In the wake of the serious developments of COVID-19 and possible impacts on trade from the EU, international pharma firms such as Sanofi and Zuellig Pharma Vietnam (ZPV) have built risk management plans to ensure business continuity. ZPV chief executive Marc Franck told VIR, “For the time being the lockdown of several European countries has not impacted the supply of medicine to Vietnam and we are monitoring the situation carefully.” … [Read more...] about Global pharma groups push on with operations
According to the information from the Central Tropical Hospital, the recovered patients are numbers 20, 63, 76, 78, 107, 129, 131, 132, 138, 179 and number 198 – a member of staff from the Trường Sinh company which provides none medical services to Bạch Mai Hospital in Hà Nội. … [Read more...] about 75 COVID-19 patients recovered in Vietnam
We could, like after 1918, get weak or weaker international organisations, the rise of nationalism, protectionism and economic depression. Or, as followed 1945, more cooperation and internationalism, like Bretton Woods, the Marshall Plan, the UN and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. … [Read more...] about Will coronavirus reverse globalisation?
HCM City (VNA) – The People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City on June 24 sentenced a Vietnamese-American and two Vietnamese citizens to a total 30 years in prison for engaging in activities to overthrow the people’s administration, in accordance with Article 109 of the 2015 Criminal Code. US citizen Nguyen Michael Phuong Minh, born 1964, was given a 12-year sentence, while Huynh Duc Thanh Binh, born 1996 and residing in HCM City’s District 10, got 10 years in prison and Tran Long Phi, born 1998 and residing in Dong Nai province’s Bien Hoa city, got 8 years. Nguyen Michael Phuong Minh will be deported from Vietnam after serving his time in prison. A fourth defendant in the case, Huynh Duc Thinh, who is father of Huynh Duc Thanh Binh, was imprisoned for one year on the charge of not denouncing criminals. The judging council said the defendants’ acts were especially serious, posing danger to society and directly harming the existence of the … [Read more...] about Three men imprisoned for attempting to overthrow people’s administration
The ministry has also sent results of surveys and searches for groundwater, observation data, forecasts, and warnings of water resources to local agencies in order to implement short- and long-term measures on preventing drought and water shortage, with a special focus on ensuring water supply for people in scarcity-hit regions. … [Read more...] about Mekong Delta provinces get $170,000 for saline intrusion control