Ministry ready to protect Vietnamese in RoK amid COVID-19 fears

Ministry ready to protect Vietnamese in RoK amid COVID-19 fears

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has adopted a number of measures to protect Vietnamese citizens living in the Republic of Korea (RoK), which reported a huge rise in the number of confirmed new coronavirus (COVID-19) infection cases over the last few days.

Japan finances HCM City’s upgrade of sewer system

Japan finances HCM City’s upgrade of sewer system

The Japanese Government will provide a non-refundable aid worth 1.88 billion JPY (16.84 million USD) for Ho Chi Minh City to upgrade its existing sewerage system using trenchless technologies.

Telecoms firms turn to digital content

Telecoms firms turn to digital content

Telecommunications firms are turning towards developing their own digital content, the Vietnam Telecommunications Authority (VNTA) under the Ministry of Information and Communications has said.

Vietnam has not banned flights linking with RoK for COVID-19: official

Vietnam has not banned flights linking with RoK for COVID-19: official

By now, the Ministry of Transport has not decided to suspend the air routes between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK) in face of the complicated development of the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the Northeast Asian country, a high-ranking official said on February 23.

Two new expressways to be built in Mekong Delta

Two new expressways to be built in Mekong Delta

The Ministry of Transport has directed the Cuu Long Corporation for Investment Development and Project Management of Infrastructure (CIPM) to conduct a pre-feasibility study for two expressway projects in the Mekong Delta.

Chinese diplomat praises Vietnam’s support in COVID-19 fight

Chinese diplomat praises Vietnam’s support in COVID-19 fight

Chinese Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City Wu Jun has spoken highly of Vietnam’s support to his country in the fight against the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19), expressing sincere thanks for the move which he said China will always keep in mind.

Japan helps HCM City Pasteur Institute respond to COVID-19

Japan helps HCM City Pasteur Institute respond to COVID-19

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) on February 21 presented the first package of biologicals worth 1 million JPY (over 8,900 USD) to the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City in support of its response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

US lauds Vietnam’s medical capacity

US lauds Vietnam’s medical capacity

The US stands ready to cooperate with Vietnam and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in the fight against the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), US officials said at a recent meeting with representatives of the Vietnamese Embassy in the country.

Language, law course opened for Vietnamese living in Cambodia

Language, law course opened for Vietnamese living in Cambodia

A training course to teach Khmer language and provide knowledge of culture, history and law of Cambodia for people of Vietnamese origin in Cambodia who wish to get Cambodian citizenship was opened in Takeo province of Cambodia on February 22.

Vietnamese advised to avoid travel to coronavirus-hit areas in RoK

Vietnamese advised to avoid travel to coronavirus-hit areas in RoK

The Consular Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Vietnamese Embassy in the Republic of Korea (RoK) on February 21 recommended Vietnamese citizens to avoid travel to areas that are affected by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and vulnerable to the virus in the country as warned by local competent agencies.

Vietnam reports no new COVID-19 cases since Feb 13

Vietnam reports no new COVID-19 cases since Feb 13

Vietnam has reported no new confirmed cases of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) since February 13, heard at a meeting of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Hanoi on February 21.

Court reduces penalty for ex-official involved in VSS’s wrongdoings

Court reduces penalty for ex-official involved in VSS’s wrongdoings

The High-level People’s Court in Hanoi on February 21 reduced sentences for three defendants, including former Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Le Bach Hong, while upholding penalties for three others involved in violations at the Vietnam Social Security (VSS).

COVID-19: No ban on flights to RoK, Japan

COVID-19: No ban on flights to RoK, Japan

The Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam (CAAV) has imposed no ban on flights to the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Japan during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, CAAV Director General Dinh Viet Thang has said.

No new suspected cases of COVID-19 infection reported in Da Nang

No new suspected cases of COVID-19 infection reported in Da Nang

VOV.VN - As of 8am on February 21, all suspected cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) that had previously been put into quarantine in Da Nang had received a discharge from hospital while no new suspected cases had been reported in the city.