The minister hailed the companies for maintaining safe breeding in the recent past despite the threat of the African swine fever (AFS) epidemic. As of March 10, the country’s pig stocks stood at nearly 24 million, equivalent to 74 percent of the stocks before the hit of the AFS in 2018, and are expected to reach the pre-AFS epidemic number at the end of the third quarter or beginning of the fourth quarter. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES APRIL 4
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Six new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Vietnam, total reaches 233 The National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology reported six new SARS-CoV-2 positive cases during the night of April 2, which raised the total number of COVID-19 patients in the country to 233 as of 6am on April 3. … [Read more...] about Six new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Vietnam, total number amounts to 239
The decision also requires decreases in fuel prices based on the world ones, study on the possibility to reduce and defer payment for electricity and water supply bills for individual and businesses, study on the adjustment of insurance-related provisions for labourers who are laid off due to the pandemic, and the postponement of social insurance payment for affected businesses. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News
According to Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung, the health sector will encounter difficulties in supplying ventilators to hospitals when the epidemic breaks out on a large scale. It is also not easy to place orders for the devices from abroad as they are now in short supply in countries seriously hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Given the current context, the promotion of research and production of domestic ventilators is vital to disease control in Vietnam, Dung said. He asked the Ministry of Health to review the number of ventilators in hand, examine demands and draw up plans for placing orders in case of the spread of the coronavirus. The ministry was required to work on research and production plans with domestic businesses that volunteer to manufacture ventilators in the country. Vingroup recently announced it will research and manufacture invasive and non-invasive ventilators and body temperature monitors for domestic consumption. The group signed contracts with US partners … [Read more...] about Vietnam to manufacture ventilators for COVID-19 patients
VN education ministry agrees to cut back teaching programs due to school closure The Ministry of Education and Training has allowed education departments to cut curricula taught in primary, secondary and high schools due to the prolonged school closure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. … [Read more...] about How are foreign teachers earning their living in the COVID-19 crisis?
Six new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Vietnam, total number amounts to 239 Two new COVID-19 infection cases, including one relating to Hanoi-based Bach Mai Hospital, were confirmed by the Ministry of Health on April 4 morning, raising the total number of patients nationwide to 239. … [Read more...] about Health Ministry traces people in contact with 237th COVID-19 patient