The Government should buy summer-autumn rice for temporary storage to push up consumption demand and provide security for farmers, the Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Trần Thanh Nam, has said.
The Ministry of Finance is studying a tax and fee reduction and exemption package estimated to be worth around VNĐ20 trillion (US$897 million) to support citizens and enterprises affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The proportion of closed textile and garment factories has reached 30-35 per cent due to COVID-19 pandemic so far.
The HCM City Photography Association is calling on photographers from all over the world, professionals and amateurs, to compete in its first HCM City International Photo Contest (HOPA).
Forty singers and theatre artists perform in an MV released on YouTube that aims to encourage people in HCM City during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Seafood companies are struggling with problems arising from the current fourth wave of COVID-19, causing uncertainties for the second half of 2021. However the speed of vaccination and loosening of travel restrictions in many countries, especially the US, can support the industry.
Director of the Ministry of Health’s Department of Medical Examination and Treatment Lương Ngọc Khuê spoke to the press about the ministry’s recently issued master plan to improve emergency and critical care capacity of hospitals nationwide amid the complex developments of COVID-19.
The Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of HCM City on August 2 handed over medical supplies and equipment donated by enterprises to local hospitals and medical centres to support the city’s COVID-19 prevention and control.
The leading jazz artist played an outdoor concert for 10,000 patients and frontline workers at two field hospitals in HCM City and later described it as "the most special stage" he had ever been on in his career.
A total of 8,429 new COVID-19 infections were reported in Việt Nam on Tuesday, increasing the caseload since the beginning of the pandemic to 170,190, according to the Ministry of Health.