Day: July 17, 2021

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Runner Lan, swimmer Hoang to fly the flag for Vietnam at Tokyo Games

For the first time in Olympic history, national flags will be carried by two athletes at the Games, and runner Quach Thi Lan and swimmer Nguyen Huy Hoang have the honour of carrying the Vietnamese flag at the upcoming Tokyo Games’ opening ceremony.The …

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Will remote work trend prevail after COVID-19 in Vietnam?

With the development of technology and Internet connectivity, remote work has become popular during the COVID-19 pandemic. Employees can work anywhere, at any time instead of being at the office for eight hours.Hoang Nam Tien, Chairman of the FPT Telec…

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COVID-19: More southern localities to impose social distancing

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on July 17 ordered social distancing in 19 southern localities that are stricken by the COVID-19 pandemic.Of the localities, Ho Chi Minh City and Binh Duong and Dong Nai province have already enacted social distancing in …

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Gov’t issues State Administration Reform Master Programme for 2021-2030

The Government has issued Resolution No. 76/NQ-CP approving the Master Programme on State Administration Reform for the 2021-2030 period.Under the resolution, the Government will focus on the following six areas, namely institutional reform, administra…

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First session of 15th National Assembly to be shortened

The first session of the 15th National Assembly is scheduled to take place from July 20 to July 31 morning, heard a meeting in Hanoi on July 17.The meeting, which was originally scheduled to wrap up on August 5, will be shortened, as agreed by the NA’s…

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Vietnamese leaders offer sympathy to Germany over severe floods

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 17 sent a message of sympathy to President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier over severe flooding triggered by torrential rains in the states of Rhineland-Palatinate, North Rhine-Westphalia and Saarland that claimed …

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President chairs third meeting of Council of National Defence and Security

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 17 chaired the third meeting of the Council of National Defence and Security.Delegates looked into the National Assembly’s resolution on the relief of a number of council members and other personnel issues for the 201…

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