PM okays submission of Dong Ho folk paintings dossier to UNESCO
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed with the submission of a dossier on Dong Ho folk paintings to UNESCO to include the art in the list of intangible cultural heritage in need of urgent safeguarding.
COVID-19: Domestic airlines reduce flight frequency
The Ministry of Transport has agreed to the Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam’s proposal to limit domestic flights from Hanoi/Ho Chi Minh City to other cities and provinces to prevent…
Vietnam wins ASEAN Tourism Awards Japan 2019
Two tourism products in Vietnam have won at the ASEAN Tourism Awards Japan 2019 – an annual ceremony organised by the ASEAN-Japan Centre.  
Việt Nam Railway suspends some passenger trains due to virus
Hà Nội Railway Transport Joint Stock Company has announced the temporary suspension of the two North-South trains due to the impact of COVID-19.  
Emergency announcement on movement history of COVID-19 patients
The Ministry of Health this morning issued an emergency announcement on the movement history of COVID-19 patients.  
Ministry looks for passengers on flights with COVID-19 patients
The Ministry of Health on Wednesday morning announced it has identified seven more flights carrying passengers with the COVID-19 virus.  
All entrants into Việt Nam since March 8 will be checked: PM
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc ordered a thorough review of all entrants – Vietnamese and foreigners alike – into Việt Nam since March 8 to discover COVID-19 infection cases and prevent community spread.  
PM requests closure of unnecessary services to prevent COVID-19
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has ordered the shutdown of unnecessary services, especially restaurants and karaoke bars, to minimise large gatherings as part of measures to prevent further spreading of COVID-19.
Compulsory health declaration for passengers on domestic flights
The Ministry of Transport has asked for compulsory health declarations from all passengers on domestic flights in an attempt to curb the spread of COVID-19.  
VN sets tasks to prevent virus spreading
Việt Nam needed to strictly monitor people entering the country, Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc said on Monday while chairing a meeting of the Government’s Standing Committee to hear reports on the COVID-19 situation.  
US applauds Việt Nam’s efforts in the fight against COVID-19
The US highly evaluates efforts made by the Vietnamese Government in the prevention and control of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, describing them as drastic, transparent and effective.
COVID-19 in the eyes of locals and expats
As the number of COVID-19 infected cases jumps every day, Việt Nam has taken measures to prevent and control the virus, for example, quarantining those who are suspected of infection, those returning from pandemic-hit areas, asking everyone to wear face masks in public areas and tightening immigration policies.
Việt Nam suspends foreign entry, starting March 22
The Vietnamese Government late Saturday announced that it would temporarily halt entry to all foreigners, starting 00:00 March 22, citing concerns over the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
Visits to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum suspended over COVID-19 concerns
The management board of the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum has announced that the visits to the site in Hanoi’s Ba Dinh Square and the nearby monument dedicated to martyrs will be suspended starting from March 23.  
Việt Nam proposes postponing 36th ASEAN Summit and related meetings
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Thursday wrote to leaders of ASEAN countries and New Zealand proposing the 36th ASEAN Summit, the ASEAN-New Zealand Summit and related meetings, initially scheduled for April 8-9 in Việt Nam’s Đà Nẵng City, be postponed until the end of June.