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Working group for Vietnam-France defence ties meet via videoconference

The working group for Vietnam-France defence cooperation held a meeting via videoconference on May 5 during which the two countries’ officials agreed to maintain high-level contact and strengthen links in different aspects.The event was chaired by Lt….

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Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh meets voters in Ba Ria-Vung Tau

Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh and candidates vying for election as a deputy for the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau at the 15th National Assembly met with voters in Vung Tau city on May 6.Candidates briefed those in attendance on their act…

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Vietnam sends condolences to Mexico over subway overpass collapse

President Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 5 sent a message of condolences to his Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador over the deadly metro train line collapse.The same day, Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son extended his condolences to his Me…

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Son La offers medical aid to armed forces of Lao province

The Border Guard High Command of the northern border province of Son La on May 6 presented medical equipment to the Military High Command and Police of Houaphanh province of Laos amid the complex developments of COVID-19.The handover ceremony was held…

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Vietnamese in Luang Prabang join in local COVID-19 fight

The Consulate General of Vietnam in Luang Prabang on May 6 handed over 50 million LAK (5,300 USD) and medical equipment worth 10 million LAK to the Lao province to help local authorities contain the spread of COVID-19.The aid was raised by staff of th…

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Vietnam outperforms in people’s satisfaction with gov’t response to COVID-19

Vietnam has recorded the world’s highest percentage of its people satisfied with the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a recent survey shows.The survey, conducted from February 24 to April 14 by the Latana research firm in collaboration …

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Vietnam Airlines allows free ticket change, refund amid COVID-19 resurgence

National flag carrier Vietnam Airlines allows free-of-charge ticket change and refund for travellers with confirmed seats and departure date due to the complexity of the latest COVID-19 outbreak.Passengers can receive a full refund or change their tra…

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