COVID-19 pandemic
Economy

Việt Nam's GDP hits 10-year high of 7.72% in Q2

The Vietnamese economy expanded at 7.72 per cent in the second quarter of this year, higher than the growth rates in the same quarters during the 2011-2021 period, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported at a press conference on Wednesday.
Politics & Laws

NA Chairman begins official visit to UK

National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vương Đình Huệ arrived at Heathrow Airport in London on Tuesday (UK time), beginning his three-day official visit to the UK at the invitations of Speaker of the UK House of Lords John McFall and Speaker of the House of Commons of the UK Lindsay Hoyle.
Society

Vietnamese doctors gain Cambodian people's trust

Chợ Rẫy-Phnom Penh Hospital was put into operation in 2014 under a project of investment cooperation between Việt Nam and Cambodia. Most of the doctors there were transferred from Chợ Rẫy Hospital in HCM City to work at the hospital.
Society

Omicron sub-variant BA.5 detected in Việt Nam

The SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant BA.5 has been detected in Việt Nam and may overwhelm the variant BA.2 which is dominant in the country, according to Prof. Dr. Phan Trọng Lân, Director of the Health Ministry’s Department of Preventive Medicine.