Briefed introduction to nationwide social distancing 16:17 | 01/04/2020
VGP - The following is briefed introduction to 15-day nationwide social distancing regulations introduced by the Government to contain spread of the COVID-19.
Nationwide social distancing is not travel ban, national lockdown, PM says 13:55 | 01/04/2020

VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stressed that social distancing is not travel ban or national lockdown while addressing a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday morning.

Gov't chief asks for ensuring food security for 100 million Vietnamese 10:03 | 01/04/2020

VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc highlighted that rice exports must be controlled to ensure food security for 100 million Vietnamese in the current context.

Japan pledges at least ¥200 million in aid to help VN fight COVID-19 19:58 | 31/03/2020
VGP – Japanese Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu said his country pledged to provide at least ¥200 million in aid to help Viet Nam fight the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Minister-Chairman: Social isolation is not national lockdown 17:51 | 31/03/2020

VGP – The Prime Minister’s Directive No. 16, which has the content of implementing social isolation in response to COVID-19, is a stronger measure to prepare for emergencies, but it is not a nationwide lockdown like what is being applied by some countries, according to Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung.

Gov't discuss COVID-19 response scenarios, mulls over assistance for pandemic-hit groups 16:22 | 31/03/2020

VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a meeting on Tuesday afternoon to discuss COVID-19 response scenarios, policies to ensure social security for the pandemic-hit subjects among other issues.

Viet Nam to go into 15-day nationwide social distancing to curb COVID-19 14:51 | 31/03/2020

VGP – Viet Nam will begin nationwide social distancing within 15 days, starting 00:00 on April 1, with the principle of every household, village, commune, district and province going into self-isolation, according to the latest directive signed by PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

PM agrees to declare COVID-19 outbreak as nationwide pandemic 19:21 | 30/03/2020
VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc agreed to declare the COVID-19 outbreak as nationwide pandemic while presiding over a meeting on Monday afternoon.
VN, Philippines discuss cooperation amid complicated COVID-19 pandemic 15:04 | 30/03/2020
VGP – Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and Philippines’ Foreign Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin Jr. discussed on Viet Nam-Philippines cooperation at bilateral and multilateral levels amid evolving developments of the COVID-19 pandemic, during their phone talks on Monday morning.
Gov’t chief agrees to halt incoming flights amid rising COVID-19 infections 14:30 | 29/03/2020
VGP  - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc agreed with a proposal to halt incoming passenger flights to Viet Nam and reduce as many as possible flights from Ha Noi and and Ho Chi Minh City to other localities and vice versa in the next two weeks.