Two Vietnamese, one Serbian free of Covid-19
Two central Vietnam residents and a Serbian interior design specialist who entered the country last month have recovered from Covid-19.
600 stranded in Da Nang bound for HCMC after testing negative
With their test results for the new coronavirus all returning negative after mass screening, 625 visitors to Da Nang will fly back to HCMC this week.
Public transport to Da Nang suspended further
The suspension of public transport, including flights, to Da Nang continues until further notice as the city still grapples with the Covid-19 outbreak.
Another Covid-19 patient dies in Vietnam
A 55-year-old man died Wednesday after contracting Covid-19 last month, becoming the 17th fatality of the pandemic in Vietnam.
Three Japan returnees diagnosed with Covid-19
Vietnam records three more cases of Covid-19 Wednesday morning, who were citizens repatriated from Japan, raising its active cases to 451.
Hanoi chairman slapped with three-month suspension
Hanoi People’s Committee Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung has been suspended by the prime minister pending clarification of his responsibilities in three criminal cases.
Covid-19: Vietnam reports 16 more domestic infections, one death
A 37-year-old man has become the 16th Covid-19 fatality in Vietnam as the country recorded 16 new Covid-19 cases Tuesday evening, all linked to the Da Nang outbreak.
Da Nang extends social distancing for a fortnight
Da Nang has decided to continue social distancing for another two weeks, limiting gatherings to two people and household shopping to once every three days.
Four drug traffickers sentenced to death in central Vietnam
A court in the north central province of Nghe An on Monday sentenced four men to death for trafficking 28.7 kilograms of methamphetamine from Laos.
South Korean man arrested for swindling $3.4 mln from investors
A South Korean man was arrested in HCMC on Monday for swindling over VND80 billion ($3.45 million) from over 100 people by setting up multilevel marketing companies for currency trading.
Conjoined twins able to sit, play 25 days after separation
Two girls who were born conjoined at the pelvis and were separated at a HCMC hospital last month can now sit by themselves and play with nurses.
Vietnam prepares state funeral for former Party chief Le Kha Phieu
A two-day funeral ceremony for former Communist Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu, who died last Friday, will take place August 14-15.
15th Covid-19 patient dies in Vietnam
Vietnam lost another Covid-19 patient on Monday, a 68-year-old man with diabetes and kidney cancer, raising the total fatalities due to the pandemic to 15.
Vietnam reports 15th Covid-19 death
Covid-19 claimed another victim on Monday, the 15th in Vietnam so far, a 68-year-old man with diabetes and cancer of the kidney.
HCMC fines over 800 people for not wearing masks
HCMC authorities say 841 people have been fined more than VND160 million ($6,900) for not wearing masks in public.
Motel manager arrested for accommodating 27 illegal Chinese entrants
A Vietnamese man was arrested Monday for accommodating 27 illegal Chinese entrants in his motel in the northern province of Bac Ninh.
Vietnam loses another person to Covid-19
A 66-year-old man with underlying renal failure died Monday evening, taking Vietnam’s Covid-19 death toll to 14.
Da Nang outbreak sees first patients beat Covid-19
Two medics and two caregivers at Da Nang Hospital have tested negative for the novel coronavirus, marking the first recoveries since the pandemic resurgence.
Two men returning from Da Nang fined for violating quarantine regulations
Two men were fined VND2 million ($86) each in their hometowns for breaking quarantine rules after returning from Covid-19 hotspot Da Nang.
600 people stranded in Da Nang get tested before flying home to HCMC
In Da Nang, 624 visitors from HCMC, including over 50 foreigners, were tested for Covid-19 on Sunday to ensure they can fly back home.
Vietnam deports 21 Chinese who entered illegally
Vietnam border guards have deported 21 Chinese nationals who had illegally sneaked into the country after they completed a 14-day quarantine.
Two more Covid-19 patients die, death toll rises to 13
Two women diagnosed with Covid-19, both with underlying morbidities, died on Monday morning, taking Vietnam’s death toll to 13.
Soldiers, civilians turn full time cooks to feed the quarantined
Many soldiers and civilians in Thua Thien-Hue have stepped up to cooking and distribute meals for nearly 900 people in quarantine facilities.
Saigon neighborhood still afloat days after heavy rains
As of Saturday noon, a District 2 community remained inundated after the heaviest rain spell of the year hit Saigon Thursday night.
Two new Covid-19 cases linked to Da Nang outbreak
Vietnam confirmed two new Covid-19 cases Sunday morning, taking the national tally to 812 and active infections to 407.
Two more Covid-19 cases linked to Da Nang outbreak
Vietnam confirmed two new Covid-19 cases on Sunday morning in Hanoi and the northern province of Bac Giang, taking the national tally to 812 and active infections to 407.
Vietnamese man arrested for smuggling South Korean into Cambodia
Border guards in Long An Province on Friday night caught a Vietnamese man trying to smuggle a South Korean into Cambodia for VND10 million ($430).
Vietnam seizes 16.8 tons of drugs, 1.1 tons of ivory in 5 years
Border guards have confiscated over 16.8 tons of narcotics, 1.1 tons of ivory and 190,000 tons of coal from smugglers since 2015.
HCMC Party official gets away with formal criticism for violations
Former deputy Party secretary of Ho Chi Minh City, Tat Thanh Cang, has been formally criticized for wrongdoings related to the Thu Thiem New Urban Area.
Vietnam to use TB test for Covid-19
The Ministry of Health has approved the use of GeneXpert, a tuberculosis test, for Covid-19 screening.