Workers are seen assembling clothes at a garment factory in Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: M.L. / Tuoi Tre Hoang Quy, aged 34, was working for a welding workshop in Binh Thanh District, Ho Chi Minh City before it went out of business. Quy is now a barber working for a shop in the city’s Binh Tan District. … [Read more...] about Jacks of all trades: Odd-jobbers wiggle way through pandemic in Saigon
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Notably, the Foreign Ministry of Laos was assigned to coordinate with the country’s national steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control and relevant agencies to prepare for the implementation of “green lane” (fast procedure handling) for Vietnam and China. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia August 10
Loc Troi Group Jsc based in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang saw post-tax profits plummet by 55 percent year-on-year to VND116 billion ($5 million), and revenues by half to VND2.2 trillion ($94.73 million). … [Read more...] about Pesticide producers’ profits plummet as Covid-19 hits farming
Former General Secretary Le Kha Phieu was the one that stayed close to and reserved great love for the people. In 1997, I went on a trip to the Mekong Delta region during the flooding season to learn more about the real situation there. The flooding was devastating that year. Water came from all directions, isolating many areas in the region. High waves posed a lot of dangers to waterway vehicles. On the way, we suddenly saw a person waving at us from an opposite canoe. I realized that the person was Comrade Le Kha Phieu. … [Read more...] about Farewell to Comrade Le Kha Phieu – a simple but unyielding communist!
Visitors flock back to HCM City’s oldest garden post Covid-19 After closing for nearly two months because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Saigon zoo and botanical gardens Thao Cam Vien reopened in late May and has once again become a popular destination for visitors, in particular youngsters. … [Read more...] about Rare transgenic orchids in close-up in Hanoi