Belgium offers financial assistance to residents affected by natural disasters in central province 15:04 | 29/12/2020
VGP - The Embassy of Belgium and the Food Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on December 29 jointly held a cash handover ceremony to support vulnerable smallholder farming households impacted by recent floods in Quang Binh province, central Viet Nam.
Fireworks to be set off in HCMC to welcome Tet 17:35 | 25/12/2020

VGP - Ho Chi Minh City will stage firework displays at different locations at around 12:00 - 12:15 am on January 1, 2021.

Tan Son Nhat Airport receive int’l accreditation for Covid-19 prevention standards 15:03 | 23/12/2020

VGP – Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City has been awarded the Airport Health Accreditation (AHA) certificate by Airports Council International (ACI).

Localities get nearly VND2,162 bln for post-calamity rebuilding in 2020 13:32 | 23/12/2020

VGP – As of December 23, localities were provided nearly VND 2,162 billion (around US$94 million) for post-natural calamity rebuilding efforts in 2020, according to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control. 

Remittance inflows to HCMC forecast to reach over US$5 bln this year 16:18 | 21/12/2020

VGP – Remittance inflows to Ho Chi Minh City is forecast to increase by 0.82% to US$5.5 billion this year, according to the State Bank of Viet Nam’s branch in HCMC.

Exhibition marking painter Bui Xuan Phai's 100th birthday opens in Ha Noi 07:59 | 13/12/2020
VGP – A team of students and their professor have opened an exhibition featuring their portrayals of prominent painter Bui Xuan Phai and the journey their research has taken them on around Ha Noi’s Old Quarter.
Centenary version of first history book in Vietnamese launched 11:19 | 11/12/2020
VGP -  A history book has been launched in Ha Noi to mark the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
UNFPA offers additional support for women, girls in Central VN 13:24 | 09/12/2020

VGP – The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Viet Nam has made additional USD800,000 available to secure immediate support for women and girls in eight provinces and Da Nang city, bringing the total amount of UNFPA’s support to US$1.34 million to date.

UN Women helps ethnic minority women struck by COVID-19 in Lao Cai 14:27 | 05/12/2020
VGP - Six hundred poor ethnic minority households in four COVID-19 hit communes in Bat Xat district, Lao Cai province, have received nearly VND1.4 billion (or US$61,000) in cash from UN Women, a United Nations entity for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment.
Police investigates flight attendant for breaching quarantine rules 15:48 | 03/12/2020

VGP – Ho Chi Minh City police is investigating a Viet Nam Airlines flight attendant for breaching quarantine rules and spreading Covid-19 in the city.