"Hanoi has recorded nearly 100,000 returnees from Danang, now the largest epicenter of Covid-19 in Vietnam, between July 15 and 29, thus thousands of people need to be tested for coronavirus using RT-PCR," said Deputy Director of the Hanoi Department of Health Tran Thi Nhi Ha. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia August 9
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“It’s a new option in the art form’s long existence,” Triết explains. “Bronze or copper easily oxidises in Việt Nam’s tropical climate. Verdigris (greenish pigment) is found on the surface of bronze or copper objects after a time and requires cleaning.” … [Read more...] about Fading artform reborn in silver and gold
In spite of Vietnam’s many forms of weather, the heat, humidity, damp, and surprisingly chilliness of December, I wouldn’t really want to live anywhere else. There’s the ‘Goldilocks’ factor at work here. It’s not too cold, the summer is long, the winter is short, the rain is mostly warm, I’m not in a flood-prone area, and I haven’t worn anything heavier than a hoodie for the last fourteen years. … [Read more...] about Is it raining yet?
Hanoi (VNA) – Foreign experts have highly evaluated Vietnam’s response to the recurrent outbreak of COVID-19. In a BBC article published on August 8, Prof Michael Toole, an epidemiologist and principal research fellow at the Burnet Institute in Melbourne (Australia), said: “Like in the first wave, Vietnam has responded quickly and forcefully” when talking about the sudden resurgence of the coronavirus in Da Nang. This central city sealed itself off from visitors and retreated into full lockdown after Patient 416, the first case of local infection after 99 days without community transmission in Vietnam. Each resident is set to be tested for the virus, and a field hospital has been erected as every resource is thrown at slowing the spread of the disease, according to the article. Meanwhile, Hanoi has closed down bars and karaoke parlours as an extra precaution, and several cities, including the capital and Ho Chi Minh City, have made face masks compulsory … [Read more...] about Foreign experts value Vietnam’s response to latest COVID-19 outbreak
The Vietnamese State pursues a consistent policy of respecting and ensuring the right to freedom of religion and belief and freedom of non-belief and non-religion. This is clearly stipulated in the country’s Constitution and law. The 2016 Law on Religion and Belief stipulates citizens’ fundamental right to freedom of religion and belief. … [Read more...] about Freedom of belief and religion respected in Vietnam