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Vietnam news in brief - June 9
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Sailing regatta underway in Nha Trang Bay

The National Club Sailing Championship and Stand Up Paddleboard Race attracted 145 athletes to Ana Marina Nha Trang in the central province of Khanh Hoa. The competition, held on June 8 and 9, aims to promote tourism and provide a platform for athletes to qualify for national youth teams.

Vietnam takes active part in Czech Food & Culture Festival

The stand of the Embassy of Vietnam in the Czech Republic. Photo: VNA

Nem (fried spring rolls), bun cha (grilled pork with rice noodles), conical hats, and silk scarves - traditional Vietnamese dishes and products attracted a large number of visitors to the 7th Festival of Embassies - Food &Culture held in Prague, Czech Republic on June 8. This year's festival featured 130 booths, including those of embassies and diplomatic missions from 55 countries and territories.

Exciting activities at the Children's Playground Festival

Hundreds of children, including children with disabilities, vulnerable children, and their families, participated in lively and attractive activities at the Children's Playground Festival held at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi on June 8. The event helped promote inclusive access and raise awareness of children's right to play.

Proposal to build Phase 2 of Long Thanh International Airport

The Ministry of Transport has proposed to study the investment for Phase 2 of Long Thanh International Airport. According to the plan, after Phase 2, which includes the construction of an additional runway and a passenger terminal, the airport will have a capacity of 50 million passengers per year.

The government needs to approve a feasibility study before construction of the second runway and terminal can proceed. 

Int'l Jewelry Exhibition underway in Ho Chi Minh City

The 18th International Jewelry Exhibition Vietnam 2024 (IJV 2024) is ongoing in Ho Chi Minh City on June 8-11, with the participation of more than 50 units from various countries and regions promoting high-quality gemstone products. The event aims to facilitate trade and market expansion for industry players.

Vietnamese athletes compete at Aerobic Gymnastics Asian Championships

Fifty-one athletes from the Vietnamese gymnastics team are participating in the 9th Asian Aerobic Gymnastics Championships, which run on June 8-10 at the Quan Ngua Sports Palace in Hanoi. With 316 athletes from 14 countries and territories, the competition has the largest number of participants ever. 

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