“Direct entry” mechanism into universities issued 16:44 | 14/05/2020

VGP – The Ministry of Education and Training has recently issued regulations on direct entry into universities with 11 subjects in the 2020 academic year. 

Eight more COVID-19 patients given all-clear, recovery rate reaches 90% 15:48 | 14/05/2020

VGP - Eight COVID-19 patients, all Vietnamese, have recovered, raising the total recoveries to 260 out of 288 confirmed cases (accounting for 90%), according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

COVID-19 update: Four weeks gone without new community infections 09:05 | 14/05/2020

VGP – As of 6:00 am of May 14, Viet Nam began its 28th consecutive days without community transmission of coronavirus, the National Steering Committee on Covid-19 Prevention and Control reported.

Trade remedy measures: Necessary policy tool and challenge 16:00 | 13/05/2020

VGP – Trade remedy measures launched in Viet Nam have helped protect employment for 120,000 laborers in all sectors, encouraging the development of domestic production and supporting the balance of international payments. 

ASEAN countries prove effective cooperation in curbing COVID-19: Deputy Defense Minister 11:56 | 13/05/2020

VGP - The ASEAN Defense Senior Officials’ Meeting Working Group (ADSOM WG)’s video conference took place in Ha Noi on May 12, aiming to promote Viet Nam’s initiatives in ASEAN Chairmanship Year 2020 and prepare for the ADSOM’s video conference slated for May 15.

Three Brazilian cleared of COVID-19, total cured patients rise to 252 08:27 | 13/05/2020

VGP – Three more COVID-19 patients, who were tested positive again, have been cleared of the virus, raising the total recovered patients in Viet Nam to 252, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control reported on May 12.

VN's access-to-electricity index improves for sixth year in a row 14:36 | 12/05/2020

VGP – Thanks to its reform efforts and synchronized solutions in the issue of getting electricity, Viet Nam has constantly improved its access-to-electricity index over the past five years, moving up 129 places from 156th to 27th in the World Bank’s East of Doing Business (EODB) report.

VN named among top post-pandemic travel destinations 19:04 | 11/05/2020
VGP - "Gorgeous” beaches and “insanely good food” make Viet Nam a great post Covid-19 destination, says New York-based travel magazine Travel + Leisure.
Eight more patients cleared of COVID-19 17:18 | 11/05/2020

VGP – Eight patients have recovered from COVID19, sending the total of such cases to 249 out of Viet Nam's patient tally of 288.. 

Program on “Vietnamese people travel Viet Nam” launched 12:09 | 11/05/2020
VGP – The program on “Vietnamese people travel Viet Nam” was launched in a bid to stimulate domestic tourism as the nation has come back to “new normal” after the Government lifted social distancing rules.