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Ambassador Pham Quang Vinh elected as President of Vietnam-US Society

Ambassador Pham Quang Vinh elected as President of Vietnam-US Society

Ambassador Pham Quang Vinh, former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, was elected as President of the Vietnam-US Society (VUS) for the 2021-2026 tenure at the fourth congress of the association on December 3.

The US Mission to Vietnam is seeking candidates for the Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI) Programs for Scholars and Secondary School Educators.

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Nearly 14,000 new Covid-19 infection cases confirmed on Saturday

Vietnam reported an additional 13,998 Covid-19 infections on Saturday with over half of the number found in the community, according to the Ministry of Health.

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Suspension of flights from southern Africa proposed

The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has sent a proposal to the Ministry of Transport to halt flights to southern African countries in response to the new Covid-19 variant Omicron.

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Dantri/DTiNews readers support ailing boy

Dantri/DTiNews readers have donated VND400 million (USD17,391) for a boy in the northern province of Nam Dinh who is suffering from a brain tumour.

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Covid-19 patient homes to post warning signs in Hanoi

Hanoi authorities have requested the use of warning signboards at the houses of Covid-19 patients.

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Hanoi prepares more sick beds for Covid-19 fight

Hanoi authorities have urged each ward, commune and town to prepare at least 150 sick beds for Covid-19 treatment amid the rising new locally-infected cases.

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Direct flight launched between Dien Bien Province and HCM City

The first direct flight connecting the southern Ho Chi Minh City and the northern Dien Bien Phu Pprovince was conducted on December 3.

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A sleek red, blue and white bullet train departed a new Vientiane station on Friday signalling the opening of Laos' US$6 billion Chinese-built railway -- a project tangled in debt and high hopes of an economic boost.

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The Republic of Korea (RoK)'s daily coronavirus case numbers rose to a new high on Thursday, as authorities halted quarantine exemptions for fully vaccinated inbound travellers for two weeks in a bid to fend off the Omicron variant.

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The World Health Organization warned countries on Tuesday not to impose blanket travel bans over the new Omicron coronavirus variant as governments and scientists try to determine how much protection current vaccines would offer against the strain.

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Israel on Saturday said it would ban the entry of all foreigners into the country, making it the first country to shut its borders completely in response to a new and potentially more contagious coronavirus variant, and said it

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The United Arab Emirates is fully committed to the OPEC+ agreement and has no "prior stance" ahead of an upcoming meeting on Dec. 2, state news agency WAM reported on Thursday.

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Singapore's government is easing some of the tight social curbs it imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19, after infections stabilised in the city-state over the past month.

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