PM: Entry to Vietnam must be closely controlled Politics

PM: Entry to Vietnam must be closely controlled

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 19 called for close control over entry into Vietnam at all border gates so the country can fulfil the twin goals of fighting COVID-19 and posting socio-economic development.
Vietnam calls for international support for South Sudan World

Vietnam calls for international support for South Sudan

Vietnamese Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Head of the Vietnamese mission to the UN, voiced his hope that the UN, regional organisations and international partners continue support for South Sudan during the country’s transitional process.
Meeting promotes ASEAN-EAS cooperation in adapting to COVID-19 ASEAN

Meeting promotes ASEAN-EAS cooperation in adapting to COVID-19

Senior experts from the East Asia Summit (EAS) have gathered at an online meeting to discuss cooperation orientations in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, co-chaired by Vietnam, as the Chair of ASEAN and EAS 2020, and Indonesia as the Chair of the ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Health Development (SOMHD).
Vietnam, South Africa step up military medicine ties in pandemic response Health

Vietnam, South Africa step up military medicine ties in pandemic response

Vietnam is willing to share with South Africa its research and production of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 test kit so that the two nations could together overcome the pandemic that are plaguing 213 countries around the globe, said a Vietnamese official at a virtual discussion which gathered leaders and experts of the two nations’ military medical corps.
State Audit of Vietnam works to complete 2020 plan Business

State Audit of Vietnam works to complete 2020 plan

As the Chair of the Asian Organisation of Supreme Audit Institution (ASOSAI) for the 2018-2021 term, the State Audit of Vietnam (SAV) has strived to implement its audit plan for 2020 despite formidable challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
ASEAN, US finance, central bank deputies’ meeting held ASEAN

ASEAN, US finance, central bank deputies’ meeting held

Deputy ministers of finance and deputy governors of central banks in ASEAN and the US gathered together at an online meeting on October 1, held as part of the ASEAN Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting hosted by Vietnam.
Hanoi targets Q4 growth of at least 5 percent Business

Hanoi targets Q4 growth of at least 5 percent

Hanoi has targeted economic growth of at least 5 percent in the fourth quarter of this year, to ensure its annual growth is 1.3 times higher than in the country’s average, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Doan Toan has said.
Canada’s support to ASEAN focused on bloc’s objectives: ambassador   ASEAN

Canada’s support to ASEAN focused on bloc’s objectives: ambassador

Canada’s assistance to ASEAN is focussed on the bloc’s objectives in promoting and protecting the rights of women and girls, strengthening human capital; building resilience to natural disasters, and promoting peace and security, Canadian Ambassador to ASEAN Diedrah Kelly has said.
AIPA Committee on Political Matters holds online meeting ASEAN

AIPA Committee on Political Matters holds online meeting

An online meeting of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA)’s Committee on Political Matters was held in Hanoi on September 9 with the theme “Parliamentary diplomacy for peace and sustainable security in ASEAN”.
Important issues on table during AIPA 41’s second working day World

Important issues on table during AIPA 41’s second working day

The 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41) themed “Parliamentary Diplomacy for a Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN Community” will discuss a series of important issues during its second working day on September 9.