National Assembly Chair: Change the way of thinking about Covid-19 prevention and controlicon

National Assembly Chair: Change the way of thinking about Covid-19 prevention and control

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National Assembly Chair Vuong Dinh Hue said voters expect decisions on two important issues – how to prevent and control the pandemic in the time to come and how to recover socio-economic development.
Vietnam's vaccine certificate recognized by some countries

Vietnam's vaccine certificate recognized by some countries

POLITICSicon22/10/2021
Vietnam has temporarily recognized vaccination certificates or vaccine passports of 72 countries and territories, while its vaccine certificate has also been recognized by a number of countries.
Vietnam to contribute 5 million USD worth of medical supplies to ASEAN medical reserve: Spokeswoman

Vietnam to contribute 5 million USD worth of medical supplies to ASEAN medical reserve: Spokeswoman

POLITICSicon21/10/2021
PM Pham Minh Chinh will announce a list of medical supplies worth $5 million that Vietnam contributes to the ASEAN Regional Reserve of Medical Supplies when he attends the 38th and 39th ASEAN Summits.
Socio-economic affairs and COVID-19 prevention work discussed by NA deputies

Socio-economic affairs and COVID-19 prevention work discussed by NA deputies

POLITICSicon22/10/2021
As COVID-19 vaccines are still new, Vietnam should exchange experience and learn from other countries when giving doses to those aged 12 to 17 this year and children below three years old next year, 
Vietnam responds to incident involving US submarines in East Sea

Vietnam responds to incident involving US submarines in East Sea

MARITIME SOVEREIGNTYicon22/10/2021
All activities at sea must fully comply with the 1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and other relevant regulations and practices in order to make positive contributions to maintaining peace and stability in the East Sea.
Appointment decision presented to Vietnam’s Honorary Consul to Switzerland

Appointment decision presented to Vietnam’s Honorary Consul to Switzerland

VIETNAM & WORLDicon22/10/2021
Vietnamese Ambassador to Switzerland Le Linh Lan on October 21 presented a decision to officially appoint Dr. Philipp Rosler - former Deputy Prime Minister of Germany, as the first ever Honorary Consul of Vietnam to Switzerland.
National Assembly expected to discuss solutions to urgent issues in second session

National Assembly expected to discuss solutions to urgent issues in second session

FEATUREicon21/10/2021
The second session of the 15th National Assembly which opened on October 20 is expected to discuss a series of socio-economic issues that have arisen after the fourth pandemic wave.
21 ward leaders in Hanoi to leave jobs when urban admin model starts

21 ward leaders in Hanoi to leave jobs when urban admin model starts

POLITICSicon21/10/2021
Hanoi has proposed an allowance equal to 3-month salary for 21 ward leaders who will have to leave when the city officially applies the pilot urban administration model.
Localities revoke or correct documents with unreasonable content

Localities revoke or correct documents with unreasonable content

POLITICSicon20/10/2021
Deputy Chair of the National Assembly Social Affairs Committee Dang Thuan Phong answered questions on the implementation of National Assembly Resolution 30 related to measures to prevent and control Covid-19 at a press conference on October 19.
Delaying wage reform is reasonable decision: NA Secretary General

Delaying wage reform is reasonable decision: NA Secretary General

POLITICSicon20/10/2021
The country is fastening its belt and gathering strength to fight the pandemic, waiting for opportunities for economic recovery. Because of this, it would be unreasonable to increase minimum wages at this moment.
Gov’t sets growth target of at least 6% for 2022

Gov’t sets growth target of at least 6% for 2022

POLITICSicon20/10/2021
The Government sets a growth target of 6-6.5 percent next year, according to a report presented by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh at the opening ceremony of the National Assembly’s second sitting this morning.
Great national solidarity significant for Vietnam to overcome difficulties: NA leader

Great national solidarity significant for Vietnam to overcome difficulties: NA leader

POLITICSicon20/10/2021
The second plenary session of the 15th National Assembly opened in Hanoi on October 20.  
Sea level rise – challenge to int’l peace: ambassador

Sea level rise – challenge to int’l peace: ambassador

VIETNAM & WORLDicon19/10/2021
Vietnam shares difficulties facing small island developing states, coastal countries and those located below the sea level that are grappling with adverse impacts of the phenomenon.
Local administrations should avoid measures contrary to Government’s COVID-19 adaptation plan: Health ministry

Local administrations should avoid measures contrary to Government’s COVID-19 adaptation plan: Health ministry

POLITICSicon19/10/2021
Deputy health minister Do Xuan Tuyen urged local administrations to not set policies that go against the spirit and letter of the Government’s Resolution 128, released last week on the national plan to live with COVID-19.
Vietnam asks Pfizer to cooperate in production of Covid-19 drug

Vietnam asks Pfizer to cooperate in production of Covid-19 drug

POLITICSicon18/10/2021
The Vietnamese Ambassador to the US has suggested that Pfizer cooperate with Vietnam in the production of drugs to treat Covid-19 and promote an effective and safe vaccine for children.
Pandemic prevention and control policies must be unified nationwide: PM

Pandemic prevention and control policies must be unified nationwide: PM

POLITICSicon17/10/2021
Pandemic prevention and control policies must be unified nationwide, PM Pham Minh Chinh told an online conference with the Steering Committees for COVID-19 Prevention and Control of 63 provinces today.