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Major Typhoon Kompasu to Hit North-Central Vietnam Tomorrow

In preparation for the storm's expected landfall Thursday morning, the government is evacuating 250,000 people in the North-Central Region.

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Da Lat Installs First-Ever Traffic Lights to Stem Road Congestion

A new era has begun for the increasingly busy mountain city.

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In Q3 of 2021, Vietnam's Economy Shrinks for the First Time Since 2000

The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, combined with severe lockdown restrictions, has led to Vietnam's worst economic quarter in decades.

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Vietnam Pushes for Mutual Recognition of 'Vaccine Passports' With Some Nations

Vaccine passports may soon become part of a “new normal” as more Vietnamese are getting their two shots.

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Vietnam's NanoDragon Satellite to Be Launched Into Orbit From Japan on Friday

To infinity, and beyond!

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Vietnam Launches Campaign to Donate 1m Computers to Students for Remote Learning

The free computers, set to be distributed by the end of this December, are part of a larger effort to help the nation's K-12 students during remote learning.

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As Lockdown Intensifies, Animal Shelters Struggle to Rescue, Care for Abandoned Pets

Even before the pandemic, pet shelters struggled to find the time, money and resources to provide adequate care for their resident animals. But as the COVID-19 crisis worsens, rescue groups are facing...

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Vietnam's Covid-19 Outbreak Threatens to Disrupt Global Coffee Supply Chains

It's one of many industries to see major disruptions.

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US VP Kamala Harris Pledges 1m Pfizer Doses, Opens CDC Office During Vietnam Visit

It's been an eventful visit to Hanoi for United States Vice President Kamala Harris.

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Vietnam Consumed the 3rd-Most Instant Noodles Globally in 2020

How many instant noodle packs did you eat during 2020's social distancing periods?

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US Vice President Kamala Harris to Visit Vietnam This Month in First Asia Trip

She will become the first sitting US Vice President to visit Vietnam.

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Sapa Park With Ugly Statue of Liberty Ordered to Remove Ugly New Elsa Statue

The lazy eyes, large hands and exaggerated bosom of the poorly depicted Frozen character threatened to ruin Sapa's natural beauty, according to critics.

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Vietnam Considers Eventually Merging Small, Sparsely Populated Provinces

Any plans to combine sparsely populated locales will, however, not happen anytime soon, as significant research and time for public input is needed. 

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Nearly 13m Workers in Vietnam Financially Impacted by Current Covid-19 Wave

Economic damage related to the pandemic continues to mount.

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Vietnam Crossed 1,000 Daily Covid-19 Cases for the First Time Yesterday

July 5 was a dark day in Vietnam’s epidemic, as the country’s single-day COVID-19 case tally surpassed 1,000 for the first time since the pandemic began last year.

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Vaccine Passport Trial to Begin in Quang Ninh Next Month

Officials are working to figure out how to welcome vaccinated visitors.

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Vietnam Proposes Increasing Penalty for Sexual Harassment to VND8m

Will the heightened penalties deter Vietnamese from harassing vulnerable victims?

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Vietnamese Drank More Alcohol in Pandemic-Hit 2020, Data Shows

In a year marked by social isolation, Vietnam’s alcohol consumption increased considerably, though it’s not difficult to figure out why. 

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How a TikTok Video Reunites a Missing Husband With His Family After 13 Years

The wife had been searching for her husband for 13 years after he had wandered off under the spell of a mental illness.

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US, Australian Firms Are Trying to Trademark Vietnam's Award-Winning Rice

Companies in the United States and Australia are attempting to patent the famous ST25 and ST24 rice varieties developed in Vietnam.