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Cryptocurrency Exchanges in South Korea to Be Classified as Highly Risky
Brunei sees record COVID-19 cases after first local infections in 15 months
US has opportunity to establish stronger economic ties with Laos
Bangladesh ends a strict lockdown even as cases rise.
Stocks Set Another Record as Trading Range Narrows: Markets Wrap
Vietnam concerned over vaccine supply as COVID-19 cases near record
China Warplane Fleet Enters Taiwan’s Air Defense Zone After Two-Month Lull – Newsweek
Fair Work Ombudsman suggests Australian employers could force certain workers to get Covid jab
Cambodia starts vaccine booster drive to shore up COVID-19 defence
Michelin Adds 12 Eateries to Singapore Value-for-Money List – Bloomberg
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Cryptocurrency Exchanges in South Korea to Be Classified as Highly Risky Brunei sees record COVID-19 cases after first local infections in 15 months US has opportunity to establish stronger economic ties with Laos Bangladesh ends a strict lockdown even as cases rise. Stocks Set Another Record as Trading Range Narrows: Markets Wrap Vietnam concerned over vaccine supply as COVID-19 cases near record China Warplane Fleet Enters Taiwan’s Air Defense Zone After Two-Month Lull – Newsweek Fair Work Ombudsman suggests Australian employers could force certain workers to get Covid jab Cambodia starts vaccine booster drive to shore up COVID-19 defence Michelin Adds 12 Eateries to Singapore Value-for-Money List – Bloomberg
Aug
2021
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Vietnam concerned over vaccine supply as COVID-19 cases near record

A health worker wearing a protective suit labels a sample tube at the National Convention Center, the venue for the 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Hanoi, Vietnam January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Kham/File Photo HANOI, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Vietnam’s government on Thursday said it was facing a tense situation over rising coronavirus cases and a shortage of vaccines, as the country saw another day of near-record cases from its longest…
Jul
2021
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Vietnam to expand movement curbs as coronavirus cases hit record high

A man rides a bike on an empty street amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, in Hanoi, Vietnam, May 31. REUTERS/Thanh Hue HANOI, July 11 (Reuters) – Vietnam will impose movement restrictions in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho for 14 days starting on Monday, the government said on Sunday, as the Southeast Asian country battles its worst outbreak of the pandemic. The city of 1.23 million people in the far south has reported seven infections over the past week,…
Jul
2021
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Vietnam receives 2 million COVID-19 vaccines to fight worst outbreak

A healthcare worker holds a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine at a pop-up vaccination site operated by SOMOS Community Care during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Manhattan in New York City, New York, U.S., January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Mike Segar HANOI, July 10 (Reuters) – Vietnam has received 2 million doses of the Moderna (MRNA.O) COVID-19 vaccine donated by the U.S. government, the American embassy in Hanoi said on Saturday, as the Southeast Asian country battles its worst outbreak…
Jul
2021
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Vietnam sees record coronavirus cases as curbs tighten

A family wears protective masks as they ride a motorbike in the street amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Hanoi, Vietnam, January 29, 2021. REUTERS/Thanh Hue HANOI, July 9 (Reuters) – Vietnam brought in tighter coronavirus measures on Friday in more areas including the commercial hub of Ho Chi Minh City, as authorities reported another daily record in new infections. After successfully containing the virus for much of the pandemic, Vietnam has since late April faced a more stubborn…
Jul
2021
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Vietnam Imposes Stricter Curbs to Stem Virus HCMC Outbreak – Bloomberg

Vietnam Imposes Stricter Curbs to Stem Virus HCMC Outbreak  Bloomberg Vietnam capital announces movement curbs after record COVID-19 cases  Reuters Former COVID haven Vietnam confronts Ho Chi Minh City spike  Nikkei Asia Panic-Buying as Vietnam Announces Broad COVID-19 Curbs in Biggest City  U.S. News & World Report Vietnam’s domestic motor fuel demand to sink further as COVID-19 wave spreads  S&P Global View Full Coverage on Google News…
Jul
2021
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Panic-buying as Vietnam announces broad COVID-19 curbs in biggest city

Quarantine, tests for outbound travellers Public transport halted, gatherings banned 1,000 new cases reported for 3rd day Vietnam has strong COVID-19 containment record HANOI, July 7 (Reuters) – Vietnam will impose tight movement restrictions in its commercial hub Ho Chi Minh city from the end of the week to tackle a coronavirus outbreak, its health ministry said on Wednesday, in some of its strictest curbs yet. The measures effective for 15 days from Friday include a stay-home order, a ban…
Jul
2021
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Vietnam reports 1,029 new coronavirus cases

A health worker sprays disinfectants at a rapid testing center for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outside Hanoi, Vietnam July 30, 2020. REUTERS/Kham HANOI, July 6 (Reuters) – Vietnam reported 1,029 coronavirus cases on Tuesday, the second straight day of infections of more than 1,000. Most of the cases were in the southern economic hub Ho Chi Minh City, the Ministry of Health said. (This story corrects first paragraph, headline to show daily increase was not a new record) Editing by Martin…
Jun
2021
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What Explains Vietnam’s Current COVID-19 Struggles?

Advertisement Vietnam is in an unusually hard spot right now, with a surge in new COVID-19 cases and the lowest rate of vaccinations in all of Southeast Asia. A few months ago, Vietnam was held up as the gold standard for its COVID-19 response efforts. Vietnam had some of the lowest rates – both cases and deaths – in the world, despite its 1,300-kilometer border with China and flourishing bilateral trade. As a result, despite fears of a greater economic…