Update: August, 20/2020 – 12:33
A farmer harvests dragon fruit in Châu Thành District in the southern province of Long An. — VNA/VNS Photo Bùi Như Trường Giang
HÀ NỘI — The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, an agency of the US Department of Agriculture, will send officials to Việt Nam to check the quality of fruits to be exported to the US.
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Thursday, August 20, 2020, 10:32 GMT+7
A map details the location of the future My An-Cao Lanh road in the road network of Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region. Graphic: Tuoi Tre
Vietnam’s prime minister has approved a proposal by the Ministry of Planning and Investment and the Ministry of Finance to construct a key road in the Mekong Delta using official development assistance (ODA) loans from South Korea. Tiếp tục đọc “Vietnam PM consents to accepting S.Korean ODA for key Mekong Delta road” →
Wednesday, August 19, 2020, 22:04 GMT+7
A health worker handles a piece of equipment at a hospital in Vietnam. Photo: Xuan Mai / Tuoi Tre
Vietnam recorded four new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, with its total nearing 1,000, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
The four patients include two in Da Nang, one in neighboring Quang Nam Province, and one in northern Hai Duong Province.
Patient No. 990 is a 25-year-old medical worker at Da Nang Family Hospital.
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Transit of guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin part of America’s ‘commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific’, US Pacific Fleet says People’s Liberation Army, Taiwan send destroyer, frigate to monitor warship’s movements
Lawrence Chung SCMP
An MH-60R helicopter takes off from the flight deck of the USS Mustin during routine operations. Photo: US NavyThe
United States sent a warship through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday in what it said was a demonstration of its “commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific”, as military tensions between Washington, Beijing and Taipei in the region continue to simmer. Tiếp tục đọc “US-China relations: US warship sails through Taiwan Strait under scrutiny from Beijing” →
Wednesday, 19 August 2020
US President Donald Trump told reporters on Tuesday that he had called off US – China trade deal negotiations.
“I don’t want to talk to them now,” Trump said. “If you know what they’ve done to this country and the world, I don’t want to talk to China just yet. So yes, I canceled the talks.”
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