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Hanoi Announces Heavy Fines for Social Distancing Violations

Though identification of new Covid-19 cases has slowed in recent days, Hanoi authorities are taking steps to halt the threat of community spread by implementing a series of new penalties for those ignoring social distancing guidelines.

in Vietnam

Coronavirus Update: 121 Confirmed Cases, Including 3 Medical Staff; 3 More Recoveries

Over the weekend, Vietnam's Covid-19 case total surged past 100, while foreigners were banned from entering the country.

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The Week in Focus: A Rise in Covid-19 Cases, International Travel Restrictions and Wildlife Trade Ban

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Vietnam Stops Issuing Visas to Any National From Any Country in the World

We are living in extraordinary times. To deal with the threat of the coronavirus, Vietnam has issued a 30-day ban on issuing visas to any national from any country in the world.

in Vietnam

Weekly Stories Roundup: New Covid-19 Cases, 'Adorable Home' Goes Vietnamese & Wildlife Trade Ban

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Vietnam Unveils Health Declaration App, Website to Aid Coronavirus Containment

As the Covid-19 outbreak rages globally and Vietnam confronts a spate of new cases, a new app and website have been rolled out to aid the monitoring of people's health in the country.

in Vietnam

European Union Votes to Approve Historic Free Trade Deal With Vietnam

MEPs in European Parliament today voted in favor of a historic free trade agreement between the EU and Vietnam.

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Fierce Bão Forecast to Hit Vietnam in 2020 with 5 Football Tournaments on the Horizon

Vietnam faces yet another year of football mania with five international football events on the horizon for the men’s and women’s teams.

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As Vietnam's Streets Turn Empty During Pandemic, Traffic Violations Surge

Despite the nation's positive results in containing Covid-19, a grim byproduct of Vietnam’s stay-at-home orders and social distancing campaigns was identified earlier this week.

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Vietnam Mulls 10% Electricity Price Discount Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

If approved, the price cut would last from this month through June.

in Hanoi

Hanoi Announces Heavy Fines for Social Distancing Violations

Though identification of new Covid-19 cases has slowed in recent days, Hanoi authorities are taking steps to halt the threat of community spread by implementing a series of new penalties for those ign...

in Vietnam

Vietnam Agrees to Extend Stay of Foreigners Stuck in Country Due to Covid-19

As public attractions close and outbound flights become scarce, a number of foreigners in Vietnam are stuck in limbo.

in Vietnam

Airlines in Vietnam Will Scale Down Domestic Flights for 2 Weeks

Due to the rising number of coronavirus patients, the inistry of Transport orders a limit on domestic flight routes.

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Mekong Delta Slammed by Worst Drought, Saltwater Intrusion in Decades

While the Covid-19 pandemic has understandably dominated the news recently, a disaster is unfolding in the Mekong Delta.

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The Week in Focus: A Covid Update, Saltwater Intrusion and Vietnam's Happiness Ranking

Stay connected with Urbanist Hanoi on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each week, we digest the most important stories from the capital, the rest of Vietnam and...

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Citizens, Especially Those Over 60, Should Stay Home, Health Ministry Warns

As COVID-19 cases in Vietnam continue to climb over 100, the health ministry has warned people from going out.

in Vietnam

Vietnam Moves up 11 Places in UN World Happiness Report

Are you feeling happy today?

in Vietnam

Vietnamese Teacher Among 50 Finalists for Global Teacher Prize 2020

The Global Teacher Prize is an annual award given out by the Varkey Foundation, a global philanthropic organization based in the UK.

in Vietnam

Coronavirus Update: 121 Confirmed Cases, Including 3 Medical Staff; 3 More Recoveries

Over the weekend, Vietnam's Covid-19 case total surged past 100, while foreigners were banned from entering the country.

in Vietnam

Vietnam Moves up 23 Spots in Economic Freedom Index

The country ranked 105th out of 180 nations.

in Vietnam

Discrimination Against Foreigners on the Rise Amid Covid-19 Fears

After three weeks of no new virus cases in February, the majority of Vietnam’s 60 new cases have been linked to foreign tourists.

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The Week in Focus: A Rise in Covid-19 Cases, International Travel Restrictions and Wildlife Trade Ban

Stay connected with Urbanist Hanoi on Twitter and Instagram and like us on Facebook. Each week, we digest the most important stories from the capital, the rest of Vietnam and...

in Vietnam

Vietnam Stops Issuing Visas to Any National From Any Country in the World

We are living in extraordinary times. To deal with the threat of the coronavirus, Vietnam has issued a 30-day ban on issuing visas to any national from any country in the world.

in Vietnam

Major Growth in Online Shopping Amidst Coronavirus Concerns

Many people are turning to online shopping during the surge of coronavirus infections in Vietnam.

in Vietnam

Vietnam Will Pay for Tests, Treatment, Quarantine of Coronavirus Patients

Free treatment will be offered for all Covid-19 patients in Vietnam. 

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Hanoi Might Consider Large-Scale Lockdown If Covid-19 Outbreak Worsens

Stock up on beer and your preferred dried foodstuffs.

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Vietnam's Small Businesses Face Mass Closures as Covid-19 Outbreak Worsens

As the Covid-19 outbreak worsens overseas and more new cases are detected in Vietnam, many businesses face the threat of shutting down.

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Nguyen Van Duong Is Vietnam's First Boxer to Qualify for the Olympics in 32 Years

With an impressive performance at the qualifiers in Jordan, Nguyen Van Duong has become the first Vietnamese boxer to qualify for the Olympics in 32 years.