The positive initial outcomes of the pilot border reopening to foreign visitors have shown the tourism sector’s adaptability, an important basis for the culture ministry to propose the complete resumption of international travel activities from May, an official has said.
The best possible conditions will be created for overseas Vietnamese (OVs) to return to the homeland with safety from the pandemic ensured, especially now that the Lunar New Year festival is just around the corner, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Quang Hieu has said.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on November 20 pointed out a high risk of COVID-19 resurgence, demanding all-level authorities and sectors to take measures for pandemic adaptation and socio-economic development in a uniform and consistent manner.
About 118 trillion VND (5.16 billion USD) worth of taxes, land rent, fees, and charges are expected to be reduced or have payment deadlines extended in 2021 to assist enterprises and people affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 28 evening presided over a ceremony to announce and hand over the State leader’s appointment decisions to members of the Government for the 2021-2026 term.
The first session of the 15th National Assembly takes place as the whole country is working actively to implement the resolution of the 13th National Party Congress. It also lays the foundation for activities of the parliament during the 15th tenure.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh stressed on July 19 that the top priority of Hanoi at present is to continue fighting the COVID-19, putting the protection of people’s health first and foremost, and maintaining production in safe places.
The first session of the 15th National Assembly is scheduled to take place from July 20 to July 31 morning, heard a meeting in Hanoi on July 17.
The fourth COVID-19 outbreak in Vietnam has witnessed unprecedented developments, leading to the infection tally exceeding 20,000 on July 5.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the development trend in Vietnam - China relations have still been sustained, according to Vietnamese Ambassador to China Pham Sao Mai.
Vietnamese Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen. Phan Van Giang delivered a speech on strategic views on regional security at the second plenary session of the 9th Moscow Conference on International Security on June 23.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son on June 23 held talks with his counterpart from the Republic of Korea Chung Eui Yong during which both sides agreed to boost the bilateral relations further.
The Asia - Europe cooperation will be indispensable and increasingly important in the future, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Minh Vu said about the significance of the Asia - Europe Meeting (ASEM) High-level Policy Dialogue held on June 22.
Industrial and trading activities of Vietnam have sustained their growth trend although the COVID-19 resurgence has hit some provinces and cities with large industrial parks, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai said on June 17.
Vietnam has sufficient conditions to achieve the twin targets of curbing the COVID-19 pandemic and securing economic growth in 2021, according to Country Director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Andrew Jeffries.
The National Assembly of Vietnam shared its experience in responding to negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and maintaining its operation during the Meeting of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Francophonie (APF)’s Parliamentary Affairs Committee on May 31.
Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken discussed bilateral relations as well as regional and international issues of shared concern during their phone talks on May 28.
President Nguyen Xuan Phuc has appealed to people both at home and abroad, businesses, and organisations to make material and spiritual donations to the fight against COVID-19.
The Japanese media on May 22-23 spotlighted the election of deputies to the 15th National Assembly in Vietnam, especially at a time when the Southeast Asian country is battling with the resurgence of COVID-19 since late April.
The current COVID-19 testing capacity of Vietnam has been improved substantially, rising two- to three-fold from the previous outbreaks, said Deputy Minister of Health Tran Van Thuan.
The Bangkok Post on May 10 published an article titled “Vietnam reimagines tourism” discussing the Vietnamese tourism sector’s efforts to respond to COVID-19 impact.