Daily Archives: October 11, 2020

PM lauds role models in mass mobilisation

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has highlighted the important role of mass mobilisation and the contributions of role models in the “Effective Mass Mobilisation”movement in the country's achievements, especially in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic,...

NA Standing Committee convenes 49th meeting

The 49th meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee will be convened on Monday. National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan and NA Vice Chairs will take turn to facilitate the meeting.The 3-day session will discuss reports on the oversigh...

US President holds first public event since COVID-19 diagnosis

US President Donald Trump has delivered a 15-minute speech in front of supporters at the White House in his first public appearance since being hospitalized due to COVID-19 infection. On Saturday, he sought to fire up Black and Latino supporters,

Farmers urged to further contribute to national development

A ceremony to mark the 90th anniversary of the Vietnamese Farmers’ Association was held in Hanoi on Sunday. In his address, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said farmers, agriculture, and rural areas have been the support pillar of the national

Vietnamese citizens brought home from Brunei

Nearly 180 Vietnamese citizens were flown home safely on October 11 thanks to joint efforts by Vietnamese authorities, the Vietnamese Embassy in Brunei, Lilama company and budget carrier Vietjet . Passengers on board were workers whose labour contrac...

Global COVID-19 cases surpass 37 million

Confirmed COVID-19 cases have surpassed 37 million globally, with over 1 million fatalities and more than 27 million recoveries as of Saturday.The US has registered over 218,000 deaths and more than 7.8 million cases, the highest in the world, followed...

Torrential rain, floods seriously damage central, central highland regions

Torrential rains and floods over the past few days have caused serious losses in the central and central highlands provinces. According to the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control, 9 people had died, 11 went missing,

Armenia, Azerbaijan accuse each other of violating ceasefire

Azerbaijan and Armenia on Saturday accused each other of swiftly violating the terms of a ceasefire agreement in Nagorno–Karabakh .The ceasefire agreement, clinched after marathon talks in Moscow advocated by President Vladimir Putin, was meant to hal...

North Korea displays new intercontinental ballistic missile

North Korea showcased a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) Saturday during a military parade held in Pyongyang to mark the 75th founding anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party.The new ICBM was carried on a transporter erector launcher (TEL...

Vietnam has no new community transmission of COVID-19 for 39 days

- No new COVID-19 infections were reported in Vietnam on Sunday morning.Vietnam has gone 39 days with no new infections. The infection tally remains 1,107; of whom 1,024 have recovered. The number of fatalities remains 35. All patients currently under