Hanoi (VNA) – The number of COVID-19 cases in Vietnam remains at 1,537 as no new infections were reported between 6pm on January 16 and 6pm on January 17. That includes 693 cases of domestic transmission, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. As of January 17, 1,380 patients have recovered from the disease while the number of related fatalities is still kept at 35. Ten of those still under treatment have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, once, another ten twice, and ten others thrice. There are 17,954 people having close contact with confirmed cases or coming from pandemic-hit regions in quarantine at present./. … [Read more...] about No new COVID-19 cases to report, tally stays unchanged on Jan. 17
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The hospital lies at the northwest gateway to Ho Chi Minh City and will provide healthcare services for locals as well as residents in nearby areas, Nguyen Tan Binh, director of the Department of Health, said at the groundbreaking ceremony on Friday. … [Read more...] about Work starts on $78mn hospital in Ho Chi Minh City
From 2021 to 2030, Việt Nam aims to clear all road traffic accident hotspots and accident-prone sites. All new roads and those under maintenance will meet road safety criteria before opening for traffic. All new national highways and provincial highways and 75 per cent of the total length of existing highways across the country meet at least Level 3 of global road safety standards. … [Read more...] about Việt Nam’s ambitious plan to reduce the number of road traffic-relating death to zero by 2045.
“The Ministry of Industry and Trade, as co-chair of the TIFA Council, along with Vietnamese ministries and sectors, is willing to talk with officials at all levels of the USTR and relevant agencies, including at ministerial or working levels, in any form, to address concerns and create specific progress in outstanding problems in economic and trade relations between the two countries, in a cooperative, goodwill and constructive spirit, so that the two sides can officially end the investigations,” the ministry’s representative said. … [Read more...] about U.S. not impose tariff or sanction on Vietnam’s exports
Vietstar’s waste treatment plant has a daily capacity of 1,400 tons. However, on December 16 last year, it was found that the company collected only 2,000 tons a day. It has been slapped with a fine of VND296 million ($12,800), but whether that has been enough to change its behavior is not known. … [Read more...] about HCMC asked to clean up its waste treatment act