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-- Vietnam always values the promotion of friendly relations and strategic partnership with Australia, a long-standing traditional partner and one of the countries forming comprehensive strategic partnership with ASEAN, State President Vo Van Thuong told Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Andrew Goledzinowski during a reception in Hanoi on Friday, according to the Vietnam News Agency.
-- Doctors at Ha Dong General Hospital in Hanoi said on Friday that they had successfully saved a carpenter who had been punctured in the abdomen by a wooden stick while working before he removed it out by himself out of fear.
-- The Vietnamese Ministry of Public Security has proposed extending the length of e-visas provided to foreigners visiting Vietnam from 30 days to a maximum of three months in order to assist with the recovery of the tourism industry.
-- Over 590 cases of dengue fever have been documented in Vietnam's Mekong Delta area so far this year, along with one fatality, according to local health authorities.
-- Italian Ambassador to Vietnam Antonio Alessandro highlighted his desire to work with Vietnam in boosting golf tourism during a promotion event for the biennial men's golf competition Ryder Cup on Friday in Hanoi.
-- Police in Hai Phong City, northern Vietnam said on Friday that they had arrested and initiated legal proceedings against a Buddhist monk for the illegal possession of narcotics.
-- “Riot police clashed with protesters on Friday evening in Paris as a new demonstration took place against the government's plans to raise the French state pension age,” Reuters reported.
-- “Actor Lance Reddick, best known for his commanding presence as a no-nonsense police chief on the acclaimed television drama "The Wire" and for his supporting work in the "John Wick" action-film series, died on Friday at age 60, his publicist said,” according to Reuters.