Presidency of UNSC in April marks a new milestone in Vietnam's diplomacy Politics

Presidency of UNSC in April marks a new milestone in Vietnam's diplomacy

As the final minutes of the meeting concluding Vietnam’s Month of Presidency of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) clocked in, the country could be proud of reaching a new milestone in its diplomacy by successfully assuming the role of UNSC Chair for the second time, as part of its stint as a non-permanent member of the council in 2020-2021.
Health Ministry requests raising alert against COVID-19 to highest level Health

Health Ministry requests raising alert against COVID-19 to highest level

The Ministry of Health has sent an official dispatch to chairpersons of provincial/municipal People's Committees, directors of provincial/municipal Departments of Health and heads of medical facilities nationwide, asking them to raise the alert against the COVID-19 pandemic to the highest level and actively conduct COVID-19 testing at hospitals.
Ministry asks for stricter COVID-19 prevention measures at medical establishments Health

Ministry asks for stricter COVID-19 prevention measures at medical establishments

Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son on May 7 signed a document requiring that hospitals under the Ministry of Health, the health departments of centrally-run cities and provinces, the health agencies of sectors, and hospitals at universities further strengthen COVID-19 prevention measures at medical examination and treatment facilities.
More than 1.1 billion USD spent on car imports in four months Business

More than 1.1 billion USD spent on car imports in four months

More than 1.1 billion USD was spent on importing 49,360 completely built-up (CBU) vehicles in the four months of 2021 in Vietnam, a surge of 55.2 percent in volume and 57.2 percent in value over the same period last year, the General Statistics Office (GSO) has reported.
COVID-19 still complicated in Southeast Asia World

COVID-19 still complicated in Southeast Asia

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage many Southeast Asian countries, with the exception of Brunei which on May 6 marked one year free from COVID-19 transmission in the community.
Human resources decisive to national development: Prime Minister Society

Human resources decisive to national development: Prime Minister

Human resources bear decisive significance to the cause of national construction and development, and education plays a very important role in human resources development, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh said at a working session with the Ministry of Education and Training on May 6.
Vietnam, Cambodia lift trade ties Business

Vietnam, Cambodia lift trade ties

Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien held a working session with Cambodian Ambassador to Vietnam Chay Navuth in Hanoi on May 6 to discuss measures to strengthen bilateral ties across trade, industry and energy.
PV Power rated “Positive” by Fitch Ratings Business

PV Power rated “Positive” by Fitch Ratings

Credit ratings agency Fitch Ratings has for the first time assigned the PetroVietnam Power Corporation (PV Power) a Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of “BB” with a positive outlook.
FTA providing impetus for Vietnam - Chile trade Business

FTA providing impetus for Vietnam - Chile trade

Despite there being no commitments on services and investment in the Vietnam - Chile Free Trade Agreement (FTA), the pact has nonetheless been a boost to trade and economic ties between the two countries.
Thua Thien Hue lays 14 sets of martyrs’ remains to rest Society

Thua Thien Hue lays 14 sets of martyrs’ remains to rest

The Military High Command of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue held a ceremony at the Hue city Martyrs’ Cemetery on May 5 to receive and rebury 14 sets of remains of Vietnamese volunteer soldiers and experts who died in Laos during wartime.