PM Phúc said the task of economic recovery was more urgent than ever and that Việt Nam must make use of the fact it has controlled the COVID-19 pandemic early.
Local gold prices eased lightly yesterday after soaring to its 8.5 year highest near VNĐ50 million (US$2,168) per tael (1.2 ounce) on Wednesday. A same trend was reported in the global market.
Fitch Solutions have revised up its 2020 real GDP growth forecast for Việt Nam slightly to 3.0 per cent, from 2.8 per cent previously.
Four more COVID-19 patients have made a full recovery and were discharged from the National Tropical Diseases Hospital on Thursday morning.
Lewis Hamilton will finally launch his bid to equal Michael Schumacher's total of seven world championships and break a clutch of other F1 records when the Austrian Grand Prix opens the coronavirus-disrupted 2020 season on Sunday.