Vietnam has reported 123 cases of the disease and no deaths © Getty (Source: ft.com)

Financial Times praises Vietnam’s COVID-19 offensive model

Financial Times on March 24 ran an article praising Vietnam’s efforts in containing the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic, saying the country has proved itself as a model in the work with limited resources but determined leadership.

Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam Airlines suspends flights to Russia, Taiwan

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines announced on March 18 that it will suspend flights between Vietnam and Russia, Taiwan (China) from March 19 until further notice from authorities, amid the worsening COVID-19 pandemic.

Cambodian rice exports to international markets grew by more than 21 percent in the first two months of this year (Photo: www.phnompenhpost.com)

Cambodia’s rice exports surge in first two months

Cambodian rice exports to international markets grew by more than 21 percent in the first two months of this year despite global concerns over the COVID-19 epidemic, according to the country’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

Food processing is a bright point at present (Photo: SGGP)

Businesses promptly seek material supply sources

A report from the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs lately showed that hundreds of businesses have stopped operation while hundreds of others have downsized or reduced production and trading because of the Covid-19 epidemic, purchasing power reduction and shortage of materials and unskilled workers.
Da Nang promoting flights to Laos and India as part of market shifting (Photo: SGGP)

Tourism sector to propel forward during and after epidemic

Travel businesses believe that it is time for the tourism sector to restructure the market and improve human resources, and for the government to implement tax reduction and exemption so that enterprises can recover and move forward as soon as the Covid-19 epidemic dies down.
Education Ministry asks to reopen school from March 2

Education Ministry asks to reopen school from March 2

In its yesterday dispatch to chairpersons of provincial and municipal people’s committees nationwide, Vietnam’s Ministry of Education and Training has asked to reopen schools from March 2, after three-week school closures due to the COVID-19 epidemic.