Daily Archives: January 3, 2021

Meltwater becomes title partner of Champions Chess Tour and appoints Magnus Carlsen as Global Brand Ambassador

OSLO, Norway, Jan. 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Meltwater, a leading global provider of media intelligence and social analytics solutions, will be the title partner for Play Magnus Group’s Champions Chess Tour. With this agreement, Meltwater also becomes a partner

COVID-19: 85 million cases reported globally, Israel has highest vaccination rate

According to worldometers.info, as of Sunday morning, more than 85 million COVID-19 infection cases have been confirmed worldwide, with over 1.84 million fatalities. The US remains the hardest hit country by the epidemic. On Saturday alone, it recorde...

1.4 million blood units donated in 2020

The Steering Committee for Voluntary Blood Donation has said it received more than 1.4 million blood units in 2020, almost fulfilling its yearly plan. The donated blood helped cure millions of patients who need blood transfusion, especially during the ...

Da Nang resumes night activities on Han River

The central city of Da Nang offered 2,000 tickets free of charge on the first two days of the year for locals and tourists to take part in a travel tour held in the city’s iconic Han River at night.The

Top 10 science-technology events for 2020 announced

The Club of Science and Technology Journalists within the Vietnam Journalists’ Association announced the top 10 outstanding science-technology events for 2020 in Hanoi on December 23.Head of the club Ha Hong said this is the 15th year voting has been

Vietnamese scientist in Japan discovers invasive plant’s health benefits

A research group led by Assoc. Prof. Tran Dang Xuan at Japan’s Hiroshima University recently publicised a study on the potential application of a grass species scientifically known as Andropogon virginicus which is good for human health.The study by th...

PM attends ceremony marking 75 years of first general elections

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended a ceremony on January 3 in the central province of Quang Nam province to mark the 75th anniversary of the first election of the Vietnamese National Assembly (January 6).Speaking at the event, the leader

Efforts made to reduce plastic waste in oceans

The Vietnamese Government has over the past time exerted a great deal of effort in addressing plastic waste in oceans by introducing various policies and regulations to tackle the scourge.Policies on reducing plastic waste in oceansTo realise the targe...

Construction of Long Thanh airport to begin on January 5

The Airports Corporation of Vietnam (ACV) plans to start work on the first detail of the Long Thanh International Airport project in the southern province of Dong Nai on January 5.Specifically, the ACV, the investor of the third component project

Prompt action needed to seize opportunities, navigate challenges under RCEP

The recently-signed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) presents both opportunities and challenges to Vietnamese businesses, making prompt action crucial to address existing weaknesses and capitalise on deal-generated advantages.Journali...