Check out news you should not miss today, July 6!
-- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s July 8-9 visit to Vietnam is meant to boost the comprehensive partnership between the two countries, especially in the key areas of politics, diplomacy and trade, Ngo Toan Thang, vice spokesperson of the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said at a regular press conference in Hanoi on Thursday.
-- Vietnamese Ambassador to Romania Tran Thanh Cong has affirmed that the upcoming official visit to Romania from July 6-7 by Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh and his spouse aims to reaffirm Vietnam’s consistency in its foreign policy and deepen the efficiency-oriented cooperation between the two countries.
-- Representative of Facebook in Vietnam on Thursday issued an apology as a map provided by its ad manager tool earlier showed Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) and Hoang Sa (Paracel) Islands in the East Vietnam Sea as parts of China, after blaming it a “technical error.”
-- Locals at Tan Lac District in the northern province of Hoa Binh on Thursday successfully rescued two workers who were earlier buried 10m deep in a collapse of an illegal gold mining tunnel in the locality.
-- The southern province of Bac Lieu has struggled to call on for investment in its domestic waste treatment project during the past 20 years, putting the locality in a more and more worsening pollution.
-- Five-star hotels in Ho Chi Minh City have recently seen an increase in the number of Vietnamese customers who choose those places for meals and recreation.
-- VinSmart, the electronics arm of multifaceted Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup on Thursday announced it has signed a comprehensive cooperation agreement with Spanish technology company BQ to boost its production of Vsmart smart phones under international standards.
-- Ho Chi Minh City Department of Culture and Sports will organize a show to honor local art of acrobat at the municipal Opera House with free admission for the public on Saturday night.
-- Vietnamese So You Think You Can Dance 2015’s winner Do Hai Anh will bring her performance titled “Yen Lam” to the DanzINC International Dancers & Choreographers Residency Festival in Singapore this week.
-- Vietnam will share Group D with Japan, Pakistan and Nepal in the men's football competition at the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, according to draw results on Thursday.
-- The Vietnamese women's soccer team on Thursday routed Singapore 10-0 in the second leg at the 2018 ASEAN Football Championship in Palembang, Indonesia, on Thursday.