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-- Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh will lead a high-ranking Vietnamese delegation to an ASEAN leaders’ meeting to be held at the headquarters of the ASEAN Secretariat in Jakarta, Indonesia from April 23 to 24, the Vietnam News Agency reported on Wednesday.
-- The Vietnam Railways Corporation has announced 55 extra trains for April 29-May 3 to meet the rising travel demand of passengers on the national holidays of Reunification Day (April 30) and Labor Day (May 1).
-- Doctors at Xuyen A General Hospital in the southern province of Tay Ninh have recently removed an ovarian tumor weighing 8kg from the abdomen of a 27-year-old patient who refused to undergo surgery when the tumor was first detected over four years ago.
-- Vietnam on Thursday morning reported six new imported cases of COVID-19, increasing the country’s tally to 2,812, with 2,490 recoveries, according to the Ministry of Health.
-- The 17th International Exhibition on Automobile, Transportation and Supporting Industry (Vietnam AutoExpo 2021) will take place in Hanoi from August 19 to 22, gathering leading brands of commercial and specialized vehicles and motorcycles as well as supporting industries, the Vietnam News Agency reported on Wednesday.
-- The People’s Committee of the northern town of Sa Pa has recently requested Ansapa, a tourism complex in Phansipan Ward, which has been under fire for its outlandish Statue of Liberty replica, to temporarily halt receiving tourists after a recent inspection showed many parts of the place are still under construction and unqualified to service visitors.
-- A 900-meter cable car system consisting of 37 cabins capable of carrying eight passengers each was put into operation on Wednesday on a 24-hour basis at the Sam Mountain National Tourist Site in the southern province of An Giang.
-- A car bomb blast late on Wednesday ripped through a luxury hotel's parking area in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, killing four people and wounding 11, Reuters reported.