HCM City wants tax reduction for COVID-19 affected businesses Business

HCM City wants tax reduction for COVID-19 affected businesses

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has made several suggestions for the Ministry of Finance’s decree to support businesses and individuals affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, including ensuring bank lending rates are no more than 2 percent higher than deposit interest rates.
COVID-19 complex in Singapore, Cambodia, Thailand World

COVID-19 complex in Singapore, Cambodia, Thailand

Authorities in Singapore have tightened COVID-19 measures as infections in the country rise to fresh record highs, but two health experts told the CNBC that the situation is not terribly concerned.
More medical equipment handed over to HCM City  Health

More medical equipment handed over to HCM City

The Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Chi Minh City received medical supplies and equipment worth over 37 billion VND (1.6 million USD) from businesses and organisations and abroad on September 27, for the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnamese unite to triumph over COVID-19 Society

Vietnamese unite to triumph over COVID-19

In response to Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s appeal for greater national solidarity to fight COVID-19, Vietnamese people inside and outside the country have supported the work of the Party, Government, and administrations at all levels and sectors in pandemic prevention and control.
 President’s trip to Cuba, US - Great success of vaccine diplomacy Politics

President’s trip to Cuba, US - Great success of vaccine diplomacy

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s visit to Cuba and trip to the US to attend the high-level debate of the UN General Assembly’s 76th session concluded with comprehensive success, leaving an important hallmark in the country’s external relations in 2021 in both bilateral and multilateral aspects, and especially in vaccine diplomacy.
State President attends Cuban vaccine handover ceremony Society

State President attends Cuban vaccine handover ceremony

State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc landed at Noi Bai airport in Hanoi on September 25 evening, concluding his official visit to Cuba and his attending of the high-level general debate of the UN General Assembly, as well as bilateral activities in New York from September 18-24.
Vietnam becomes member of IAEA Board of Governors Politics

Vietnam becomes member of IAEA Board of Governors

A Vietnamese delegation led by Vietnamese Ambassador Nguyen Trung Kien, resident representative of Vietnam to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), attended the 65th Annual Regular Session of the agency’s General Conference, which took place in Vienna, Austria, from September 20-24.
President meets German counterpart, concludes US trip Politics

President meets German counterpart, concludes US trip

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a meeting with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier in New York on September 24 (local time), during which the two leaders shared delight at the strong growth of the close and trustful relationship between the two countries over the past 45 years.
AmCham Vietnam donates medical supplies, equipment to HCM City  Society

AmCham Vietnam donates medical supplies, equipment to HCM City

The Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Ho Chi Minh City on September 24 held a ceremony to receive medical supplies and equipment worth 352,000 USD donated by the American Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (AmCham Vietnam) and its member firms to support hospitals in the city in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.