Daily Archives: July 25, 2020

Vietnam confirms first case of COVID-19 community transmission after 99 days

  A suspected COVID-19 case in Da Nang city was confirmed infected Saturday, ending Vietnam’s 99-day streak of no community transmission. “Patient 416” is a 57-year-old man who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus five times as of Saturday morning,

EU countries tighten measures to contain COVID-19

 The German State Health Ministry on Friday decided to set up free coronavirus testing centres at all German airports, to curb the risk of a second wave of COVID-19 infections sparked by returning travelers from high-risk countries. All other travelers arriving

US, Russia to hold talks on arms control, space security

  The US will hold talks with Russia next week in Vienna on nuclear arms control and space security, US State Department said on Friday. A delegation of the US departments of State, Defense, Energy, and the National Security Council

Vietnam strictly implements climate change-related commitments: Deputy PM

  Vietnam has been seriously implementing its commitments related to climate change at both global and regional levels, especially within the ASEAN framework. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh made the remark while addressing a teleconference high-level

COVID-19: Over 643,000 deaths recorded worldwide

   Nearly 16 million confirmed cases and over 643,000 deaths from the COVID-19 outbreak had been reported worldwide as of 8.a.m (UTC) Saturday, according to worldometers.info.  The US continues to be the country hardest hit by the pandemic, followed by Brazil.

US officials: China’s espionage at Houston consulate went over the line

   China’s Houston consulate, which was closed on Friday, has been one of the worst offenders in terms of Chinese espionage in the United States and its actions went well over the line of what was acceptable, senior US officials

226 Vietnamese workers in Uzbekistan to be brought home soon

– The Foreign Ministry on Friday worked with relevant agencies and labor export firms to discuss measures to bring the stranded Vietnamese workers in Uzbekistan home as soon as possible.  226 Vietnamese employees working for China Petroleum Jili Chemical Engineering and

Foreign experts told to test for COVID-19 before arriving at Vietnam

   The Vietnamese government wants foreign experts coming to Vietnam for work to get COVID-19 tests done three to seven days before they arrive, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control said Friday Foreign experts need to get

Over 340 Vietnamese citizens flown home from Canada

Relevant agencies of Vietnam, the Vietnamese Embassy in Canada, and the Vietnam Airlines on July 25 coordinated with Canadian competent agencies to bring home more than 340 Vietnamese citizens from the country.   The passengers include children under 18, elderly

Party, State leaders pay tribute to martyrs

A delegation of the Party, State, National Assembly and Government on July 25 paid a floral tribute to martyrs and visited the mausoleum of President Ho Chi Minh in Hanoi on the occasion of the 73rd anniversary of the war