Daily Archives: July 11, 2020

Russian firms urged to set up pharmaceutical ventures in Vietnam: meeting

Russia’s pharmaceutical companies should consider setting up ventures in Vietnam instead of only focusing on exports, heard a virtual meeting held on July 10 on potential for the Vietnam-Russia trade and economic cooperation after the COVID-19 pandemic.   At the event, Executive Director of Russia’s Union of Professional Pharmaceutical Organisations (SPFO) Liliya Titova stressed a

Five dead in coach crash in Kon Tum

At least five people died after a coach veered off a road and plunged 20 metres down a steep hillside in Sa Thay district, the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum early July 11.   The 48-seat passenger coach carrying about 38 people, including six children, came off the road near of Ngoc Vin Pass,

Francophone University Association holds consultation with rectors of southern universities

A consultation between the Francophonie University Association (AUF) and rectors of universities in the southern region which are members of the AUF was held in Ho Chi Minh City on July 10.       The event, jointly organised by the AUF office in HCM City and Hoa Sen University (HSU), was part of activities

Over 240 Vietnamese citizens brought home from Singapore

  More than 240 Vietnamese citizens were brought home from Singapore on a flight of Vietjet Air on July 11.   The flight was arranged by Vietnamese authorities, the country’s embassy in Singapore, Singaporean agencies and the budget carrier.   The passengers included children, the elderly, the ill, pregnant women, workers with expired visa and

Former minister of industry and trade investigated

  Vu Huy Hoang, former minister of industry and trade, and two other ex-officials of this ministry are being investigated for “violating regulations on the management and use of State assets, causing losses and wastefulness”, the Ministry of Public Security said on July 11.   Apart from Hoang (born in 1953), the two others are

Martyrs’ remains reburied at Vi Xuyen National Martyrs’ Cemetery

Remains of 10 soldiers who laid down their lives in the struggles to safeguard the nation were reburied at the Vi Xuyen National Martyrs’ Cemetery, the northernmost province of Ha Giang, on July 11.   Reading the funeral oration, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Van Son said in the fight to defend the

Large haul of drugs seized in Dien Bien

  Police of Dien Bien district of the northwestern province of the same name on July 11 said they, together with relevant agencies, had seized a large haul of drugs from a transnational trafficking ring.   On the day, the forces caught red handed Pha A Su and Pha A Tro, who were from the