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13th Asia-Europe Meeting delayed to late 2021

13th Asia-Europe Meeting delayed to late 2021

Cambodia has again delayed the 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) to the fourth quarter of this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnam recruits volunteers for human trials of second Covid-19 vaccine

The Institute of Vaccines and Medical Biologicals (IVAC) on Friday started recruiting volunteers for the initial phase of clinical trials for the second Made-in-Vietnam Covid-19 vaccine known as Covivac.

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Winners of Kovalevskaya Award 2020 announced

Winners of the Kovalevskaya Award 2020, a prize dedicated to outstanding female scientists, were announced at a ceremony held jointly by the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) and the Vietnam Women’s Union Central Committee.

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Six more imported Covid-19 patients confirmed on Friday

Six more people have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 in Vietnam, raising the total number of patients in the country to 2,494, the Ministry of Health reported on Friday evening.

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Hanoians line up to help buy chickens from Hai Duong

Hundreds of people in Hanoi lined up to help farmers in Hai Duong Province by buying their chickens.

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Over 41,000 young fish released to the Huong River

Authorities in Thua Thien-Hue Province have released over 41,000 young fish into the Huong River.

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Covid-19 vaccinations begin from March 8

The first dose of Covid-19 vaccines will be given to the public on March 8, according to the Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.

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Japan will extend a coronavirus state of emergency in the Tokyo area by a fortnight, officials said Friday, less than five months ahead of the pandemic-postponed Tokyo Olympics.

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Japan will extend a coronavirus state of emergency in the Tokyo area by a fortnight, officials said Friday, less than five months ahead of the pandemic-postponed Tokyo Olympics.

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Indian pharmaceutical firm Bharat Biotech said Wednesday its domestically developed vaccine, criticised for being rolled out before final trials, was found in interim late-stage data to have almost 81 percent efficacy in preventing Covid-19 infection.

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It's the sort of chance that comes along just once in a blue Moon: a Japanese billionaire is throwing open a private lunar expedition to eight people from around the world.

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The UN children's agency called Sunday for all minors held in displacement camps or jails in northeast Syria to be allowed home.

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Bangladesh has begun administering coronavirus vaccines to sex workers from the country's largest brothel, a vast warren of shacks home to around 1,900 prostitutes.

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Australian carrier Qantas reported on Thursday a US$5.5 billion plunge in revenue during the second half of 2020 and said international passenger flights would not resume until October as the pandemic continued to devastate the industry.

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