The first-ever UN Food Systems Summit convened world leaders in an effort to spur national and regional action to deliver the UN's 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through transforming food systems. It featured commitments from more than 85 heads of state around the world.
Vietnam has pushed back a plan to re-open the resort island of Phu Quoc to foreign tourists until November, after failing to meet targets for inoculating residents due to insufficient vaccine supplies, state media reported. Authorities had initially planned to allow vaccinated foreign tourists to start returning to Phu Quoc in October https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/vietnam-reopen-resort-island-foreign-tourists-boost-economy-2021-09-10 to revive the tourism sector and prop up the economy. "We have to inoculate residents here for herd immunity but vaccine supplies are falling short," the state-run VTC newspaper quoted Huynh Quang Hung, the chairman of Phu Quoc City's People's Committee, as saying.
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