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-- Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son held talks with Dominican Minister for Foreign Affairs, International Business, Trade and Energy Vince Henderson in Hanoi on Monday, discussing orientations and measures to strengthen the friendship and cooperation between the two nations, according to the Vietnam News Agency.
-- During a speech in India on Monday, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida revealed his intention to invite the leaders of Vietnam and seven other non-G7 countries to the group's summit in Hiroshima in May.
-- The Ministry of Health of Vietnam has sent a warning to relevant units to strengthen monitoring in order to prevent Marburg virus disease from entering the country, adding that the dangerous disease has a fatality rate of up to 88 percent.
-- Two hotels in Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province, south-central Vietnam were fined VND10 million (US$424) each for improperly upgrading their hotel star ratings to promote their services on online travel websites and social media, local authorities said on Monday.
-- Authorities in Hai Phong City, northern Vietnam seized about seven tonnes of ivory smuggled from Africa on Monday, marking the largest seizure of illegally transported ivory in the city.
-- Police in Dong Nai Province, southern Vietnam said on Monday that they had broken up a weapon ring and detained three suspects involved in gun manufacturing and dealing.
-- Tam Ky City, Quang Nam Province will hold a number of distinctive tourism, cultural, and sporting events in 2023 in order to promote and provide ideal conditions for travelers to discover and experience its destinations.
-- “Vladimir Putin and his 'dear friend' Chinese leader Xi Jinping planned more talks on Tuesday after a Kremlin dinner where the Russian president showcased his most powerful ally in the face of Western opposition to the war in Ukraine,” Reuters reported.