Necessary conditions ready for 13th National Party Congress

All necessary conditions are ready for successfully organising the 13th National Party Congress which will place in Hanoi from January 25 to February 2, Nguyen Dac Vinh, Deputy Chief of... Read more »

Official pledges highest safety for 13th National Party Congress

All necessary conditions are ready for successfully organising the 13th National Party Congress which will place in Hanoi from January 25 to February 2, Nguyen Dac Vinh, Deputy Chief of... Read more »

COVID-19 continues developing complicatedly in Southeast Asian nations

Indonesia’s Health Ministry announced 13,632 COVID-19 cases on January 22, bringing the total to 965,283, with the death toll adding by 250 to 27,453. Read more »

Nikkei: Vietnam’s economy scores points amid COVID-19 pandemic

Despite the decimation of health systems and economies abroad, 2020 was the year Vietnam introduced three trade deals, lured billboard investors like Apple suppliers, launched another airline, and rose to... Read more »

Two more imported cases reported over last 24 hours

Vietnam reported two more imported cases of COVID-19 over the last 24 hours, taking the national count to 1,548, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control announced on... Read more »

Illegal exit, entry must be tackled: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 22 called upon border guards to increase efforts to effectively prevent illegal exit and entry, helping to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more »

Two new imported COVID-19 cases confirmed on Friday

Two new imported cases. One Indian expert and one Vietnamese man returning from Japan. Read more »

Quang Ninh sets up more cameras along border to prevent COVID-19

More cameras have been set up in the border city of Mong Cai in northern Quang Ninh province to step up efforts in tackling COVID-19 by preventing illegal entry and... Read more »

Deadliest catch: Thailand’s ‘ghost’ fishing nets help Covid fight

Underwater divers in plastic-choked waters off the coast of Thailand snip through discarded nets tangled around a reef — a new initiative helping protect marine life and aiding the fight... Read more »

Trade outlook between Vietnam, Canada remains bright

Despite unprecedented challenges from the Covid-19 pandemic, bilateral trade turnover in 2020 rose by 6.6% year-on-year to US$5.1 billion. Read more »

Vietnam begins clinical trial research for second Vietnamese-made COVID-19 vaccine

COVIVAC – the second Vietnamese-made coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine – entered clinical trials on January 21, giving life to new hopes of putting the pandemic to bed once and for... Read more »

Experts predict positive outlook for Vietnam’s tourism post-COVID

Given Vietnam’s successful control of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts in tourism and hospitality have predicted a positive outlook for Vietnam’s tourism post-COVID crisis. Read more »

Vietnam COVID-19 Updates (Jan 22): 2 imported cases, 10 students volunteer for vaccine trial

Two new imported cases of COVD-19 were reported in the past 24 hours, bringing the country’s total count to 1,546, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and... Read more »

Czech newspaper: Vietnam – bright spot in COVID-19 combat, economic growth

Halonoviny.cz, an e-newspaper of the Czech Republic, has recently run an article highlighting Vietnam’s outstanding achievements over the past years, particularly in the fight against COVID-19 and economic growth.... Read more »

Robust economic pickup to drive stronger credit growth in 2021

Real estate sales will be another key driver of credit growth, as apartment supply and sales are likely to pick up in 2021. Read more »

Hanoi tightens COVID-19 prevention and control

Vice Chairman of the Hanoi municipal People’s Committee Chu Xuan Dung has required departments, agencies, mass organisations and people to continue seriously comply with the Prime Minister and municipal authorities’... Read more »

Vietnam sees once-in-a-generation opportunity: Nikkei newspaper

Japan's Nikkei newspaper has run a story highlighting the opportunity for Vietnam to rise stronger after the COVID-19 pandemic is completely controlled. Read more »

Deputy PM urges state-run firm Vinacomin to speed up privatization

Vinacomin’s main objective is to ensure sufficient supply of coal to meet market demand for consumption and electricity production, Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has said. Read more »

Vietnam gov’t to facilitate digitalization among local firms

The programme, funded by USAID via LinkSME project, is expected to help employers and employees grasp business opportunities from digitalization. Read more »

Newswire aseantoday.com highlights Vietnam’s marked achievements

The newswire aseantoday.com has said amid global and regional crises sparked by COVID-19, natural disasters and geopolitical changes, Vietnam has continued to show marked successes in the fight against the... Read more »

