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Additional 1,344 Covid-19 infections confirmed on Wednesday

An additional 1,344 new Covid-19 infections were confirmed on Wednesday, raising the national tally to over 10.71 million, according to the Ministry of Health.

Facebook to charge an additional 5% tax on advertisers in Vietnam

Facebook will charge a five percent value added tax on all advertisements in Vietnam starting from June 1, its parent company Meta announced on its website on Tuesday.

More heavy rain to ravage northern region in June

The northern region of Vietnam has been forecasted to experience more heavy rain in June and July, said a representative from the National Centre for Hydro-meteorological Forecasting.

Iconic Hanoi lake wreathed with colourful summer flowers

Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem Lake has bloomed with colourful flowers as summer arrives.

Hanoi's Hoan Kiem Lake has bloomed with colourful flowers as summer arrives.