Daily Archives: July 11, 2020

Russian firms urged to set up pharmaceutical ventures in Vietnam: meeting

Russia’s pharmaceutical companies should consider setting up ventures in Vietnam instead of only focusing on exports, heard a virtual meeting held on July 10 on potential for the Vietnam-Russia trade and economic cooperation after the COVID-19 pandemic.   At the

Five dead in coach crash in Kon Tum

At least five people died after a coach veered off a road and plunged 20 metres down a steep hillside in Sa Thay district, the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum early July 11.   The 48-seat passenger coach carrying

Francophone University Association holds consultation with rectors of southern universities

A consultation between the Francophonie University Association (AUF) and rectors of universities in the southern region which are members of the AUF was held in Ho Chi Minh City on July 10.       The event, jointly organised by

Over 240 Vietnamese citizens brought home from Singapore

More than 240 Vietnamese citizens were brought home from Singapore on a flight of Vietjet Air on July 11.   The flight was arranged by Vietnamese authorities, the country’s embassy in Singapore, Singaporean agencies and the budget carrier.   The

Former minister of industry and trade investigated

  Vu Huy Hoang, former minister of industry and trade, and two other ex-officials of this ministry are being investigated for “violating regulations on the management and use of State assets, causing losses and wastefulness”, the Ministry of Public Security

Martyrs’ remains reburied at Vi Xuyen National Martyrs’ Cemetery

Remains of 10 soldiers who laid down their lives in the struggles to safeguard the nation were reburied at the Vi Xuyen National Martyrs’ Cemetery, the northernmost province of Ha Giang, on July 11.   Reading the funeral oration, Chairman

Large haul of drugs seized in Dien Bien

  Police of Dien Bien district of the northwestern province of the same name on July 11 said they, together with relevant agencies, had seized a large haul of drugs from a transnational trafficking ring.   On the day, the

Joint efforts made for the sake of Vietnamese AO victims

Merle Ratner, Coordinator of the US-based Vietnam Agent Orange (AO) Relief and Responsibility Campaign, highlighted certain achievements in the fight for the sake of Vietnamese AO victims during an interview with the Vietnam News Agency.   In the interview on

NA leader attends conference of southern localities’ People’s Councils

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attended a conference gathering permanent members of the People’s Councils of 21 southeastern and Mekong Delta provinces and cities in Tan An city, the Mekong Delta province of Long An, on July

CORRECTED PRESS RELEASE: Seaborn Charts Course After Successful Emergence from Chapter 11 of Seabras-1 Entities

BOSTON, July 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Following the successful emergence from Chapter 11 of Seabras-1 entities, leading subsea cable systems operator Seaborn, today announced the appointments of board members Pete Hayes and Don Shassian, as Interim CEO and Interim CFO, respectively.