The Vietnam-Singapore strategic partnership is developing strongly and dynamically across all spheres, especially economy, trade and investment, with two-way trade expanding over 23 per cent to reach US$8.3 billion last year.
In the face of dangerous infectious diseases like COVID-19 and dengue fever, the Government leader said proactive prevention and control of monkeypox must be carried out with the spirit of “one step ahead, one level higher” to avoid concurrent outbreaks and to protect people’s lives and public health.
Acting Minister of Health Đào Hồng Lan on Tuesday raised concerns about the risk of concurring diseases in Việt Nam in near future and urged COVID-19 vaccination be sped up to ensure medical material supplies.
The 10th Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) was opened at the United Nations headquarters on August 1 (US time) after being postponed for more than two years because of COVID-19.
Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính affirmed that the Vietnamese Government always attaches importance to the traditional friendship with Greece while receiving Greek Foreign Minister Nikolaos Dendias in Hà Nội on August 1.
The Party and State of Việt Nam always attach great attention to continuing to develop relations with the Republic of Korea (RoK), said Politburo member and permanent member of the Communist Party of Việt Nam Central Committee’s Secretariat Võ Văn Thưởng.
During a conference chaired by Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính on Monday to discuss measures to expand social housing facilities for workers and low-income earners, major enterprises and groups in Việt Nam committed to build more than 1.2 million houses under social housing projects by 2030.
The country aims to receive up to 5 million foreign tourists in 2022, although the ambition is clouded by surging inflation worldwide, the Ukraine-Russia conflict, and China’s persistent zero COVID-19 policy.