Daily Archives: May 10, 2020

Little Richard, the architect of Rock and Roll, dead at 87

Little Richard was an American influential singer, songwriter, and musician. He was nicknamed “the architect of Rock and Roll” as he laid the foundation of rock and roll. Little Richard died Saturday after battling bone cancer at the age 87,

Former President pays tribute to martyrs, who defended Vietnam’s northern border

Former President Truong Tan Sang on Saturday attended a memorial service for martyrs who lost their lives in the struggle for defending Vietnam’s northern border.  Former President Sang was joined by Deputy Minister of Defense Senior Lieutenant General Le Chiem

Campaign encourages Vietnamese to travel around Vietnam

The Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism on Friday launched a program “Vietnamese travel around Vietnam” to stimulate domestic tourism market as COVID-19 epidemic subsides. Running from June 1 to December 31, the program will intensify communications on safe destinations

276 Vietnamese citizens repatriated from Canada

The Vietnamese representative agencies in Canada and Vietnam Airlines  in coordination with Canadian agencies brought home 276 Vietnamese citizens from Vancouver, Canada, on Friday and Saturday. The passengers included the elderly, people who suffer from underlying health issues, students without accommodation, and

Film week features President Ho Chi Minh

A film week celebrating President Ho Chi Minh’s 130th birthday, May 19, will take place from May 19 to 26, Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism has said. The film week is jointly held by the Cinematography Department in coordination

UN urges international community to help Somalia

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Saturday called on greater support of the international community to help millions of Somalis, who are facing many catastrophic threats from conflicts, natural disasters, and the possibility of infecting COVID-19. More

Vietnamese Embassy joins hands with Italy to fight COVID-19

In the fight against COVID-19, Vietnam is not only an example of successful disease prevention but also shows its solidarity, sharing, and responsibility for international cooperation, Vietnamese Ambassador to Italy Nguyen Thi Bich Hue told Vietnam News Agency on Saturday.

COVID-19: China reports 14 new cases

212 countries and territories around the world had reported more than 4.1 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 and a death toll of more than 280,430 as of 3PM (Vietnam time) on Sunday, according to statistics website Worldometers. The US is

Russia’s 75th Victory Day celebrated online amid COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic transformed Russia’s 9 May Victory Day celebrations. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday took part in the nationwide Immortal Regiment online march from his Kremlin office. The march, part of activities marking the 75th anniversary of the defeat

Vietnam enters day 24 without community transmission of COVID-19

Vietnam recorded no new COVID-19 cases on Sunday morning, marking the 24th consecutive day without infections in the community, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. Among the total 288 patients, 241 patients were declared fully