After controlling the second wave of COVID-19 to strike Vietnam, Da Nang city has been gradually loosening social distancing measures imposed earlier to curb its spread. Local people have adapted well to the “new normal”.
Many roads in the outlying district of Binh Chanh district in Ho Chi Minh City are now blanketed by moss roses and attracting crowds of visitors. The sight is the result of a joint effort by local authorities and residents to tackle littering.
National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines said on September 23 that it is selling tickets for Flight VN471 from the Republic of Korea’s Seoul to Hanoi, scheduled to take off on September 25 morning.
Various types of Vietnamese fruit have already benefited from the EVFTA coming into effect recently.
The last COVID-19 patient in central Da Nang city to recover from the disease was discharged from hospital on September 23.
Vietnam has announced plans to resume international flight routes, which is a good sign for economic recovery and especially the airline and tourism industries post-pandemic. How best to ensure safety is a major concern for relevant agencies, however. Rapid virus testing at airports will be a focus, so that safety can be guaranteed.
The train line linking Hanoi and the central city of Da Nang, operated by Vietnam’s Reunification Express, has recently been listed among the 10 best train journeys in the world by the Conde Nast Traveller – a prestigious travel magazine.
FIFA announced the latest world rankings on September 17, with Vietnam remaining the highest-ranked team in Southeast Asia and staying 20 places clear of Thailand.
A host of activities are being prepared around HCM City as the Mid-Autumn Festival fast approaches. Among them is Luong Nhu Hoc lantern street in the city’s District 5.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc sent a message to the United Nations High-Level Meeting marking the 75th anniversary of the UN in New York on September 21, as part of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly.