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Three local football teams to compete in continental tournaments

Three Vietnamese football clubs will take part in the AFC Champions League and the AFC Cup 2021, following the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) making changes to the way that teams qualify for continental competitions.

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Vietnamese PM heightens UN role in addressing global issues

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has emphasised the leading role the UN plays in addressing global issues in a speech delivered during a high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly September 22 commemorating the 75th anniversary of the UN.

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Deputy PM orders more efforts in IUU fishing prevention

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked ministries, sectors and 28 coastal localities to focus on implementing directions and guidelines relating to illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing prevention, thus effectively realising European Council’s recommendations in the field.

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CAA proposes requirements for international flights to Vietnam

The Vietnam's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has just sent a report to the Ministry of Transport to propose the deployment of international air routes to Vietnam.

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Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards 2020 winners named

Winners of the Vietnam Heritage Photo Awards 2020 were announced on September 21.

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New cold spell to hit northern region

A cold spell is moving southward and will affect the northern region tonight, September 22, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

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Foreigner tests positive for Covid-19 after leaving Vietnam

A Sri Lankan man has tested positive for Covid-19 after he returned home from Vietnam.

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A "People's Plaque" installed by protesters near Bangkok's Royal Palace was "planted in the hearts of the Thai people", activists said Monday, vowing its removal marked only the beginning of their battle to reform the monarchy.

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Around 70 whales are stranded in a bay on the Australian island of Tasmania, officials said Monday, with marine experts now mobilising to see if a rescue is possible.

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South Koreans defy virus to attend A clown juggled and acrobats launched themselves through the air above a stage in an open field in Seoul at the weekend as the audience watched from the safety of their cars, cocooned

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China's Wuhan, ground zero for the coronavirus outbreak sweeping the globe, has re-opened for international flights, ending an eight-month moratorium since the deadly disease first emerged.

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The men in the audience clapped and the women ululated as the band finished singing: it would have been commonplace except the venue was in Iran and the group on stage were all women.

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A mountaineering team including a Bahraini prince arrived in Nepal Wednesday, expedition organisers said, after officials made an exception to a coronavirus ban on foreign arrivals.

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