Indonesia - one of the worlds most populous and far-flung nations - only just closed its borders, but experts fear this came too late. As the BBC's Resty Woro Yuniar and Aghnia Adzkia report, its healthcare system will not be able to cope amid warnings that official figures mask the true scale of virus cases. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Indonesia grapples with fear of a hidden virus surge
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VN education ministry agrees to cut back teaching programs due to school closure The Ministry of Education and Training has allowed education departments to cut curricula taught in primary, secondary and high schools due to the prolonged school closure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. … [Read more...] about How are foreign teachers earning their living in the COVID-19 crisis?
“Grab can provide this budget thanks to our constant efforts to optimise operating costs and changing the calculation of GrabRewards points. We would like to express our sincere thanks to Grab employees and Grab users in Vietnam for their contribution to the budget to support Grab's partners. The support is expected to help Grab’s driver and merchant partners overcome this difficult period while fulfilling the Grab for Good Development roadmap in Vietnam,” she added. … [Read more...] about Grab steps up relief measures to protect health and safety of drivers during COVID-19
The author highlighted collective and responsible action in combating the pandemic in Vietnam, such as the mask wearing by the entire population. Local competent forces always accompany the people. All districts broadcast disease prevention instructions through loudspeakers. All citizens receive an SMS almost daily with instructions or notices to find at-risk people. … [Read more...] about French newspaper praises Vietnam’s COVID-19 combat
At a ceremony held by doctors to celebrate his discharge, the American man expressed gratefulness for his speedy recovery and the safety of his family, which he said was possible thanks to the prompt decision to place him in quarantine by local health officials. … [Read more...] about Recovered American patient lauds Vietnam’s work against COVID-19