COVID-19 response: Gov’t demands expansion of quarantine spaces for entrants 16:03 | 05/11/2020

VGP – Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh urged localities, especially Ha Noi, Can Tho and HCMC to increase paid quarantine capacity to meet growing demand from incoming travellers.

Health ministry considers first human trials of COVID-19 vaccine 18:06 | 03/11/2020
VGP – The Ministry of Health is considering authorization of phase 1 human trials of COVID-19 vaccine in November.
Int’l organizations upbeat about Viet Nam’s economic prospects 12:00 | 02/11/2020

VGP – Vietnamese economy was forecast to expand from 1.6% to 2.8% in 2020, according to updated reports of international organizations.

US supports strong, independent, prosperous Viet Nam, Pompeo says 14:30 | 30/10/2020
VGP - The US supports a strong, independent and prosperous Viet Nam and expects the Southeast Asian country to play a greater role in the region, said Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo.
Deputy PM, FM Minh welcomes US Secretary of State Pompeo 10:12 | 30/10/2020
VGP - Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh held talks with US Secretary of State Michael Richard Pompeo at the Headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs this morning.
Trade surplus hits US$18.72 bln in ten months, official data shows 16:48 | 29/10/2020

VGP – Viet Nam ran a record trade surplus of US$18.72 billion in the January-October period despite complicated evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said Thursday.

US Secretary of State to visit VN this week 15:40 | 28/10/2020
VGP – US Secretary of State Michael Richard Pompeo will pay an official visit to Viet Nam from October 29-30 at the invitation of Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.
Interest rate policy not designed to gain export advantages, PM Phuc says 17:57 | 26/10/2020

VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said Viet Nam’s currency interest rate policy is not designed to gain export advantages or to support domestic production.

VN, Japan agree to lift mandatory quarantine for short-term entrants next month 14:11 | 23/10/2020
VGP – Viet Nam and Japan have agreed to implement an expedited arrival procedure for short-term entrants from November 1, according to a press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
UN among Viet Nam’s foreign policy priorities, PM says 22:00 | 21/10/2020
VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said the United Nations (UN) has always been one of the top priorities in Viet Nam’s foreign policy.