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May 16, 2022

Four persons face death for trafficking heroin in Vietnam

Vietnamese law stipulates the death penalty for people convicted of smuggling over 600 grams of heroin or more than 2.5 kg of methamphetamine.

Vietnam police
April 14, 2022

COVID-19: Vietnam begins vaccinating children aged five to 11

Vietnam has about 11.8 million children in this age group, of whom about 8.2 million have never been infected with COVID-19.

Vietnamese healthcare workers vaccinating a child
November 5, 2021

Health workers mistakenly inject 18 babies with COVID-19 vaccine

A medical staff who directly injected the infants and four others who were involved in the incident have been suspended.

September 21, 2021

Man fined for faking positive COVID-19 test to avoid work

A 41-year-old man in central Vietnam has been fined $327 for faking a positive Coronavirus (COVID-19) test so he could avoid going to work, state media said on Tuesday.

September 7, 2021

Man jailed five years for spreading COVID-19

His violations resulted in the quarantine and testing of around 2,000 people at the cost of $194,192.

COVID patient in a ward
July 2, 2021

UAE bars citizens from travelling to Nigeria, other countries

Authorities of the United Arab Emirates have prohibited their nationals from visiting Nigeria and some other countries.

UAE President, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
April 22, 2021

WHO to eradicate malaria in 25 countries by 2025

Thailand, South Africa, and Saudi Arabia are among the countries the WHO aimed to make malaria-free.

WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
March 31, 2021

Apple expands repair shops to over 200 countries

Beginning later this week, Apple will expand the programme to countries like Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Brazil.