VOV.VN - Last year saw local businesses pour a figure of US$21 billion into more than 1,300 projects in foreign countries, with profits transferred home reaching roughly US$3 billion, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment.
VOV.VN - Vietnam Airlines, working with relevant Vietnamese agencies and the Vietnamese Embassies in Russia and Belarus, brought back 280 Vietnamese citizens on July 16 and 17 who had been left stranded in the two countries due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health said on July 14 another Vietnamese citizen repatriated from Russia has been diagnosed with the SARS-CoV-2, bringing the country’s tally of coronavirus infections to 373.
VOV.VN - Vietnam has recorded two more imported cases returning from Russia, bringing the country’s total number of coronavirus cases to 372, the Ministry of Health said in its coronavirus update on July 12.
VOV.VN - Russia is likely to resume international flights to 13 countries, including Vietnam, in the post COVID-19 period, according to Russian News Agency TASS.
Defence Minister Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich on July 7 visited the Vietnam-Russia Tropical Centre in Hanoi and offered congratulations to Russian experts there on the 75th anniversary of the victory of the Great Patriotic War.
VOV.VN - Defence co-operation between Vietnam and Russia, especially regarding science and technology, was not disrupted by the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), said Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Nguyen Chi Vinh during an interview recently granted to the media.
The Vietnamese Defence Ministry plans to send seven teams to compete in six categories at the International Army Games 2020 scheduled for mid-August in Russia.
The Vietnam-Russia oil and gas joint venture Vietsovpetro has reported that its natural gas exploitation in the first half of the year surpassed 17.3% of its target and reached 47 million cu m.
VOV.VN - Russian Consul General in the central city of Da Nang Plam Andrei Yurievich praised the country as a reliable partner and prospective friend of Russia during a seminar and a photo exhibition on July 3 which showcased the 70-year history of friendship and co-operation between the two nations.
A Russian expert has spoken highly of Vietnam’s role in helping to maintain peace in Southeast Asia.
A Vietnamese version of memoirs by Russian people on late President Ho Chi Minh has been released to the public.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese coffee exports reached 815,000 tonnes with a value of over US$1.3 trillion during the first five months of the year, representing a year-on-year increase of 5% in volume and 3.3% in value, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
VOV.VN - Two pharmaceutical companies from Russia and Ukraine, POLYSAN and FARMAR, provided an aid package of medical supplies to the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases on June 19.
Russia will actively support Vietnam to play its role as the Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2020, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told Vietnam News Agency's correspondents in Russia at a press conference informing the outcomes of the online Special ASEAN-Russia Foreign Ministers’ Meeting on COVID-19 on June 17.
VOV.VN - Vietnam imported 24.6 million tonnes of coal with a value of US$1,844 billion during the first five months of the year, representing an increase of 48% in terms of volume and 14.5% in value in comparison with the same period from last year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The military medicine forces of Vietnam and Russia joined a video conference on June 9 to share experience in COVID-19 prevention and control.
The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAN) and Vietnam’s National University of Economics (NEU) hosted a video conference on June 4 to discuss the Vietnam-Russia economic relations amid new challenges.
VOV.VN - An additional five more novel coronavirus (COVID-19) patients were discharged from hospital on June 5, seeing the number of fully recovered patients rise to 307, representing 93.6 % of the total, with only 21 positive cases remaining in the country.
The Vietnamese Government has sent medical masks to the Vietnamese community in central Russia to help them cope with complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic in their host country.