Japan to support smart city projects in ASEAN 18:04 | 18/12/2020

VGP - The Japanese Government is set to establish a fund worth  JPY 250 billion (some US$2.4 billion) to support Japanese companies' "smart-city" projects and to help further decarbonization measures in Viet Nam and other Southeast Asian nations, reported the Nikkei Asia.

In challenges, VN has kept ASEAN on the right track 12:48 | 18/12/2020

VGP – As the Chair of ASEAN 2020, Viet Nam has kept ASEAN on the right track by taking anti-COVID-19 cooperation and recovery as a “flag” to gather intra-bloc solidarity and consensus of the bloc’s partners, and using digital platforms to maintain cooperation activities amid difficulties posed by the pandemic.

UNDP: VN joins high human development category group 12:37 | 17/12/2020

VGP – Viet Nam has been listed in the group of countries with high human development for the first time, but this remarkable progress has been accompanied with relatively high pressures.

AFP: Strong Covid-19 response helps VN's economy weather pandemic 15:11 | 16/12/2020

VGP - Strong response to the Covid-19 pandemic, surging exports and healthy public spending have helped Viet Nam buck a global recession in 2020 and fast-track its recovery, according to the recent article released by the AFP.

ADB supports production of generic medicines in VN amidst COVID-19 outbreaks 10:12 | 16/12/2020

VGP - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed an US$8 million loan with Imexpharm Corporation to help the company sustain its production of generic medicines despite global supply disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Second Joint Committee under VN-EU Comprehensive Partnership meeting organized 09:17 | 16/12/2020

VGP – The second meeting of the Joint Committee under the Viet Nam-European Union (EU) Comprehensive Partnership and Cooperation Framework Agreement (PCA) was held virtually on December 15. 

VN may become upper-middle-income country in 2023 17:32 | 15/12/2020
VGP - The Japan Centre for Economic Research (JCER) has predicted that Viet Nam will become an upper-middle-income country in 2023, and its GDP going onto surpass Chinese Taipei by 2035.
VN continues to send medical supplies to Myanmar 14:53 | 14/12/2020

VGP - Vietnamese Ambassador to Myanmar Ly Quoc Tuan has handed over 35,000 surgical face masks to Mandalay - the second largest city of Myanmar - to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

More than 2,200 Vietnamese nationals brought home over last week 11:35 | 14/12/2020

VGP – A total number of 2,220 Vietnamese citizens were brought home from the U.S., Singapore, UAE, India, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Angola and Myanmar from December 6-13, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Viettel to face Hai Phong in 2021 V.League 1 opener 10:14 | 13/12/2020
VGP - Reigning champions Viettel FC will host Hai Phong FC in the opening game of the 2021 V.League 1 season following a draw held on December 12 in Ha Noi.