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— The 41st General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA 41), which is held virtually due to COVID-19, opened and was chaired by Vietnamese National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan in Hanoi on Tuesday, the Vietnam News Agency reported.
— While chairing a meeting of the National Steering Committee on Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Prevention and Control on Tuesday, Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung demanded that authorities investigate and handle cases showing signs of sending Vietnamese fishing vessels to foreign waters for illegal fishing.
— Vietnam’s COVID-19 tally on Wednesday morning reached 1,054 with 148 under treatment, 868 recoveries and 35 deaths, according to the Ministry of Health.
— A video has caused a stir on Vietnamese social media as it captured a man spitting on a Hanoi bus attendant on Monday after he was asked to get off the vehicle for refusing to wear a face mask.
— The Ministry of Health on Tuesday said the World Health Organization has provided Vietnam with ten more jars of antidote worth US$8,000 each to treat ten serious botulinum poisoned cases after the consumption of a vegan pâté product of the brand Minh Chay, produced by Hanoi-based Loi Song Moi Company.
— The central city of Da Nang has called for a total investment of VND47.5 trillion (US$2 billion) from the state budget and foreign sources for the development of 38 projects between 2021 and 2025, focusing on transport and traffic, the Vietnam News Agency reported on Tuesday.
— Vietnam's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday said the Japanese government had actively directed the search for four people, including two Vietnamese, who went missing in Miyazaki Prefecture during a landslide caused by storm Haishen late Monday and early Tuesday.
— Ho Chi Minh City authorities seized 33,000 motorcycle parts of unknown origin which were estimated to be worth over VND1 billion ($43,000) after inspecting seven stores in the city.