Infrastructure investment for development of border trade activities

After more than two years of being seriously affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, border trade activities at key border gates in Lạng Sơn Province have gradually recovered, but there are still challenges ahead. Liễu Anh Minh, deputy director of Lạng Sơn Department of Industry and Trade, spoke to Vietnam News Agency about this issue.

HCM City to accelerate public investment process

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.


New environment law highlights the responsibilities of stakeholders

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.


COVID-19 prevention and control top priority in 2022: health minister

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.


Việt Nam, RoK target comprehensive strategic cooperative partnership

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.


Overseas Vietnamese encouraged to aid national development

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.


Promoting innovative start-ups in the context of COVID-19

Nguyễn Hoa Cương, deputy head of Central Institute for Economic Management and former director of National Innovation Centre under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, speaks to Vietnam Television about innovative start-ups in the context of COVID-19 pandemic.