Vietnamese restaurants destroyed in US protests

The on-going protest in the US following the death of George Floyd has been going rampant, causing considerable damages. Several Vietnamese dining establishments across the States have been destroyed and got burgled by groups of protesters, including the famous The Blind Goat restaurant of Mascherchef Season 3 winner Christine Ha.  Read more »

Vietnam donates medical masks to Vietnamese community in Russia

Vietnam has sent medical masks to the Vietnamese community in Russia with a view to assisting them to deal with complex developments of COVID 19 pandemic. Read more »

Serving COVID-19 US doctors free meals, Vietnamese American promotes Vietnamese cuisine

Phan Tieu Van, a Vietnamese American, has called for thousands of meals for medics at hospitals across North California during the lock-down period. Her good deeds help bring Vietnamese cuisine closer to the world.  Read more »

344 Vietnamese citizens repatriated from Australia and New Zealand

Over 340 Vietnamese citizens have been repatriated from Australia and New Zealand after a Vietnam Airlines plane carrying them landed safely at Ho Chi Minh City-based Tan Son Nhat International Airport on June 2 morning. Read more »

COVID-19: Japanese launch multilingual support website

Students and alumni of the Tokyo University of Foreign Studies have launched a website in 13 languages (Vietnamese included) to help foreigners in Japan stay abreast of information on COVID-19 pandemic, reported Kyodo News on May 31. Read more »

Riots in America: GoFundMe started for Vietnamese restaurant burned down

“Saigon Bay Vietnamese Restaurant” in Tampa, Florida was burned down on May 30 by rioters who were out protesting the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after he was pinned to the ground by a police officer. A Gofundme was set up on behalf of its owners. Read more »

Vietnamese nationals attacked in Australia in a racial abuse linked to Covid-19

Two Vietnamese-Australian sisters got into an unprovoked attack by two Australian teenagers while crossing the street in Petersham Road for “being Asians who spread the coronavirus”. Read more »

Over 300 stranded Vietnamese fly home from Singapore

Over 340 Vietnamese citizens have been able to repatriate from Singapore and quarantined upon arrival after a special flight of national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines landed in Can Tho International Airport on May 31.     Read more »

Another flight brings Vietnamese citizens return home

More than 340 Vietnamese citizens who were stuck in Taiwan (China) in especially disadvantaged circumstances, returned to Vietnam on a special flight of national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines on May 29. Read more »

Vietnamese female student awarded Global Swede of 2020

Quyen Nguyen, a Vietnamese student, is one of 19 international students awarded Global Swedes of 2020 by the Swedish Institute and Government. Read more »

COVID-19 fight: Vietnamese Embassy presents gift to South Africa’s hard-hit province

The Vietnamese Embassy in South Africa on May 26 presented a package of food and protective equipment to a representative of Mbizana district, Eastern Cape province – one of the localities hardest hit by COVID-19 in the African nation. Read more »