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COP26 climate conference to be held in late 2021

The UN announced Thursday that its COP26 climate summit will now take place in Glasgow in November next year.  The event had been scheduled for between 1 and 12 November this year, but was delayed as a result of the

US charges 33 entities with violating North Korea sanctions

The US government on Thursday charged 28 North Korean and five Chinese individuals with facilitating more than 2.5 billion USD in illegal payments for North Korea’s nuclear weapons and missile program as part of a clandestine global network. With this

More than 340 Vietnamese return home from Taiwan (China)

    Vietnamese and Taiwanese authorities on Friday repatriated more than 340 Vietnamese citizens stranded in Taiwan due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The passengers on a Vietnam Airlines flight included children under the age of 18, the elderly,

HCM City to build more public parks

HCM City plans to build more public parks with a total coverage of 650ha in the next 10 years, offering at least one square metre of public parks per resident.   The city’s Department of Construction has submitted a 10-year

Vingroup forecast revenue up 12 percent

Conglomerate Vingroup JSC plans to earn 145 trillion VND (6.2 billion USD) in revenue this year, up 12 percent year-on-year.   The information was released during the group’s annual general meeting of shareholders (AGMs) held on May 28 in Hanoi.

Circus performance to feature parrots for first time

The new circus performance Pirateswill be held on May 29-31 and June 1 in Hanoi to celebrate International Children’s Day (June 1) and mark the return of shows after social distancing.   People’s Artist Tong ToanThang, vice director of the

NA discusses 12 billion USD program for ethnic minority development

A national development program for ethnic minority groups and mountainous areas in the next decade was submitted to the National Assembly during its 9th working session on Thursday. The program, consisting of 10 projects, will be implemented in mountain areas where

US acknowledges Hong Kong no longer has autonomy from China

  The US says it will no longer treat Hong Kong as autonomous for trade purposes, as China prepares to impose a new security law that will drastically limit civil liberties in the territory. On Wednesday Secretary of State Mike

Vietnam records no new community transmissions of Covid-19 in 42 days

  Vietnam reported no new Covid-19 cases Thursday morning, marking 42 consecutive days without any community transmission. Vietnam has confirmed 327 infections, 278 of which have recovered and 49 of which are still being treated at medical facilities and are

Vietnam yet to open door to all foreign tourists

The National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control reached agreement at a meeting on May 28 that the country should not open door to all foreign tourists at this time, as risks of transmission from outside remain.   The