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UK Government, UNICEF provide medical equipment of £500,000 to Vietnam

The British Embassy Hanoi and UNICEF have handed over £500,000 in life-saving equipment to the Ministry of Health to assist recovery of Vietnam’s health system.

Australia backs over AU$5 million for rice production in Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap has launched a sustainable rice value chain project in the delta as a public-private partnership (PPP), according to Senator Tim Ayres, assistant minister for Trade and Manufacturing of Australia.

France funds Hue relic site restoration project

The Ministry of Culture of France has provided a non-refundable aid worth nearly $36,000 to help Thua Thien – Hue implement a project to restore the roof of Khai Tuong Building at An Dinh Palace in the Complex of Hue Monuments.

USAID helps ease congestion at Cat Lai container port

The USAID and the General Department of Vietnam Customs unveiled an action plan comprising of 21 solutions aimed at improving the operational efficiency of Cat Lai container port, during a workshop held on May 19 in HCM City.

European Commission announces cooperation grant

A non-reimbursable grant funding of up to EUR210 million (US$237.8 million) will be given to Vietnam for the 2021-24 period, the European Commission (EC) announced at a press briefing in Hanoi on Saturday.

US donates 4.4mln Pfizer vaccine doses to VN, Australia sends 1.1mln doses

The US sent a further 4.4 million doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to Vietnam on Friday via the global vaccine sharing initiative COVAX, according to the US mission in the country.


Vietnam to receive 4.1 million COVID-19 vaccines from the US

The United States is sending a further four million COVID-19 vaccine doses to Vietnam, according to the White House in a statement released on November 23.

Australia commits to share 2.7 million additional vaccine doses to Vietnam

The Australia-UNICEF partnership on vaccine delivery assistance in Vietnam has delivered 1,910 vaccine refrigerators, 5,000,000 syringes and 50,000 safety boxes to Vietnam.


Vietnam receives 1.2 million more Pfizer vaccine doses from US

A batch of more than 1.2 million doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine donated by the US and channeled through the COVAX Facility arrived in Ho Chi Minh City on November 7.

UK to provide medical equipment worth £500,000 to Vietnam

In a call with Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on October 26, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson said that the UK would donate medical equipment worth £500,000 to support Vietnam to combat Covid-19.

Vietnam receives 1.3 million more Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine doses from US

Another shipment of 1,316,250 doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine touched down at Noi Bai  Airport last night, bringing the total COVID-19 vaccines donated by the US to Vietnam to 10.8 million doses.

Switzerland grants 5 million CHF for Vietnam’s trade promotion policy

The project will provide technical assistance to the MoIT to help deal with challenges such as shaping Vietnam’s export-import development strategy for the next decade and promoting digitalisation for SMEs.


Japan to offer Vietnam another 500,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses

Japanese Foreign Minister Motegi Toshimitsu has announced the donation of an additional 500,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Vietnam, according to a statement issued recently by the Japanese Embassy in Hanoi.

Vietnam receives ultra-low temperature freezers from US

The Health Ministry’s National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology held a ceremony in Hanoi on October 12 to receive 77 ultra-low temperature freezers donated by the US.

Japan-UNICEF supported vaccine refrigerators arrive in Vietnam

Vietnam has received 300 vaccine refrigerators funded by Japan and procured through UNICEF.

Oman offers aid for Vietnam’s flood-hit central provinces

The Government and people of Oman have presented 300,000 USD of aid to people in flood-hit central provinces of Vietnam.

Indian ship brings COVID relief supplies to Vietnam

The Indian ship INS Airavat docked at a port in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City on August 30, bringing India’s medical supplies to Vietnam to assist with the COVID-19 fight.

WHO presents medical supplies to support Vietnam’s COVID-19 fight

The World Health Organization (WHO) has handed over medical supplies and consumables to the Ministry of Health as part of its continuing support to the Vietnamese Government for COVID-19 response.

Deputy PM says tourism firms need support amid pandemic

On Monday, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam directed ministries and sectors to promptly reduce difficulties for tourism businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Foreign NGOs gives aid worth $220.7 million to Vietnam last year

Foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) provided aid worth more than 220.7 million USD for Vietnam in 2020, including over 6.5 million USD for COVID-19 response, heard a national teleconference on March 17.