Daily Archives: September 4, 2020

Over 350 Vietnamese citizens brought home from Japan

  More than 350 Vietnamese citizens have returned home safely from Japan on a flight on September 3.   ThE flight was arranged by Vietnamese authorities in conjunction with the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan, Vietnam Airlines and Japanese authorities.   The passengers included children under 18 years old, pregnant women, the elderly, the sick, students

Multi-million USD project helps manage flooding, water resources in Vinh Phuc

  A project on water and flood management in the northern province of Vinh Phuc has had a significant role to play given the locality has been facing major inundation for many years, especially during the wet season.   This is the first project of this kind in the country to be implemented with World

Labourers from informal sector to benefit from second support package

  Labourers from the informal sector who have been seriously affected by COVID-19 pandemic will benefit from the second support package proposed by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).   According to the ministry, the package targets business households and small companies to help them recover, maintain and develop their business and

Top leader embraces teachers, students ahead of new school year

  General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam and President Nguyen Phu Trong on September 4 called upon the education sector to overcome the challenges posed by COVID-19 on the eve of the new 2020-2021 school year.   In his congratulatory letter, the leader conveyed his best wishes to teachers, educational workers, and students

Vice President visits policy beneficiaries in Tien Giang

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh on September 4 visited policy beneficiaries in Hau My Bac B and Tan Phu communes in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang.   As Chairwoman of the Sponsorship Council of the National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC), Thinh presented scholarships worth 1 million VND (43 USD) each to

Da Nang to loosen social distancing from 0am on September 5

  The central city of Da Nang will loosen social distancing order caused by COVID-19 pandemic starting from 0am on September 5.   Specifically, eateries are allowed to receive orders online, sell and deliver food to clients, but disallowed to serve on the spot.   Public transport vehicles could carry no more than half of

Deputy PM calls for global unity to overcome COVID-19 crisis

  International and regional cooperation is more important than ever before for the world to overcome the COVID-19 crisis, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said on September 3 when attending a virtual conference of the Group of 20 (G20) foreign ministers.   Minh spoke highly of G20 countries’ efforts and contributions