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Vietnam introduces code of conduct on social networks

The Ministry of Information and Communications on June 17 introduced a code of conduct on social networks to create a safe and healthy online environment.The code of conduct, which targets organizations and individuals using social networks and social …

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Vietnam Airlines licensed to operate flights to Canada

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has received a Foreign Air Operator Certificate (FAOC) issued by the Transport Canada, allowing it to operate flights to the North American country.The FAOC took effect on June 11 with unlimited time and number of…

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Seminar spotlights people’s diplomacy in new context

The Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) on June 18 held a seminar on people-to-people diplomacy in the new context in both in-person and virtual forms.The event aimed to define the role, requirements and tasks of people-to-people diplomacy…

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Origin fraud may erode Vietnamese rice’s prestige: insiders

High prices of rice sold in the domestic market and for export in the recent past have fueled risks of origin fraud, influencing the prestige of Vietnamese rice in the global market, insiders have warned.Export prices of Vietnamese rice have stayed hig…

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Legal violations on social networks punished in line with law: Official

The code of conduct on social networks only offers recommendations, and individuals and organisations committing violations will be punished in line with the law, said Do Quy Vu, Deputy Director of the National Institute of Information and Communicatio…

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COVID-19 vaccine fund raises nearly 251 million USD

Vietnam’s national COVID-19 vaccine fund had received more than 5.77 trillion VND (250.97 million USD) worth of donation from 321,783 organisations and individuals as of 5pm on June 18.The fund’s official website, www.quyvacxincovid19.gov.vn, has also …

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HCM City’s new master plan places quality of life as priority

The newly-adjusted master plan for Ho Chi Minh City must ensure that its residents’ interests are a top priority, Secretary of the HCM City Party Committee Nguyen Van Nen has said.Speaking at a meeting on June 17, Nen said: “The adjustments to the mast…

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