Daily Archives: August 2, 2020

Hundreds more Vietnamese citizens flown home from abroad

  Nearly 280 Vietnamese citizens from 24 European and African countries were brought home on August 2, with their flight landing at Van Don International Airport in the northern province of QuangNinh.   The flight was arranged by Vietnamese and French authorities, and the national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines.   Passengers included children under 18,

Vietnam Airlines adjusts flight schedules due to storm Sinlaku

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has cancelled flights to and from ThoXuan airport in ThanhHoa central province and Vinh airport in central NgheAn province on August 2 as storm Sinlaku is forecast to land on the coastal region from NinhBinh to NgheAn that day.   The cancelled flights include 12 flights connecting ThanhHoa with Buon

HCM City monitors public transport hubs, vehicles for COVID-19 safety measures

The HCM City Department of Transport has set up response teams to supervise the implementation of COVID-19 prevention measures by road and water transport operators.   The teams comprising officials from the transport, health and public security departments, which began functioning on July 31, are assigned to monitor pandemic control measures adopted by transport companies

Bamboo Airways to open new routes to Con Dao

  Bamboo Airways has said it plansto set up new air routes from Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho to Con Dao from August 18.   In order to serve these routes, Bamboo Airways plans to rent two Embraer E195 aircraft, which has 118 seats each.   Recently,

Meeting held to direct response to Storm Sinlaku

A meeting took place in Hanoi on August 2 to issue directions on response to Storm Sinlaku, which was forecast to hit Vietnam’s mainland at noon.   Sinlaku is the second to enter the East Sea since the beginning of this year.   At the function, deputy head of the Central Steering Committee for Natural

Five banks give Da Nang 1.07m USD for COVID-19 fight

Five banks have donated a total of 25 billion VND (1.07 million USD) for the fight against the new COVID-19 outbreak that is hitting Da Nang city hard, according to the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV).   The Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Agribank), Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam

Health Ministry urges speeding up tracing people returning from Da Nang

The Ministry of Health have sent a dispatch to authorities of Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and the central province of Quang Nam, asking them to accelerate the tracing of locals who returned from Da Nang during the period from July 1 to 28 and other locations with a high risk of infection.   The