New working licenses for foreign labourers to be suspended Society

New working licenses for foreign labourers to be suspended

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has stated that in the time to come, it will suspend the granting of new working licenses to foreign labourers who come from areas hit by the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) during the time of epidemic announced by Vietnam.
US lauds Vietnam’s medical capacity Health

US lauds Vietnam’s medical capacity

The US stands ready to cooperate with Vietnam and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in the fight against the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), US officials said at a recent meeting with representatives of the Vietnamese Embassy in the country.
Outstanding contributors to COVID-19 fight honoured Society

Outstanding contributors to COVID-19 fight honoured

Twenty certificates of merit of the Prime Minister have been awarded to collectives and individuals who significantly contributed to the fight against the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), heard a meeting of the Central Council for Emulation and Rewards in Hanoi on February 20.
Fruit, veggie exports decline in January Business

Fruit, veggie exports decline in January

Vietnam exported over 280 million USD worth of fruit and vegetables in January, a year-on-year decline of 20.6 percent, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
APEC meeting to discuss countermeasures against COVID-19 World

APEC meeting to discuss countermeasures against COVID-19

Senior officials from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies will discuss measures to cope with the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in their upcoming meetings in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Further efforts urged for socio-economic stabilisation, development Society

Further efforts urged for socio-economic stabilisation, development

Further efforts should be exerted in the fight against the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) so as to well control the epidemic for socio-economic stabilisation and development, concluded a meeting of the national steering committee on the fight held in Hanoi on February 19.
ASEAN Secretary General highlights need for unity against COVID-19 ASEAN

ASEAN Secretary General highlights need for unity against COVID-19

ASEAN Secretary General Lim Jock Hoi highlighted the need to stay united and actively respond to the outbreak of the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19), in line with the Vietnam ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020’s theme “Cohesive and Responsive”, during a meeting with the media in Hanoi on February 19.
New Australian ambassador asked to foster exchange of delegations Politics

New Australian ambassador asked to foster exchange of delegations

Chairwoman of the National Assembly (NA) Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has asked newly-appointed Australian Ambassador Robyn Mudie to foster the exchange of high-ranking delegations and meetings in a bid to enhance political trust and comprehensive cooperation between the two countries.
Vietnam braces for economic effects of COVID-19 Business

Vietnam braces for economic effects of COVID-19

Vietnam will optimise external resources to spur national economy as the impact of the outbreak of acute respiratory disease caused by a new coronavirus (COVID-19) on foreign investment flows into the country is visible, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).