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Two nurses test positive for COVID-19, total hits 87

Two nurses test positive for COVID-19, total hits 87

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Health confirmed on March 20 that two nurses of Bach Mai hospital in Hanoi capital city have been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), increasing the total number of infected cases in Vietnam to 87.

Tourist visits to Con Dao island suspended amid COVID-19 fears

Tourist visits to Con Dao island suspended amid COVID-19 fears

VOV.VN - Con Dao district in the southern province of Ba Ria Vung Tau will not be receiving any more visitors to its relic sites or tourist attractions as of 15:00 on March 10 in an attempt to prevent the potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, according to the district People's Committee.

Four Thai fishermen rescued off the coast of Con Dao

Four Thai fishermen rescued off the coast of Con Dao

VOV.VN -Border guards in Ba Ria Vung Tau province said they successfully completed an operation to save four fishermen on July 19 whose fishing vessel sank in the waters off of Con Dao island.

Con Dao named one of best islands in world

Con Dao named one of best islands in world

Con Dao island in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has been included on a list of the nine best paradise islands in the world to escape to this year by Vogue magazine.

Sea turtle safety awareness plan to launch in 2018

Sea turtle safety awareness plan to launch in 2018

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) plans to launch a communication campaign to promote the non-use of plastic bags as a prelude to its sea turtle conservation programme on Ly Son Island in 2018.

Fishermen hit by Philippine vessel return home safely

Fishermen hit by Philippine vessel return home safely

Seven fishermen in the central province of Quang Binh returned home safe and sound on July 17 after their ship was hit by a Philippine cargo vessel and sunk near the waters of Con Dao island in central Quang Tri province on July 4.

Nguyen Van Linh – a staunch communist and reformer

Nguyen Van Linh – a staunch communist and reformer

Nguyen Van Linh, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam from 1986 to 1991, is known as a staunch and reformist leader who strongly promoted the Doi Moi (renewal) process in Vietnam.

One dead and 2 unaccounted for after fishing boat explodes

(VOV) - A commercial fishing boat exploded and sank off of Con Dao island on October 2 leaving one dead and two missing, according to the Ly Son district island’s People’s Committee of the central coastal province of Quang Ngai.

Naval ships transport Tet gifts to offshore soldiers

Naval ships transport Tet gifts to offshore soldiers

(VOV) -On January 13, two naval ships left the coastal city of Vung Tau, southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, carrying New Year gifts for officers and soldiers stationed at offshore marine defence platforms and Con Dao island.

Storm’s eye hits Spratly Islands

Storm’s eye hits Spratly Islands

(VOV) -The National Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting Centre has announced the eye of 2013’s first storm reached the Spratly Islands at 4 am on January 5, bearing winds gusting between 75–88km per hour.