The whole Sahel region has seen a "significant increase of violence against children who are caught in the cross fire," according to the report, which added that hundreds had been maimed or forcibly separated from their families. … [Read more...] about Sahel violence having devastating impact on children: UN
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South Korean budget carrier Air Seoul said it will halt all flights to China, while Taiwan’s China Airlines announced a further rescheduling of its flights to China from Friday to Feb. 10, cancelling five flights and rearranging the schedules of others. … [Read more...] about Facebook, others restrict business travel to China as warnings grow
Noticeably, a ten-year-old Chinese girl Zhou Yuchao has been isolated and put under observation for the new coronavirus. She was transferred from a medical infirmary in the northern Vietnamese province of Hai Duong to the National Children Hospital in Hanoi as she has a fever and shortness of breath on the way back to the province after traveling to Vietnam's Ha Long Bay. … [Read more...] about Ministry of Health announces three hot lines of coronavirus
Hanoi (VNA) - In the mornings before he opens his traditional house to visitors, Meritorious Artist To Thanh Son prepares tea to welcome his guests. When Bat Trang commune on the outskirts of Hanoi was officially recognised as a tourist site last month, his traditional house with its beautiful garden, old kiln and showroom of pottery products started receiving many tourists every day. In October 2019, the Hanoi People’s Committee and the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) brought smart tourism to Bat Trang, further highlighting it on the capital’s travel map. Smart tourism Bat Trang commune is located in Gia Lam district, 10km from the city centre. It comprises Bat Trang and Giang Cao villages. A century ago, people of Bo Bat village (now Yen Thanh commune, the northern province of Ninh Binh) followed King Ly Cong Uan from Hoa Lu to Thang Long - the new capital city (now Hanoi). They set up a pottery and brick-making ward on the banks … [Read more...] about Bat Trang – A star of Hanoi craft village tourism
Yet the fact that communities were cut off due to roads swept away by days of rain and there are few alternative routes available shows how much still needs to be done to connect the country. Vietnam’s ‘el cheapo’ road production is costing the nation dearly. Let’s hope next year’s highway construction work will address this and reduce the road death toll too. … [Read more...] about APEC and Damrey in Vietnam: Whew! It’s over!