Monthly Archives: May 2020

President Ho Chi Minh Memorial Site inaugurated in Can Tho

   President Ho Chi Minh Memorial Site was inaugurated on Sunday in Can Tho city by the Military Region 9 Command.  The site covers 1,200 square meters, including 450 m2 square meters of the main hall and 750 square meters of

National blood donation campaign 2020 to go through 42 cities

    This year’s national blood donation campaign Red Journey will run from June 6 to August 8 in 42 cities and provinces all over the Vietnam, said the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion on Sunday. The campaign will

Vietnam reports no community cases of COVID-19 for 45 days

 Vietnam reported no new confirmed cases of COVID-19 overnight and the country has remained unchanged in its case numbers of 328, the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control announced Sunday morning. There has been no community transmission of the disease

Covid-19 cases total 6.15 million globally

   Covid-19 cases now total more than 6.15 million globally, with deaths exceeding 370,870, and the number of recovering cases is more than 2.7 million cases, according to worldometers.info on Sunday. The US remains the worst-hit country with the highest number of infections

Thirteen people charged in France over Essex lorry deaths

 Thirteen suspects arrested by French police over the deaths of 39 Vietnamese people found in a refrigerated lorry in Essex, the UK, have been charged with people trafficking and manslaughter, a judicial source told AFP. The suspects were arrested on

EU calls on US to reconsider withdrawal from WHO

     European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell in a joint statement on Saturday called on the United States to review its decision to withdraw from the World Health Organization. The statement

Hong Kong administration opposes US withdrawal of special status

  Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (China) issued a statement on Saturday, saying the US’s imposition of sanctions and trade restrictions on Hong Kong related to Hong Kong security law that the Chinese parliament has passed is wrong, according to Xinhua

Three central provinces jointly promote tourism

    Vietnam’s three central provinces of Thua Thien Hue, Da Nang, and Quang Nam have launched a joint program on recovering and developing local tourism. During a signing ceremony on Saturday in Hue city, authorities of three localities agreed to

340 Vietnamese citizens repatriated from Singapore

   A Vietnam Airlines flight carrying more than 340 Vietnamese citizens landed safely in Can Tho International Airport on Sunday.  The flight was made possible by Vietnamese and Singaporean agencies, Vietnam Embassy in Singapore, and Vietnam’s flag carrier. Passengers included

Former chief of National Assembly Office Vu Mao passes away

Vu Mao, former chief of the National Assembly Office, passed away at 1.39am on Saturday in his home in Hanoi due to an advanced age and a long illness, the Party Central Committee, the National Assembly Standing Committee, the NA’s