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New damselfly species found in central Vietnam

A new species of damselfly was recently discovered in two national parks in the neighbouring provinces of Nghe An and Ha Tinh in central Vietnam.

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HCM City to pedestrianise Turtle Lake area

The authorities in HCM City's District 3 have planned to pedestrianise the Turtle Lake area which will open from 7 pm to 11 pm during the weekends.

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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and Australian counterpart Scott Morrison discuss on bilateral ties and regional and international issues of shared concerns over the phone on Thursday.

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Vietnam’s second COVID-19 vaccine candidate enters human trials

A ceremony was held at the Hanoi Medical University on January 21 to kick-start clinical trials of COVIVAC, Vietnam’s second COVID-19 vaccine candidate and developed based on the new highly-infectious coronavirus variants.

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Golf project recalled after criminal deforestation

Authorities in Lam Dong Province have suspended a golf project that has caused damage to forested land over a 13-year period.

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Two more imported Covid-19 patients confirmred on Thursday

Two Vietnamese citizens who recently returned from the US have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, raising the total number of Covid-19 patients in the country to 1,546, the Ministry of Health reported on Thursday evening.

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Armed police force deployed to Tan Son Nhat Airport

Armed police will help ensure security at Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

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Five people died as a fire tore through a building in the world's biggest vaccine manufacturing hub in India Thursday, but the company insisted the production of drugs to counter the coronavirus pandemic would continue.

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Barriers still enclose Wuhan's notorious seafood market -- one of the few immediate reminders the city was once the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic that has transformed the world.

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday welcomed US President Joe Biden's decision to rejoin the Paris climate accord, but called on him to adopt an "ambitious" plan to fight global warming.

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Foreigners caught not wearing face masks on the Indonesian resort island of Bali are being subject to an unusual punishment: push-ups.

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Japan aims to start vaccinating the general public against the coronavirus in May -- just two months before the postponed Olympics -- after targeted jabs for the most vulnerable, reports said Wednesday.

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A Vietnamese diplomat proposed that ASEAN use its fund for COVID-19 response to buy vaccines, with priority given to medical staff who are on the front line to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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