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-- ST25, a high-end rice variety produced in Vietnam, was used to cook lunch for the first time at the Japanese Cabinet Office on Friday, according to the Vietnam Trade Office in Japan.
-- Fifty-five traffic accidents occurred across Vietnam on the first three days of the four-day National Day break, killing 36 people and injuring 35, the National Traffic Safety Committee said on Saturday.
-- Police in Ho Chi Minh City’s Phu Nhuan District are working on a case in which two men on motorbikes snatched the phone and wallet of a woman while she was walking with a little boy on Huynh Van Banh Street on Friday afternoon.
-- Vietnam’s export revenue in 2022 is expected to reach about US$368 billion, a year-on-year rise of 9.46 percent, the Vietnam News Agency on Saturday cited a report by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
-- Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on Saturday asked the northern province of Phu Tho to work harder to become an economic connectivity center between Vietnam and other ASEAN member countries as well as China’s southwestern region, the Vietnam News Agency reported the same day.
-- Vietnam on Saturday evening officially received UNESCO’s certificate to recognize the practices of Then by the Tay, Nung, and Thai ethnic communities in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
-- A competition in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on Saturday gathered around 500 orchid growers across Vietnam with 450 works of many different kinds of orchid, as part of the city to celebrate National Day on September 2.
-- Vietnam’s under-20 football team on Saturday drew 0-0 with their Palestinian opponents in a friendly match held at Viet Tri Stadium in northern Phu Tho province.
-- For the second time in five days, NASA on Saturday halted a countdown in progress and postponed a planned attempt to launch the debut test flight of its giant, next-generation rocket, the first mission of the agency's moon-to-Mars Artemis program, Reuters reported.