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Vietnam's Dung Quat refinery processes first batch of Russian Sokol crude

Aug 10 2020

HANOI Vietnam's Dung Quat oil refinery has processed its first batch of Russian Sokol crude oil on a trial basis, as it seeks a replacement for shrinking domestic Bach Ho output, its operator Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical said on Monday.

Vietnam turns Danang stadium into field hospital amid virus outbreak

Aug 06 2020

HANOI Vietnam is close to completing the conversion of a sports stadium into a 1,000-bed field hospital in its new coronavirus epicentre Danang, the health ministry said on Thursday, as it battles an outbreak that has spread to at least 11 locations.

Vietnam turns Danang stadium into field hospital amid virus outbreak

Aug 06 2020

HANOI, Aug 6 Vietnam is close to completing the conversion of a sports stadium into a 1,000-bed field hospital in its new coronavirus epicentre Danang, the health ministry said on Thursday, as it battles an outbreak that has spread to at least 11 locations.

Vietnam says contagion 'under control' in virus epicentre but spread elsewhere

Aug 05 2020

HANOI A new coronavirus outbreak in Vietnam spread to two more provinces on Wednesday, the country's health minister said, as the COVID-19 task force declared the contagion "under control" in the central city where the outbreak began.

Vietnam says contagion 'under control' in virus epicentre but spread elsewhere

Aug 05 2020

HANOI, Aug 5 A new coronavirus outbreak in Vietnam spread to two more provinces on Wednesday, the country's health minister said, as the COVID-19 task force declared the contagion "under control" in the central city where the outbreak began.

Vietnam capital low on kits for mass tests as nation's virus cases climb

Aug 04 2020

HANOI Vietnam reported 28 new COVID-19 infections and two deaths on Tuesday, bringing total cases to 670, with eight dead, as the capital Hanoi said it lacked the rapid testing kits it needs to continue mass screening for cases amid a new outbreak.

Vietnam capital short of test kits as national coronavirus cases climb

Aug 04 2020

HANOI, Aug 4 Vietnam reported 10 new COVID-19 infections and two deaths on Tuesday, lifting its total cases to 652, with eight dead, as the capital Hanoi said it was running short of the rapid testing kits being used to keep a new outbreak at bay.

Vietnam says early August 'decisive' in containing coronavirus

Aug 03 2020

HANOI Vietnam is in the midst of a "decisive" fight against the novel coronavirus, its premier said on Monday, focusing on the city of Danang where infections have appeared in four factories with a combined workforce of 3,700.

UPDATE 3-Vietnam says early August "decisive" in containing coronavirus

Aug 03 2020

* No plans for widespread lockdown - government spokesman (Updates with latest figures; government statement on lockdown)

Vietnam virus outbreak hits factories employing thousands in Danang epicentre

Aug 03 2020

HANOI, Aug 3 The coronavirus outbreak that began in the central city of Danang more than a week ago has spread to at least four factories in the city with a combined workforce of around 3,700, state media reported on Monday.

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