ASEAN, Ukraine heighten multi-faceted collaboration ASEAN

ASEAN, Ukraine heighten multi-faceted collaboration

The Ambassadors to Ukraine of Vietnam, Malaysia, and Indonesia held a working session on July 9 with the host country’s Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba to discuss measures to boost cooperation between ASEAN and its member states with the Eastern European country.
Vietnam determined to put COVID-19 pandemic under control Health

Vietnam determined to put COVID-19 pandemic under control

Vietnam will definitely control and contain the spread of COVID-19 in the community if the directions of the Politburo, the Party Central Committee's Secretariat, the Government, the Prime Minister, and the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control are properly and strictly followed, heard a meeting of the Steering Committee in Hanoi on April 1.
COVID-19: More places required to accommodate quarantined people Health

COVID-19: More places required to accommodate quarantined people

The National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control has requested relevant ministries and localities to arrange more places as quarantine areas, and coordinate with the Defence Ministry to receive quarantined people in case the army’s areas are overcrowded.
Laos reports no case of COVID-19 World

Laos reports no case of COVID-19

Laos has not recorded any case testing positive for the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, Lao Foreign Minister Saleumsay Kommasith said at a press conference on March 19 in Vientiane.
Indonesia to suspend visa exemption policy over COVID-19 concerns World

Indonesia to suspend visa exemption policy over COVID-19 concerns

Indonesia plans to halt its visa exemption policy for citizens of all countries for one month and expand restrictions for those who have travelled to some of the world's countries hardest hit by the COVID-19 outbreak, in an effort to curb the disease’s spread in the country.
PM urges strengthening COVID-19 fight Health

PM urges strengthening COVID-19 fight

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc issued a directive on March 11, requesting stronger actions to prevent and control COVID-19 amid new developments of the outbreak.
Vietnam officially enters 2nd phase of COVID-19 fight: Deputy PM Society

Vietnam officially enters 2nd phase of COVID-19 fight: Deputy PM

Vietnam has officially entered the second phase of the fight against COVID-19 since the 17th case was detected two days ago, and this phase is even more difficult than the first one, but the country is ready to respond to any circumstance, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam said on March 8.
Major airports suspend receiving passenger flights from RoK amid COVID-19 Society

Major airports suspend receiving passenger flights from RoK amid COVID-19

The Hanoi-based Noi Bai International Airport and Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City has suspended receiving flights carrying passengers from the Republic of Korea (RoK) due to the complicated developments of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as from March 1, said the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAV).