Daily Archives: May 3, 2020

PM: Cao Quy excavation site embraces great historical values

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has recalled Vietnam’s glorious victories on Bach Dang river saying they represent Vietnamese people’s strength, heroism, staunchness, and unity.  Attending the inauguration ceremony of the Cao Quy historical site in Hai Phong city on Sunday,

Deputy PM extends Buddha’s birthday greetings

Deputy Prime Minister Truong Hoa Binh on Sunday congratulated Most Venerable Thich Thien Nhon, President of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha’s Executive Board on the occasion of the Lord Buddha’s 2564th birthday. During a visit to Minh Dao pagoda in Ho Chi

Vietnamese citizens brought home from UAE

Nearly 300 Vietnamese citizens were brought home from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday and Sunday under the coordination among Vietnam’s relevant agencies, the Vietnamese Embassy in UAE, national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines and UAE authorities. They included under-18 and elderly

Localities support people affected by COVID-19

Quang Ninh province has allocated 8 billion USD from the local budget to help nearly 143,000 local people affected by the COVID-19 epidemic.  Aid recipients include national contributors, and poor and near-poor people. Quang Nam province in the central region

Anchorage Airport reopens after report of bomb on cargo aircraft

On Sunday morning (Vietnam time), Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, the biggest airport in the US state of Alaska, reopened after a bomb threat. The Anchorage Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation released a statement on Saturday saying

Covid-19: US closes field hospital, Singapore reports hundreds more new cases

A field hospital set up in New York City’s Central Park to treat Covid-19 patients will be closed as the number of new infections have been declined, said Samaritan’s Purse, an international relief organization which runs the field hospital.  Samaritan’s

South Korea reports gunshots at DMZ

Several gunshots from North Korea hit a South Korean guard post inside the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on Sunday, prompting the South to fire back. South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported that according to the Joint Chiefs of Staff, South Korean

German newspaper hails Vietnamese peace, independence spirit

Germany’s Junge Welt (Young People) daily on Saturday ran a report featuring celebration of Vietnam’s 45th anniversary of the Liberation of the Southern region and National Reunification in 1975. The article attributed the success of Vietnam’s liberation movements to the spirit of

Indonesia smashes bombing plot on mosque

Vietnam News Agency in Jakarta on Saturday quoted Indonesian News Agency Antara as saying that the Police of Seruyan, Central Kalimantan, arrested a terror suspect for allegedly placing a homemade bomb inside the local Nurul Yaqin Mosque. HG, alias Iwan,

Japan encourages firms to move production lines to South East Asia

Japan will launch a subsidy program to encourage domestic manufacturers to transfer their overseas production bases to Southeast Asia, as the coronavirus pandemic has greatly disrupted their supply chains heavily dependent on China. The 220-million-USD program, incorporated into the government’s