Prime Minister urges for stronger measures to fight COVID-19

Prime Minister urges for stronger measures to fight COVID-19

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has urged for stronger measures to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure socio-economic activities and the upcoming election. Read more »
China says remnants of rocket landed in Indian Ocean

China says remnants of rocket landed in Indian Ocean

Chinese national television CCTV said Sunday that a large segment of a Chinese Long March 5B Y2 rocket re-entered the Earth's atmosphere and disintegrated over the Indian Ocean. Read more »
EU tempers support for vaccine patent waiver

EU tempers support for vaccine patent waiver

The EU has no decision on temporary COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver as more urgent things need to be done, the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Sunday. Read more »
Russia celebrates Soviet Union victory in World War 2

Russia celebrates Soviet Union victory in World War 2

More than 30 cities in Russia organized parades on Sunday to celebrate the Soviet Union’s victory in the 2nd World War. Read more »
Middle East Quartet worry about violence in Jerusalem

Middle East Quartet worry about violence in Jerusalem

Russia, the US, the EU, and the UN, on Saturday said they are deeply concerned about the violence in Israel. Read more »
Vietnam reports 15 new COVID-19 cases Sunday

Vietnam reports 15 new COVID-19 cases Sunday

The Ministry of Health confirms 15 news COVID-19 cases on Sunday morning, with 6 patients at the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Dong Anh district, 1 in the Central... Read more »
Supply of essential goods during COVID-19 pandemic ensured

Supply of essential goods during COVID-19 pandemic ensured

Localities have mapped out specific scenarios to ensure sufficient supply of essential goods amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more »
Vietnam affirms commitment to promoting multilateralism

Vietnam affirms commitment to promoting multilateralism

Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son has affirmed Vietnam’s strong commitment to multilateralism, international solidarity, and joint efforts for peace and development in the world. Read more »
PM Pham Minh Chinh meets voters in Can Tho

PM Pham Minh Chinh meets voters in Can Tho

On Saturday, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh met with voters in Ninh Kieu and Phong Dien district, Can Tho city. Read more »
Exhibition on Vietnam’s Agent Orange/dioxin lawsuit opens in HCMC

Exhibition on Vietnam’s Agent Orange/dioxin lawsuit opens in HCMC

A photo exhibition entitled “Agent Orange lawsuit: 1 petition, 1 million victims” opened on Saturday in Ho Chi Minh City. Read more »
Growing Vietnam-Belgium relations – Opportunities for investors

Growing Vietnam-Belgium relations – Opportunities for investors

Since the EU-Vietnam free trade agreement (EVFTA) took effect in August 2020, Belgium has played a significant role in promoting trade and foreign investments into Vietnam, according to an article... Read more »
Vietnam urges for child protection in armed conflict amid COVID-19 pandemic

Vietnam urges for child protection in armed conflict amid COVID-19 pandemic

Countries involved in armed conflicts are fully responsible for ending and preventing grave violations against children, said Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nation. Read more »
COVID-19 deaths worldwide surpass 3.28 million

COVID-19 deaths worldwide surpass 3.28 million

According to worldometers.info, as of Saturday morning, the world has confirmed more than 157 million COVID-19 infection cases, with 3.28 million deaths. Read more »
Leaders ready to ‘intensify process’ for U.S. to return to Iran nuclear deal

Leaders ready to ‘intensify process’ for U.S. to return to Iran nuclear deal

World powers held a fourth round of high-level talks Friday aimed at bringing the United States back into the nuclear deal with Iran, with both sides signaling a willingness to... Read more »
Moscow’s Red Square gets full-dress rehearsal for Victory Day parade

Moscow’s Red Square gets full-dress rehearsal for Victory Day parade

Preparation for Russia's extravagant annual victory day parade was held in Moscow's Red Square on Friday ahead of the 76th anniversary of Nazi Germany's surrender and the end of the... Read more »
US President Biden expects to meet Putin soon

US President Biden expects to meet Putin soon

US President Joe Biden said on Friday he expected to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in June. Read more »
Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong meets Hanoi voters

Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong meets Hanoi voters

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong and candidates for the 15th National Assembly deputies met with voters in Hanoi on Saturday to campaign and introduce their programs of actions. The... Read more »
Vietnam, Cambodia pledge stronger defense ties

Vietnam, Cambodia pledge stronger defense ties

Minister of National Defence Senior Lieutenant General Phan Van Giang on Friday expressed his hope that Vietnam and Cambodia will make every effort to strengthen and deepen their defense links,... Read more »
COVID-19: 15 new cases reported in Vietnam on Saturday morning

COVID-19: 15 new cases reported in Vietnam on Saturday morning

Vietnam reported 15 new COVID-19 infection cases in the last 12 hours as of Saturday morning. The 15 cases include 1 in Hanoi and and 14 in Bac Ninh province.... Read more »
COVID-19: Vietnam records 46 new infections in 12 hours, first death after vaccination

COVID-19: Vietnam records 46 new infections in 12 hours, first death after vaccination

Vietnam recorded 46 new COVID-19 infections, including 40 domestically-transmitted cases and six imported cases, in the past 12 hours to 6pm on Friday, the Ministry of Health said. Read more »
COVID-19 fight shifts to defense-attack combination

