VGP – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has tasked the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism to coordinate with relevant agencies to consider reopening of cinemas nationwide in accordance with the COVID-19 pandemic situation.
VGP – Ho Chi Minh City will hold countdown to mark the New Year 2022, but without spectators for fears of COVID-19 transmission.
VGP – Deputy Minister of Finance Tran Xuan Ha and Dutch Ambassador to Viet Nam Elsbeth Akkerman signed an agreement for Development Related Investment Infrastructure Vehicle (DRIVE) funded by the Netherlands Invest International, to support the Vinh Long Climate Resilience Project.
VGP – Arrivals to Ha Noi from countries where the Omicron variant of Covid-19 has been detected shall be required to undergo mandatory quarantine regardless of their vaccination or recovery history.
VGP – The Ha Noi Health Department has asked medical facilities and hospitals to not refuse the admission of COVID-19 patients and give a priority to COVID-19 high-risk groups in a bid to minimize COVID-19 related deaths.
VGP – As many as 325 Russian tourists with vaccine passports arrived at Cam Ranh International Airport in the central province of Khanh Hoa on December 26 and will enjoy a package tour ran by tour operator Anex Tour Russia.
VGP – The northern province of Quang Ninh, home to a UNESCO World Heritage site, is expected to receive a group of visitors from the RoK, the first international tourists with vaccine passports, on January 7, 2022 under a pilot tourism plan.
VGP - The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has committed US$30 million to the construction of a waste-to-energy plant in the northern province of Bac Ninh as part of support for Viet Nam to help it reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
VGP – Localities have put mobile medical stations into operation, sped up vaccine rollout, and develop community-based COVID-19 prevention teams in response to increasing number of domestic infections.
VGP - The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Viet Nam on December 15 handed over the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and medical equipment to health facilities in 21 localities including Ho Chi Minh City and Ha Noi.
VGP - The art of Xoe dance of Thai ethnic minority people in Viet Nam has been listed by UNESCO as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
VGP – The Ha Noi People’s Council has passed a resolution on the program of addressing traffic congestion and ensuring traffic safety in the city for the 2021-2025 period with total funding of VND1.8 trillion (US$80 million).
VGP - Ho Chi Minh City will administer additional and booster shots of COVID-19 vaccine to its residents from December 10, according to the municipal Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
VGP – Ho Chi Minh City ranks 6th out of 57 global cities for expats to live and work abroad in 2021, according to the latest report from InterNations.
VGP – High school students in Ha Noi’s safe areas will go back to schools from December 6, the municipal People’s Committee announced Thursday.
VGP – Ho Chi Minh City has decided to reopen schools for students of 1st, 9th and 12th grades from December 13 while five-year-old kids may return to schools two weeks later.