Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam affirmed that successful vaccine research is not only the pride of the scientific community and the Vietnamese health sector, but it is indeed an effective anti-epidemic tool. In the context that the price of vaccines in the world is quite high and the supply is limited, it is extremely necessary to promote vaccine research in the country. … [Read more...] about The government accepts economic damage to guarantee the right to health care for everyone
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Phnom Penh (VNA) - Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has decided to allocate an additional 800 million riel (196,000 USD) and 200 million riel to Oddar Meanchey and Battambang provinces, respectively, to prepare, supply and maintain quarantine accommodations for Cambodian workers returning from Thailand. As of January 13 evening, there had been 2,235 migrant workers under quarantine in Oddar Meanchey and over 300 workers had completed their quarantine period. Meanwhile, as of January 14, more than 3,000 migrant workers had returned from Thailand via the international checkpoints of Banteay Meanchey province and nearly 1,000 had completed their quarantine. Ministry of Interior Secretary of State Chou Bun Eng said on January 12 that more than 130,000 migrant workers had left Thailand for Cambodia but Cambodian authorities believe they have successfully stopped almost all of them and required them to do quarantine for 14 days. In recent days, the Cambodian Health Ministry confirmed … [Read more...] about Cambodia supports border provinces’ quarantine of migrant workers
Kuala Lumpur (VNA) – Policies and regulations on free flow of data across the countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) must be realised urgently to further promote digitalisation and its growing participation in the region, according to Malaysia’s national news agency Bernama. This call was made before the first ASEAN Digital Ministers Meeting (ADGMIN 1), scheduled to be held via teleconference on January 21 and 22, under the chair of Malaysian Minister of Communications and Multimedia Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah, and attended by representatives from ASEAN’s dialogue partners including Japan, China, the European Union, the Republic of Korea, and the International Telecommunication Union. Themed “ASEAN: A Digitally Connected Community", the meeting aims to promote cooperation among ASEAN member countries towards building digital ecosystems as a pillar in the post-COVID-19 development plan. … [Read more...] about Malaysia promotes free data flow within ASEAN
By the end of 2019, it had eight stores located in golden destinations in popular shopping malls in big cities with stellar leasing prices. For example, with a rate of $102 per sq.m at Vincom Dong Khoi, H&M has to pay nearly $225,000 a month after its 2,000 sq.m store. Other places charge $50-100 per sq.m a month for stores of a similar size. … [Read more...] about Is H&M unfit to pursue strategy to grow number of stores?
With this new infection case, the number of imported Covid-19 patients in Vietnam has increased to 843. As of 6 pm on January 16, a total of 1,380 Covid-19 patients had recovered and been discharged from hospital. There have been 35 deaths, most of them being the elderly with serious underlying diseases. At present, nearly 18,000 people who had close contact with Covid-19 patients or returned from virus-hit areas are being monitored at hospitals, quarantine facilities, and at home. … [Read more...] about Nigerian man confirmed as new Covid-19 patient in Vietnam