WB economist calls Vietnam ‘a bright star’ in COVID-19 fight
- Tuesday, June 02, 2020
In his blog published on the World Bank website in late May, Jacques Morisset, World Bank Lead Economist and Program Leader for Vietnam, has called the country ‘a bright star in the COVID-19 dark sky’.
Streets in Hanoi have become crowded again after the Government eased social distancing measures in late April, 2020.
Police in the northern border province of Lao Cai said on August 3 that they have broken down a drug trafficking ring, seizing three suspects and 84,800 tablets of meth.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a one-day regular Cabinet meeting for July on August 3, which focused on seeking measures to fulfil socio-economic goals amidst COVID-19 pandemic.
The Yen Bai People’s Committee has issued Announcement No 94/TB-UBND to inform relevant departments, sectors, organisations, and localities in the province on the organisation of the 10th Yen Bai Patriotic Emulation Congress.
Located in northern part Yen Bai province, Van Yen district spans 139,000 hectares, of which 75 percent are arable land. The Van Yen cinnamon growing area dates backs years ago and is part of local Dao people’s life.