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With festival cancelled by virus, Japan fireflies dance alone

As the sun sets in the Japanese town of Tatsuno, thousands of fireflies begin glowing, producing a spectacle that usually draws crowds of delighted visitors.

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Vietnam joins UNSC open debate on peace operation, human rights

Head of the Vietnam Permanent Mission to the UN Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy highlighted the basic principles of peacekeeping operations and the primary role of host countries in protecting and promoting human rights during a UN Security Council open debate.

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47 deaths due to natural disasters this year

47 people had been killed and 130 others injured by natural disasters in the first half of 2020, according to a report by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment.

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Three tourists drown in Quy Nhon beach

Three tourists have drowned while swimming at a beach in Quy Nhon City.

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UNESCO recognizes Vietnam’s third Global Geopark

The Programme and External Relations Commission (PX) of the 209th UNESCO Executive Board on July 7 approved the Global Geoparks Council’s proposal to recognize Vietnam’s Dak Nong Geopark as a Global Geopark, the third of its kind in the country

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The Vietnamese Ministry of National Defence hosted an ASEAN Defence Senior Officials’ Meeting Plus (ADSOM+) via video conference on July 7, aiming to promote practical defence cooperation between ASEAN member nations and partner countries to effectively respond to the

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More than 240 citizens fly home from Taiwan

A VietJet Air flight carrying more than 240 citizens from Chinese Taipei landed in Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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As the sun sets in the Japanese town of Tatsuno, thousands of fireflies begin glowing, producing a spectacle that usually draws crowds of delighted visitors.

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A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Indonesia's Java island early Tuesday, the United States Geological Survey said.

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Face masks featuring diverse colours and designs are gaining ground in South Korea, as protective equipment is increasingly perceived as a fashion item.

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Fiji's 78-day run without coronavirus is over, with Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama confirming Monday a 66-year-old man tested positive after returning from India.

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Hundreds of drones lit up the night sky in Seoul for a spectacular showcase of motivational and awareness messages as the world battles the coronavirus pandemic.

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China is planning changes in its organ donation rules to tackle a shortage of donors and curb illicit harvesting after it stopped taking tissue from executed prisoners five years ago.

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