Category Archives: Governance

UN to create global coronavirus fund, Norway foreign ministry says

 The United Nations will create a fund to support the treatment of coronavirus patients worldwide, Norway’s Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soereide said in a statement on Monday.  The ministry said the purpose of the fund is to assist developing countries

National Assembly Chairwoman receives out-going Japanese Ambassador

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan praised the ideas and efforts of Japanese Ambassador to Vietnam Umeda Kunio to promote the relations between Vietnam and Japan as well as between the two countries’ parliaments, during a reception for

10-year national food security project reviewed

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired an online conference Wednesday to review 10 years of implementing Vietnam’s national food security project until 2020. Mr. Phuc said food security is an important task now and in the long run. Ensuring food

Russia to vote on constitutional amendments on April 22

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed a decree, approving a nationwide vote on the constitutional amendments on April 22.But he said that the vote would be postponed due to the worsening Covid-19 situation.President Putin asked the Russian...

Vietnam is one of three biggest rice exporters in the world: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired an online conference Wednesday to review 10 years of implementing Vietnam’s national food security project until 2020. Mr. Phuc said that for the past 10 years Vietnam’s food production has been strong. Vietnam

Deputy PM affirms all-people strength against COVID-19

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, head of the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control, affirmed the power of all the people throughout the country against the COVID-19 pandemic during a meeting in Hanoi on March 18.Dam said

PM orders food security ‘under any circumstance’

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 18 ordered authorities and localities nationwide to ensure food security “under any circumstance”, stressing this is not only an immediate but also long-term issue.At a national teleconference in Hanoi to revie...

US will take action in self-defense if attacked

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday warned Iraq’s Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi that the US will take measures in self-defense if attacked, after a rocket attack on an Iraqi base that houses US troops helping to fight

PM wants greater public involvement in fighting Covid-19

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called upon every citizen, especially businesspeople and overseas Vietnamese, to join hands to help Vietnam overcome difficulties in the fight against the new coronavirus.At a campaign launched on Tuesday in Hanoi to...

COVID-19: UK Ambassador thanks Vietnamese doctors, Gov’t officials

UK Ambassador to Vietnam Gareth Ward has recently made a clip in Vietnamese language, thanking Vietnam for its support for British citizens and tourists amid the COVID-19 outbreak.In the clip, he said that the embassy has provided support for