VN reports 569 locally-transmitted cases since third resurgence 10:25 | 13/02/2021
VGP - Viet Nam has confirmed 569 locally-transmitted COVID-19 infections in 13 localities since the third wave of local transmissions which began on January 27.
Traditional foods offering to ancestors on Tet festival 11:02 | 12/02/2021

VGP – The Lunar New Year (Tet) Festival is of great spiritual importance in Viet Nam with a handful of cultural worshipping rituals taking place during this most beautiful time of the year. There are foods regarded as indispensable in such rituals, especially the five below which appear on the traditional tables to worship the ancestors during the Tet festival. 

Thirteen localities confirm locally-transmitted COVID-19 cases 09:03 | 10/02/2021

VGP - Viet Nam has recorded 484 locally-transmitted COVID-19 infections in 13 localities since the third wave of local transmissions began on January 27.

Buffalo statues erected at localities to welcome Tet festival 07:59 | 10/02/2021

VGP – The buffalo statues erected at all localities nationwide to celebrate the Lunar New Year Festival (Tet), the most significant festival in Viet Nam.

HCMC suspends non-essential services due to COVID-19 21:10 | 08/02/2021
VGP – Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City Municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong on Monday ordered shutdown of non-essential services from February 9 after authorities confirmed dozens of community infection cases of COVID-19.
HCMC detects 24 suspected cases of COVID-19 12:38 | 08/02/2021
VGP – The Ministry of Health on Monday morning had an online working session with leaders of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee following detection of 24 suspected cases of COVID-19 there.
Twelve localities confirm local COVID-19 infection cases 09:43 | 08/02/2021

VGP – Viet Nam confirmed 422 community infections of coronavirus in 12 cities and provinces since January 27 when the third wave of local transmission began.

UNDP campaign helps build flood-resilient houses in Quang Binh 12:49 | 06/02/2021

VGP - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Viet Nam Fund for Promoting Education on February 5 officially launched a crowd funding campaign entitled “Safe Houses Save Lives” with the aim of building 100 new storm- and flood-resilient houses for poor and near-poor families in the coastal province of Quang Binh.

Capital to set off fireworks at one location on Lunar New Year's Eve 22:45 | 04/02/2021

VGP – The Capital City of Ha Noi will hold only one high-altitude firework display on New Year's Eve at a single location with no audiences in fears for COVID-19 variant transmission. 

Fifty localities close schools amidst COVID-19 resurgence 14:27 | 04/02/2021

VGP – Fifty out of 63 provinces and cities nationwide have decided to shut schools in an effort to contain spread of COVID-19.