Foreign Ministry supports Vietnamese citizens 'stranded' in Thailand, Singapore 14:50 | 25/03/2020

VGP – Viet Nam's representative offices have consistently discussed with Singapore Airlines and Thai Airways to seek ways to take home Vietnamese citizens stranded in Singapore and Thailand. 

ADB President hails Gov’t timely actions against COVID-19 18:16 | 24/03/2020
VGP - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is ready to provide Viet Nam with timely and flexible support for the Government’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
PM sympathises with Japanese over loss caused by COVID-19 12:01 | 24/03/2020
VGP - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on March 23 sent a letter to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, expressing sympathies for the Japanese people over the losses caused by COVID-19 pandemic.
VN rejects China’s so-called “nine-dash line” in East Sea 16:20 | 21/03/2020

VGP – Viet Nam rejects any maritime claims of China based on the so-called “nine-dash line” in the East Sea, affirmed Foreign Ministry's Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.

Deputy Foreign Minister holds phone talks with other diplomats on COVID-19 fight 15:42 | 21/03/2020

VGP – Permanent Deputy Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son asserted that COVID-19 prevention and control is the top priority of the Vietnamese Government, suggesting the US and other nations to share information and enhance cooperation with Viet Nam in this fight.

Current entry regulations have been implemented without discrimination, Spokesperson says 11:20 | 20/03/2020
VGP – Viet Nam has adjusted its entry regulations in accordance with the developments of  the COVID-19 pandemic and the international health regulations, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang said Friday.
ADB supports VN, DMCs to cope with COVID-19 15:15 | 19/03/2020

VGP – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has announced US$ 6.5 billion initial response package to support Viet Nam and other developing member countries (DMCs) to deal with COVID-19 pandemic.

Chinese Taipei, Malaysia temporarily suspend receiving Vietnamese guest workers 15:13 | 19/03/2020

VGP – Chinese Taipei and Malaysia have temporarily suspended the reception of guest workers, including those from Viet Nam. 

First two Vietnamese Americans die of COVID-19 in U.S. 12:03 | 19/03/2020

VGP – Two Vietnamese Americans have passed away after contracting COVID-19. They were the first two fatality cases of SARS-CoV-2 in the Vietnamese community in the world. 

Nearly 7,000 Vietnamese return home due to coronavirus fear in foreign countries 18:02 | 18/03/2020
VGP – About 6,800 Vietnamese people are expected to return home from foreign countries on Wednesday amid fast spreading of the novel coronavirus in Europe and ASEAN, according to the Viet Nam Civil Aviation Authority.