Dat said, "People across Vietnam are joining hands to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. As an artist, I feel responsible to do something to contribute to this effort. Wearing masks, using hand sanitizer, keeping social distance... are among things we can do to help contain the virus. This is how we can show our love for the country and our fellow countrymen." … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia on April 13
Marginalized minority groups
Against this backdrop, the teachers and students at Tien Nguyen Ethnic Boarding Secondary School are trying their best to overcome their difficulties and teach their students. Over the past years, they have achieved encouraging results in teaching local students. … [Read more...] about Meaningful gifts presented to disadvantaged students in Ha Giang
However, their future dark intentions might be deterred as Decree No.117/2020/ND-CP dated September 28, governing fines in the healthcare sector, will take effect from November 15. The new decree, which will replace Decree 176, will feature new toughest-ever rules including suspension of violation-related business activities for 1-3 months if mobile drug retailing establishments fail to satisfy the conditions as ruled, and suspension of violation-related business activities for 6-12 months for forging papers in dossiers announcing business establishment. … [Read more...] about Fresh rules to tackle pharma misconduct
The Covid-19 pandemic came as a great shock to most economies, including Vietnam. Still, Vietnam’s resilience proves this is also an opportunity for the country to give the private sector and the domestic market more attention. The public debt-to-GDP ratio is expected to be 46.1% in 2021, on the basis of GDP revaluation, so it is quite possible to improve this ratio, especially in the context of real interest rates around 0% in developed economies, plus a high savings rate at home. However, policies such as increasing public debt and curbing inflation need to be carefully studied with data of Vietnam concerning the following two issues. … [Read more...] about Demand stimulus: where to begin?
Deputy Prime Minister Vũ Đức Đam spoke at the National Conference on Tourism Development in the central province of Quảng Nam on Saturday, stressing State agencies, businesses, travel agencies and residents should promote links and efficient co-operation to help the tourism industry overcome the most difficult time after the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Domestic market to help tourism sector in post-COVID-19-period