Day: December 25, 2021

Vietnam looks abroad for innovation insights

The experiences of nations like Singapore and other developed countries could help Vietnam develop its digital economy and foster the stronger promotion of innovation. Leon Cai, regional director of government-led Enterprise Singapore, told VIR at the forum “Digital Transformation – Driving Growth and Innovation with 5G” held by VIR last

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Two Vietnamese Boats Detained In Malaysian Waters

PASIR PUTEH (Kelantan, Malaysia), The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) detained two Vietnamese fishing boats for encroaching and carrying out fishing activities in the state of Kelantan waters at a distance of approximately 46.3 and 48.8 nautical miles from the Tok Bali estuary, here on Wednesday. Kelantan Deputy Director of

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US to lift travel curbs on eight African countries

The Biden administration will lift travel restrictions on eight southern African countries imposed last month over concerns about the fast-spreading COVID-19 Omicron variant, the White House said Friday. Foreign nationals who are barred from the US because they have been in one of the eight countries within the prior 14

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PM discusses Tuyen Quang province’s development orientation

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on Saturday had an online working session with leaders of the northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang to discuss the development of province’s infrastructure, industrial zones and tourism. While speaking highly of Tuyen Quang’s achievements the PM also pointed to the province’s slow and unsustainable

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Iran says war games in Gulf were warning to Israel

War games conducted this week by Iran in the Gulf were intended to send a warning to Israel, the country’s top military commanders said on Friday, amid concerns over possible Israeli plans to target Iranian nuclear sites.  The Revolutionary Guards’ war games included firing ballistic and cruise missiles. State television

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Vietnamese enjoy peaceful Christmas during pandemic

Amid a surge of new COVID-19 cases in Hanoi, celebrating Christmas at churches was limited in the number of people. Some religious institutions such as Ham Long church organized Christmas celebrations online, but the Christmas atmosphere was still warm and sacred. As people thronged Hanoi’s downtown on Friday evening, local

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