Security officials said hundreds of people had been in the area at the time of the blast, with police saying it was difficult to get a precise number of victims because the bodies had been taken to different medical centres while others had been taken directly by their relatives for burial. … [Read more...] about Somalia’s deadliest bombing kills 276, injures 300
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In Bentiu - the land withered by the scorching sun, the lack of water is always a big issue. All troops of the U.N. base in Bentiu have to use water in a very economical way. In June, 2019, the staff of the L2FH Rotation 1 of Vietnam often had to get water from U.N. tank trucks until 2 or 3 in the morning. The newly-coming Indian engineer company next door found it even harder due to its high troop strength. Learning that situation, the L2FH Rotation 1 of Vietnam shared with the Indian unit 10 cubic meters of water each day. Not only water, the Vietnamese unit usually lends the Indian engineers their chairs, projectors and backdrop, etc. when they need. Then one day, when the Vietnamese medical troops started to build a road, they found the Indian friends already waiting, ready to support with all the engineering machines. … [Read more...] about Part 4: Vietnam means goodness
In Cambodia, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sar Kheng asked the administration in localities that border Thailand to increase professional measures at border checkpoints to prevent Cambodian workers from entering Thailand, which will shut its border until June 30 to prevent the spread of COVID-19. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia May 29
A new academic report on Vietnam’s response to the pandemic, written by Prof. Thwaites and about 20 doctors and scientists, concluded that the early lock-down plus the extensive testing, contact tracing and mandatory quarantines for people who had come into contact with anyone who had tested positive were behind Vietnam’s success in preventing COVID-19 deaths. It said the tracing and quarantine measures were “especially effective given that nearly half of those infected did not develop symptoms.” … [Read more...] about Canada newswire: Vietnam – standard in COVID-19 fight
Bochmann: COVID-19 has completely halted tourism activities, not only in Vietnam but pretty much the whole world. I don’t think that people outside the tourism industry completely understand how big the disruption is and how many people this affects. It’s not just hospitality workers in hotels and travel/tour operators (which number in the thousands), but also the families that rely on them to fill their rice bowls at home. For every hotel worker, travel/tour operator, there are also about four merchants, suppliers, farmers, shop owners, and drivers that rely on tourists to come to Vietnam and holiday or conduct business meetings, conferences, and exhibitions. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?