Daily Archives: May 29, 2020

IT saves time and costs in Vietnamese legislature’s activities

The first phase of the National Assembly’s mid-year session has concluded via video conference.  The National Assembly’s use of IT shows a more flexible approach to legislative activities. Deputy Nguyen Mai Bo of An Giang province said: “There are advantages

Vietnam sets standard in COVID-19 fight: Globe and Mail newswire

Canada’s Globe and Mail newswire on Wednesday called Vietnam’s COVID-19 record “remarkable, perhaps unique”, and said Vietnam has set the standard in fighting COVID-19. The article noted that Vietnam’s success was no accident. Its nearly 1,500 km border with China

COP26 climate conference to be held in late 2021

The UN announced Thursday that its COP26 climate summit will now take place in Glasgow in November next year.  The event had been scheduled for between 1 and 12 November this year, but was delayed as a result of the

US charges 33 entities with violating North Korea sanctions

The US government on Thursday charged 28 North Korean and five Chinese individuals with facilitating more than 2.5 billion USD in illegal payments for North Korea’s nuclear weapons and missile program as part of a clandestine global network. With this

Vietnam records no new COVID-19 community infections in 43 days

Vietnam has gone 43 straight days with no new coronavirus infections in the community. Of the 327 confirmed cases in Vietnam, 187 were arrivals who were quarantined as soon as they entered Vietnam and posed no risk of community transmission. 

50,000 adolescents to benefit from free English teaching programs

At least 50,000 adolescents and children nationwide can participate in English programs organized by Vietnam Youth Union this year, according to a plan of the Union’s Secretariat. Multiple activities will be held to improve English skills for Vietnamese adolescents and

Vice President visits children with cancer at K Hospital

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on Friday presented gifts to children being treated for cancer at the Tan Trieu branch of the National Cancer Hospital (K Hospital) on the outskirts of Hanoi on International Children’s Day (June 1). At

More than 340 Vietnamese return home from Taiwan (China)

    Vietnamese and Taiwanese authorities on Friday repatriated more than 340 Vietnamese citizens stranded in Taiwan due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The passengers on a Vietnam Airlines flight included children under the age of 18, the elderly,

HCM City to build more public parks

HCM City plans to build more public parks with a total coverage of 650ha in the next 10 years, offering at least one square metre of public parks per resident.   The city’s Department of Construction has submitted a 10-year

Vice State President visits children with cancer at K Hospital

Vice State President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on May 29 visited and brought gifts to children with cancer being treated at the Tan Trieu branch of the National Cancer Hospital (K Hospital) in Hanoi’s Thanh Tri district, on the occasion