Top Japanese legislator praises Vietnam’s COVID-19 fight

Top Japanese legislator praises Vietnam’s COVID-19 fight

Santo Akiko, President of the House of Councilors of Japan, on May 29 praised Vietnam’s impressive achievements in preventing and fighting the COVID-19 and highlighted the important role played by the Vietnamese National Assembly in the combat.

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PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc holds phone talk with Singaporean counterpart

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 29 discussed on the phone with his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong bilateral and regional cooperation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Spanish man appointed as Vietnam’s Honorary Consul in Seville


Vietnamese Ambassador to Spain Hoang Xuan Hai on May 28 handed over a decision appointing Pablo Rafael Gomez Falcon, a Spanish citizen as Vietnam’s Honorary Consul in Seville, in charge of the entire Andalusia region in a tenure from 2020 to 2023.

Vietnam, China strengthen bilateral cooperation


PANO – Deputy Foreign Minister Le Hoai Trung, Vietnam’s General Secretary of the Steering Committee for the Vietnam-China Bilateral Cooperation, held an online conference on May 29 with Chinese General Secretary-Deputy Foreign Minister Luo Zhaohui, to exchange approaches to strengthen bilateral relations after containing the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vietnam among most successful Asian countries in containing coronavirus: Foreign media

The Australia-based website Eastasiaforum.org on May 28 ran an article titled “Vietnam’s COVID-19 political gains” affirming that Vietnam has earned international accolades as one of the successful countries in Asia to contain the coronavirus.

Vietnam co-chairs debate on protecting environment in armed conflicts


Protecting the environment in conflicts is a crucial need and a shared responsibility of the international community, Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnamese Mission to the United Nations, has affirmed.

Vietnam, Indonesia appreciate EU’s role in boosting multilateralism


The UN Security Council on May 28 organized a video conference on EU-UN cooperation on international peace and security.
Trapped in Vietnam: The story of a European couple

Tkalcec and her boyfriend arrived in the country on February 26, the second leg of their planned seven-month trip around Southeast Asia. Their initial plan was to stay here for two months.

British Embassy helps set up billboards to raise awareness of human trafficking


A billboard was installed in Cua Lo town in the north-central province of Nghe An on May 22 promoting the round-the-clock free services available on the “111” hotline for victims of human trafficking to seek help and raising public awareness about the social evil.

Stranded foreigners can stay in Vietnam until June 30


Foreigners entering the country under visa waiver programs, e-visas or tourism visas after March 1 will be automatically given stay permit extension until June 30 free of charge.
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