Monthly Archives: August 2020

Novavax and Canada Reach Agreement in Principle to Acquire Novavax’ COVID-19 Vaccine

•  Canadian government to purchase up to 76 million doses of NVX-CoV2373 GAITHERSBURG, Md., Aug. 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a late stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced it has reached

Government leader extends greetings to Buddhist dignitaries on festival of filial piety

 Deputy Prime Minister  Truong Hoa Binh on Sunday visited and extended greetings to leaders of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) on the occasion of the Vu Lan Festival 2020. The festival of filial piety, also called “All Souls’ Day” and observed on

Prime Minister calls for change of lifestyle suitable to long battle against COVID-19

   Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has called on authority and people to consider the fight against COVID-19 a long battle and change to a suitable lifestyle and behavior, according a Government Office notice on Saturday. The notice informed of

No new COVID-19 case reported in Vietnam in 36 hours

Vietnam has not recorded any more COVID-19 patients in the past 36 hours, from 6 pm on August 29 to 6 am on August 31.  So far, the total number of COVID-19 patients has remained 1040 cases. Of them 690

Vietnam reports no new COVID-19 cases August 31 afternoon

There were no new COVID-19 infections reported in Vietnam by 5 p.m. Monday, meaning the country has gone nearly 2 days without a new case.  Vietnam has recorded 1,040 COVID-19 cases to date, with 297 active cases and 33 deaths.

Israeli media praise Vietnam’s foreign, economic achievements

 Israeli media on Sunday highlighted Vietnam’s diplomatic and economic progress on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Vietnam’s 1945 August  Revolution (August 19) and Vietnamese National Day ( September 2). An article titled “Vietnam: A Bright Star in Asia”,

More Vietnamese citizens repatriated from US

350 Vietnamese citizens were repatriated from the US on a flight that departed Houston on Saturday. The passengers included children under 18, elderly persons, persons with illnesses, stranded tourists, students who lack accommodations due to dormitory closures, and individuals in

Russia, Belarus agree to expand cooperation

     Top leaders of Russia and Belarus agreed to meet in Moscow in the coming weeks to further expand cooperation, the Kremlin said on Sunday. This will be the first meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Belarus leader

Israel negotiates with multiple Arab countries for normalized relations

 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel is talking behind closed doors with other Arab countries about establishing diplomatic ties, in addition to the US-brokered deal with the United Arab Emirates. On August 13, Israel and the

Selection of new Japan PM begins

  With Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about to step down, the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) will meet on Tuesday to decide when and how choose his replacement. At least four politicians have said they will vie for the