The 30-hour flight departed from Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport to Cyprus to take 70 passengers and then flew to Saudi Arabia to take nearly 200 others before landing safely at the Can Tho Airport, the ministry said. … [Read more...] about Nearly 270 Vietnamese people brought home from Cyprus and Saudi Arabia
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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
Somewhere in the next months, it will be Hoi An’s turn to cop the floods and days of waiting for our clothes to dry in humidity. It’s amazing how used to it I’ve become. Riding with my feet planted up near the handle bars in knee-deep water is sort of fun and immaturely makes me pleased with myself at sixty-two for still being able to lift my feet in a spritely fashion. And boasting to drenched, bedraggled tourists stumbling into a café from a sudden downpour, ‘Hah! This is nothing! Wait until November!’ does have a certain perverse satisfaction. … [Read more...] about Is it raining yet?