Daily Archives: July 19, 2020

Vietnamese Ambassador presents credentials to Canada’s Governor-General

Vietnamese Ambassador Pham Cao Phong on Thursday presented credentials to the Governor-General of Canada Julie Payette in the first online credential presentation by a foreign ambassador in Canada. Talking online with the Ambassador, Governor-General Payette expressed her affection to Vietnam,

Vietnam reports no community infection of COVID-19 for 94 straight days

As of Sunday, Vietnam recorded 381 cases positive with SARS-CoV-2, without new imported cases and new community infection cases, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. A total of 242 cases of COVID-19 infected from outside, were

240 Vietnamese citizens repatriated from the Philippines

-Vietnamese agencies, the Vietnamese Embassy in the Philippines and VietJet Air in coordination with the Philippine authorities on Saturday brought home more than 240 Vietnamese citizens from the Philippines.  Among those returning were children under the age of 18, pregnant

ASEAN applauds the US’s East Sea stance

Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc and  Ambassadors of other ASEAN countries on Saturday discussed online with Representative Joaquin Castro on strengthening the ASEAN-US Strategic Partnership.  Castro, who is Vice Chairman of the House’s Foreign Affairs Committee and

Germany, France, Italy threaten sanctions against foreign interference in Libya

  France, Germany, and Italy on Saturday called on countries to cease their interference and respect the arms embargo established by the UN Security Council in Libya. For the first time, the three countries’ leaders said they are “ready to

G20 officials pledge to keep cooperating to bolster global economy

   G20 vowed to continue using everything they have to fight the coronavirus pandemic and bolster the global economy, warning that the outlook remains highly uncertain, finance ministers said in a communique issued after a virtual meeting on Saturday. “We

South Africa marks Mandela Day with focus on fighting COVID-19

 South Africans on Saturday marked the Nelson Mandela International Day with a focus on fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Unlike previous years, no massive celebrations were held this year due to the pandemic. The best way to mark the event was

ASEAN Film Week 2020 opens in Hanoi

-The ASEAN Film Week 2020 opened in Hanoi on Saturday with the screening of Vietnam’s movie “Hanh phuc cua me” (Happiness of a Mother) Addressing the opening ceremony, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Ta Quang Dong said the film week

Southernmost province seeks ways to achieve export target

The southernmost province of Ca Mau is working hard to support local seafood businesses and achieve the year’s seafood export target of 1.2 billion USD.   The provincial People’s Committee will take measures to improve the investment and business environment,

TienGiang aims to obtain growth of 7 percent this year

  The Mekong Delta province of TienGiang is determined to achieve the economic growth target of 7 percent this year despite being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, a local official has said.   Speaking at a recent session of the