Ministry looks for passengers on flights with COVID-19 patients
The Ministry of Health on Wednesday morning announced it has identified seven more flights carrying passengers with the COVID-19 virus.  
All entrants into Việt Nam since March 8 will be checked: PM
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc ordered a thorough review of all entrants – Vietnamese and foreigners alike – into Việt Nam since March 8 to discover COVID-19 infection cases and…
PM requests closure of unnecessary services to prevent COVID-19
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc has ordered the shutdown of unnecessary services, especially restaurants and karaoke bars, to minimise large gatherings as part of measures to prevent further spreading of…
Compulsory health declaration for passengers on domestic flights
The Ministry of Transport has asked for compulsory health declarations from all passengers on domestic flights in an attempt to curb the spread of COVID-19.  
VN sets tasks to prevent virus spreading
Việt Nam needed to strictly monitor people entering the country, Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc said on Monday while chairing a meeting of the Government’s Standing Committee to hear reports on the COVID-19 situation.  
US applauds Việt Nam’s efforts in the fight against COVID-19
The US highly evaluates efforts made by the Vietnamese Government in the prevention and control of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, describing them as drastic, transparent and effective.
COVID-19 in the eyes of locals and expats
As the number of COVID-19 infected cases jumps every day, Việt Nam has taken measures to prevent and control the virus, for example, quarantining those who are suspected of infection, those returning from pandemic-hit areas, asking everyone to wear face masks in public areas and tightening immigration policies.
Việt Nam suspends foreign entry, starting March 22
The Vietnamese Government late Saturday announced that it would temporarily halt entry to all foreigners, starting 00:00 March 22, citing concerns over the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.
Visits to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum suspended over COVID-19 concerns
The management board of the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum has announced that the visits to the site in Hanoi’s Ba Dinh Square and the nearby monument dedicated to martyrs will be suspended starting from March 23.  
Việt Nam proposes postponing 36th ASEAN Summit and related meetings
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc on Thursday wrote to leaders of ASEAN countries and New Zealand proposing the 36th ASEAN Summit, the ASEAN-New Zealand Summit and related meetings, initially scheduled for April 8-9 in Việt Nam’s Đà Nẵng City, be postponed until the end of June.  
Mông people's handicraft weaving preserved to boost tourism
Authorities and residents in northern Việt Nam have vowed to preserve the cultural traditions of the ethnic Mông people.  
Ministry looks for more flight passengers
The Ministry of Health has announced it has identified the following flights with passengers carrying COVID-19:  
Việt Nam suspends visa exemption policy for Russia, Belarus, Japan
Việt Nam will temporarily suspend the unilateral visa exemption policy for citizens from Belarus, Russia and Japan from Saturday.
Stricter measures in response to COVID-19
Việt Nam’s military has prepared facilities ready to accept an additional 20,000 people for quarantine if the need arises.  
Vietnam Airlines suspends flights between Viet Nam and Russia, Taiwan
The national carrier Vietnam Airlines has suspended flights between Việt Nam and Russia and Taiwan (China) from March 19 due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and the policy of restricting entry among countries.