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Vietnam ensures people’s livelihoods, fair distribution of vaccines

I was surprised to receive a call from an American friend who lives in Singapore, asking about the pandemic situation in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s current COVID-19 epicentre with a daily record of thousands of cases.


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Shrimp exports swell despite COVID-19 pandemic

Despite the difficulties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, shrimp exports by Mekong Delta provinces have increased remarkably this year thanks to efforts made by both authorities and businesses.

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Vietnam set for hospitality recovery in 2021: Savills

January started on a positive note, with city hotels seeing increased MICE and event bookings, while in some resorts corporate bookings started to return, according to Savills Vietnam.Go »
Vietnam’s economy expands 2.12 percent in nine months

The gross domestic product (GDP) of Vietnam grew 2.12 percent year-on-year in the first nine months of 2020, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).Go »
Leaders commemorate President Ho Chi Minh on National Day

Representatives from the Party, National Assembly, State, Government and Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum in Hanoi on September 1 on the occasion of the 75th National Day (September 2, 1945-2020).Go »
Activities in Truong Sa without Vietnam’s permission have no merit: Spokeswoman

Any activities in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago without the country’s permission are meaningless, spokeswoman of the Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang said on August 27.Go »
Export set to hit 340 billion USD in 2025

Vietnam’s export is set to grow 5 percent annually from 2021 to 2025 to reach 340 billion USD in 2025, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)’s plan on socio-economic development for the five-year period.Go »
Border guard force resolves to stop illegal entry into Vietnam

The border guard force has intensified monitoring of the border line over the past more than three months to stop the illegal entry into Vietnam.Go »
Over 30 million workers affected by Covid-19 in first half of 2020

According to General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO), the national employment rate has witnessed a dramatic fall due to the Covid-19 pandemic since January 2020.Go »
National ceremony marks President Ho Chi Minh’s 130th birthday

A ceremony was held at the National Convention Centre in Hanoi on May 18 to mark the 130th birthday of late President Ho Chi Minh (May 19, 1890-2020).Go »
Remote health check-up platform, COVID-19 prevention app launched

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended a ceremony on April 18 to launch a remote medical examination and treatment platform and Bluezone application to help the community in COVID-19 prevention and control.Go »
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