Daily Archives: August 8, 2020

Vietnamese Embassy in US presents face masks to Maryland state

  The Embassy of Vietnam in the US presented 10,000 face masks to Maryland state during a ceremony held on August 7.   At the handover ceremony, Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc voiced his hope that the face masks will contribute to containing the spread of COVID-19 in Maryland.   He added

Provinces support Quang Nam to battle against COVID-19

The northern province of PhuTho and BinhDinh province in the central region on August 8 sent medical workers to the central province of Quang Nam to support its fight against COVID-19.   The delegation from PhuTho comprised 18 doctors and 20 nurses in the departments of intensive care unit, cardiology and communicable diseases.   The

Over 340 Vietnamese citizens brought home from Australia

More than 340 Vietnamese citizens were flown home safely from Australia on August 7 on a flight of national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines.   The flight was arranged by Vietnamese authorities, representative agencies in Australia and the carrier, together with Australian competent agencies.   The passengers included children under 18, the elderly, the ill, students

Database sharing important to developing e-government

Database sharing between management agencies at both central and local levels is key to the process of developing e-government, experts have said.   The Ministry of Information and Communications is compiling an e-government development strategy, with services a pillar in Vietnam’s socio-economic development model.   Under the draft strategy which has been made public for

NA Standing Committee to convene 47th meeting next week

  The 47th meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee (NASC) will take place at the NA Building in Hanoi from August 10-12.   NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan will attend and deliver an opening speech. Ngan and vice chairpersons will alternately chair the session, according to an announcement released by the NA Office.

Congratulations to Singapore on National Day

Top leaders of Vietnam have extended congratulations to leaders of Singapore on the country’s 55th National Day (August 9).   Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen PhuTrong sent a letter of congratulations to Singaporean President HalimahYacob.   Prime Minister Nguyen XuanPhuc extended congratulations to his Singaporean counterpart Lee HsienLoong.   On the occasion, Deputy

PM Nguyen XuanPhuc’s message on ASEAN’s anniversary

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen XuanPhuc has delivered a message on the occasion of the 53rd founding anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the 25th anniversary of Vietnam’s admission to the bloc. Following is a translation of the message.   Ladies and gentlemen,   Today is a very important day of our