Vietnam report to IRG#57

Universal Multiple-Octet Coded Character Set
International Organization for Standardization
Title: Vietnam Activity Report for IRG # 57
Source: VNPF
Status: National body contribution
Action: For consideration by JTC1/SC2/WG2/IRG
Date: 13 September 2021
Here is a summary of Vietnam’s activities

  1. Submitted IRGN2490R
    This document describes the changes to the source references of V-Source ideographs.
    The changes are already reflected in Extension-H and will be used to identify V-Source
    characters in Unicode v.14.
  2. Review of IRGN2475 Extension H
    We are continuing review of Extension H. We provided some feedback regarding VSource character code changes.
  3. WS2021
    We reviewed the working sets submitted by all members and provided feedback and
    responses via the online tool.
  4. Nom Na Tong font
    The Vietnamese reference font, NomNaTong-regular.ttf, is now available in a git-hub
    project at We continue to add glyphs and fix
    errors as we find them. Version 4.6 was provided to the IRG for code charts and the
    current version is 4.8. Proposals for a small number of glyph changes will be submitted
    to the IRG in the coming months.
  5. Addition of Dr. Trận Trọng Dương to our advisory group.
    Dr. Dương (陳仲洋), a scholar and member of the Institute of Hán-Nôm Studies in
    Hanoi, has agreed to participate in our encoding effort in an advisory role. He does not
    plan to attend IRG meetings at this time.