US$4.3 million donated to support COVID-19 fight

US$4.3 million donated to support COVID-19 fight

NDO/VNA – The Central Committee of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) on April 10 handed over VND100 billion (US$4.3 million) to support the health sector in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in Vietnam. (3 hours ago)

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More donations made to COVID-19 battle

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NDO – Chairwoman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF)’s Hanoi chapter Nguyen Lan Huong hosted a ceremony on April 9 to receive additional donations from units, worth over VND1.5 billion (US$63,650), for the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic. 

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Vietnamese government calls for maximising electronic administrative procedures

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Preventing infection in healthcare workers

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Four more COVID-19 patients recover

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