Lao Cai resumes travel through border gate with China Business

Lao Cai resumes travel through border gate with China

A ceremony marking the resumption of travel across the border was held at the Lao Cai - Hekou international border gate in the northern border province of Lao Cai on January 8, after three years of hiatus caused by COVID-19.
Prime Minister chairs meeting on vaccine diplomacy Politics

Prime Minister chairs meeting on vaccine diplomacy

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on November 30 chaired a meeting with People’s Committees of provinces and centrally-run cities and Vietnamese embassies and representative agencies abroad on vaccine diplomacy.
Vietnam, Germany to boost bilateral cooperation Politics

Vietnam, Germany to boost bilateral cooperation

Jochen Flasbarth, State Secretary in the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), has underlined the need to enhance the bilateral cooperation between Vietnam and Germany in the coming time, especially working together to prevent and be ready to deal with new diseases that may break out.
SEA Games 31: Pharmacity donates 11,000 test kits Society

SEA Games 31: Pharmacity donates 11,000 test kits

As many as 11,000 COVID-19 test kits donated by Pharmacity to serve the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) were handed over to the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Committee of Hanoi at a ceremony on April 19.
Quang Ninh strengthens pandemic prevention to safely welcome tourists Travel

Quang Ninh strengthens pandemic prevention to safely welcome tourists

The Government has agreed with a proposal from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on fully reopening international tourism activities in the “new normal”, starting from March 15. With the great news, the northern province of Quang Ninh, home to Ha Long Bay, has taken many measures to welcome tourists back while ensuring the safety of all.
Hanoi maintains flexible measures to fight COVID-19 Society

Hanoi maintains flexible measures to fight COVID-19

Hanoi authorities continue to implement measures to help its people safely and flexibly adapt to and effectively control the COVID-19 pandemic, and follow the policy of decentralisation by assigning the right to carry out pandemic prevention and control for districts and towns, as the number of new infections in the capital city is on an upward trend.
Film screenings to mark 92nd anniversary of Party Culture - Sports

Film screenings to mark 92nd anniversary of Party

Film screenings marking the 92nd founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam and the upcoming Lunar New Year will take place nationwide from January 26 to February 6, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced on January 25.
WHO backs Vietnam’s pandemic prevention visions Politics

WHO backs Vietnam’s pandemic prevention visions

WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific Takeshi Kasai on January 11 said the World Health Organisation backs visions and viewpoints in the COVID-19 prevention and control programme set out by the Vietnamese Government to flexibly response to new variants.
New COVID-19 cases in Laos steep World

New COVID-19 cases in Laos steep

The Lao Health Ministry reported on January 2 that the country logged 644 new COVID-19 cases, including three imported ones, in the past 24 hours in 17 cities and provinces, and six deaths.
Lessons learnt from first localities welcoming international tourists back Travel

Lessons learnt from first localities welcoming international tourists back

The first delegations of international tourists to Vietnam under the Government's "vaccine passport" pilot programme arrived in Da Nang, Quang Nam and Phu Quoc last week. This "ice-breaking" move of the tourism industry and localities shows the efforts and good start of the Government’s policy of safe pandemic prevention and control and effective economic development.