Seafood exports fail to meet this year's export target of US$10 billion

20/11/2020 19:53

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).

Medical supplies to northern Lao provinces

21/04/2020 18:13

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 join hands in COVID-19 fight

05/04/2020 14:10

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.

Hanoi: Over 68,000 labourers affected by COVID-19 pandemic

01/04/2020 19:04

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.

Difficult year ahead for leather-footwear sector: experts

13/01/2021 19:07

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.

Vietnam, Cambodia beef up defence cooperation

08/01/2021 21:20

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 to thrive in 2021

28/12/2020 16:11

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 yet to conduct commercial flights repatriating citizens

04/12/2020 15:32

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.

Vietnam yet to welcome return of foreign visitors

28/10/2020 10:21

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. 

Nearly 280 citizens brought home from Europe

17/09/2020 15:21

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.

Vietnamese National Assembly and practical initiatives within AIPA 41

10/09/2020 20:25

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.

Vietnamese expats support Da Nang hospital in combating COVID-19

04/09/2020 16:07

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. ​

RCEP agreement likely to be signed late this year

27/08/2020 18:01

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.