Participating in the stocktaking and inspection of these seized products, a representative of L’Oreal Vietnam confirmed that all the thousands of cosmetic and perfume products bearing the brands of Lancome, Yves Saint Laurent, Kielh’s, Giorgio Armani, Ralph Laurent and 3CE in the containers were counterfeit. … [Read more...] about Dirt-cheap so-called ‘branded’ cosmetics fooling people on Facebook
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The 259th case, 41 years old, is the wife of Patient 254. From April 3-6, she traveled to a number of other localities to sell flowers and buy necessities. After her husband’s sample on April 9 tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 that causes the disease, she was quarantined a day later. Her sample also tested positive for the virus on April 11. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia on April 13
Be sure not to miss the chance to enjoy rau dớn, a member of the fern family and a special vegetable found only in the northern mountains. It used to grow wild and profusely in damp valleys or near streams, but local people now grow it in gardens. It’s perhaps best when stir-fried with garlic and peanuts. … [Read more...] about Hà Giang delights on a floating restaurant
He said there were days when the price of food went up and sellers gave less, as well as days when the market was full of goods and sellers called him at 3am-4am to tell him to bring vegetables to pagodas and charity kitchens in hospitals. … [Read more...] about Motorbike taxi driver gives back to charity
Therefore, in the short term, consumption demand stimulus will be effective with interventions in the price of goods and services. A subsidy policy will be able to do so directly or indirectly, but its focus of attention should be placed on food and foodstuff, since the need for safe, quality food is considerable among the three income groups mentioned above. Another thing to do is to boost the accessibility of commodity groups related to housing and home appliances. For example, help may come in the form of value added tax adjustments, or direct support for businesses. In case it is necessary to offset the VAT revenue deficit, the personal income tax rate bracket can be modified, reducing the number of taxable groups and putting up the tax rate for high-income earners. … [Read more...] about Demand stimulus: where to begin?