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China tampering with the natural flow cycle of the Mekong River to leave millions starving, feel experts

Beijing: Experts believe that China's tampering with the natural flow cycle of the Mekong River, which is considered the world’s most productive freshwater fishery, is leaving thousands of people living in Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam starved.

South China Sea dispute: US signs MoU to support Vietnamese fishermen

Hanoi: In a move to support the Southeast Asian nation, the U.S. and Vietnam have signed a memorandum of understanding, which includes support against illegal “intimidation” of the latter’s fishermen at sea.

Vietnam bans wild animal trade, imports to confront illegal bushmeat traffic - State Media

Bangkok/Sputnik: Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc signed a directive banning imports of wild animal meat to the country, as well as closing all markets and sites selling such products in order to fight bushmeat trafficking, the Vietnamese government's news portal reported on Friday.

Myanmar latest to call out China for arming insurgents amid outrage by Vietnam and Philippines

Naypyitaw/IBNS: At a time when China is being viewed with increased suspicion for its aggression in the South China Sea, its role in Covid-19, and more recently the violent face-off with India, the country's closest ally Myanmar has alleged that China is arming the insurgent groups in the country with sophisticated weapons and sought international intervention to tackle the situation.

Vietnam raises objection to China's Undersea Cable Construction in Paracel Island

Hanoi: Vietnam has objected to China's reported move of laying  undersea cables in the disputed Paracel Islands.

Advantage COVID-19: China takes 'aggressive' stance on South China Sea, Vietnam voices concern

Hanoi/IBNS: While the world calls out China for its role in the global transmission of COVID-19, the Asian giant is following an aggressive stance on South China Sea (SCS) region drawing protest from Vietnam which asked Beijing to maintain its sovereignty.

Vietnamese tourist tests positive for COVID-19 in Cambodia, 119 in total

Phnom Penh/Xinhua/UNI: Cambodia on Friday confirmed a Vietnamese female-tourist had tested positive for the COVID-19, increasing the total number of the confirmed cases in the country to 119.

Vietnam to close border gates with Laos, Cambodia to prevent spread of COVID-19

Hanoi/Xinhua/UNI: Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Tuesday that it will close its border gates and border crossings with Laos and Cambodia starting from Wednesday in an effort to limit the spread of the COVID-19 in the country.

COVID-19: Vietnam registers 67th positive case, says report

Bangkok/Sputnik: Vietnam's Health Ministry has registered another case of the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which makes the overall number 67, the state-run Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported on Wednesday.

Vietnam confirms 18th novel coronavirus case

Hanoi/Xinhua/UNI: Vietnam's Ministry of Health on Saturday confirmed another new case of novel coronavirus infection, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 18, Vietnam News Agency reported.

Fire kills 5 in southern Vietnam

Hanoi/Xinhua/UNI: A fire in Vietnam's southern Ho Chi Minh City killed five early Tuesday, Vietnam News Agency reported.

UK police name 39 Vietnamese victims found in Essex lorry

London/Xinhua/UNI: Two 15-year-old boys were among the 39 people who died in a lorry container in Essex last month, the United Kingdom (UK) police said on Friday.

UK police believe 39 victims of Essex lorry deaths Vietnamese nationals

London/ Xinhua/UNI: Essex police said Friday they believe the victims of the lorry container deaths are Vietnamese nationals.

About 23 killed or missing in Vietnam by natural disasters in 6 months

Hanoi, Jun 21 (Xinhua/UNI) So far this year, 23 people have died or gone missing in Vietnam due to natural disasters, according to the country's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development on Friday.