During the COVID-19 season, the infection rate in Vietnam was lower than any other countries in the region except Myanmar and Laos.
11:03 | 06/04/2020
Experts suggests that it is neccessary for Vietnam to develop policies to encourage investments in waste-to-energy, also called bioenergy, which would significantly contribute to protecting the environment
10:47 | 06/04/2020
Amid widespread and complex development of Covid-19 pandemic, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) asked the Overseas Labour Management Department to suspend worker sending abroad until the end of April.
08:02 | 06/04/2020
Vietnam goes second consecutive morning with no new Covid-19 case, Vietnam Ministry of Health announced this morning (April 6), one month after the patient 17th was detected in Vietnam (also the first Covid-19 infection case in Hanoi). It shows the good signal that the number of people infected with the novel coronavirus Sars-CoV-2 in Vietnam has reduced and over 90 people have recovered.
13:55 | 05/04/2020
The Department of Transport of Hanoi has just required the suspension of all taxi services at Noi Bai International Airport in order to thoroughly prevent the spread of Covid-19 pandemic.
11:23 | 05/04/2020
For the first time in almost a month, Việt Nam has no new cases of coronavirus to report. As many as 120 foreigners have expressed their grateful thanks for Vietnamese assistance and support when they were allowed to leave for home from a concentrated quarantine camp in Ho Chi Minh City on April 4
08:58 | 05/04/2020
From April 1, Decree No.10/2020/ND-CP is officially in effect, replacing Decree No.86/2014/ND-CP. This means that the government has decided to legalise Grab and other ride-hailing services in Vietnam.
08:03 | 05/04/2020
Nearly 12,000 lottery ticket sellers will receive each VND50,000 (US$2.11) aid per day, according to Ho Chi Minh City Department of Labor, Invalid and Social Affairs’ proposal.
19:49 | 04/04/2020
According to a directive from the Prime Minister, social distancing has been applied nationwide for 15 days since April 1, in an attempt to contain the spread of coronavirus, and only factories, businesses and service establishments producing and providing essential goods and services are allowed to remain open.
19:03 | 04/04/2020
There were 3,736 Covid-19 suspects quarantined in Vietnamese hospitals as of Saturday morning, down 935 cases compared to Friday.
16:17 | 04/04/2020
Among patients released from hospital today, an American patient expressed his thanks to doctors for saving his life and lauded Vietnam's quarantining efforts after his 20 day treatment in Da Nang hospital.
15:45 | 04/04/2020
As the capital city is entering a new phase in which COVID-19 virus could spread easily in the community, strictly social distancing campaign, including heavy fines towards those going out without reasonable reasons will be implemented, Hanoi Chairman Nguyen Duc Chung has said.
11:08 | 04/04/2020
Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc called on and required authorities at all levels to step up efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic as protection of citizens’ health and lives is the “supreme” goal.
08:14 | 04/04/2020
Relevant agencies of Vietnam have been actively assisting foreign representative agencies in the country to carry out citizen protection measures amid the COVID-19 pandemic, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Le Thi Thu Hang said on April 3.
08:11 | 04/04/2020
As part of the United Nations' response to support the Government of Vietnam’s efforts to contain and mitigate the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Vietnam, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is delivering 7,000 bottles of hand sanitiser to Hanoi.
08:01 | 04/04/2020
President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in highly appreciated Vietnam for having controlled the COVID-19 pandemic well, during his phone talks with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 3.
06:54 | 04/04/2020
Government Office of Vietnam last Friday issued a document clarifying the subjects of stay-at-home order when the nationwide social distancing measures have taken into effect starting April 1 to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, according to VNA.
05:57 | 04/04/2020
The National Assembly’s Standing Committee has said it will consider the European-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA) at its 44th session slated for mid-April and submit it to the upcoming plenary session of the National Assembly for ratification.
22:09 | 03/04/2020
On April 3, The UK Ambassador to Vietnam announced on his Twitter for COVID-19 Exceptional Travel Advisory Notice to all British nationals who are staying or travelling in Vietnam, excepting those settle in Vietnam should return home as per travel advisory notice by the UK government.
21:52 | 03/04/2020
Traveling from place to place in Vietnam, including transport activities and goods manufacturing for domestic use and export, is still permitted as the government-newly-imposed isolation period does not mean “lockdown”, Minister and Head of the Government’s Office Mai Tien Dung has affirmed.
19:31 | 03/04/2020
As of April 3, 70 percent of recorded Vietnamese cases are in their 20-49 age group, with those 20-something dominated. Vietnamese accounts for 83 percent of the total confirmations (223 cases), the remaining are foreigners, expats and visitors, Vietnam Ministry of Health has claimed.