The ASEAN Post: VN- ASEAN’s New De Facto Leader? 13:26 | 21/10/2020

VGP – Viet Nam has been making great strides in projecting itself as an effective leader, particularly with its proactive governance in handling the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change policy, and for its political stability. 

ASEAN, Japan enjoy “heart-to-heart relationship”, says PM Suga 13:01 | 20/10/2020

VGP – Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide has concluded his three-day official visit to Viet Nam from October 18-20.

Lowy Institute: VN continues to see uptick in power index 15:36 | 19/10/2020

VGP – Viet Nam’s overall power ranking in 2020 continued to see uptick in the second consecutive year, picking one notch in Asia-Pacific on power index, according to Australia-based think tank Lowy Institute.

VN boosts tourism images in CNN 15:25 | 19/10/2020

VGP – The 30-second video “Why not Viet Nam” will be broadcast on the U.S. Cable News Network (CNN) Asia within six weeks in a bid to introduce Viet Nam as a safe, new and exciting place to have an adventure in 2021.

More than 1,900 Vietnamese nationals repatriated over last week 10:36 | 19/10/2020

VGP - A total number of 1,930 Vietnamese citizens were brought home from Singapore, Japan, Myanmar, Australia, Russia and Norway from October 12-18, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Heavy flood in Cambodia: Vietnamese PM extends sympathy 08:25 | 19/10/2020

VGP - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on October 18 extended sympathy to his Cambodian counterpart Samdech Techo Hun Sen over heavy human and property losses caused by serious floods in 19 out of 25 localities in Cambodia. 

U.S. announces assistance to help VN respond to Tropical Storm Linfa 11:59 | 17/10/2020

VGP - U.S. Ambassador to Viet Nam Daniel J. Kritenbrink on October 17 announced an initial US$100,000 in disaster relief funds for Viet Nam to address the immediate humanitarian needs of vulnerable communities in areas most affected by Tropical Storm Linfa.

2020 Formula 1 Viet Nam Grand Prix cancelled 14:00 | 16/10/2020
VGP – The 2020 Formula 1 Vietnamese Grand Prix will be cancelled, according to a joint announcement of the Ha Noi People’s Committee, the Vietnamese Motorsports Association (VMA), and the Viet Nam Grand Prix Corporation (VGPC).
Gov't donates 325,000 face masks to help Myanmar fight COVID-19 19:40 | 15/10/2020
  VGP – Ambassador of Viet Nam to Myanmar Ly Quoc Tuan on Thursday handed over 325,000 face masks worth US$20,000 to Dr. Zaw Than Htun, Director-General of the Medical Research Department under Myanmar Ministry of Health and Sports.
PM Suga’s visit indicates robust VN-JP ties, Spokesperson says 17:20 | 15/10/2020

VGP – Viet Nam welcomes Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide’s first foreign visit to the Southeast Asian country, said Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang at a press conference on Thursday.