VN suspends visa-waiver program to South Korea in wake of COVID-19 epidemic 15:03 | 28/02/2020

VGP – The Government of Viet Nam has announced visa-waiver program for nationals of South Korea will be temporarily suspended from February 29 in the wake of COVID-19 epidemic.

PM Phuc demands resolute isolation of incoming travelers from Coronavirus-hit areas 14:26 | 27/02/2020
VGP - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc demanded resolute and mandatory quarantine of ALL incoming travelers from COVID-19 affected areas amid fast rising infections across the world.
Authorities urged to tighten control of border gates amid COVID-19 fears 18:26 | 26/02/2020

VGP – The Steering Committee for COVID-19 Epidemic Prevention and Control on Wednesday urged competent authorities to tighten control of border gates amid complicated developments of the epidemic in several countries, including South Korea.

VN suspends entry of travelers from S. Korea’s COVID-19 affected areas 19:26 | 25/02/2020
VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a directive asking the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to promptly inform South Korea, other countries and territories about Viet Nam’s measures to prevent spread of the COVID-19 epidemic.
Coronavirus: Health declaration compulsory for incoming travelers from South Korea 13:33 | 24/02/2020
VGP – Incoming travellers from South Korea shall have to fulfill compulsory health declaration form upon arrival at all border gates, Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long announced Monday.
Travel advices for Vietnamese in RoK amid rising COVID-19 infections 22:37 | 21/02/2020

VGP – Vietnamese citizens should not travel to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) affected areas announced by the competent authorities of the Republic of Korea, said the Foreign Ministry’s Consular Department on Friday.

2020 ASEAN meeting schedules remain unchanged despite COVID-19 19:49 | 20/02/2020
VGP – Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh assured that ASEAN meeting schedules in Viet Nam this year remain unchanged.
Strategic energy development orientations: VN to gradually reduce coal-fired power 17:01 | 19/02/2020

VGP – Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong, on behalf of the Poliburo, has signed Resolution No. 55-NQ/TW on Viet Nam's strategic orientations for energy development through 2030, vision to 2045.

Deputy PM to attend special ASEAN-China meeting on response to Covid-19 10:09 | 18/02/2020

VGP – Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh will attend the fifth Mekong-Lancang Cooperation (MLC) Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Vientiane, Laos, from February 19 to 20, at the invitation of Lao Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith.

PM Phuc reaffirms Gov't resolve to boost growth amid Covid-19 outbreak 16:57 | 17/02/2020
VGP – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc reaffirmed the Government’s resolve to explore all possible solutions to foster growth and trade exchanges instead of shutting down everything amid continued efforts to contain Covid-2019 epidemic.