Nearly 16 million people affected by COVID-19 receive financial support

As of May 20, as many as 15.6 million people were approved to receive financial support due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs.

Secretary of Provincial Party Committee presents gifts to children

Secretary of the Ninh Binh Provincial Party Committee Nguyen Thi Thu Ha on May 26 visited and presented gifts to children at Quang Son kindergarten in Tam Diep city's Quang Son commune ahead of International Children's Day (June 1).

Central Military Commission prepares for Army's 11th Party Congress

The Central Military Commission held a conference in Hanoi on May 25th to collect feedback on draft documents to be submitted to the 11th Party Congress of the Vietnam People's Army (VPA).

Legislature to focus on law building in second working week

Law building will be high on the agenda during the second online working week of the 14th National Assembly's ninth session from May 25-28.

Accelerating the economy after the pandemic

Speaking at the Prime Minister's conference with the business community on May 9, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc once again emphasised that once the social distancing is eased and 'the beat' of society has returned to normal, the economy will be like a squeezed spring and it will be time for it to get ready to unwind.

NA opens 9th working session

The 9th working session of the National Assembly opened this morning with key topics of COVID-19 containment, evaluation of socio-economic development in 2019 and socio-economic performance in the first months of 2020 among others.

National ceremony marks President Ho Chi Minh's 130th birthday

A ceremony was held at the National Convention Centre in Hanoi on May 18th to mark the 130th birthday of President Ho Chi Minh (May 19th, 1890-2020).

Master plan on national e-commerce development through 2025 approved

Revenues of business-to-consumer sales is projected to increase to US$35 billion by 2025, for accounting for 10% of Viet Nam's total retail sales of goods and services.

Party, State leaders pay tribute to President Ho Chi Minh

A delegation of the Party Central Committee, the State President, the National Assembly, the Government, and the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee on May 18 paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh on the occasion of the late President's 130th birthday (May 19, 1890-2020).

Introducing the beauty of Tam Coc in ripe rice season

Ninh Binh Tourism Week 2020 will bring visitors the unique and fascinating features of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage - Trang An scenic complex, and the beauty of Tam Coc rice fields.

Central Party Committee wraps up 12th plenum

The 12th plenum of the Party Central Committee, 12th tenure, wrapped up Thursday afternoon after four days of sitting.

Vietnam goes four weeks without new COVID-19 community infections

Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 cases on May 14 morning, marking it four weeks in a row without any community transmissions, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Viet Nam has conducted 275,000 COVID-19 tests, health official says

Viet Nam has conducted 275,000 COVID-19 tests to date, or 2,000 tests daily, according to Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.

Ten ambulances delivered to help COVID-19 prevention efforts

The Thanh Cong Group and Hyundai Motor on May 12 presented 10 ambulances worth 10 billion VND (429,000 USD) to medical clinics on the frontlines of the COVID-19 fight.

Party Central Committee convenes 12th meeting

Addressing the meeting opening on May 11th in Hanoi, Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong suggested that each Party Central Committee (PCC) (term XII) member promote the glorious tradition of the Party and nation, raise higher their sense of responsibility, and contribute more for ensuring the success of the meeting.

Around 670,000 labourers lose jobs in first four months

As many as 670,000 employees lost their jobs in the first four months of 2020 due to the COVID-19 crisis, according to the Department of Employment under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.

Gov't chief allows resumption of non-essential services

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to allow non-essential service establishments, except for clubs and karaoke parlors, to resume operations but they have to maintain preventive measures.

Scaled-down service held to celebrate Buddha's birthday

The Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha (VBS) marked the 2564th anniversary of the Buddha's birthday in a ceremony on May 7, curtailed somewhat due to the coronavirus outbreak.

NA Standing Committee to convene 45th meeting

The 45th session of the National Assembly Standing Committee is scheduled to take place in Hanoi on May 8, according to an announcement of the NA Office.

Ninh Binh supports people affected by COVID-19 pandemic

The People's Committee of Ninh Binh province has issued an official dispatch asking localities and units to make lists of people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic for receiving financial assistance.