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COVID wave challenges Vietnam's national election Sunday

One-party state wants high turnout for races that include first gay candidate

Early voting has started in Kon Tum, Vietnamese province near Cambodia and Laos border.   © VNA

HANOI -- Vietnam has gone on high alert nationwide to contain COVID-19 outbreaks in the north, even as the country holds a general election Sunday for 69 million voters to select 500 members of parliament.

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