So far this year 31,000 people have contracted the mosquito-borne disease in 20 southern cities and provinces, with 13 people dying. Dengue outbreaks feared in southern Vietnam. Hanoi has established eight inspection teams to supervise and assist dengue-fever prevention activities in 18 localities.

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently accepted that the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth is unlikely to hit the government’s 6.7% target by year-end. Ministry of Planning and Investment remains optimistic that the country’s overall GDP growth can reach 6.27% by the end of this year.

Hoang Xuan Vinh made history when he secured a gold in the men’s 10m air pistol event at the Rio Olympics on August 6, becoming the first Vietnamese to win an Olympic gold medal. Shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh on August 10 won the second medal for Vietnam, coming second in the men’s 50-metre pistol shooting event.

Vietnam Ajour : "Eline Mørch Jensen har med fortælinger fra Cambodjas blodige fortid, skrevet en stærk lille bog om Cambodjas nyere barske fortid". Thomas Bo Pedersen, Hanoi: "Forfatteren Eline Mørch Jensen har på fornem vis givet stemme til ofre, bødler og vidner under og efter folkemordet i Cambodia".

More than 100 flight delayed due to cyber-attacks at Vietnam's 2 major airports. More than 100 flights, dozens of which were delayed for up to one hour. Passengers were left stranded on Friday 29/7 after authorities switched off the flight information screens and sound system in the wake of a major cyber-attack.

24/7 blokerede Cambodia for en ASEAN udtalele om South China Sea. International tribunal in the Hague rules in favor of Philippines over China Tuesday 12/7. Concluding that there was no legal basis for China to claim historic rights to resources falling within the '"nine-dash line." China official Xinhua news agency said that the ruling was unlawful.

Shout-out from Denmark NGO: Remember your values, Scandinavians! - Chairman of Danish Vietnamese Association pleads with Scandinavians in Vietnam to support local NGOs in the promotion of equal opportunities, education and healthcare. Opråb om at gå forrest i støtten til lokale NGO'ere

Artikel i Information torsdag den 14. juli af DVF's formand. Pressemeddelelse 12/7: Dom fra Haag bør give Verdenssamfundet anledning til at arbejde for en fredelig løsning i overensstemmelse med Havretskonventionens principper. Det er også af vital betydning for Danmark

In Vietnam 1 million people is in urgent need of food assistance and 2 million people lacking access to drinking water. In Cambodia more than 93,500 poor, rural households are affected by the drought. Vietnam’s Ministry of Planning says that the drought has cost more than 15 trillion Vietnam dong (U.S. $671 million).

Tri Minh & Clara Bryld torsdag 7/7. Fotos fra koncert. Duet of two artists, coming from Vietnam and Denmark, who compose and perform their compositions using jazz music. Jazzmesse i Vor Frue Kirke søndag den 10. juli kl. 14.00. Ledes af bassist Chris Minh Doky, protektor for for Landsindindsamligen Hospitalsudstyr til Vietnam. Fotos