Two new imported COVID-19 cases bring total to 1,546

Two new imported cases of COVD-19 were reported in the past 24 hours to 6pm on January 21, bringing the country’s total count to 1,546, according to the National Steering... Read more »

Aussie expert assesses how 13th National Party Congress impacts Vietnam’s future

Vietnam’s current leaders, including those to be elected by the 13th National Party Congress, want the country to play a greater role internationally and to step up proactive international integration,... Read more »

Border control strengthened to prevent COVID-19

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has urged for strengthening control of the borders to ensure disease safety during the upcoming 13th National Party Congress and the traditional Lunar New... Read more »

Vietnam increases instruction for immigration and COVID-19 medical monitor

The National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control met Wednesday with Dong Thap authorities to discuss management of immigration, quarantine, and medical monitoring of experts and Vietnamese citizens arriving... Read more »

Committee orders tightened border control to prevent illegal entry

The National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control has ordered the tightening of border control to prevent any illegal entry. Read more »

Vietnam’s second COVID-19 vaccine candidate enters human trials

A ceremony was held at the Hanoi Medical University on January 21 to kick-start clinical trials of COVIVAC, Vietnam’s second COVID-19 vaccine candidate and developed based on the new highly-infectious... Read more »

ASEAN digital ministers convene first meeting

The first ASEAN Digital Ministers Meeting (ADGMIN1) took place virtually on January 21 under the theme of “ASEAN: A Digitally Connected Community”. Read more »

WHO plans slew of COVID-19 vaccine approvals for global rollout

The World Health Organization (WHO) plans to approve several COVID-19 vaccines from Western and Chinese manufacturers in coming weeks and months, a document published on Wednesday shows, as it aims... Read more »

Vietnam – one of the few countries to record positive GDP growth in 2020

Vietnam has successfully achieved the double goals of containing COVID-19 virus and achieving significant economic growth 2.91% in 2020 – one of the few countries in the world to record... Read more »

2020 a successful year of people-to-people diplomacy: Official

2020 was a successful year of people-to-people diplomacy, Nguyen Phuong Nga, President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO), has said. Read more »

Dak Lak promotes shipments via Amazon

Enhancing exports via Amazon, the world’s largest Internet retailer by revenue and market capitalisation, is an effective way to help staples of the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak reach... Read more »

Vietnam calls for unity of int’l community in supporting Syria

Vietnam calls for the international community’s unity in supporting war-battered Syria, Ambassador Pham Hai Anh, Chargé d’Affaires a.i. at the Vietnamese mission to the UN, told a United Nations Security... Read more »

Vn-Index predicted to return to 1.200 after historic slump

The return of foreign investors, large amount of money from new investors, and low interest-rate environment are factors that continue to keep up the Vn-Index, said an expert from SSI... Read more »

Vietnamese official: ASEAN needs task force against fake news

ASEAN needs to set up an anti-fake news task force, proposed Trieu Minh Long, Director General of the Vietnam's Ministry of Information and Communications’ Department of International Cooperation, at a... Read more »

Vietnam COVID-19 Updates (Jan 21): Four imported cases recorded in last 24 hours

Vietnam recorded four new imported cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. Meanwhile, the second and third Vietnamese... Read more »

Vietnamese Health Minister calls for legal entries over Covid-19 fears

Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long warned of the high risk of Covid-19 transmission caused by an increase in the number of illegal entrants into Vietnam as Lunar New Year... Read more »

The breakout moment of Vietnam

On a recent Friday in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City, friends kissed hello as they entered the Racha Room, a tunnel-shaped bar lit by warm, ochre lamps. Inside, patrons shouted... Read more »

Hanoi seeks measures to help tourism recover

Hanoi seeks measures to help tourism recover Read more »

Four imported COVID-19 cases recorded on January 20

Vietnam recorded four new imported cases of COVID-19 during the past 24 hours to 6pm on January 20, all of them are Vietnamese citizens returning from abroad and being quarantined... Read more »

Vietnam’s economy is forecast to grow 6.8% annually in 2021-25

Covid-19 has brought new challenges and opportunities to Vietnam in the 2021-25 period. Read more »