickets if Vietnam qualify for the ongoing AFF Suzuki Cup 2018’s semi-finals, according to VFF general secretary Le Hoai Anh. Anh said the VFF held an urgent meeting to deal with difficulties in selling tickets to avoid touting. The VFF sold tickets for the match between Vietnam and Malaysia from 150,000 VND (6.5 USD) to 400,000 VND (17 USD). They sold through public bodies, online registration and in person at the stadium. 11,000 tickets were sold via public bodies, 3,700 tickets online and fans had to queue to buy 9,000 tickets at My Dinh National Stadium. The rest of the tickets went to VFF’s partners and sponsors. However, the VFF’s supply didn’t meet fans’ demand, with many unable to secure tickets through legal means so had to buy them on the black … [Read more...] about 25,000 online tickets to sell if VN enter AFF Cup’s semi-finals
Five national COVID-19 intensive care units (ICUs) will be set up in hospitals in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and the central province of Thua Thien-Hue under a project discussed at a meeting in Hanoi on July 21. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Luong Ngoc Khue, Director of the Health Ministry's Department for Medical Examination and Treatment (Photo: VNA) Of the centres, one is based at the Bach Mai Hospital and another at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases, both in Hanoi; one at the General Hospital in Hue city; and two others at the Cho Ray Hospital and the HCM City Oncology Hospital. Each accommodates from 500-1,000 beds. Meanwhile, nearly 30 hospitals have also been assigned to establish ICUs for regions, each with 50-100 beds. The project aims to enhance emergency and intensive care capacity for hospitals to treat critical COVID-19 cases. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Luong Ngoc Khue, Director of the Health Ministry's Department for Medical Examination and Treatment, said at … [Read more...] about Five national COVID-19 ICUs to be established
The vaccination program takes place at Phu Tho Stadium (Photo: SGGP) The priority people in this phase include people aged 65 or older; those with underlying health conditions; people credited with revolutionary service; the frontline forces, volunteers in charitable, prevention and control activities; poor people and persons at higher risk from coronavirus. The program will be carried out at 20 hospitals and 624 vaccination stations with 120 doses of vaccines of each site per day in two weeks. In 624 locations, the vaccination drive will be conducted at 615 sites while the remaining places that are blocked areas have to wait until they’re safe to lift blockade orders. The medical screening exams have been carefully implemented for those aged 65 or older who are people with underlying health conditions before vaccinating. The vaccination process is under strict safety measures against Covid-19, using technology for scheduling appointments to ensure social distancing, said … [Read more...] about HCMC begins fifth phase of Covid-19 vaccination drive
HCMC begins fifth Covid-19 vaccination drive today By staff writers A view of a vaccination site at the Lanh Binh Thang indoor stadium in District 11 - PHOTOS: LE VU HCMC – HCMC’s fifth Covid-19 vaccination drive was kicked off today, July 22, in Thu Duc City and all districts, administering some 1.1 million doses. The drive will last for two to three weeks. The vaccination has been conducted at 630 sites with 120 people receiving the jabs at each site per day. There are 12 areas for a general checkup and vaccination to ensure a safe physical distance of at least two meters There are 25 sites, which are at the district-level hospitals and medical centers, for the vaccination of people aged over 65 and those suffering from acute kidney failure, high blood pressure, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and obesity. Specifically, people in districts 1, 4, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, Tan Binh, Tan Phu, Phu Nhuan, Binh Thanh, Binh Tan and Nha Be will be … [Read more...] about HCMC begins fifth Covid-19 vaccination drive today
Up to 75% of the country’s total infections were detected in the south which includes 19 cities and provinces. Vietnam’s Ministry of Construction has set up a task force in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) to assist the metropolis and southern localities in building makeshift hospitals amid the rising Covid-19 infections in the region. The task force will have the right to requisition the ministry’s existing facilities in the localities to serve the mission. A field hospital in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Dan Tri Southern cities and provinces will continue building makeshift hospitals to serve the treatment of Covid-19 patients. Normally, this kind of facility is used to treat asymptomatic cases. In HCMC, apartment blocs have been used as makeshift hospitals. Meanwhile, in Binh Duong, the World Trade Center, the largest exhibition center in the south with an area of 22,000 square meters, has been used as a field hospital of 1,500 beds. In Cantho City and other … [Read more...] about Today’s Covid News: South Vietnam rushes to build makeshift hospitals