Daily Archives: August 9, 2020

Indian expert optimistic about Vietnam’s IT development potential

  Vietnam holds tremendous potential for information technology (IT) development thanks to its young and talented human resources and attractive investment climate, thereby becoming one of the brightest investment destinations for Indian firms, an Indian expert has said. Sanjay Gupta,

COVID-19 nears 20 million cases worldwide

  More than 19.8 million people worldwide have tested positive for COVID-19, and nearly 730,000 have died while 12.7 million patients have recovered as of Sunday. The US, Brazil, and India remain the hardest-hit countries with high rate of infection

China’s Xi Jinping condoles on the passing of former Party General Secretary Le Kha Phieu

  China’s Party General Secretary and President Xi Jinping on Saturday sent his condolence to Vietnam’s Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong about the passing of former Party chief Le Kha Phieu. The telegram praised Mr. Phieu as

Nearly a million students sit for high school graduation exam

900,000 Vietnamese students on Sunday began their 2-day high school graduation exam.  On Sunday, candidates took exam in literature and math and on Monday their exam subjects will be social sciences or natural sciences and foreign languages. In the context

EU allows entry from 11 non-EU countries

 The European Union (EU) starts on Saturday to allow travelers from eleven non-EU countries to enter its external border. Starting from Saturday, the Council of the EU asked the EU member states to gradually lift the travel restrictions for residents

238 people injured in Beirut protests

 238 people were injured in public protests over Tuesday’s massive explosion in Beirut, said Lebanon Red Cross Society on Saturday. 10,000 people took part in confrontations in downtown Beirut to protest authority’s negligence which indirectly  led to Tuesday’s blast that devastated

Quang Hai named among 500 most important players globally

-Vietnamese footballer Nguyen Quang Hai has been voted among the leading 500 most important players in the world by football publication World Soccer. World Soccer recently released its September edition titled “The 500 Most Important Players on the planet”, including

ASEAN foreign ministers’ statement on maintaining peace and stability in Southeast Asia

The ASEAN foreign ministers’ joint statement on Saturday reiterated commitment to maintaining Southeast Asia as a region of peace, security, neutrality and stability, and strengthening peace-oriented values in the region in line with international law. They called on all countries

Mike Pompeo: ASEAN fosters a more stable, prosperous, peaceful region

   The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for decades has fostered a more stable, prosperous, and peaceful region and ASEAN-led mechanisms lie in the center of the US vision of the Indo-Pacific region, as well as that of its

COVID-19 continues to spread, Hanoi focuses on contact tracing, testing

As the  COVID-19 epidemic is evolving more complicated, Hanoi authority has focused on tracking and testing people who are believed to have had contact with COVID-19 patients. At a meeting on Sunday, the Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control of