Taking sample for COVID-19 testing (Photo: VNA)

Quang Ninh expands COVID-19 testing on risky groups

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, head of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, has agreed with the northern province of Quang Ninh on conducting large-scale COVID-19 testing in areas with outbreaks instead of conducting the test on all local residents.
Vietnam’s COVID-19 infection cases rise to 30

Vietnam’s COVID-19 infection cases rise to 30

The Ministry of Health yesterday evening confirmed nine foreigners to be infected with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on, bringing Vietnam’s total to 30 so far.
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung (2nd, R) visits people in the fishing village in Ha Phong ward, Ha Long city, Quang Ninh province on August 2 (Photo: VNA)

Typhoon Wipha makes landfall in Quang Ninh, drenching Northern Vietnam with rain

Typhon Wipha slowly moved west in the evening on August 2 and made landfall in Mong Cai city in the northern province of Quang Ninh, affecting the weather in the border area between Vietnam and China and triggering heavy rainfall in many places in the Northern region of Vietnam with Hanoi being warned of flooding inner the city, according to the National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Center.

Golden lotus-flower-shaped box at Ngoa Van Pagoda on Yen Tu Mountain (Photo: VNA)

Quang Ninh introduces two new national treasures

The northern province of Quang Ninh held a ceremony in Ha Long city on April 22 to introduce two newly-recognised national treasures – the Dau Ram pottery jar and the Ngoa Van-Yen Tu golden lotus-flower-shaped box.