Poverty eradication key to sustainable development: PM

The Party and State always consider poverty eradication a key and urgent task of sustainable development, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc at the annual charity programme “the entire nation joining hands for the poor” held in Hanoi on October 17.   He noted the heavy impact of the COVID-19 pandemic this year is a […]

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Vietnam reports no COVID-19 cases early October 18

The number of COVID-19 cases in Vietnam remained at 1,126 on October 18 morning as no new infections were recorded over the last 12 hours, according to the national steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control.   The country also entered the 46th day without community transmission of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 on October 18   […]

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Fund raising for Vietnamese on Tonle Sap water

The Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia and the Vietnam Business Club in Cambodia (VBCC) raised fund on October 17 to support the Vietnamese-Cambodians living on Tonle Sap water who are forced to relocate to land this month.   Donations amounted to 27,050 USD and two tonnes of rice.   According to Kampong Chhnang provincial authorities, about […]

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Landslide buries 22 army personnel in Quang Tri province

A mountain landslide buried at least 22 members of an army economic group in the central province of Quang Tri early Sunday. The landslide hit the barracks of Defense Economic Division 337 in Huong Phung commune at around 1am. Torrential downpours hampered rescue efforts and the mountain is likely to continue to slide, according to […]

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Israel officially establishes diplomatic relations with Bahrain

Israel and Bahrain will officially establish diplomatic relations on Sunday at a ceremony in Bahrain’s capital of Manama, an Israeli official said. A visiting delegation from Israel and officials in Bahrain will sign a “joint communique that is the establishment of full diplomatic relations,” an Israel official told reporters. The statement came after Israel and […]

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Armenia, Azerbaijan reach new ceasefire

 Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed on Saturday to a new humanitarian ceasefire from midnight in fighting over Azerbaijan’s ethnic Armenian-controlled enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, both countries’ foreign officials said. This has been the second effort to end the conflict which has killed hundreds of people. The announcement followed Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s phone call with his […]

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Vietnam free from local transmission of COVID-19 for 46 consecutive days

 Vietnam entered the 46th straight day with no community infections of COVID-19 as no new cases were reported on Sunday afternoon.   The national count remains at 1,126. As many as 1,031 patients have recovered while the number of fatalities stands at 35.       Source: VOV5  

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