Following the detection of the first COVID-19 patient in Hanoi, the nation’s 17th case, local authorities and residents have been on high alert, whilst also carrying out drastic measures as a means of preventing the further spread of the COVID-19.
The normally bustling streets of Hanoi are quiet during the morning.
The scene in front of the headquarters for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Only a few vehicles pass by the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.
As one of the city’s most iconic landmarks, the Hanoi Opera House is normally a hub of local citizens and tourists. However, the atmosphere in the nearby area has changed in recent days.
Leading to Noi Bai International Airport, there are few vehicles travelling on Vo Chi Cong street during the morning.
Tour operators by electric car are suffering huge losses due to the lack of tourists. With no passengers, the vehicles are largely parked close to Ho Guom, also known as Sword lake.
The usually crowded area around Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square is deserted.
The streets around Ho Guom are similar to how they are during the Lunar New Year, known locally as Tet.
Usually a good spot to take photos, Phan Dinh Phung street has no visitors today.
The streets around Truc Bach lake are quiet.
No one is around the isolation area on Truc Bach street where the 17th COVID-19 patient was confirmed a week ago.
The capital’s major spots of traffic congestion such as Tay Son, Nguyen Luong Bang, and Ton Duc Thang streets are now quiet.
A peaceful scene on Ly Thuong Kiet and Hai Ba Trung streets at 9pm
A view of Trang Tien street at 10pm
Chua Boc street at 10pm is empty.
Ngo Quyen street where the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel is situated becomes deserted.
Dong A University, located in the bustling city of Da Nang, has joined forces with the Republic of Korea (RoK) to cultivate skilled professionals in the fields of semiconductors, robotics, and information technology. This collaboration aims to enhance the training and development of individuals in these cutting-edge industries. Together, we strive to equip our graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills to excel in the ever-evolving world of technology.
On February 16, the Bauman Moscow State Technical University in Russia organized an exciting event called "Vietnamese Day." This program aimed to promote cultural diversity and foster an exchange of ideas and experiences in the realms of art, food, and overall Vietnamese culture. Attendees had the opportunity to immerse themselves in the vibrant and rich heritage of Vietnam through various activities and exhibitions. The event acted as a bridge between different cultures, allowing participants to forge meaningful connections and gain a deeper understanding of Vietnam's traditions. "Vietnamese Day" was a resounding success, highlighting the beauty and allure of Vietnamese culture while fostering cross-cultural appreciation and unity among the diverse student community at Bauman Moscow State Technical University.
On February 24, State President Vo Van Thuong participated in the inauguration of the "spring festival in all regions of the country" held at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi.
In spite of the rainy weather, numerous markets in Hanoi were bustling with shoppers looking for items to offer during Tet Nguyen Tieu, which is the first full moon of the year. This activity began early in the morning on February 24th.