Due to the adverse impacts caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the nation’s seafood exports for the entire year are anticipated to reach approximately US$8.2 billion, thereby failing to meet the export target of US$10 billion, according to the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority (Agrotrade).
Commander of the Military Region 2 High Command, Major General Pham Hong Chuong transferred medical supplies and equipment to representatives of northern Lao provinces on April 21 to support their fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnamese communities abroad have actively joined hands in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the homeland by contributing financial assistance, and medical supplies and equipment, according to Vice Chairman of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs Luong Thanh Nghi.
As many as 68,184 labourers had lost their jobs or been affected amid the COVID-19 pandemic as many enterprises in Hanoi have been forced to scale down production or temporarily suspended operations, the municipal Confederation of Labour announced on April 1.
The COVID-19 pandemic will continue creating trouble for the leather-footwear sector in Europe and the US – its key markets for export, in 2021, the Sai Gon Giai phong newspaper reported, citing experts’ opinions.
The Provincial Police Department of An Giang held an event on January 7 to deploy additional forces to border areas in an effort to prevent the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam and Cambodia have agreed to intensify defence cooperation in 2021, with the focus on stepping up border checks and patrols to prevent illegal entry and exit so as to contribute to each country’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Online entertainment will be increasingly more popular in 2021 after a surge in use during 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, experts have said.
Vietnam has achieved a GDP growth rate of 2.91%, an impressive figure despite the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic, said the General Statistics Office (GSO) at a press briefing in Hanoi on December 27.
PSNews - Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Son, Deputy Minister of Public Security attended a meeting of the public security health sector on December 21 to deploy their working program for 2021.
The capital city has recorded economic expansion of 3.94% this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and it is expecting to regain momentum to secure 7.5% growth in 2021.
PSNews - In the face of the latest developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be temporarily no commercial flights to bring home overseas Vietnamese who voluntarily pay for quarantine fees, foreign ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said on December 3.
The 37th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits concluded successfully on November 15 afternoon.
The 15th East Asia Summit (EAS) took place virtually on November 14, during which leaders exchanged views on regional and international issues of shared concern, including the COVID-19 pandemic and economic recovery.
PSNews - Due to complex developments of the COVID-19 pandemic nationwide and worldwide, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently agreed to keep the nation's borders closed to foreign visitors.
Though the Government has taken decisive steps to curb the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still risks to the economy, economists said at a seminar in Hanoi on October 15.
Nearly 280 Vietnamese citizens, stranded in 10 European countries due to the COVID-19 pandemic, were brought home on September 16-17 on a Vietnam Airlines flight.
With several initiatives, the 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41), hosted by Vietnam under the theme of ‘Parliamentary Diplomacy for a Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN’ from September 8 to 10, is a significant milestone of the 14th National Assembly’s foreign relations during its term as the AIPA chair, as the COVID-19 pandemic is raging on in the region and the world.
Overseas Vietnamese (OVs) and families with Vietnamese adoptive children in Italy along with Italian friends have donated 4,200 EUR (nearly 5,000 USD) to Da Nang Hospital in the central city of Da Nang for emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnamese Trade Minister Tran Tuan Anh played host to the Eighth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting on August 27 in a bid to examine the possibility of a RCEP agreement later this year.