Check out news you should not miss today, June 15:
-- Vietnam’s deputy defense minister Senior Lieutenant General Be Xuan Truong received Lieutenant General Luralenko Sergey Vasilievich, deputy commander-in-chief for peacekeeping operations of the Russian Ground Forces, in Hanoi on Thursday, affirming that bilateral defense ties, including in the field of United Nations peacekeeping, between the two countries have seen gigantic developments in recent time.
-- Vietnam always regards Luxembourg as an important friend and partner, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said at his reception for Jean Asselborn, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Luxembourg in Hanoi on Thursday.
-- The law on cyber security which was passed Tuesday by Vietnam’s legislature is consistent with the Constitution and does not impede the implementation of international treaties to which Vietnam is a party, Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang underlined at a press conference in Hanoi on Thursday.
-- The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has decided to prohibit 32-year-old Pham Huy Cuong, a passenger who threw his cell phone at a female attendant at Da Nang International Airport after his flight to Hanoi had been canceled due to bad weather conditions, from flying for 12 months since June 21.
-- The forest protection department of the north-central province of Thanh Hoa on Thursday handed 74 pangolins weighing a total of 339kg for Cuc Phuong National Park Wildlife Rescue Center after the animals were found being illegally transferred on National Highway 1A through the province’s Hoang Minh Commune.
-- A video has gone viral on social media, capturing a Grab driver calling his passenger “stupid” and repeatedly complaining about her refusal to say hello to him upon entering his car.
-- No Chinese citizens were reported injured, and Chinese business and investment facilities in Vietnam have remained normal after recent marches to oppose land policy in new economic zones, Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang affirmed on Thursday, responding to an inquiry from a Hong Kong Television at the ministry’s regular press conference in Hanoi.
-- Prof. PhD. Nguyen Thanh Liem, head of the Vinmec Research Institute of Stem Cell and Gene Technology on Wednesday received the Nikkei Asia Prize, an award which recognizes the achievements of people and organizations that have improved the lives of people throughout Asia.