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— Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh will co-chair a national strategic dialogue between Vietnam and the World Economic Forum via videoconference under the theme of 'Enhancing public-private partnership: Key motivation for comprehensive recovery and inclusive, sustainable development and innovation' on Friday, the Vietnam News Agency reported on Wednesday.
— Ho Chi Minh City authorities have allowed dine-in services to resume from Thursday at half of their normal capacity and required them to close before 9:00 pm every day.
— Individuals running a charity campaign must open a separate account at a commercial bank to receive and manage all voluntary donations, and have to pay their own operating expenses, according to a new government decree which will take effect from December 11 this year.
— Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday completed COVID-19 vaccination for around 1,800 students aged 16 to 17 in Cu Chi District and District 1.
— The Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang, despite COVID-19 impacts, recorded US$1.05 billion worth of exports in January-October, the highest number to date, the Vietnam News Agency reported on Wednesday.
— A picture of Vietnamese terraced fields by Spanish photographer Felipe Souto has entered the Amateur Nature/Landscape category at the EPSON International Panoramic Photography Awards 2021.
— Vietnamese director Nguyen Trung Nghia and Dang Thao Nguyen have recently been awarded a package of $2,000 and filmmaking sponsorship for each after their works were chosen as the best projects at the UNESCO’s film production course On The Reel Film Lab in October.
— Authorities in Da Nang on Wednesday decided to postpone the back-to-school day of all K-12 students to November 15, which was previously scheduled for November 1, over concerns about the complicated developments of COVID-19.
— Australia on Thursday eased its COVID-related travel advice for several countries including the United States, Britain and Canada as it prepares to reopen its borders next week for the first time in over 18 months, Reuters reported on Thursday.