A ceremony was held in Hanoi on August 5 to receive a batch of medicine from Cuba to help Vietnam fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo on August 4 held a phone talk with Bruneian Foreign Minister II Erywan Yusof, during which he reaffirmed Washington’s support for Southeast Asian countries in upholding their sovereign rights against China’s unlawful maritime claims in the East Sea.
VOV.VN - A batch of 1,000 live pigs imported from Thailand has now arrived at Bo Y border gate in Kon Tum province following a period of disruption caused by a scarce supply source in the neighbouring country.
A special flight from Germany has brought 226 diplomats and businesspeople from 15 European countries, and all were quarantined on arrival.
Major home appliance maker LG Electronics Inc. is considering building a new research and development (R&D) centre in Vietnam, while simultaneously expanding its existing facility in Haiphong.
Experts from the World Bank said Vietnam was a rising star amid the COVID-19 pandemic, ranking the country 5th fastest growing economy.
Vietnam on July 29 called on the international community to support Syria to ensure food security and enhance COVID-19 response capacity.
The Embassy of Vietnam in Spain on July 28 presented a decision to appoint a Spanish national, Pau Guardans Cambo, as Vietnam’s Honorary Consul in Barcelona, in charge of Catalonia and the Northeast of Spain, for the 2020-2023 term.
In the 25 years since Vietnam joined ASEAN, it has left a major imprint on the bloc thanks to its willingness, effort, responsibility, and contribution to overall achievements.
Foreign media have spoken highly of the Vietnamese Government’s response following newly-confirmed COVID-19 cases in the community, voicing a belief that the country can bring the situation under control.
World Health Organisation (WHO) representative in Vietnam Kidong Park has said the occurrence of new COVID-19 cases in Vietnam’s central city of Da Nang is not alarming, as the virulence of this strain is no different from that in other countries.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Commerce of Thailand has initiated plans to reduce pork exports to regional countries, including Vietnam, following an escalation in terms of domestic pork prices.
VOV.VN - Vietnam and Nigeria should promote bilateral cooperation, particularly in economics and trade, after the COVID-19 pandemic is brought under control, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has said.
Vietnam called for strengthening protection of women and promoting their rights in Afghanistan, during a videoconference held by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on July 27.
Vietnam affirmed its support for the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Mali during a meeting of the UN Security Council (UNSC) on July 27.
The global health crisis is accelerating global trends in supply chain shifts, offering Vietnam possible development advantages on a silver platter.
Vietnam is a respectable, trustworthy, and constructive member of ASEAN, Frederick Kliem, an analyst with the Centre for Multilateralism Studies at the Singaporean-based S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), said in an interview with the Vietnam News Agency, during which he emphasised that the country is now an integral part of the bloc after 25 years of membership.
Since joining the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on July 28, 1995, Vietnam has been an active participant and contributor to the regional integration journey and the Community-building process, said ASEAN Secretary-General Dato Lim Jock Hoi.
Wise investment in health care is one of the factors leading to Vietnam’s spectacularly effective COVID-19 response, said an article published on the Japan Times on July 26.
VOV.VN - The low-cost airline VietJet Air on July 27 conducted a special flight, bringing home more than 240 Vietnamese citizens stranded in Singapore due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.