Twelve localities confirm local COVID-19 infection cases 09:43 | 08/02/2021

VGP – Viet Nam confirmed 422 community infections of coronavirus in 12 cities and provinces since January 27 when the third wave of local transmission began.

UNDP campaign helps build flood-resilient houses in Quang Binh 12:49 | 06/02/2021

VGP - The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Viet Nam Fund for Promoting Education on February 5 officially launched a crowd funding campaign entitled “Safe Houses Save Lives” with the aim of building 100 new storm- and flood-resilient houses for poor and near-poor families in the coastal province of Quang Binh.

Capital to set off fireworks at one location on Lunar New Year's Eve 22:45 | 04/02/2021

VGP – The Capital City of Ha Noi will hold only one high-altitude firework display on New Year's Eve at a single location with no audiences in fears for COVID-19 variant transmission. 

Fifty localities close schools amidst COVID-19 resurgence 14:27 | 04/02/2021

VGP – Fifty out of 63 provinces and cities nationwide have decided to shut schools in an effort to contain spread of COVID-19.

Ten localities report locally-transmitted cases 13:55 | 03/02/2021
VGP - As of 6:00 am on February 3, ten localities have confirmed 310 locally transmitted cases since the emergence of COVID-19 outbreaks on January 27.
HN to purchase COVID-19 vaccines for all residents 11:07 | 03/02/2021

VGP – Secretary of the Ha Noi Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue asked the local health sector to work harder to quickly stamp out the current Covid-19 outbreak as it is developing complicatedly with high risks of transmission, putting Ha Noi in a possible prolonged outbreak. 

HCMC among investors’ 10 most preferred markets in Asia 17:54 | 02/02/2021

VGP – Ho Chi Minh City is the fifth most preferred destination in the Asia-Pacific, according to a new survey by Coldwell Banker Richard Ellis (CBRE).

Schools closed in 16 provinces, cities to prevent spread of COVID-19 10:00 | 01/02/2021
VGP - Authorities of 16 provinces and cities nationwide have decided to close schools since February 1 after some pupils were found to have been in contact with COVID-19 patients.
Aviation authority sets up Covid-19 hotline, all flights from/to Quang Ninh suspended 10:19 | 30/01/2021
VGP - The Civil Aviation Authority of Viet Nam (CAAC) has set up a hotline, 024 3872 7912, to address bottlenecks in the implementation of COVID-19 prevention and control measures.
HCMC to become economic, financial hub in Asia by 2045 18:09 | 29/01/2021

VGP - Ho Chi Minh City will strive to become an economic and financial hub in Asia by 2045 with gross regional domestic product (GRDP) per capita reaching some US$37,000, a municipal official has said.