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.

Schools reopen after unprecedentedly long break

Tens of millions of pupils and students across 63 provinces and cities have gone back to schoolson May 4afterathree-month break due to Covid-19 pandemic.

Two more COVID-19 patients recover

Two COVID-19 patients at medical facilities in the northern province of Ninh Binh were deemed to have recovered on May 4, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Ninh Binh General Hospital discharges last COVID-19 patient

A 25-year-old woman, confirmed as Vietnam's 166th Covid-19 patient, has recovered from Covid-19 and been released from Ninh Binh General hospital today, May, 4.

Promoting the spirit of the Great Spring Victory of 1975 in the new period

Today, the entire Party, people and army of Vietnam are happy to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Liberation of the South and National Reunification Day (April 30, 1975-2020), associated with facilitating emulation to greet the all-level Party congresses, in the lead up to the 13th National Party Congress.

Leaders pay tribute to President Ho Chi Minh on national reunification day

A delegation of Party and State leaders on April 30 paid tribute to President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum in Hanoi on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the liberation of the South and national reunification.

Highlights of socio-economic in first four months

The COVID-19 oubreaks have produced negative impacts on the national economy in the first four months this year, according to data released by the General Statistics Office.

EU mobilises 378 million USD to help ASEAN in COVID-19 fight

The EU announced on April 27 that it is mobilising 350 million EUR (378 million USD) in an effort to help ASEAN members fight COVID-19.

Ninh Binh has new Secretary of Provincial Party Committee

The Party Central Committee's Organization Commission and the provincial Party Committee of Ninh Binh on April 24 held a meeting to implement the Politburo's decisions on personnel appointments.

Leader stresses critical issues in personnel preparations for 13th National Party Congress

Party General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong recently wrote an article that highlights some issues that need special attention in the personnel preparation for the approaching 13th National Party Congress.

Opening ceremony for National Tourism Year in Ninh Binh cancelled

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism has asked the northern province of Ninh Binh to organise an event in replacement of the opening ceremony of the National Tourism Year 2020 amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

Ninh Binh continues countermeasures against COVID-19

After the Prime Minister's social distancing order was eased on April 22, Ninh Binh province will continue the implementation of measures to prevent and control the COVID-19 pandemic

Ninh Binh discharges eight more Covid-19 patients

Eight more Covid-19 patients in the northern province of Ninh Binh were declared negative for the coronavirus Sars-Cov-2, raising the number of recovered to 214 out of 268 confirmed cases in Vietnam.