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-- Vietnam and Tanzania agreed to foster close political ties via all-level visits, facilitate locality-to-locality connectivity, and work closely together at the United Nations and other international forums during the latter’s reception for Vietnam’s Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung in the Eastern African country on Friday.
-- Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong and head of the Swiss Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research Guy Parmelin, who is on a working visit to the southern city, discussed measures to boost cooperation between the two sides during their meeting on Friday.
-- Chairwoman of Vietnam’s lawmaking National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan met with Chinese Party General Secretary and President of China Xi Jinping in Beijing on Friday, the last day of her official visit to China.
-- The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has launched investigation into an incident where a Vietjet flight from the south-central city of Nha Trang landed the wrong runway as it reached Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City in the early hours of Friday morning.
-- Trieu Hoai An, a baby girl who had caught public attention for thriving after being abandoned in a plastic bag on a tree in the Central Highlands Vietnamese province of Lam Dong, passed away on Friday after four months fighting for her life from hydrocephalus, a brain condition caused by the buildup of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the brain.
-- People living near the foot of Ba Hoa Mountain in Quy Nhon, the capital of the south-central province of Binh Dinh, were evacuated on Friday’s night when a fire suddenly started and spread in the mountain.
-- Sixty people in Phong Dien District of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue were hospitalized and diagnosed with food poisoning on Friday after they had attended one same wedding party in the district.
-- Hanoi has been named among the 20 best food tours around the world, according to a list released by the British daily newspaper The Guardian.
-- Vietnam’s top striker Nguyen Cong Phuong was present in Brussels on Saturday (Vietnam time) to prepare for his debut at the Belgian top-flight Jupiler Pro League’s football club Sint-Truiden, which had signed him on a one-year loan earlier this month.
-- The International Women’s Cycling Tournament is being held from July 13-18 with cyclists competing in six stages, starting from Ho Chi Minh City and finishing in An Giang Province in a total length of more than 550km.