At the press brief yesterday organized by the Hanoi Party Committee, Deputy director of the Center for Disease Control La Thi Lan while reporting HIV/AIDS situation in the capital city pointed out that some recent episodes of TV drama ‘Lua Am” have delivered “seriously false knowledge” about HIV/AIDS exposure. … [Read more...] about Health expert complains false knowledge about HIV/AIDS exposure in TV series
Covid-19 response and diplomatic influence: The Lowy Institute’s Asia Power Index published last month found that Vietnam’s international image was one of the Asia-Pacific’s best improvers this year, with its score on diplomatic influence gaining six percentage points, according to Asia Times Financial. … [Read more...] about How Vietnam weathers global health crisis and rises?
Thai Nguyen (VNA) – A ceremony was held in northern Thai Nguyen province on November 27 to mark the 45th National Day of Laos (December 2) and the 100th birth anniversary of the country’s late President Kaysone Phomvihane (December 13). Since its foundation on December 2, 1975, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic has obtained a number of enormous and comprehensive achievements, from economic, social, and diplomatic aspects to security - defence. Over the past years, the Lao economy has recorded relatively stable growth, about 6.2 percent annually, while people’s material and spiritual lives have been improved. The country has continually promoted economic integration into and cooperation with the world, attracting more than 4,500 investment projects worth over 22 billion USD from 54 countries and territories. Vietnam is currently the second largest investor in Laos, with over 400 projects with total capital of about 7 billion USD. Bilateral trade is … [Read more...] about 45th National Day of Laos celebrated in Thai Nguyen province
WHO said that without appropriate trust and correct information, diagnostic tests will go unused, immunisation campaigns or campaigns to promote effective vaccines will fail to meet targets, and the virus will continue to thrive. “The technology we rely on to keep connected and informed is enabling and amplifying an infodemic that continues to undermine the global response and jeopardises measures to control the pandemic,” the statement said. … [Read more...] about World News Day: Coronavirus thrives and agonises in fast spreading infodemic
Hanoi (VNA) – Two Vietnamese people returning from aboard were confirmed as the latest coronavirus patients in the country on November 28, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. The 23-year-old man arrived at Cam Ranh Airport in the central province of Khanh Hoa on Flight VJ8650 from Japan on November 13. The other, a 20-year-old woman, boarded Flight QH9195 from Russia to this airport on November 24. Both have been quarantined upon their arrival and are undergoing treatment at the Khanh Hoa Hospital for Tropical Diseases. So far, the country has recorded 1,341 cases of COVID-19. Meanwhile, nine patients were declared to have recovered from the disease on November 28, raising the total recoveries to 1,179. The number of related deaths is still kept at 35. Among those still under treatment, six have tested negative for the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 once, seven others twice, and 12 thrice. No patients are in critical condition at … [Read more...] about Two imported COVID-19 cases, nine recoveries reported on Nov 28