The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) welcomes the Vietnamese Government’s plan to reopen schools at all levels after closures for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The northern region was forecast to be hit by a cold spell from February 13 and another from February 19.
Director of HCM City Department of Planning and Investment Lê Thị Huỳnh Mai recently had a discussion with Sài Gòn Giải Phóng (Liberated Sài Gòn) newspaper on solutions to promote disbursement of public investment capital in the near future.
In 2022, the Law on Environmental Protection 2020 will come into effect. In order for the new policies to be effective, lawmakers and management agencies have carefully prepared related issues, especially building a proper system of legal documents. Nguyễn Hưng Thịnh, Deputy Director of the General Department of Environment under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment talks to Tài nguyên & Môi trường (Natural Resources and Environment) online newspaper about this issue.
Minister of Health Nguyễn Thanh Long told Sức khoẻ & Đời sống (Health & Life) online newspaper that in 2022, the health sector will continue to implement measures to prevent and control the COVID-19 pandemic, while also focusing on reforming and renovating the sector’s financial mechanism, and improving grassroots healthcare and preventive medicine.
Foreign Minister Bùi Thanh Sơn is paying an official visit to the RoK and attend the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)-run Southeast Asia Regional Programme (SEARP) ministerial meeting from February 9-11 at the invitation of his RoK counterpart Chung Eui-yong and OECD Secretary General Mathias Cormann.
On Waitangi Day, the National Day of New Zealand, Minister of Foreign Affairs Nanaia Mahuta writes for Việt Nam News
WHO Representative in Việt Nam Dr Kidong Park said despite having a higher vaccination rate than goal set by WHO, Việt Nam needs to reach the “unreached high risk group” in vaccination and is expected to embrace a new surge in COVID-19 cases fuelled by increased mobility during Tết and Omicron in the community.
Minister of Transport Nguyễn Văn Thể spoke to Tin tức (News) newspaper about major difficulties the transport sector faces this year, particularly when implementing the eastern section of the North-South expressway project.
Deputy chairman of the Việt Nam Association of the Elderly Central Committee Nguyễn Hòa Bình speaks to Việt Nam News Agency about the elderly and their labour needs.
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Head of the State Committee for Overseas Vietnamese (OV) Affairs Phạm Quang Hiệu talks to Vietnam News Agency about the “Xuân Quê Hương” (Homeland Spring) Programme 2022, the biggest annual event for OVs during Tết (Lunar New Year) scheduled to be held on January 21-22.
Đặng Hoa Nam, director-general of the Department of Child Affairs (under the Ministry of Labours, Invalid and Social Affairs), spoke to Hà Nội Mới (Hanoi News) newspaper about child protection at the grassroots level.