Vietnam posts high economic growth in six months despite Covid-19

Vietnam posts high economic growth in six months despite Covid-19

Despite impacts from two waves of Covid-19 outbreaks in the first half of this year, especially on industrial hubs, Vietnam still posted gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 5.64 percent and its export revenue rose 28.4 percent over the same period last year.
Fake messages sent to bank customers to steal confidential information. (Photo: SGGP)

Scam activities on the rise during Covid-19 outbreaks

Taking advantage of the current social distance period, when people prefer to order and pay for merchandise online, cyber criminals have carried out several types of scams from making fake bank and police phone calls to pretending to be the healthcare staff and sell fake medicines to earn money illegally.