Illustrative photo. (Source: MarketScreener)

Indonesia enters first recession since 1998

Indonesia has officially entered its first recession since the 1998 Asian financial crisis as its economy contracts again in the third quarter of this year, albeit at a slower pace.

Two imported COVID-19 cases are confirmed on October 11. Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam reports two imported COVID-19 cases on October 11

Vietnam confirmed two COVID-19 cases, both imported, between 6am and 6pm on October 11, raising the national tally to 1,109, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Malaysian people wear face masks to prevent spread of COVID-19 (Source: Reuteurs)

Malaysia looks to tighten borders

The Malaysian Ministry of Health has proposed the government continue tightening borders to cope with the increasing number of imported COVID-19 cases.

Vietnam confirms two more COVID-19 cases

Vietnam confirms two more COVID-19 cases

Vietnam reported two more COVID-19 cases on August 9 morning, taking the national count to 812, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan speaks at the conference. (Photo:VNA)

City Party Chief: Each family considered as fortress to combat pandemic

At the online meeting of permanent Government members and ministries, sectors and local administrations on Covid-19 prevention and control, Politburo Member and Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan put forward proposals of Covid-19 prevention and control in the context of current pandemic situation.