Passengers from South Korea forced to fill out health declaration forms Those who enter Vietnam from the Republic of Korea (RoK) have been officially required to fill out medical declaration forms amid the increase of COVID-19 cases in the East Asian country, according to the Ministry of Health. … [Read more...] about Travellers from Korea’s outbreak zones quarantined after entering VN
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Samsung has halted a phone factory after a coronavirus infection. Source: Business Insider Samsung has confirmed one case of coronavirus infection at its mobile device factory in the southeastern city of Gumi, South Korea on February 22. The entire facility has been shut down, colleagues placed in self-quarantine, and the worker’s floor shut down until Tuesday. … [Read more...] about Samsung halts phone factory due to coronavirus infection
Like many of Vinh’s friends, 20 of Hien’s have also returned to Vietnam since February 20 as the number of Covid-19 cases rose day after day. Some were even willing to postpone their study plans in case the epidemic got out of control in South Korea. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese in South Korea face dilemma: stay put or bail out?
Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam has so far granted licences to 460 US producers of meat and meat products and 210 exporters of aquatic products, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Quoc Doanh. Doanh is leading a Vietnamese delegation on a working trip to the US from February 24 – 29 to discuss boosting farm produce trade between the two countries. He was accompanied by representatives from 19 enterprises and one trade association operating in cereals and animal feed; meat, dairy and seafood products; fruits and vegetables; wooden furniture; and chemicals and fertilisers. During a working session on February 24 with US Under Secretary of Agriculture for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney and Ambassador Gregg Doud, Chief Agricultural Negotiator in the Office of the US Trade Representative, Doanh said Vietnam has also allowed the import of six kinds of fresh fruit from the US, which are cherry, pear, grape, apple, blueberry and orange. … [Read more...] about Vietnam, US enhance farm produce trade
The patient is the father of Nguyen Thi Du, a 23-year-old woman, who was among the eight workers of a Japanese company that dispatched them to the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak, for a two-and-a-half-month training course before returning to Vietnam on January 17. … [Read more...] about Sixteenth and last coronavirus patient in Vietnam tests negative twice