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Quang Tri targets 3,000ha of land freed from UXO each year

The central province of Quang Tri, which has the greatest amount of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the country, is working to clear about 3,000ha of land each year to become the first Vietnamese locality to be safe from UXO

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Music copyright centre collects $6.4 million in royalties

The Vietnam Music Copyright Protection Centre last year collected VNĐ150 billion (US$6.4 million) in royalties for registered composers and songwriters, an increase of 12 per cent over 2019.

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Vietnam calls for UNSC’s leadership in fighting COVID-19

Ambassador Phạm Hải Anh, Vietnamese Chargé d'Affaires to the UN, has urged the UN Security Council to remain united and demonstrate its leadership in building a more comprehensive and robust strategy to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Indonesia's Covid-19 cases topped the one million mark on Tuesday, as the archipelago launches one of the world's biggest vaccine drives to clamp down on a soaring infection rate.

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The Central Power Projects Management Board successfully energised and put into operation AT1(220/110/22kV-125MVA) transformers at Muong La 220kV substation in Muong La district, Son La province on January 26.

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PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivers opening speech at the 13th National Party Congress

Politburo member and Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc delivered the opening speech at the 13th National Congress of the Communist Party of Vietnam on January 26.

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American man among two new imported Covid-19 patients in Vietnam

An American man and a Vietnamese citizen who recently arrived in Vietnam have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, raising the total number of Covid-19 patients in the country to 1,551, the Ministry of Health reported on Tuesday evening.

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Indonesia's Covid-19 cases topped the one million mark on Tuesday, as the archipelago launches one of the world's biggest vaccine drives to clamp down on a soaring infection rate.

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The Singapore Zoo has welcomed a lion cub named Simba to its animal kingdom following artificial insemination that officials said Tuesday was a first for the city-state.

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Japan's government said Tuesday it still planned to recruit 10,000 medical personnel for the virus-delayed Olympics, despite the heavy strain on the healthcare system caused by a third wave of infections.

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South Korea recorded its worst growth in more than two decades in 2020, the central bank said Tuesday, but it is expected to be among the best-performing OECD economies in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Hong Kong lifted its first neighbourhood coronavirus lockdown on Monday morning after testing some 7,000 people and finding 13 cases as debate swirled over the efficacy of the move.

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India's huge coronavirus vaccination drive is behind schedule, with a third of recipients not showing up for appointments because of safety fears, technical glitches and a belief that the pandemic is ending.

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