Imported goods for COVID-19 prevention exempted from import tax, VAT 14:52 | 11/09/2021

VGP – Goods imported by Vietnamese individuals and organizations to aid the Government in combating COVID-19 shall not be liable to import duty and value-added tax.

Around 103.4 million vaccine doses to land in Viet Nam by this year's end 13:00 | 11/09/2021

VGP - Viet Nam will receive additional 103.4 million COVID-19 vaccine doses by this year's end, Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long said on Saturday at a meeting of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

China to aid Viet Nam with additional 3 million vaccine doses 21:52 | 10/09/2021
VGP – Chinese State Councilor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Wang Yi announced that his country will aid Viet Nam with three million COVID-19 vaccine doses this year.
Viet Nam approves emergency use of UAE-made Hayat-Vax vaccine 16:00 | 10/09/2021

VGP – The Ministry of Health said on Friday that it has approved the emergency use of the Hayat-Vax COVID-19 vaccine manufactured in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Review of COVID-19 fight in HCMC 14:52 | 10/09/2021

VGP - Below is the review of COVID-19 fight in Ho Chi Minh City - the current epicenter of Viet Nam's fourth COVID-19 wave.

EU pledges to aid Viet Nam with 10 million vaccine doses 10:30 | 10/09/2021

VGP – Viet Nam expresses sincere thanks to the European Union (EU) and its member countries for their commitment to aid Viet Nam with 10 million vaccine doses and medical equipment.

Labor ministry asked to loosen work permit regulations for foreigners 20:00 | 09/09/2021
VGP – The Government on Thursday ordered the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs to ease regulations on grant and extension of work permits for foreigners in Viet Nam.
Health ministry reports 12,420 new COVID-19 cases, 12,523 recoveries 19:34 | 09/09/2021
VGP – The Ministry of Health confirmed 12,420 new COVID-19 cases, raising the national patient tally to 576,096.
Gov’t supplements over US$600 million for COVID-19 fight 16:04 | 09/09/2021

VGP – The Government has decided to supplement VND14.62 trillion (US$635 million) for COVID-19 prevention and control.

Eleven northern localities send health workers to support Ha Noi in vaccination, mass testing 15:27 | 09/09/2021

VGP – Eleven northern localities have sent 1,327 health workers to support vaccination and 2,028 others for conducting mass testing in the capital city of Ha Noi.