VN suspends licensing inbound flights from UK, South Africa over new COVID-19 variants fear 07:45 | 14/01/2021

VGP - The Ministry of Transport has requested the Civil Aviation Authority of Viet Nam (CAAV) to temporarily suspend the licensing of flights from countries and territories with new COVID-19 variants, firstly all those from the UK and South Africa.

Viet Nam reports new case of COVID-19 18:10 | 13/01/2021
VGP – A 27-year-old woman was confirmed positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, raising the patient tally to 1,521.
Five new COVID-19 cases bring tally to 1,520 18:30 | 12/01/2021
VGP  - Viet Nam confirmed five new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the patient tally to 1,520.
Salt-making named a national treasure 18:30 | 10/01/2021

VGP – Bac Lieu Province’s salt-making craft has been recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage.

Viet Nam urges U.S. to carry out fair and transparent investigation into monetary policy 14:22 | 09/01/2021

VGP – Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer have discussed economic and trade issues between the two countries over the phone.

VN, Cambodia sign 2021 defense cooperation plan 18:00 | 08/01/2021
VGP – Vietnamese Minister of National Defense Ngo Xuan Lich and Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of National Defense Samdech Picheysena Tea Banh have signed a defense cooperation plan for 2021.
VN remains consistent with COVID-19 containment strategy 15:23 | 07/01/2021

VGP – Viet Nam will not alter her disease prevention strategy of containing domestic transmission and preventing imported sources despites fears of new COVID-19 virants.

VN to buy 30 million doses of UK’s Covid-19 vaccine 13:28 | 04/01/2021

VGP – Viet Nam is in talks with four countries, namely the UK, the U.S., Russia and China to buy Covid-19 vaccines, said Deputy Minister of Health Truong Quoc Cuong.

Human trials of SECOND Covid-19 vaccine may begin in January 18:35 | 03/01/2021
VGP – Human trials of second homegrown Covid-19 vaccine may begin in late January this year.
Viet Nam reports new Covid-19 variant first seen in UK 15:40 | 02/01/2021
  VGP – The National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control said Saturday that it had found an infection case with new and more transmissible variant of the virus that first emerged in the UK.