Vietnamese, Malaysian foreign ministers hold virtual talks Politics

Vietnamese, Malaysian foreign ministers hold virtual talks

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held virtual talks with Malaysian Foreign Minister Hishammuddin Hussein on October 23 during which the two officials agreed to increase the bilateral exchange of views and with other ASEAN member states on regional and international issues, including the East Sea.
Government striving to ensure people’s safety: PM at NA session Politics

Government striving to ensure people’s safety: PM at NA session

The Government will continue doing its utmost, together with all ministries, sectors, localities, people, and soldiers and under the supervision of the National Assembly (NA), to overcome the impact of floods and storms now hitting the country, while stepping up disaster prevention and control efforts to protect lives and guarantee economic stability and development.
Top legislator attends Quang Ninh Party organisation’s congress Politics

Top legislator attends Quang Ninh Party organisation’s congress

Politburo member and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attended the 15th Party organisation’s congress of northern Quang Ninh province on September 26, during which she lauded efforts it has made to become one of Vietnam’s leading localities in terms of economic growth, provincial competitiveness, administrative reform and IT application.
Thousands of foreigners permitted to enter HCM City for work Business

Thousands of foreigners permitted to enter HCM City for work

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has raised a proposal to the municipal People’s Committee, regarding the entry of 7,000 foreign experts amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, saying their work is important to local business operation.
Vinh Long steps up socio-economic development Business

Vinh Long steps up socio-economic development

The Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long is taking synchronous measures to fight COVID-19 pandemic and step up socio-economic development, said Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Lu Quang Ngoi.
Foreign tourists to Vietnam down 66.6 percent in eight months Travel

Foreign tourists to Vietnam down 66.6 percent in eight months

The number of foreign tourists to Vietnam reached only 3.8 million in the first eight months of 2020, down by 66.6 percent compared to the figure of 11.3 million recorded in the same period last year, as the COVID-19 pandemic greatly impacted travel.
Over 170 accommodation facilities serve as quarantine sites Society

Over 170 accommodation facilities serve as quarantine sites

As many as 173 tourist accommodation establishments in 25 cities and provinces across Vietnam had been mobilised as of August 6 to serve as quarantine sites in the fight against COVID-19, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT).