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— The government of Vietnam has tasked the Ministry of Health with purchasing 21.9 million doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children aged between five and under 12.
— Many people returned to Hanoi on Saturday as the nine-day Lunar New Year (Tet) vacation, which began on January 29 and concludes on February 6, comes to an end, causing traffic jams on multiple key streets leading to the Vietnamese capital city.
— Can Tho City has welcomed tens of thousands of visitors during the past few days as people came to celebrate the Tet holiday, according to the local Department for Culture, Sports, and Tourism.
— Police in the northern province of Bac Giang on Saturday arrested and initiated legal proceedings against a former news reporter for abusing rights to freedom and democracy to infringe upon the interests of the state.
— A woman from north-central Ha Tinh Province has attempted suicide after allegedly stabbing her two-month-old baby boy to death, as she had been suffering from postpartum depression.
— Two members of a family in north-central Thanh Hoa Province died and two others were hospitalized after inhaling toxic fumes from the honeycomb briquettes they were burning to stay warm.
— Over 2,800 people across Vietnam were hospitalized due to physical confrontations during the first six days of the Tet holiday.
— The tourist city of Da Lat in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has been filled with tens of thousands of visitors over the past few Tet days.
— Britain’s Queen Elizabeth said on Saturday that she wants Prince Charles’ wife Camilla to be styled Queen Consort when he becomes king, cementing her place at the heart of the royal family after once being judged an outsider, Reuters reported.