Daily Archives: July 26, 2020

Over 240 citizens brought home from Singapore

 Relevant agencies of Vietnam and Vietjet Air on Saturday coordinated with Singaporean agencies to bring home over 240 Vietnamese citizens from the country.  The passengers included children under 18, people with illnesses, elderly people, workers with expired visa and working

Vietnam records another imported COVID-19 case

  Vietnam reported another imported COVID-19 case on Saturday, bringing the national total to 417, according to the National Steering Committee on Prevention and Control of the pandemic. The latest, a 5-year-old girl, arrived at Can Tho airport on July

Da Nang bans gatherings of over 30 people as second case of COVID-19 community transmission detected

  -The central city of Da Nang has put a halt to activities involving over 30 people and “non-essential” businesses, starting 1 p.m. Sunday, to contain the spread of COVID-19. The municipal People’s Committee said the order is effective until further

Hanoi issues urgent message following COVID-19 community transmissions in Da Nang

Hanoi Mayor Nguyen Duc Chung has ordered local authorities and agencies to strictly implement COVID-19 prevention and control measures after two cases of community transmission of coronavirus were reported in the central city of Da Nang in the past few

North Korea declares lockdown on Kaesong over first suspected coronavirus case

-North Korean leader Kim Jong-un convened an emergency politburo meeting after a person suspected of having COVID-19 returned from South Korea. The person illegally crossed the border on July 19, state media said on Sunday. If confirmed, it would be the first

Vietnamese citizens brought home from Japan, Canada

– More than 190 Vietnamese citizens were brought home from Japan on Saturday. Passengers on the Vietnam Airlines flight included the elderly, pregnant women, people with illnesses, stranded tourists, workers with expired labour contracts, and students without accommodations due to school

Indonesian Ambassador to ASEAN hails Vietnam’s leading role

 Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Indonesia to ASEAN Ade Padmo Sarwono said as the ASEAN Chair this year, Vietnam has proved its capability in leading ASEAN at a challenging time. In an recent interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency

EU announces security strategy for 2020-2025

The European Commission has set out a new EU Security Union Strategy for the period 2020 to 2025, focusing on priority areas where the EU can bring value to support member states in fostering security for all those living in

Over 190 Vietnamese citizens brought home from Japan

Relevant agencies of Vietnam, the Vietnamese Embassy inJapan, and the Vietnam Airlines on July 25 coordinated with Japan’s competent agencies to bring home more than 190 Vietnamese citizens from the country.   Passengers on the flight included the elderly, pregnant

Incense tribute paid to Vietnamese, Lao martyrs in Vientiane

The Embassy of Vietnam in Laos and the Lao National Veterans Federation together paid an incense tribute to Vietnamese and Lao fallen soldiers at Ban Keun monument in Thoulakhom district, Vientiane province on July 26.   Marking the 73rd anniversary