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Vietnam proposes postponement of 36th ASEAN Summit

Vietnam proposes postponement of 36th ASEAN Summit

VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 19 sent a letter to leaders of ASEAN member states and New Zealand regarding the postponement of the 36th ASEAN Summit, the ASEAN-New Zealand Summit and related meetings, originally set for April 8-9 in the central city of Da Nang city, until the end of June.

WHO hails Vietnam’s efforts in combating COVID-19

WHO hails Vietnam’s efforts in combating COVID-19

VOV.VN - In a video clip, the World Health Organization (WHO) has displayed their sincere thanks to Vietnamese people who are directly participating in the fight against the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Vietnam, RoK share experience in coping with COVID-19

Vietnam, RoK share experience in coping with COVID-19

VOV.VN - The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea (RoK) to Vietnam, Park Noh-wan, showed his appreciation for Vietnam’s strategy on COVID-19 prevention and control and its support for foreign citizens, while meeting on March 15 with Prof. Dr. Vice Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.

In epidemic, Vietnamese people confident in government

In epidemic, Vietnamese people confident in government

VOV.VN - The World Health Organization has declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, calling for a doubling of global efforts to prevent it from spreading. Vietnam has implemented aggressive measures to protect people’s health, enhancing the public’s confidence in the Party, State, and government.

WHO encourages Vietnam to take stronger measures against COVID 19

WHO encourages Vietnam to take stronger measures against COVID 19

VOV.VN - The World Health Organization (WHO) has urged the Vietnamese government to press forward in the fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak by putting in place even stronger measures, and scrutinising plans in case of the further spread of the disease.

Health ministry launches COVID-19 mobile app

Health ministry launches COVID-19 mobile app

The Information Technology Department of the Ministry of Health launched a mobile app providing users with the latest and precise information about the COVID-19 outbreak on March 13.

US remains largest buyer of Vietnam’s tra fish

US remains largest buyer of Vietnam’s tra fish

Vietnam’s tra fish exports to the United States in the first two months of the year totaled US$18.1 million, making the United States the largest buyer of Vietnamese tra fish, with exports expected to rise as US consumers seek to stock up on food during the coronavirus scare.

TB prevention needs joint efforts: meeting

TB prevention needs joint efforts: meeting

Detecting tuberculosis (TB) cases at an early date requires efforts of not only the health sector but also the entire community, heard a meeting of the National Steering Committee for TB Prevention and Control in Hanoi on March 9.

World community applauds Vietnam’s COVID-19 prevention

World community applauds Vietnam’s COVID-19 prevention

VOV.VN - The COVID-19 epidemic is spreading rapidly worldwide. Starting in Wuhan, China, last December, 77 countries and territories have reported cases. Its location makes Vietnam vulnerable to the epidemic, but Vietnam’s early preventive measures have been very effective, a fact noted by the international community.

International organisations hail Vietnam’s fight against COVID-19

International organisations hail Vietnam’s fight against COVID-19

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USCDC) spoke highly of Vietnam’s performance in preventing and combating the acute respiratory disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) at a working session with Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam in Hanoi on February 28.

Vietnam’s health care acknowledged

Vietnam’s health care acknowledged

VOV.VN - One of the UN Millennium Development Goals is ensuring health care and protecting people against dangerous epidemics. Vietnam and other countries around the world are taking aggressive measures to cope with the COVID-19 epidemic.

Face mask litterers to be fined

Face mask litterers to be fined

The Ministry of Health has proposed to issue a fine of up to VND7m for people who leave face masks in unsuitable places.

COVID-19 epidemic threatens global economy

COVID-19 epidemic threatens global economy

VOV.VN - The acute respiratory illness caused by the new coronavirus (COVID-19), which in China has affected 64,000 people and caused more than 1,400 deaths, has spread to 26 countries and territories, according to the World Health Organization.

Quang Binh seeks ways to overcome challenges caused by nCoV

Quang Binh seeks ways to overcome challenges caused by nCoV

VOV.VN - Amid increasingly complicated developments relating to the novel coronavirus (nCoV), travel operators throughout the central province of Quang Binh are seeking ways to ensure the health and safety of visitors to the locality.

Vietnam taking steps to cope with new coronavirus epidemic

Vietnam taking steps to cope with new coronavirus epidemic

VOV.VN - Since the first positive nCoV case was confirmed in Vietnam, the country has worked actively to contain the spread of the epidemic. Its efforts have been acknowledged by the World Health Organization and bolstered confidence that Vietnam will be able to contain the virus.

WHO: Vietnam should continue alcohol test amid nCoV fear

WHO: Vietnam should continue alcohol test amid nCoV fear

An official from the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Vietnam advised Vietnam to continue checking drivers’ alcohol level amidst fear of coronavirus (nCoV), according to Vice Chairman of the National Committee on Traffic Safety Khuat Viet Hung.