PM holds emergency online conference on COVID-19 control Politics

PM holds emergency online conference on COVID-19 control

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on May 9 held an urgent video conference with the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, relevant ministries and agencies, and six provinces along the southwestern border, focusing on how to respond to the latest COVID-19 resurgence in the country.
National inspection drive aims to detect illegal immigrants Society

National inspection drive aims to detect illegal immigrants

The Minister of Public Security has ordered a national examination campaign to discover illegal immigrants in Vietnam, the Ministry of Public Security’s Spokesperson Lieut. Gen. To An Xo said at the Government’s regular press conference on May 5.
Hanoi, Hai Duong reinforce COVID-19 prevention efforts Health

Hanoi, Hai Duong reinforce COVID-19 prevention efforts

Authorities of Hanoi capital city and the northern province of Hai Duong have asked relevant agencies and people to strengthen efforts in COVID-19 prevention and control, amid complicated developments of the pandemic in surrounding countries.
Border localities must exert efforts to tackle illegal entry: Deputy PM Society

Border localities must exert efforts to tackle illegal entry: Deputy PM

Border localities need to ensure quarantine and free COVID-19 testing for Vietnamese citizens returning from abroad so as to prevent illegal entry, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam made the request during an in-person and online meeting with HCM City and 10 localities bordering Cambodia on April 23.
Ca Mau man jailed for brokering illegal entry to Vietnam Society

Ca Mau man jailed for brokering illegal entry to Vietnam

The People’s Court of the southern province of Ca Mau on April 15 sentenced Le Van Thao, born in 1963 and residing in Son Doc town, Tran Van Thoi district, to nine years in prison on the charge of organising illegal entry to Vietnam for 38 people.
Hai Duong province to enter ‘new normal’ on April 1 Society

Hai Duong province to enter ‘new normal’ on April 1

Life in the northern province of Hai Duong will return to the “new normal" state from 0:00 am on April 1 as students are going back to school and ­restaurants and cafes can open with anti-pandemic measures ensured, the provincial authorities have announced.
Nine foreigners arrested for illegal entry Society

Nine foreigners arrested for illegal entry

Nine foreigners entering Vietnam illegally and one Vietnamese citizen were handed over to the Medical Centre of Dong Phu district in southern Binh Phuoc province on March 9 for concentrated quarantine, as regulated.