Vietnam-donated medical equipment handed over to Laos

Vietnam-donated medical equipment handed over to Laos

NDO/VNA – Vietnamese Ambassador to Laos Nguyen Ba Hung handed over medical equipment worth over 7 billion VND (304,000 USD) as gifts from the Vietnamese Government and people to their Lao counterparts at a ceremony in Vientiane on April 4. (Apr 04, 2020 19:42:14)


Message of condolence sent to Thailand over passing of former Foreign Minister

  Apr 02, 2020 12:36:41
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh, on April 1, extended a message of condolence to Thai Minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudwinai over the passing of former Foreign Minister and former Chairman of the Thailand-Vietnam Friendship Association, Prachuab Chaiyasan.  

Vietnam aims to contain COVID-19 within one month

  Apr 02, 2020 11:38:30
NDO/VNA – The Government will take more drastic actions to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the next one month, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said while concluding the government's regular meeting for March on April 1. 

Top legislator urges NA deputies to play active role in COVID-19 combat

  Apr 01, 2020 21:33:05
NDO/VNA – National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on April 1 sent a letter to NA deputies, asking them to carry forward their wisdom, enthusiasm and responsibility to stand side by side with the people, authorities and Party organisations at all levels in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Prime Minister extends sympathies to Europe over COVID-19 outbreak

  Apr 01, 2020 21:30:20
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on April 1 sent letters of sympathies to European leaders over the COVID-19 pandemic which is developing complicatedly in the continent. 

PM elaborates on social distancing, calls for welfare guarantee

  Apr 01, 2020 17:16:21
NDO/VNA - The Vietnamese Government has made efforts to ensure that social welfare for the public is maintained, especially for the poor and unemployed, amid the challenges posed by COVID-19, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said. 

Social distancing is not national lockdown: Government’s spokesman

  Apr 01, 2020 10:20:48
NDO – The request for social distancing does not mean a national lockdown as is being implemented by some countries, Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung told the media on March 31. 

Vietnamese, Japanese FMs hold phone talks on COVID-19 combat

  Mar 31, 2020 22:05:01
NDO/VNA – Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister (FM) Pham Binh Minh held phone talks with Japanese Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu on March 31 to discuss cooperation amid the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Employers may get loans with zero percent interest to pay workers during work suspension

  Mar 31, 2020 22:01:51
NDO/VNA – Providing loans with zero percent interest for business owners to pay their workers during the time the businesses have to suspend operation is one of the solutions proposed at a meeting of the Government’s standing members on March 31. 

Vietnam calls for dialogue, long-term political solutions for Syria amid COVID-19

  Mar 31, 2020 16:22:45
NDO/VNA – Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam’s Permanent Mission to the UN, has called all concerned parties to continue pursuing dialogue and seeking long-term political solutions for the situation in Syria. 

PM orders strict nationwide social distancing rules, starting April 1

  Mar 31, 2020 16:18:11
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a range of stringent social distancing measures, including restricting people from leaving their homes and banning gatherings of more than two people in public. 

Vietnam to declare nationwide COVID-19 epidemic

  Mar 31, 2020 10:36:06
NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc agreed to declare the nationwide COVID-19 epidemic while chairing a cabinet meeting in Hanoi on March 30. 

Deputy PM Minh holds phone talks with Philippine Foreign Secretary

  Mar 31, 2020 10:19:43
NDO – Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines Teodoro Lopez Locsin discussed bilateral and regional cooperation amid the complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic over the phone on March 30. 

Embassy supports Vietnamese stranded in Singapore due to COVID-19

  Mar 30, 2020 09:33:39
NDO/VNA – The Vietnamese Embassy in Singapore has liaised with relevant agencies of the host country to ask for help in visa extension and residence procedures for Vietnamese citizens who have been stranded in the country and wish to return home. 

The Vietnam - America joint military unit

  Mar 29, 2020 21:38:15
NDO – From the end of 1944 to the beginning of 1945, a cooperative and supportive relationship between Viet Minh and the Allied forces was established (starting from the rescue of Lieutenant Shaw, an American pilot, in late 1944), leading to the US Office of Strategic Services in Kunming (China) deciding to send the Deer Team to operate in northern Vietnam at the Viet Minh’s Tan Trao battlefield. The mission of the team was to parachute into Tuyen Quang, prepare the base for the Viet Minh forces to receive weapons and act as military training advisers.