Livestream marks launch of first COVID-19 fashion collection Local designer Chung Thanh Phong unveiled a fresh fashion line to the public via a Facebook livestream on May 18 with the theme of “Save Yourself” to promote efforts to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). … [Read more...] about Dirt-cheap so-called ‘branded’ cosmetics fooling people on Facebook
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The ambassador also said that China will keep a close contact with other countries on the pandemic containment and trade-related measures, fully implement the ASEAN-China free trade agreement, actively work with other parties towards the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) this year and expand regional cooperation in emerging areas such as the digital economy. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia on April 13
Hanoi (VNA) - The week-long first-instance trial of suspects charged with “murder” or “resisting on-duty officers” over a deadly incident in Dong Tam commune in Hanoi’s My Duc district has concluded, with the majority of defendants accepting the sentences they were given. Their deeds were brutal and inhumane, using petrol to burn to death three policemen who were simply performing their duties. Correct indictment The indictment states that six defendants - Le Dinh Cong, Bui Viet Hieu, Nguyen Van Tuyen, Le Dinh Doanh, Le Dinh Chuc, and Nguyen Quoc Tien - were involved in actively preparing means and equipment for the crime, assigned tasks to other defendants, and directly conducted the attacks. Of the six, Cong was the leader and often incited others to kill police officers by posting video clips and livestreaming on social networks. He also threatened to bomb power stations and kill 300-500 police officers, assigned tasks to other defendants, and … [Read more...] about Dong Tam case: Justice observed, consciences awakened
The Penal Code 2015 includes many provisions to better protect minors from sexual abuse and other forms of violence. However, some gaps are remaining on the way to further align national laws with the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and Optional Protocol on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography (OPSC), both of which Vietnam has ratified. … [Read more...] about Child sexual abuse becomes more complicated
The average monthly income of the poor, near-poor and middle-income groups in 2018 were VND931,000, VND1.8 million and VND2.77 million respectively. This means nearly 15 million households, or about 60 million people, have no access to a lot of basic goods and services due to the gap between income and price. It is worth noting that the sum these households spend on food, drink, and smoking makes up a sizable part of their income – 48% in the 2016 survey, the most recent figure. Their other needs such as housing, electricity, water, sanitation, household appliances, healthcare, travel, education, culture, sports, and entertainment, of course, face more limitations. … [Read more...] about Demand stimulus: where to begin?