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  1. With daily new cases in the thousands, HCM City has imposed additional levels of movement restrictions on top of the most severe lockdown since the pandemic began. As of 6am Monday July 26, Vietnam recorded 2,704 more confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the national tally to surpass 100,000 at 101,113 cases, according to data reported by Saigoneer. Of all local cases, 97,370 were identified in the current outbreak that started on April 27. While the number of recoveries has also increased recently, so has the number of deaths. Yesterday, 1,755
  2. Back in 2015 Vu Xuan Linh, better known as Quoc Anh, 32, registered to join Mars One, a $6 billion program that will establish a human settlement on Mars. Now it looks likely the project may be delayed. Vu Xuan Linh Out of 100 candidates he was the only one from Vietnam. After half a century of aerospace industry development, 42 spacecraft missions have been sent to Mars. Mars One is a project initiated by Bas Lansdorp, a Dutch businessman, which aims to take the first humans to Mars and establish a permanent human colony there by 2025.
  3. Nguyen Xuan Phuc was sworn in as the new State President of Vietnam on July 26 morning, immediately after lawmakers cast secret ballots to elect him to the new position for the 2021-2026 term during the ongoing first session of the 15th legislature. Earlier the 14th National Assembly (NA) elected Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Politburo member of the 13th tenure and a deputy of the 14th legislature, as State President for the 2021-2026 term. While taking the oath of office, State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc pledged his absolute loyalty to the Fatherland, the people and the Const
  4. MANILA – The latest batch of the government-procured Pfizer vaccines that arrived Monday evening, will be sent to provinces. This is now feasible as they are capable of handling jabs that require ultralow temperature, a health official said. The Philippines received the second tranche of the government-procured Pfizer vaccine on Monday (July 26, 2021) evening at the NAIA Terminal 3 in Pasay City. The latest shipment is part of the 40 million doses of Pfizer procured by the government. (PNA photo by Joey Razon) A total of 375,570 doses of US-made Pfizer
  5. MANILA – After over 97 years, that elusive Olympic gold medal has finally been taken by the Philippines. Hidilyn Diaz became the first Filipino athlete to win it all in an Olympic event after taking gold at the women's 55-kg. weightlifting competition at the Tokyo International Forum in Japan on Monday night. Diaz, the 2016 Rio Olympics silver medalist, prevailed in a neck and neck showdown with China's Liao Qiuyun in the clean-and-jerk lift as their battle for the gold went down the wire. Finishing tied with Diaz in the snatch with a 97-kg. maxi
  6. Many sceptics thought the rich professionals had no incentive to turn up in Rio as golf made a memorable return to the Olympics in 2016 after an 112-year absence. Many including Rory McIlroy decided that the violence over in the country, was not worth the hassle and opted to stay at home. Well many now envy Justin Rose, who although he has had a stellar career, will perhaps always be remembered as the Gold medal winner in Rio. Justin Rose celebrates after securing Olympic gold in the men’s golf tournament Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Reuters A
  7. S.E. Asia is well represented again, and although the South Koreans are most likely to start out favorites, I would not be surprised to see Yuka Saso (8) from the Philippines or Patty Tavatanakit (12) and Ariya Jutanugarn (21) from Thailand, all Major Champions, grab a medal in the end. Several players have opted not to travel to Tokyo, so Thailand and the Philippines have more than a realistic chance to grab a medal. Both our players have already won Majors. Ariya Jutanugarn However, before you may wish to place a small bet on your favorite player, be
  8. Many sceptics thought the rich professionals had no incentive to turn up in Rio as golf made a memorable return to the Olympics in 2016 after an 112-year absence. Many including Rory McIlroy decided that the violence over in the country was not worth the hassle and opted to stay at home. Well many now envy Justin Rose, who although he has had a stellar career, will perhaps always be remembered as the Gold medal winner. Justin Rose celebrates after securing Olympic gold in the men’s golf tournament Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Reuters And Justi
  9. Many sceptics thought the rich professionals had no incentive to turn up in Rio as golf made a memorable return to the Olympics in 2016 after an 112-year absence. Many including Rory McIlroy decided that the violence over in the country was not worth the hassle and opted to stay at home. Well many now envy Justin Rose, who although he has had a stellar career, will perhaps always be remembered as the Gold medal winner. Justin Rose celebrates after securing Olympic gold in the men’s golf tournament Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Reuters And Justi
  10. Before you may wish to place a small bet on your favorite player better wait until they actually tee off incase anyone else tests positive to Covid on arrival. Yuka Saso (8) Bianca Pagdanganan (165) wearing their new team outfits. S.E. Asia is well represented again, and although the South Koreans are most likely to start out favorites, I would not be surprised to see Yuka Saso (8) from the Philippines or Patty Tavatanakit (12) and Ariya Jutanugarn (21) from Thailand, all Major Champions, grab a medal in the end. Meanwhile to help understand the
  11. The International Golf Federation was informed on Sunday that Jon Rahm tested positive for COVID-19 as part of the final testing protocol before leaving for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and therefore is unable to compete for Spain. The Spanish Olympic Committee stated that without adequate time to find a replacement and comply with the necessary health protocols required for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Spain will only be represented by Adri Arnaus. In accordance with the IGF’s Late Athlete Replacement Policy, the next available athlete identified by the IGF Rea
  12. The International Golf Federation was informed on Sunday that Jon Rahm tested positive for COVID-19 as part of the final testing protocol before leaving for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and therefore is unable to compete for Spain. The Spanish Olympic Committee stated that without adequate time to find a replacement and comply with the necessary health protocols required for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Spain will only be represented by Adri Arnaus. In accordance with the IGF’s Late Athlete Replacement Policy, the next available athlete identified by the IGF Rea
  13. The International Golf Federation was informed on Sunday that Jon Rahm tested positive for COVID-19 as part of the final testing protocol before leaving for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and therefore is unable to compete for Spain. The Spanish Olympic Committee stated that without adequate time to find a replacement and comply with the necessary health protocols required for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Spain will only be represented by Adri Arnaus. In accordance with the IGF’s Late Athlete Replacement Policy, the next available athlete identified by the IGF Reallocation Re
  14. A kind-hearted bus driver and his passengers were recently left feeling disappointed after they were misled by a woman, they thought was going into labour. Screen-cap from the Bus’s CCTV camera The good Samaritans whipped round to raise more than VND4 million (US$170) for a woman who was about to give birth on the bus which was en route from Hoc Mon District to HCM City. When she was taken to hospital, doctors confirmed that actually she was not pregnant. This was a story shared by Huynh Thi Nhu Thuy, the bus driver’s wife residing in HCM Ci
  15. The Hanoi Department of Justice has announced sanctions for sixteen activities violating regulations on COVID-19 prevention and control. The highest fine is up to VNĐ200 million (US$8,700) along with a criminal trial, as the city enforces Government Directive 16. file photo So here is the complete list broken down, so you now know what to expect if you do not follow departments sanctions. 1. Those who fail to wear masks in public spaces face a maximum fine of VNĐ3 million ($132). 2. Those who are found to have littered used masks
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