Vietnam, Panama boost bilateral cooperation and friendship Politics

Vietnam, Panama boost bilateral cooperation and friendship

Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son on November 18 held talks via video conference with his Panamanian counterpart Federico Alfaro Boyd as part of activities marking the 45th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two nations.
Thailand earmarks 200 million USD for COVID-19 vaccine World

Thailand earmarks 200 million USD for COVID-19 vaccine

Thailand’s Cabinet on November 17 gave permission to the Ministry of Public Health to pay 6 billion baht (200 million USD) and reserve 26 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine developed by British pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca.
Vietnam needs seafood solutions Business

Vietnam needs seafood solutions

Vietnam needs to strengthen measures to achieve the sustainable development of seafood exports to the EU market, especially after the EVFTA comes into effect, according to experts.
Remittances expected to rebound by year’s end Business

Remittances expected to rebound by year’s end

Vietnam is one of a few countries worldwide to successfully control the COVID-19 pandemic, creating opportunities to invest in the country and attracting overseas remittances for production expansion.
COVID-19: Without wearing masks, hefty fines given Videos

COVID-19: Without wearing masks, hefty fines given

Those who go out to public venues in Hanoi capital and Ho Chi Minh City without donning a face mask will be fined between VND1-3 million. This is part of a new Government decree drafted by the Ministry of Health that targets those who flout regulations on COVID-19 prevention and control.
Five new imported COVID-19 cases reported on November 17 Health

Five new imported COVID-19 cases reported on November 17

Vietnam reported five new COVID-19 infections, all among passengers returning from Russia, from 6am to 6pm on November 17, bringing the tally to 1,288, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
ADB helps developing members access vaccines for COVID-19 World

ADB helps developing members access vaccines for COVID-19

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has allocated 20.3 million USD in technical assistance to help its developing members access vaccines for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and establish systems to enable equitable and efficient vaccine distribution.
Da Nang to become ‘smart’ in 2025 Society

Da Nang to become ‘smart’ in 2025

Having launched an e-Government system in 2014, the central city of Da Nang has completed 1,632 out of 1,682 online administration procedures, marking a crucial step in becoming a ‘smart city’ and the first in Vietnam to join the ASEAN ‘smart’ city network by 2030.
Vietnam attends 31st APEC Ministerial Meeting Business

Vietnam attends 31st APEC Ministerial Meeting

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh attended the 31st Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministerial Meeting held via videoconference on November 16 evening under the chair of Malaysian Minister of International Trade and Industry Mohamed Azmin Ali.
"Vietnam Healthy Lung" programme to be expanded for three years Health

"Vietnam Healthy Lung" programme to be expanded for three years

Vietnamese patients with respiratory problems, especially lung cancer, will benefit from the second phase of the "Vietnam Healthy Lung" programme in 2021-23 that was signed between the health ministry’s Medical Services Administration (MSA) and AstraZeneca on November 16.