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Vietnam’s VinFast to launch first electric car in 2021

28 May, 2020

HANOI – Vietnam‘s first domestic car manufacturer, VinFast, will start the mass production of its first electric models next year and will target the United States market, the company said. VinFast,

21 May, 2020

Vietnam jails ex-deputy defence minister over land scandal

HANOI – A military court in Vietnam has sentenced a former deputy defence minister accused of allowing three plots of land in Ho Chi Minh City to be illegally transferred to private

15 May, 2020

Vietnam reports 24 new coronavirus cases, all imported; cases pass 300

HANOI – Vietnam reported 24 new coronavirus infections today, all of which were imported cases involving Vietnamese citizens returning from Russia who were placed under quarantine on arrival, the country’s health ministry said.

14 May, 2020

Vietnam determined to save British pilot, avoid its first COVID-19 death

HANOI – Vietnam has mounted an all-out effort to save the life of its most critically ill coronavirus patient, a British pilot who works for Vietnam Airlines, the national carrier.

14 May, 2020

Vietnam to import 20,000 pigs from Thailand to rebuild swine fever-hit herd

HANOI – Vietnam will import 20,000 breeding pigs from Thailand this year, state media said, as the country is seeking to rebuild its hog herd battered by an African swine-fever outbreak. First

11 May, 2020 | Vietnam News

Vietnam reopens schools after easing coronavirus curbs

HANOI – Authorities at kindergartens and primary schools in Vietnam took children’s temperatures at the gates when they re-opened from a months-long closure over the coronavirus pandemic, following last week’s partial re-opening

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03 May, 2020 | Vietnam News

Vietnam reports first new coronavirus infection in 9 days, taking its tally to 271

HANOI – Vietnam has reported its first new coronavirus infection in nine days, a British oil expert who was quarantined on arrival, the health ministry said. The Southeast Asian country

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30 April, 2020 | Vietnam News

Insight: After aggressive mass testing, Vietnam says it contains coronavirus outbreak

HANOI – Businessman Phan Quoc Viet was making his usual prayers at a pagoda in Tay Ninh, a province in southernVietnam, when the government official’s call came. It was late

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27 April, 2020 | Vietnam News

Vietnam jails Facebook user over ‘anti-state’ posts

HANOI – A court in Vietnam has sentenced a man to one-and-a-half years in prison for uploading anti-state posts to Facebook, the security ministry said, days after Facebook sources told Reuters they

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24 April, 2020 | Vietnam News

Vietnam says 5 mln workers, 84.8% of companies, affected by coronavirus pandemic

HANOI, April 24 (Reuters) – Vietnam said on Friday the coronavirus outbreak has negatively affected 5 million workers and 84.8% of companies in the country. The Southeast Asian country on Friday reported

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