VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 8 sent a telegram to cities and provinces nationwide, requesting them to mobilise all resources to stamp out diphtheria, a contagious disease which has spread quickly in the community.
VOV.VN - The Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on July 8 it has asked the Vietnamese Embassy in Angola to verify 213 Vietnamese workers in distress in Equatorial Guinea due to COVID-19 and seek to repatriate them back to Vietnam.
A virtual ceremony to honour winners of the Vietnam Ancestral Global Day Contest 2020 was held on July 7 night connecting Hanoi with 10 locations around the world, including Hung Kings' Temple in Phu Tho province and those in Malaysia, Taiwan, the UAE, Germany, Slovakia, the US, Canada, Australia, and Nigeria.
The Hoa Hao Buddhist Sangha’s Central Executive Committee held a ceremony in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on July 8 to mark the sect’s 81st founding anniversary, attended by Buddhists from 18 cities and provinces nationwide.
VOV.VN - A Chinese national who was discovered attempting to illegally enter Ho Chi Minh City from Cambodia has subsequently tested negative for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Ho Chi Minh City Centre for Disease Control and Prevention said on July 8.
VOV.VN - The Health Department of Dong Nai province said on July 8 it has received 237 Vietnamese citizens, including 109 pregnant women, repatriated from Taiwan (China) due to the COVID-19 epidemic one day earlier.
Hanoi has raised more than VND11.79 trillion (US$508.18 million) for building new-style rural areas in the first six months of 2020.
VOV.VN - The cost repairing the runways at the nation’s two largest international airports, Noi Bai and Tan Son Nhat, has led to a severe backlog occurring in terms of the flight schedule of both aviation hubs with many flights forced to be canceled, according to reports by representatives of various airlines.
Experts forecast despite being relatively new in Vietnam, network sharing efforts would accelerate as the Government seeks to streamline network deployments and slash capital spending.
A symposium was held in Hanoi on July 7 to launch a programme to improve the health of Vietnamese migrants.
VOV.VN - Vietnam is to launch a large-scale vaccination campaign against diphtheria, starting on July 9, as the contagious disease is evolving in a complex manner in the Central Highlands, with a total of 65 infections, including three deaths.
Domestic agencies, the Vietnam Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei and budget carrier Vietjet Air worked with authorities in Taiwan (China) to bring more than 240 Vietnamese citizens home on July 7.
Three foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are carrying out projects in Quang Binh to help the central province, which is heavily polluted with unexploded ordnance (UXO), detect and clear cluster munitions and other explosives from now to 2022.
VOV.VN - The British pilot, the most critical ill coronavirus case in Vietnam, is due to be discharged from hospital on July 11, one day before he takes a repatriation flight to his home country, according to doctors.
VOV.VN - The Programme and External Relations Commission (PX) of the 209th UNESCO Executive Board on July 7 approved the Global Geoparks Council’s proposal to recognize Vietnam’s Dak Nong Geopark as a Global Geopark, the third of its kind in the country
VOV.VN - No further cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were recorded in the country on July 7, marking the 82nd consecutive day of no fresh community cases, with the total number of infections rising to 369 following the discovery of 14 positive individuals returning from Bangladesh the previous day, according to the Ministry of Health.
Telecom service providers sent over 15 billion text messages regarding COVID-19 control and prevention during the first half of 2020 and received donations via text for victims of the pandemic totalling VND152 billion (US$6.58 million).
A delegation of UNESCO experts held a working session with northern Cao Bang province’s authorities on July 6 to review a survey result on the status of Non Nuoc Cao Bang UNESCO Global Geopark since its operation two years ago.
Ten young talents who have the most outstanding research projects or solutions in science and technology were presented with the Golden Globe Awards 2019 at a ceremony in Hanoi on July 6.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam highlighted the role of digital transformation when he met with leaders from the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) and the Vietnam Computer Association, as well as members of the IT community, at a recent seminar.