"Shincheonji contributed significantly to the sharp rise in the number of patients in Korea," Won Suk-choi of the division of infectious diseases at the Korea University College of Medicine, told the BBC, but he also warns that "the situation Korea is currently experiencing can happen anywhere in the world". … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Why did infections shoot up South Korea?
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An illegal ring of thieves has been broken up after carrying out multiple thefts in which they stole motorbikes in Da Lat, a popular tourist destination in Vietnam’s Central Highlands, and sold them in Ho Chi Minh City. … [Read more...] about Ring busted for Da Lat-Saigon motorbike thefts
In February 2018, the Department of Military Security started receiving multiple complaints about a certain “General Hoa Hữu Long” who had scammed people out of large amounts of money by falsely promising to secure them jobs at the so-called Đông Dương Corporation under the defence ministry. … [Read more...] about Gang defrauds 1,000 people by impersonating military officers
BSA credits the Vietnamese authorities, including the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, for conducting thorough nationwide inspections of corporations thought to be using illegal software. In 2019, the ministry conducted dozens of inspections and found violations among both Vietnamese and foreign-run corporations. With the Lunar New Year holiday season now complete, BSA believes that the government has an opportunity to step up its enforcement activities in the coming months. … [Read more...] about Hundreds of corporations in VN transition to legal software, but warns of ongoing risks: BSA
Hanoi (VNA) – Hanoi will impose quarantine measures on people arriving from or going through Daegu and North Gyeongsang, areas with COVID-19 outbreaks in the Republic of Korea. On February 25, the municipal People’s Committee required the Health Department to coordinate with the capital city’s Military Command and police to carry out the quarantine work. Accordingly, Vietnamese citizens will be kept in quarantine for 14 days since arrival at the military school under the municipal Military Command in Son Tay, while foreign nationals will be staying at the Municipal Police Hospital in Ha Dong district. District administrations are told to look for people who arrived in Vietnam from the RoK within the past 14 days for monitoring and taking quarantine measures on those who came from or transited Daegu and North Gyeongsang. The municipal Health Department instructed tightening international medical quarantine at the Noi Bai international airport, including … [Read more...] about Hanoi to quarantine people arriving from epidemic-hit areas in RoK