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A working team from the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) has inspected a number of projects it is funding in some localities of Vietnam, according to the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Vietnam.

Vietnamese, Saudi Arabian foreign ministries sign MoU on political consultation

Vietnamese Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son and Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud on July 5 signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on political consultation between the two ministries.

Oil producers agree to cut production by a tenth

The group will cut production by 10 million barrels a day from May to combat a fall in demand.

Saudi Arabia showcases Vietnamese culture across several days

A large contingent of the Overseas Vietnamese community along with foreign friends gathered together to enjoy a series of Vietnamese cultural days which are being held in Saudi Arabia from February 3 through to February 15.

No Vietnamese nationals among bus crash victims in Saudi Arabia

Following a serious bus crash near the holy Muslim city of Medina in Saudi Arabia on October 16, no Vietnamese nationals have been reported among the victims.

Miss Vietnam Ngoc Han unveils new Ao Dai collection in Saudi Arabia

Ngoc Han, Miss Vietnam 2010, introduced her latest Ao Dai collection to members of the overseas Vietnamese community during an event which was recently held in Saudi Arabia.

Thailand prepares to cope with global oil price hike

The Energy Ministry of Thailand is planning to use 1.5 billion baht (about 49 million USD) from the state Oil Fund to support local oil prices.

World Cup 2018: Saudi Arabia land safely after plane fire

 Players and officials of Saudi Arabia have arrived safely in Rostov-on-Don for their match with Uruguay on Wednesday after an engine on their plane caught fire.

Top Saudi Arabian legislator begins official visit to Vietnam

 Chairman of the Consultative Assembly of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Abdullah Bin Mohammed Ibrahim Al-Sheikh arrived in Hanoi on January 31, starting his four-day visit to Vietnam.

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz dies

 Abdullah bin Abdulaziz was the fifth of his brothers to take the throne and became king in 2005, reports Caroline Hawley

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Saudi Arabia invests in Vocational Junior College in Ha Nam

 Saudi Arabia will invest in the expansion of the Vocational Junior College in the northern province of Ha Nam.

MERS death toll surges to 282 in Saudi Arabia

 Saudi Arabia's death toll from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus has surged to 282 after recalculations, the Health Ministry announced on Tuesday.

Health ministry warns about spread of MERS-CoV infections

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Health (MOH) on May 20 warned that the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome caused by the Corona virus, popularly known as MERS-CoV, is spreading in the world.

Saudi Arabia reports 2 more MERS coronavirus cases

 Saudi Arabia on Sunday reported two more Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus cases and one death.

Saudi Arabia registers new cases, deaths of MERS virus infection

 Saudi Arabia registered on Sunday three new cases and three more deaths of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) coronavirus infection, adding the total number of cases to 483, including 142 deaths.

Illegal Vietnamese workers to get Saudi amnesty

 VietNamNet Bridge – An estimated 700-800 Vietnamese people working illegally in Saudi Arabia may benefit from a general amnesty issued by the country's government, the Department of Overseas Labour said.

Saudi Arabia reports 17th death of novel coronavirus

 Saudi Arabia reported Wednesday the 17th death out of 31 novel coronavirus infection cases in the country, according to an official statement.

Death toll of novel coronavirus rises to nine

 The Ministry of Health of Saudi Arabia has informed the World Health Organization (WHO) of another death of confirmed novel coronavirus infection, bringing the death toll of the virus to nine, WHO said Tuesday.