July 23, 2021

Vaccinated people in Singapore make up three-quarters of recent COVID-19 cases

(VOVWORLD) – Three quarters of Singapore’s COVID-19 infections in the last four weeks were among vaccinated individuals, government data shows, as a rapid ramp-up in the city state’s inoculations leaves fewer people unvaccinated. Singapore has already inoculated nearly 75% of its 5.7 million people, the world’s second highest after the United

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Hanoi raises COVID-19 alert to higher level

(VOVWORLD) – Secretary of Hanoi’s Party Committee Dinh Tien Dung said Thursday that Hanoi has raised its COVID-19 alert to a higher level and is ready for any scenario.  Mr. Dung told the press that Hanoi is giving top priority to fighting the pandemic and will focus on prevention, contact tracing, isolating infection

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UK praises Vietnam’s expanding role globally

(VOVWORLD) – UK Secretary of State for Defense Robert Ben Lobban Wallace on Thursday lauded Vietnam’s expanding role in the region and globally, exemplified by its contributions to UN peacekeeping operations. At a dialogue with students of the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam, Mr. Wallace said that a strategy tilting towards the Indo-Pacific announced last March affirms the UK’s long-term commitment to peace and stability in the region. Maritime security in the

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India, UK conduct naval exercise

(VOVWORLD) – The Indian and British navies have begun their annual joint exercise in the Bay of Bengal.  The aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s largest warship, is leading a British convoy in a 3-day exercise with India to enhance interoperability and naval cooperation. The UK’s First Sea Lord, Admiral Tony Radakin, said the exercise demonstrates the strength, energy, and importance of the relationship between the two navies. He added that it also shows the UK’s commitment to

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Writer Son Tung passes away at 93

Writer Son Tung whose real name is Bui Son Tung was born in 1928 in Hoa Luy village, Dien Chau district, Nghe An province. He was the author of many works on President Ho Chi Minh and revolutionary and cultural celebrities in Vietnam. He spent his whole adult life from

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Lao NA Chairman congratulates Vietnamese counterpart

(VOVWORLD) – Chairman of the Lao National Assembly Saysomphone Phomvihane has sent a letter of congratulations to Vuong Dinh Hue on his election as Chairman of the 15th National Assembly of Vietnam on Tuesday. In the letter, the top Lao legislator wrote that Chairman Hue’s election to the post demonstrates

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