Prime Minister orders effective COVID-19 prevention strategies

According to the Ministry of Health, the outbreak in the central city of Da Nang has been gradually controlled.  The spread of the disease among the community has been limited and the number of new infections has dropped in recent days. Most of fatalities related to COVID-19 had underlying conditions./.

Da Nang continues social distancing measures

Da Nang (VNA) – The central city of Da Nang, now Vietnam’s major COVID-19 hotspot, will continue with social distancing measures in line with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s Directive No 16/CT-TTg dated March 31. Under a document issued by the Da Nang City People’s Committee on August 11, all agencies, organisations, and residents will […]

Cabinet members discuss several draft laws

Hanoi (VNA) – Several draft laws were scrutinised during a Government meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in Hanoi on August 12. Among them were a draft law on road traffic safety and an amended draft law on road traffic. After hearing opinions on the two bills, the PM stressed the necessity to […]

PM pledges further support to Samsung Vietnam

Introducing the firm’s long-term business plan in Vietnam, the RoK executive expressed his wish that the government, ministries and localities of Vietnam will provide further support for Samsung Vietnam’s operation, contributing to spuring Vietnam’s economic growth.

PM Phuc orders drastic countermeasures amid peak of COVID-19 wave

The PM therefore urged citizens to remain calm and stay active in prevention work during this time, while functional forces must utilise positive experiences in epidemic prevention and control efforts alongside the involvement of the entire political system. In addition, a score of appropriate epidemic prevention and control measures have been taken as a means […]

PM approves project to implement EVFTA

Hanoi (VNA) – The Prime Minister has approved a plan to implement the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA). The plan aims to assign tasks and responsibilities to agencies and organisations to decide on measures to implement the agreement. To achieve this, in addition to regular tasks, ministries, governmental agencies and People’s Committees of centrally-run provinces […]

PM approves Lang Son-Cao Bang expressway

It includes the construction of a 93-kilometer section connecting Lang Son’s Tan Thanh border gate with Quang Hoa District in Cao Bang. In the second phase, the remaining 22 kilometers connected to the Tra Linh border gate in Cao Bang will be built after 2025.

Suspension of flights from and to Da Nang extended

Domestic airlines adjust flights from/to Da Nang Domestic airlines have announced adjustment of flights from/to the central city of Da Nang in accordance with new developments of the COVID-19 pandemic and an order by the Ministry of Transport.  

Suspension of flights from and to Danang extended

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has been asked to work with concerned agencies to ensure Covid-19 prevention regulations for the transportation of the travellers to Hanoi and HCM City. Airport service providers need to consider exempting or reducing fees for flights to help get stranded tourists in Danang home. Non-passenger flights are still allowed […]

RoK tech titans tracking cost advantage

Kim Heung Soo, chairman of the Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry, told VIR that RoK’s investment in Vietnam has traditionally been concentrated on the manufacturing industry such as garments, bags, and footwears. However, recently Korean companies’ investment in Vietnam has also been diversifying into high value-added high-tech industries. Besides Samsung and LG, some of […]