Health Minister requests faster testing of COVID-19 Health

Health Minister requests faster testing of COVID-19

Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long on November 24 urged testing for COVID-19 to be accelerated, warning about very high risks of coronavirus transmissions from other countries as the pandemic situation remains tense around the world.
Special classes helping eliminate illiteracy Society

Special classes helping eliminate illiteracy

A number of special classes have been held in mountainous villages in the northern province of Son La over recent years by border guard soldiers, aimed at eliminating illiteracy and broadening local people’s knowledge.
Deputy PM orders quick response to Etau, Vamco storms Society

Deputy PM orders quick response to Etau, Vamco storms

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung called for drastic measures to minimise the damage set to be caused by Etau and Vamco, the 12th and 13th storms to hit the East Sea this year, at a meeting in Hanoi on November 10.
Localities brace for storm Molave Society

Localities brace for storm Molave

Tropical Storm Molave entered the East Sea on October 26, becoming the ninth storm hitting Vietnam this year. As it is forecast to be a ferocious storm which could result in heavy downpours and landfalls in central provinces, many localities have been swiftly conducting prepping measures against it.
Border guards assist Quang Tri flood victims Society

Border guards assist Quang Tri flood victims

Heavy downpours and floods over recent days have caused serious losses in the central province of Quang Tri. Border guards have been helping evacuate victims and conducted rescue missions, which left a deep impression on local people.
Typhoon Nangka to hit mainland on October 14 Environment

Typhoon Nangka to hit mainland on October 14

Typhoon Nangka, the seventh in the East Sea so far this year, is moving fast and is forecast to hit the mainland on October 14, a meeting of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control on October 13 heard.
Gifts presented to Lao armed forces, border residents Society

Gifts presented to Lao armed forces, border residents

Leaders of the Border Guard Command of central Thua Thien-Hue province presented food and necessities to armed forces and residents in the Lao provinces of Salavan and Sekong at the A Dot - Ta Vang and Hong Van - Co Tai border gates on September 23.
Quang Binh children enjoy full moon festival Society

Quang Binh children enjoy full moon festival

The Lang Mo border guards have recently hosted a Mid-Autumn festival for local children at Ban Sat village, Truong Son commune, Qunag Ninh district of the central province of Quang Binh.
Storm Noul causes heavy losses in central localities Environment

Storm Noul causes heavy losses in central localities

One person in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue died, another went missing in Quang Tri and 110 others were injured after storm Noul swept through the central region, reported the Office of the Central Steering Committee on Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
237 kg of drugs seized in major bust Society

237 kg of drugs seized in major bust

The General Department of Vietnam Customs said on September 14 that it had coordinated with competent forces to arrest 11 suspects and seize 237 kg of different narcotics.
Vietnam, China to hold celebrations for 20th anniversary of land border treaty Politics

Vietnam, China to hold celebrations for 20th anniversary of land border treaty

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Chinese State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi will co-chair celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Vietnam–China Land Border Treaty and the 10th anniversary of the implementation of three legal documents on land border, in the northern province of Quang Ninh on August 23.
Border guards intensify patrols amid COVID-19 Videos

Border guards intensify patrols amid COVID-19

With COVID-19 now having returned to Vietnam, in addition to strengthening patrols and control of the border, border guards in Binh Phuoc province have also intensified information dissemination efforts and worked with people in border areas to prevent both the spread of the pandemic and illegal cross-border migration.