Social Affairs

Vietnam treasures ties with Belgium: PM

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh hosted a reception in Hanoi on November 6 for the newly-appointed Belgian Ambassador to Vietnam Karl Van Den Bossche, during which the host affirmed that Vietnam always treasures its ties with Belgium.

Vingroup offers additional relief package in COVID-19 fight

Conglomerate Vingroup recently proposed a relief package worth 100 billion VND (4.23 million USD) to procure medical equipment and chemicals for testing of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19.
15:51:22 | 26/03/2020

No treatment discrimination but resolute quarantine against COVID-19

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 2 emphasized both the requirement for no treatment discrimination against those who have gone through regions hit by the COVID-19 to Vietnam and the need to step up quarantine, saying it is a useful measure to control the epidemic.
22:24:05 | 04/03/2020

When masks became scarce, some Hanoians turned samaritans

Nguyen Ha was in a hurry. He came to know through social media that there were some free mask distribution sites, and was desperate to get some.
21:20:02 | 04/02/2020

Sympathies extended to China over acute respiratory illness

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on January 27th sent sympathies to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang over the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (nCoV) that is raging in the country.
08:11:12 | 30/01/2020

Japan provides aid to five projects in Vietnam

Japan will provide 432,239 USD in non-refundable aid to five projects in Vietnam under aid contracts signed at the Japanese Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City on December 16.
08:23:01 | 18/12/2019

SEA Games 30: Vietnam advance to football final

Vietnam advanced to the final of the men’s football at the ongoing 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 30) in the Philippines, after beating Cambodian rivals 4-0 in the semi-final match on December 7th.
08:03:06 | 10/12/2019

Seminar on 60 years since President Ho Chi Minh launched tree planting festival in Hanoi

On November 26th, President Ho Chi Minh's Relics Site at the Presidential Palace coordinated with the Vietnam Administration of Forestry to organize a scientific seminar on 60 years since President Ho Chi Minh launched the tree planting festival (1959-2019) and Vietnam Forestry Day.
17:00:37 | 28/11/2019