Police barricade entrance to Diamond Island as a motorist tries to explain the need to enter (Photo: khmertimeskh.com)

Cambodia remains social activities after new COVID-19 outbreak

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on February 22 called on Cambodians nationwide, especially those in Phnom Penh, to intensify preventive measures against the COVID-19 pandemic as the new community infection outbreak was announced.

Coach Park Hang-seo completes 14-day Covid-19 quarantine period

Coach Park Hang-seo completes 14-day Covid-19 quarantine period

Head coach of the Vietnam national football team Mr. Park Hang-seo and his Korean assistants returned to their houses in the capital city of Hanoi last night after they had completed 14-day quarantine requirement due to the Covid-19 pandemic. 
Stagnancy on real estate market expected to go away

Stagnancy on real estate market expected to go away

Reviewing the real estate market last year, the Covid-19 pandemic obviously had certain impacts, but the larger factor was the law. It shows that many risks still exist in the market, which needs tackling soon to enter the new year, with the hope of higher development efficiency.
Vietnam is more and more developing. (Photo: SGGP)

Aspirations for prosperity, might

The 13th National Party Congress took place at the end of January 2021. It has determined the development goals in the next five and ten years with a vision to 2045, aiming at turning Vietnam into a developed country with high income. The will of the Party and the State is also the aspiration of each citizen. Therefore, striving for fast and sustainable growth to avoid moving backward further and overcoming the middle-income trap are critical issues, requiring the arousal of self-reliance and endogenous strength to achieve the set goals.
School security guard takes temperature of a student before he enters the school. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC-based schools strengthen monitoring on Covid-19-related students, parents

The Department of Education and Training of Ho Chi Minh City has just sent an urgent document to the Head of the Education and Training Department of Thu Duc City and districts, principals of high schools, directors of Center for Continuing Education, and heads of affiliated units in the city on enhancing monitoring and updating of F0, F1, F2 cases and carrying out medical declaration when students return to school after the Lunar New Year.
Huong Pagoda Festival canceled because of Covid-19 pandemic

Huong Pagoda Festival canceled because of Covid-19 pandemic

Mr. Nguyen Ba Hien, Head of the Management Board of the Huong Son Historical and Scenic Complex in My Duc District in Hanoi, on February 6, said that the Huong Pagoda Festival in 2021 would be canceled for the prevention of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Overseas remittances transferred to HCMC reach US$6.1 billion

Overseas remittances transferred to HCMC reach US$6.1 billion

According to the State Bank of Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City Branch, although the global economy was negatively affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, the number of overseas remittances transferred into the country through HCMC-based credit institutions was US$6.1 billion last year, up 12 percent compared to that of $5.5 billion in 2019.
The HCMC end at the regular online meeting of January 2021 of the Government on the morning of February 2. (Photo: HMC)

Thu Duc City comes into normal operation

Reporting to the Government, Mr. Vo Van Hoan, Vice Chairman of the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, said that, after changing the organizational model, Thu Duc City had operated normally, with all matters related to the people being ensured against congestion and difficulties.