Vietnam's labor ministry has recently announced it will temporarily stop issuing new work permits to foreigners who come from areas hit by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) epidemic, in a bid to prevent the virus spreading, the official Vietnam News Agency reported. … [Read more...] about Vietnam to stop granting new work permits to foreigners from COVID-19-hit areas: media
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Hanoi (VNA) - Two Vietnamese players arrived in Kolkata for the India F2 Men’s Futures tennis tournament on March 5-11, their first event after the Lunar New Year festival. National No.1 Ly Hoang Nam, who ranks 473 in the world, is the only Vietnamese listed in the main round. He is the No 4 seed in the singles event. His teammate, Trinh Linh Giang, who ranks 1,506, will have to fight for an official berth from a qualification round. They will remain in India for the F3 (March 12-18) and F4 (March 19-25) tournaments. To prepare for this tournament, Nam had spent two months practising and competing locally. The 21-year-old targets to be among the world’s top 300 tennis players this year. He currently has 75 points and needs at least 87 more to be among the world’s top 300. If he wins the tennis tournament, he will take home a car worth 2 billion VND. This year, he will take part in some 20 global tournaments. The Vietnamese doubles pair will return to Hanoi to … [Read more...] about Vietnamese players to compete at Indian tennis tournament
He explained that Việt Nam is no longer a low-income country, but it is also not ready to fund itself exclusively through private investment and domestic capital markets. A transition period is needed where Việt Nam uses donors’ assistance to catalyse private investment that would not come otherwise. … [Read more...] about Việt Nam needs new approaches to fund development: ADB expert
About 30 labs in Việt Nam capable of testing for COVID-19ACV expects 2020 profit down by VNĐ6 trillion due to disease influenceEducation ministry recommended reopening schools on March 3, school year to end one month laterVietnamese advised to avoid travel to coronavirus-hit areas in RoK, flights not banned yetHCM City tourism industry seeks tax breaks to cushion coronavirus blow … [Read more...] about PM signed new directive to strengthen the fight against COVID-19
As for Hoai, she cannot do anything but wait for the storm to pass. Waking up in the middle of the night on February 23 after her son’s late night supper, she checked her phone to see the number of deaths and diagnosed cases in the country. She has printed her son’s daily schedule for her family just in case she becomes infected herself. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese in South Korea face dilemma: stay put or bail out?