Daily Archives: December 9, 2020

National Assembly Standing Committee meets

The establishment of Thu Duc city in Ho Chi Minh city and Phu Quoc city in Kien Giang province and grassroots-level administrative units was discussed at the ongoing 51st session of the National Assembly Standing Committee, which opened in Hanoi

World Economic Forum to be held in Singapore in May

    The World Economic Forum (WEF) will be held in Singapore from May 13 to 16 next year instead of Switzerland as the COVID-19 pandemic will make it difficult to ensure the health and safety of participants in Europe, WEF

China protests US sanctions on National People’s Congress officials

   Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zheng Zeguang on Tuesday summoned Robert Forden, Chargé d’Affaires at the US Embassy in China, to lodge a formal protest and strong condemnation of US sanctions against 14 vice chairpersons of China’s National People’s Congress

Vietnam honored for mobilizing participants to voluntary social insurance

The General Director of Vietnam Social Security Nguyen The Manh has shared Vietnam’s experience in ensuring social security for individuals and businesses in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. At the 37th online conference of the ASEAN Social Security Association

Global COVID-19 cases top 68.5 million

68.5 million people have been infected with the novel coronavirus, which has claimed more than 1.5 million lives worldwide, according to worldometers.infoThe US has been the hardest-hit by the pandemic with nearly 300,000 deaths and 15.5 million infection cases, followed

Joe Biden announces new health team to tackle Covid-19 in US

 US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday formally announced key members of his incoming administration’s health team, who will be responsible for managing the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. During briefing in Wilmington, Delaware, Biden named California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to lead the

National Patriotic Emulation Congress delegation pays tribute to President Ho Chi Minh

   A delegation to the 10th National Patriotic Emulation Congress laid wreaths at President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and offered incense at the Monument of Heroic Martyrs in Hanoi on Wednesday. The event was attended by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc,

ASEAN defense cooperation maintained during coronavirus pandemic

   The 14th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ Meeting (ADMM-14) took place via videoconference on Wednesday under the chair of Vietnamese Minister of Defence, Gen. Ngo Xuan Lich. Minister Lich said that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused severe consequences in many countries,

International Expo creates opportunities to develop support industry

   The International Expo on Support Industries and Processing – Manufacturing (VIMEXPO) 2020 kicked off in Hanoi today, featuring nearly 250 stalls from over 170 exhibitors. Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh told the exhibition’s opening ceremony, “The event

NA Chairwoman meets delegates to National Patriotic Emulation Congress

  -National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has met delegates to the 10th National Patriotic Emulation Congress in Hanoi.  During the meeting on Wednesday, the Chairwoman praised the delegates’ successful contribution to patriotic emulation movements as well as social economic