USAID launches projects to support persons with disabilities in Quang Tri 14:13 | 02/09/2021

VGP – A virtual ceremony was held on September 1 to announce United States Agency for International Development (USAID) funding of nearly US$9 million to two projects in support of people with disabilities in Quang Tri province.

National flag-hoisting ceremony at Ba Dinh Square to celebrate 76th anniversary of National Day 13:43 | 02/09/2021

VGP - A national-level flag-hoisting ceremony was held at Ba Dinh Square in the capital city of Ha Noi this morning to mark the 76th anniversary of Viet Nam’s National Day.

Ha Noi slashes school tuition by half 20:50 | 01/09/2021

VGP – Ha Noi authorities will slash tuition by half for primary to high school pupils in the 2021-2022 school year, according to Director of the municipal Department of Education and Training Tran The Cuong.

More medical workers sent to southern localities to help fight COVID-19 08:00 | 29/08/2021
VGP – Thousands of medical teachers and students have been sent to help Ho Chi Minh City and other southern localities in the fight against COVID-19.
ADB finances US$60 million to improve climate resilience of infrastructure for Binh Dinh, Quang Nam 10:32 | 28/08/2021

VGP - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a US$60 million financing package to improve the climate resilience of transport and water supply infrastructure in Viet Nam’s south-central coastal provinces of Binh Dinh and Quang Nam, especially in remote upland districts with large ethnic minority communities.

Nearly 79 percent of HCMC residents receive first COVID-19 vaccine shots 16:00 | 25/08/2021
VGP – As many as 5,291,196 residents aged above 18 in Ho Chi Minh City got first COVID-19 vaccine shots, accounting for 78,9 percent of the city’s population.
WB, Japan provide non-refundable aid for Vietnamese vulnerable groups 14:40 | 25/08/2021

VGP - The World Bank and the Institute for Social Development Studies have recently signed an agreement for a US$2.75 million non-refundable aid, targeting to strengthen preparedness and response capacities for pandemics and other health emergencies in Viet Nam.

HCMC has new People’s Committee Chairman 15:01 | 24/08/2021

VGP – The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Council elected Phan Van Mai as new Chairman of the Municipal People’s Committee on Tuesday.

Southern metropolis rolls out VND2,500 billion support package 14:01 | 22/08/2021

VGP – Ho Chi Minh City Municipal People’s Committee has announced a financial support package worth VND 2,576 billion (nearly US$112.7 million) for poor families and freelancers in the city.

Da Nang continues social distancing with tougher restrictions till August 26 15:41 | 21/08/2021

VGP – Leaders of the central city of Da Nang have decided to continue social distancing with tougher restrictions for additional three days from 8.00 am of August 23 to 8.00 am of August 26 to curb the spread of COVID-19.