31st Sea Games - Vietnam 2021 Covid-19 Pandemic
Nearly $1 billion spent for Covid-19 control and disaster response
An addition of VND4.54 trillion (US$196.5 million) was mobilized to help mitigate impacts from natural disasters, flooding and African swine fever.
16:31, 2020/31/13
Growing FDI commitments reinforce Vietnam investment competitiveness: WB
Close attention should be on the capacity of the Vietnamese economy to firm up its recovery from the coronavirus crisis, noted the World Bank.
11:06, 2020/06/09
ADB to provide US$2.5 million to support Vietnam disaster response
ADB’s grant will augment the wider government response to deliver immediate, life-saving assistance to people who need it the most.
18:58, 2020/58/02
Vietnam continues to stay alert against Covid-19 in 2021: PM
As Covid-19 remains unpredictable globally, it would be a “big mistake” if Vietnam relaxes the vigilance against the pandemic, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.
01:29, 2020/29/31
Vietnam GDP growth on course to reach 3% despite severe flooding: PM
Major cities such as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City should set an example in economic recovery efforts, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.
16:12, 2020/12/22
Vietnam coastline increasingly exposed to natural disasters: WB
Each year, an average of US$852 million – or 0.5% of GDP – and 316,000 jobs in key economic sectors are at risk from riverine and coastal flooding.
20:57, 2020/57/23
Chinese dam opens floodgates, Hanoi faces flooding risk
The impact of the water discharge would not be too significant, according to the National Steering Committee of Natural Disaster Prevention.
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