COVID-19 fight shifts to defense-attack combination

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has reiterated the shifting of COVID-19 fight from defense to a harmonious combination of defense and attack with attack being the key. Read more »
COVID-19 fight shifts from defense to defense-attack combination

COVID-19 fight shifts from defense to defense-attack combination

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has reiterated the shifting of COVID-19 fight from defense to a harmonious combination between defense and attack with attack being the key. Read more »
Journalistic works on Vietnam’s trade and industry honored

Journalistic works on Vietnam’s trade and industry honored

The Ministry of Industry and Trade presented awards to journalistic works about Vietnam’s industrial and trade sector. 41 works and 4 organizations were honored at a ceremony in Hanoi on... Read more »
Vietnam, Cambodia strengthen cooperation in trade, industry and energy

Vietnam, Cambodia strengthen cooperation in trade, industry and energy

Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien and Cambodian Ambassador to Vietnam Chay Navuth have discussed measures to bolster bilateral cooperation in trade, industry, and energy. Read more »
20 polling stations of Truong Sa district to hold early election on May 16

20 polling stations of Truong Sa district to hold early election on May 16

The National Election Council has allowed 20 polling stations in Truong Sa town and Sinh Ton and Song Tu Tay communes of Truong Sa island district to hold early election... Read more »
COVID-19: State of emergency extended in Japan, India records 414,000 new infections a day

COVID-19: State of emergency extended in Japan, India records 414,000 new infections a day

The Japanese government on Friday decided to extend the state of emergency in Tokyo and 3 western prefectures to May 31. Restrictions on dining establishments and other businesses that had... Read more »
US, Iran likely to reach consensus on saving nuclear deal

US, Iran likely to reach consensus on saving nuclear deal

A senior official of the US Department of State said Thursday that although many disagreements remain, Washington and Tehran will likely reach a consensus on how to return to the... Read more »
Prime Minister: Human resource decisive for national construction and development

Prime Minister: Human resource decisive for national construction and development

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on Thursday called human resource the most important and decisive for the cause of national construction and development as he emphasized the role of education... Read more »
Dien Bien Phu victory celebrated nationwide

Dien Bien Phu victory celebrated nationwide

Representatives of Dien Bien provincial authorities and mass organizations on Thursday visited Martyrs’ Cemetery A1 in Dien Bien Phu city to commemorate the 67th anniversary of the victory of the... Read more »
ASEAN, US strengthen coordination to ensure peace, security in the region

ASEAN, US strengthen coordination to ensure peace, security in the region

Vietnamese Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung has called on countries to bolster cooperation and dialogue, build trust, uphold the rule of law and a sense of responsibility amid changes... Read more »
UK, US pledge freedom of the seas in Indo-Pacific

UK, US pledge freedom of the seas in Indo-Pacific

The UK and US pledged to preserve freedom of the seas as they met in Washington on Tuesday before a massive joint deployment of the HMS Queen Elizabeth Carrier Strike... Read more »
US, Canada, Norway invited to join EU PESCO project Military Mobility

US, Canada, Norway invited to join EU PESCO project Military Mobility

EU defense ministers on Thursday agreed to allow the US, Canada, and Norway to participate in the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) project Military Mobility, which is led by the... Read more »
Chieng Khuong border commune changes to a new-style rural area

Chieng Khuong border commune changes to a new-style rural area

Chieng Khuong is the first border commune in Song Ma district, Son La province, to become a new-style rural area and the first commune in the province to meet the... Read more »
Moc Chau aims to be recognized as national tourism site by 2025

Moc Chau aims to be recognized as national tourism site by 2025

The Moc Chau tourism complex spans 206,000 hectares in Moc Chau and Van Ho district in Son La province. Featuring wonderful natural landscapes and the diverse culture of local ethnic... Read more »
Hai Duong to introduce Thieu litchi on e-commerce platforms

Hai Duong to introduce Thieu litchi on e-commerce platforms

The northern province of Hai Duong is preparing to offer several local products including the popular Thieu litchi for sales on e-commerce platforms before May 18. Read more »
Rice exports cross 1 bln USD on higher prices

Rice exports cross 1 bln USD on higher prices

Vietnam exported more than 1 billion USD worth of rice in the first four months of 2021, up 1.2 percent year-on-year, thanks to higher rice prices, according to the Ministry... Read more »
National Cancer Hospital put under lockdown, one more infection detected in Ha Nam

National Cancer Hospital put under lockdown, one more infection detected in Ha Nam

All three facilities of Vietnam's National Cancer Hospital, also known as K Hospital, in Hanoi has been put under lockdown from Friday. Read more »
Gojek shifts to introduce car rides in Vietnam

Gojek shifts to introduce car rides in Vietnam

Indonesia-based ride hailing company Gojek will start offering car rides service in Vietnam in the next few weeks and allow cashless payments later this year, VnExpress reported. Read more »
Paul McCartney gets own set of Royal Mail stamps

Paul McCartney gets own set of Royal Mail stamps

Paul McCartney has numerous hits, awards and even a knighthood to his name. Now the former Beatle can add a personalised set of stamps to his long list of... Read more »
EU ‘ready to discuss’ COVID vaccine patent waiver as drugmakers push back

EU ‘ready to discuss’ COVID vaccine patent waiver as drugmakers push back

The European Union is willing to discuss a proposal to waive intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Thursday. Read more »
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