EXHIBITION Hanoi-Exhibition showcases Vietnamese and Italian landscapes Until August 23, 8.30am-5.30pm Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, Nguyen Van Huyen Street An exhibition titled Italian Routes and Landscapes of Vietnam Photographs featuring the beauty of the mountains and common culture of mountaineering between Việt Nam and Italy. Hanoi-Art Showcase: Illusion Until Aug 15, 10 am – 07 pm Mo Art Space, 136 Hang Trong Street, Hoan Kiem District From the organizer: This July, Mơ Art Space would like to invite Hanoi art lovers to visit the art showcase Illusion by Le Brothers ( Le Ngọc Thanh and Le Duc Hai). Illusion is the name of the latest art project of Le Ngoc Thanh and Le Duc Hai, as known as Le Brothers, a pair of twin artists originally from Quang Binh province but living and working in the city of Hue for the past 20 years. The project was first showcased for the first time in 2020 at Le Ba Dang art center – Hue … [Read more...] about What’s on July 26-August 1 (Daily updated)
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A view of the session. VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — The 15th National Assembly (NA) on Sunday discussed the implementation of the socio-economic development and State budget plans for the first six months of the year. They also discussed solutions for the performance of tasks in the second half of the year and the development plan for 2021 to 2025. Deputy Prime Minister Phạm Bình Minh reported on the socio-economic and State budget situation for the first half of 2021, noting that the economic growth of 5.64 per cent during the period was relatively high compared to other countries. He also noted that many localities hit by the COVID-19 pandemic still posted growth, that the macroeconomy stayed stable, that inflation was kept low, and that's the major balances of the economy, the monetary market, credit, exchange rates, and interest rates were also stable. For the remaining months of 2021, the Government is determined to keep macroeconomic stability, guarantee the major balances, … [Read more...] about NA talks socio-economic development for 2021 to 2025
Read what is in the news today: COVID-19 Updates -- Vietnam’s total coronavirus caseload surpassed 100,000 as the Ministry of Health confirmed 2,708 new infections, including 1,714 cases in Ho Chi Minh City and 407 patients in Binh Duong Province, on Monday morning. -- Authorities in Da Nang City on Sunday evening closed Tho Quang fishing port, the largest fishing port in the central region, for COVID-19 prevention after 19 new infections had been detected there. -- Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Dinh Tien Dung has requested local military forces to spray disinfectant throughout the capital city as a way to curb rising coronavirus cases. Society -- A scrap recycling workshop spanning thousands of square meters in Kien An District, northern Hai Phong City caught fire for several hours on Sunday afternoon. There were no casualties in the incident. -- Police in northern Thai Binh Province have investigated a case where a group of three girls hit and insulted … [Read more...] about Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News — July 26
HCMC has officially allowed F1 cases to quarantine at home since July 17. The new policy is implemented with modern technologies. Face recognition The F1 (close contacts of infected person) home quarantine is being implemented on a trial basis in HCMC with the VietNam Health Declaration (VHD) app. This is also the solution chosen by the Ministry of Health (MOH) for migrant medical quarantine. Luu The Anh, Deputy Director of Viettel Solutions, the app developer, said that home quarantined people are required to check in with face recognition at certain moments of the day for medical declaration. There are schedules for medical workers or local policemen to supervise home quarantine. Singapore is applying a similar solution. The developer is joining forces with the HCMC Healthcare Department to apply the solution in localities before the solution is applied nationwide when MOH officially allows F1 and F0 (infected person) cases to quarantine at home. Quarantined people … [Read more...] about Which technologies are being used to supervise home-quarantined people?
Illustrative image (Photo: VietnamPlus) Hanoi (VNA) – The real estate market in the first half of 2021 was like a “spring” that was pressed when COVID-19 resurged, and rebounded strongly once outbreaks were over, and the more it is pressed, the more strongly it will rebound, said a representative of Batdongsan.com.vn. The COVID-19 resurgence in the second quarter has caused considerable adverse impacts on many provinces and cities nationwide. However, the property market still recorded encouraging signs in terms of investment, supply, and newly established firms, promising a rosy outlook for the market in the rest of the year. “Land fever” moving to countryside areas A representative of Batdongsan.com.vn, a member of PropertyGuru - a group owning Asia’s leading property tech platforms, said demand in the real estate market in April dropped by nearly 18 percent from the previous month. Northern Hai Phong city topped the localities with the sharpest nosedive of 34 … [Read more...] about Property market to rebound strongly once virus resurgence controlled
A corner of Ho Chi Minh City (Photo: VietnamPlus) HCM City (VNA) - The rental property market in Ho Chi Minh City , in the second quarter but particularly since the beginning of June, has encountered a great deal of difficulty as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which is spreading fast in the city and other southern localities. Sharp fall in profitability of rental apartments Dinh Minh Tuan, Director (southern region) of the property website Batdongsan.com.vn, said that due to negative impacts upon the market, in particular, the most recent coronavirus outbreak, the price to earnings ratio of rental apartments and shophouses continues to follow a strong downward trend. This slump has persisted for the last three years, with high-end apartments feeling the brunt. He cited a study by the website showing that earnings from rental apartments in HCM City went from between 6 to 8 percent in 2017 and 2018 to about 5.2 percent in 2019 (as calculated by 12 months of … [Read more...] about COVID-19 resurgence worsens HCM City property market