Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong presented appointment decisions to six ambassadors to foreign countries for the 2020-2023 period at a ceremony in Hanoi on October 21.
10:08 | 18/09/2020
The Prime Minister and the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control have decided to resume some commercial flights between Vietnam and six countries and territories.
22:37 | 17/09/2020
Vietnam's affirmation of its sovereignty over the Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) islands has been conveyed consistently, Vietnamnews reported, citing foreign ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said on September 17.
07:06 | 17/09/2020
Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong on September 15 sent a message of congratulations to Yoshihide Suga, who was formally elected as as President of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) of Japan. He is replacing Shinzo Abe, who resigned earlier in the day because of ill health and become the new Prime Minister of Japan.
06:50 | 17/09/2020
Around half a million people, especially those living in mountainous areas, will be evacuated before Storm Noul makes landfall in the coming days, VOV reported, citing Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.
14:52 | 16/09/2020
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, during their phone talks on September 15, stressed the importance of the settlement of disputes by peaceful means in line with international law and the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea in Bien Dong Sea (internationally called South China Sea).
09:45 | 16/09/2020
Hanoi decided to allow bars, karaoke, and night clubs to reopen from September 16. The pedestrian street around Hoan Kiem Lake will resume operation from this weekend (September 18).
11:07 | 15/09/2020
Passengers on public transport vehicles departing from Da Nang are free of social distancing rules starting 2 pm September 13, as the Ministry of Transport (MoT) decided to lift the preventive orders.
09:04 | 15/09/2020
On September 14, Da Nang City Police sent an express dispatch to the competent units about the removal of medical checkpoints at the entrance of the city.
10:07 | 14/09/2020
Vietnam reaches 12nd day with no community COVID-19 infection, the government is planning to open more flights to welcome investors, experts, and highly-educated workers.
07:26 | 14/09/2020
The Vietnamese Prime Minister has agreed to re-open international commercial flights to six destinations overseas after the novel coronavirus pandemic was brought under control in these venues. Only 2 more days, on September 15, is Vietnam officially "reopening" the sky after nearly 6 months, the biggest concern is how to "open the door" safely and minimize the source of infection.
09:42 | 13/09/2020
The 100-year-old patient in Quang Nam was declared cured. She is the oldest patient in Vietnam up to now.
09:04 | 12/09/2020
Vietnam reaches the 10th day of no new cases, many localities plan to loosen COVID prevention measures including Hanoi and Thua Thien- Hue.
15:16 | 11/09/2020
Passengers entering Vietnam will have to pay a fee for quarantine and PCR tests.
14:39 | 11/09/2020
Although the COVID-19 epidemic has been under control in Vietnam, ministries, and localities must remain vigilant against the resurgence of the virus, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said.
08:49 | 11/09/2020
9 days of no new community infection, 35000 people in quarantine, several provinces remove blockade.
14:59 | 10/09/2020
Drawing pictures to encourage doctors and medical staff in the COVID-19 fight has caught on recently, given the mere dedication that the healthcare personnel and first responders have been showing.
09:22 | 10/09/2020
On the morning of September 10, Vietnam recorded 8 days of no new cases of COVID-19 in the community. At the same time, 50 patients were 1-3 times negative tested negative with the SARS-Cov-2 virus.
06:37 | 10/09/2020
Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh frankly expressed concerns over recent complex developments and serious incidents in Bien Dong Sea, which have gone contrary to international law and the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), violated the legitimate rights and interests of littoral countries, intensified tensions, and undermined peace and security in the regional water.
16:50 | 09/09/2020
At the meeting of the AIPA 41 on Wed 9 Sep, the AIPA member parliaments affirmed that they would continue to support and strengthen ASEAN's capacity to address traditional and non-traditional security challenges, respond to the Covid-19 pandemic and reach a consensus of strengthening efforts to carry out parliamentary diplomacy.
14:02 | 09/09/2020
Foreign delegates have expressed their appreciation at Vietnam’s selected theme at the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-41), saying it is appropriate given the current context.