The volume of cargo handled by them is growing at 5 percent a year, with the goods brought mainly by road, meaning the number of container trucks going in and out of the ports is huge. … [Read more...] about HCMC suggested to collect infrastructure fees at ports
Desperate help money
Hanoi (VNA) – Pandemic-hit localities must ensure sufficient reserves of materials for timely COVID-19 tests, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc ordered at a recent meeting of the permanent cabinet members on the fight against the pandemic. The government leader spoke highly of the National Steering Committee on the fight, the Ministry of Health and localities for their efforts, and praised collective and individual donors for their contributions to Da Nang city and Quang Nam province in the central region. However, he also asked officials and administrations of the localities hit by the pandemic to mobilise all the resources in the all-out effort to keep the outbreak at the lowest level. The People’s Committees of the provinces and centrally-run cities must bear the responsibility on the application of measures in the localities and the strengthening of anti-pandemic measures, PM Phuc stressed. He called on all the people to wear a face mask at public places and in the … [Read more...] about PM orders localities to prepare sufficient materials for COVID-19 tests
Moods get complicated, too. Would you prefer it to rain while practicing social distancing or can you stand the fact that sunshine is beckoning you to the now banned beach? To me, it depends on the time of day. Sunset, when it’s slightly cooler and breezier, does feel more frustrating than noon. Even going around town in the evening with a small breeze does wonders for me. Yet with much of Hoi An closed to dine-in pleasures, I’ll have to settle for my small courtyard and some home delivery while my two dogs stare relentlessly at me – at least at home I get to choose the music. … [Read more...] about Is it raining yet?