Russian President wraps up Vietnam visit


Russian President Vladimir Putin left Hanoi on June 20, concluding his State visit to Vietnam at the invitation of General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam Nguyen Phu Trong.

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Flamboyant flowers bring fire to Vietnam’s southernmost city


Flamboyant flower, known locally as phuong vi, is the signature summer flower of Vietnam. The flower reaches its full bloom in June across Vietnam, and its colours get brighter with hotter weather. In the southernmost city of Ca Mau, the flowers are blooming fiercely with fiery blossoms, giving summer charm to the canal city.

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Vietnamese lychees become familiar to Thai consumers


A programme to promote Vietnamese lychees to Thai consumers was opened at Centralworld commercial centre in Bangkok, Thailand on June 21. The Tops supermarket chain, a subsidiary of Central Retail Corporation, organised the event to promote lychee from Vietnam. The event, the seventh of its kind, will run from mid-June until early July at 32 Tops Food Hall and Tops Market stores across Thailand.

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Vietnam backs UNSC’s role in addressing global cyber security challenges


Vietnam has urged the UN Security Council, with its function of maintaining international peace and security, to pay more attention and resources to the settlement of cyberspace-related challenges and cyber security-related aspects in preventing conflicts, preventing and controlling terrorism, and protecting essential infrastructure. Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN, was addressing the high-level debate on ‘Maintenance of International Peace and Security: Addressing Evolving Threats in Cyberspace’ held by the UN Security Council on June 20 in New York.

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President attends national press awards ceremony


President To Lam delivered a keynote speech at the 18th National Press Awards 2023, the highest award of the Vietnamese media, held in Hanoi on June 21. This year’s awards saw a record number of entries, with 1,905 submissions. A total of 10 first, 26 second, 45 third and 41 consolation prizes were awarded.

Source: Vietnam News Agency