Daily Archives: July 5, 2020

Vietnam enters 80th day without new COVID-19 case in community

Vietnam entered the 80th day in a row without new COVID-19 cases reported in the community as of Sunday, according to the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control. Among the total 355 cases in the country, 215 are imported

Greetings extended on Hoa Hao Buddhism’s 81st anniversary

 President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Tran Thanh Man on Saturday extended greetings on the occasion of the 81st founding anniversary of Hoa Hao Buddhism. In his congratulatory letter to the Central Executive Committee of the Hoa Hao Buddhist Shangha, Mr.

HCM City, Mekong Delta localities set up tourism linkage council

 Ho Chi Minh City and 13 provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta set up a tourism linkage council at a conference on Saturday reviewing their cooperation on tourism development in the first six months of this year.  HCM City and

COVID-19 updates: Mexico surpasses France to record 5th highest death toll

   216 countries and territories across the world had reported 11.3 million COVID-19 infections and 533,000 deaths by 4PM on Sunday, according to statistic website worldometers.info. The US remains the hardest hit country with 2.9 million cases and 132,000 fatalities.

WHO warns of COVID-19 ‘s actual danger

   – People need to stay alert and well aware of the danger as well as the actual development of the COVID-19 pandemic, said the Executive Director of the health emergency services program at the World Health Organization (WHO). Michael

Pyongyang says it has no plans for talks with Washington

  – The KCNA, North Korea’s state media, on Saturday quoted First Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui as saying that the US is mistaken if it thinks things like negotiations would still work on DPRK, adding that the North has

Lantern festival in tribute to fallen soldiers

A flower and lantern floating festival was held on Thach Han River in Quang Tri province on Saturday to mark the 73rd anniversary of War Invalids and Martyrs’ Day (July 27). Thousands of lanterns were lit up in honor of those

Russian scholar lauds Vietnam’s role in regional issues

    Professor Vladimir Kolotov from the Saint Petersburg State University has said Vietnam, in its capacity as ASEAN Chair, plays an active role in seeking solutions to basic issues faced by the region at the 36th ASEAN Summit. Kolotov

Ly Son Marathon- an affirmation of national sovereignty

  Close to 2,000 runners from across Vietnam took part in the 61st Tien Phong Newspaper Marathon, the country’s oldest annual marathon, around Ly Son island in the south-central province of Quang Ngai on Sunday. The race, co-hosted by the

July 4th military flyovers go over DC, four other cities

   President Donald Trump’s July Fourth celebration featured an extensive U.S. military air show over Washington, D.C., while four other cities got mini-versions of the air power display on Saturday. The “Salute to the Great Cities of the American Revolution”