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Vietnam confirms three more imported Covid-19 cases

Three people who recently returned from Japan have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, raising the total number of Covid-19 patients in Vietnam to 866, the Ministry of Health reported on Wednesday morning.

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Multi-layered border control demanded as VN enters 3rd phase of Covid-19 fight

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has tasked border provinces to coordinate closely with border guard force in ensuring multi-layered control of entry and exit to prevent Covid-19 importation.

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Social distancing extended for Danang amid Covid-19 outbreak

Social distancing regulations have been extended for the central city of Danang as the Covid-19 outbreak has continued.

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One more COVID-19 patient dies, raising total fatalities to 16

A COVID-19 patient, who also suffered from diabetes type 1, long-time debilitation and heart failure, died in the morning of August 11, becoming the 16th fatality in the country.

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Vietnam records 16 new Covid-19 infection cases, total rises to 863

16 new Covid-19 infection cases have just been confirmed in Vietnam, raising the total number of patients to 863, the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control announced on Tuesday evening.

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Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee suspended from work

Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung has been suspended from work under a decision freshly signed by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

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South Korean man arrested for swindling HCM City investors

A South Korean man has just been arrested in Ho Chi Minh City for swindling over VND81.5 billion (USD3.5 million) from local investors, police said on August 10.

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At least 17 people were killed Friday when a passenger jet was ripped in two after it overshot and skidded off the runway upon landing in southern India, officials said.

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Toyota on Thursday warned of a 64 percent drop in full-year net profit and reported a slump in quarterly earnings, as the coronavirus pandemic shreds the global auto market.

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Close allies and traditional adversaries of Lebanon paid tribute on Tuesday to the victims of massive, deadly twin blasts in Beirut, as condolences and offers of help poured in.

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Broke and jobless, Ruel Damaso is sleeping on cardboard and surviving on food handouts at Manila airport where dozens were left stranded after a partial coronavirus lockdown was reimposed Tuesday.

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More than 80 people have died in recent days after drinking toxic bootleg alcohol in the Indian state of Punjab, officials and reports said Saturday.

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The beginning of the rainy season has worsened land erosion along rivers and canals in the Mekong Delta.

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