NA Chairwoman encourages joint AIPA efforts against COVID-19

NA Chairwoman encourages joint AIPA efforts against COVID-19

VOV.VN - National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, who is currently the President of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) 2020, has called on AIPA member parliaments to stay united to protect the regional bloc from the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Top leader calls for solidarity against COVID-19

Top leader calls for solidarity against COVID-19

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on March 30 appealed to compatriots, comrades and soldiers nationwide and overseas Vietnamese to stay united in their will and actions in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnam declares coronavirus outbreak a nationwide epidemic

Vietnam declares coronavirus outbreak a nationwide epidemic

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 30 agreed to declare the coronavirus outbreak an epidemic in Vietnam and called for greater efforts to reduce the impact the epidemic that is spreading throughout the country.

PM Phuc directs epidemic prevention in five major cities

PM Phuc directs epidemic prevention in five major cities

VOV.VN - The next 15 days are seen as a "golden time" to decide whether we succeed or fail to combat the epidemic, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during a March 29 online meeting with five major cities- Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Can Tho and Hai Phong.

Deputy FM, foreign diplomats update COVID-19 situation

Deputy FM, foreign diplomats update COVID-19 situation

VOV.VN - Permanent Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son on March 27 had second phone talks with foreign ministry leaders of the US, Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK), India, Australia and New Zealand to get updates on the COVID-19 situation and strong measures against the pandemic.

Vietnam to offer SARS-CoV-2 test kits to Cambodia

Vietnam to offer SARS-CoV-2 test kits to Cambodia

VOV.VN - The Vietnam Ministry of Health will provide Cambodia with SARS-CoV-2 test kits worth VND5 billion (more than US$ 211,400), said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc during a reception in Hanoi on March 27 for Cambodian Ambassador Chay Navuth who paid a courtesy visit.

Government chief orders stronger epidemic prevention measures

Government chief orders stronger epidemic prevention measures

VOV.VN -Amid the ongoing fight against COVID-19, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has emphasized that taking on the epidemic is like being a fight against an enemy, with more drastic measures necessary, including intensifying immigration control and keeping a minimum of two metres apart when in public.

Vietnam shares COVID-19 control experience at G20 summit

Vietnam shares COVID-19 control experience at G20 summit

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed the need for countries to increase cooperation and take joint actions aimed at containing the novel coronavirus pandemic, at an online G20 summit on March 26.

FM spokesperson asks China to respect Vietnam’s sovereignty in East Sea

FM spokesperson asks China to respect Vietnam’s sovereignty in East Sea

VOV.VN - A Foreign Ministry spokesperson on March 26 requested that China respect Vietnam’s sovereignty over its territory in the East Sea following the northern neighbour putting into operation two research stations on Vietnam’s Truong Sa also known as the Spratly archipelago.

PM asks for more drastic measures against COVID-19

PM asks for more drastic measures against COVID-19

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 26 expressed his concerns about the complex developments of the novel coronavirus, including signs of community acquired infection, and requested more resolute prevention measures.

Vietnam-Tanzania ties turning to finer future: Ambassador

Vietnam-Tanzania ties turning to finer future: Ambassador

The relations of friendship, cooperation and mutual trust between Vietnam and Tanzania are turning to a future of better and tighter cooperation, Vietnamese Ambassador to the African country Nguyen Kim Doanh told the media in a recent interview on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the establishment of the bilateral diplomatic ties.

Friendship Order bestowed upon outgoing Japanese ambassador

Friendship Order bestowed upon outgoing Japanese ambassador

VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh presented the Friendship Order to Japanese outgoing ambassador Umeda Kunio in Hanoi on March 25 in recognition of his contributions to the Vietnam - Japan extensive strategic partnership.

Deputy PM urges epidemic prevention measures be put in place

Deputy PM urges epidemic prevention measures be put in place

VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam underscored the need for people to limit travel, wear masks, wash hands regularly, eat thoroughly-cooked food and complete health declarations, while chairing an online meeting of the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Hanoi on March 25.

Japanese ambassador bids farewell to Vietnamese PM

Japanese ambassador bids farewell to Vietnamese PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received outgoing Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Umeda Kunio in Hanoi on March 24, highlighting the two countries’ stronger relations during the diplomat’s working term.

Vietnam may need an assistance package on social security: PM

Vietnam may need an assistance package on social security: PM

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 24 suggested the implementation of an assistance package on social security aimed at supporting people, particularly workers, in response to the increasingly widespread impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).