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Plan of using State capital must be realistic: NA

Plan of using State capital must be realistic: NA

The plan for using State capital in development investment must be realistic to ensure efficiency, according to the National Assembly’s Finance and Budget Committee.

Vietnam’s internet economy worth 21 billion USD last year

Vietnam’s internet economy was valued at about 21 billion USD in 2021, contributing to 5 percent of GDP and rising seven-fold from 2015.

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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.

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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.

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Overseas Vietnamese visit Truong Sa island district, DK1 platform

A delegation of more than 40 overseas Vietnamese (OV) from 17 countries around the world have visited people and soldiers in Truong Sa island district, the south central province of Khanh Hoa, and DK1 platform.

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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.

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 Ample room for Vietnam – Egypt economic cooperation

Vietnamese Ambassador to Egypt Nguyen Huy Dung says Vietnam and Egypt have numerous opportunities to foster their economic and trade ties as both countries are now moving into the post-pandemic period.

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Vietnam co-organises debate on water source protection in armed conflicts

The Permanent Mission of Vietnam to the United Nations co-organised an online debate that highlighted the importance of protecting water sources and water supply infrastructure in armed conflicts.

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Japan and the United States said Monday they want to put the first Japanese astronaut on the Moon as the allies deepen cooperation on space projects.

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The famed river bridges of the Iranian city of Isfahan are a beloved tourist draw -- but much of the time their stone arches span just sand and rocks, not water.

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Jerry Huang's aquatic pets rarely feel like two lost souls swimming in a fishbowl because they get to go for regular strolls.

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The Chinese province of Henan has ordered its nearly 100 million people to take a Covid test every two days, an unprecedented step as the country grapples with an Omicron-fuelled surge.

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Shanghai partially restarted public transport Sunday, signaling a gradual reopening after nearly two months sealed off from the outside world.

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Improved conditions for foreign workers will be a "key legacy" of the World Cup, Qatar's organisers insisted Friday as they marked the six month countdown to the event facing dogged questions over rights in the Gulf state.

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