Daily Archives: September 3, 2020

Vietnam confirms no new COVID-19 cases, 28 recoveries on September 1

Vietnam’s total COVID-19 cases stood unchanged at 1,044 at 18:00 on September 1 as no new infections were reported over the past 12 hours, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.   Of the national count, 690 were locally transmitted, with 550 linked to the outbreak in the central city of

Over 340 Vietnamese citizens return home from Thailand

More than 340 Vietnamese citizens were flown home safely from Thailand on September 2 and were put under quarantine upon their arrival.   The flight was arranged by Vietnamese agencies, the Vietnamese Embassy in Thailand, Thai authorities, and national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines.   The passengers included children under 18 years old, pregnant women, the

Foreign leaders congratulate Vietnam on National Day

Leaders of Laos, China, Cambodia, Cuba, Russia, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and Myanmar have sent messages and letters of congratulations to Vietnamese Party and State leaders on the country’s 75th anniversary of National Day (September 2).   General Secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP) Central Committee and President Bounnhang Vorachith, Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith

Vietnam’s National Day celebrated in Egypt, South Africa

  The Vietnamese Embassy in Cairo held an event on September 1 to introduce the culture and image of Vietnamese people to local friends on the occasion of the 75th National Day of Vietnam.   During the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to Egypt Tran Thanh Cong also met the local media to introduce the Vietnamese culture

Vietnam, Thailand expand cooperation in different sectors

  Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and his Thai counterpart Don Pramudwinai exchanged views on cooperation between Vietnam and Thailand during a virtual talk on September 3.   Pramudwinai extended congratulations from the Thai government to Vietnam on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of National Day of Vietnam (September 2),

Party leader approves HCM City’s preparations for 11th municipal Party Congress

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on September 3 lauded the Ho Chi Minh City Party organisation for its thorough preparations for the upcoming 11th municipal Party Congress (2020-2025 tenure).   Speaking at a working session between the Politburo and the Standing Board of the city Party Committee in Hanoi, the top

Deputy Foreign Minister pays homage to former Indian leader

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Dung visited the Indian Embassy in Hanoi on September 3 to pay tribute to former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee, who passed away on August 31 at the age of 85.   Writing in the condolence book, Dung said former President Mukherjee was a great friend of the Vietnamese