Vietnam brings new vitality to ASEAN ASEAN

Vietnam brings new vitality to ASEAN

Vietnam’s entry into ASEAN on July 28, 1995, brought ‘new dynamism’ to the bloc, Ambassador Kamsiah Kamaruddin, head of the Malaysian permanent mission to ASEAN, said in a recent interview with Vietnam News Agency correspondents in Jakarta.
World Bank helps Vietnam cope with COVID-19 Society

World Bank helps Vietnam cope with COVID-19

The World Bank and the State Bank of Vietnam on July 30 signed a 6.2 million USD grant agreement to strengthen Vietnam’s COVID-19 surveillance and testing capacities, research capacity for COVID-19 vaccines and test kits, and communications about the pandemic.
HCM City takes steps to increase vaccinations among children Health

HCM City takes steps to increase vaccinations among children

The Ho Chi Minh City Centre for Disease Control and Prevention has instructed district health officials to either send messages or call parents of children born between January and September in 2019 to remind them about vaccination schedules this year.
Singapore sees Vietnam valuable friend during COVID-19 Politics

Singapore sees Vietnam valuable friend during COVID-19

To mark Singapore’s 55th National Day (August 9, 2020), Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Catherine Wong Siow Ping writes about Singapore’s growing Strategic Partnership with Vietnam, and how both countries have worked together to overcome challenges.
Major vaccination centre opens in Dak Lak Health

Major vaccination centre opens in Dak Lak

The Vietnam Vaccine JSC put into use its 32nd vaccination centre in Buon Ma Thuot city in the Central Highlands’ province of Dak Lak on July 15 - the largest of its kind in the region.
Mekong - Japan Ministerial Conference discusses COVID-19 response World

Mekong - Japan Ministerial Conference discusses COVID-19 response

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh and Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Motegi Toshimitsu co-chaired the 13th Mekong - Japan Ministerial Conference on July 9, focusing on promoting cooperation between Mekong countries and Japan in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.