Security officials said hundreds of people had been in the area at the time of the blast, with police saying it was difficult to get a precise number of victims because the bodies had been taken to different medical centres while others had been taken directly by their relatives for burial. … [Read more...] about Somalia’s deadliest bombing kills 276, injures 300
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Staff of the UNMISS are also specifically impressed by Vietnamese dishes. That is because the L2FH of Vietnam often invites international friends to meals, having them enjoy Vietnamese cuisine. The cooks of the hospital have even blended Western flavors with the Vietnamese dishes, making the dishes much attractive and more delicious to international guests. Those who have tried Vietnamese dishes in that way at the L2FH of Vietnam several times would then be addicted to the food. Some of them even became close cuisine friends of the Vietnamese hospital. In fact, the mess hall of the L2FH of Vietnam has served not only regular staff of the UNMISS but also VIPs like the Mongolian PM, the U.K. Secretary of State for Defense, the Japanese Ambassador to the U.N., and the Head of the UNMISS. … [Read more...] about Part 4: Vietnam means goodness
In Cambodia, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sar Kheng asked the administration in localities that border Thailand to increase professional measures at border checkpoints to prevent Cambodian workers from entering Thailand, which will shut its border until June 30 to prevent the spread of COVID-19. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia May 29
Canada’s Globe and Mail newswire has praised Vietnam’s COVID-19 fighting. (Photo for illustrastion: NDO) It stressed that Vietnam’s success was no accident. Its 1,450km border with China and frequent visitors from Wuhan, the site of the original outbreak in December and January, meant that Vietnam could have been overrun with cases. But it acted fast and did not wait for official warnings from the World Health Organization (WHO) before it closed its borders, locked down its economy and launched mass testing, tracing and quarantine measures. … [Read more...] about Canada newswire: Vietnam – standard in COVID-19 fight
Bochmann: COVID-19 has completely halted tourism activities, not only in Vietnam but pretty much the whole world. I don’t think that people outside the tourism industry completely understand how big the disruption is and how many people this affects. It’s not just hospitality workers in hotels and travel/tour operators (which number in the thousands), but also the families that rely on them to fill their rice bowls at home. For every hotel worker, travel/tour operator, there are also about four merchants, suppliers, farmers, shop owners, and drivers that rely on tourists to come to Vietnam and holiday or conduct business meetings, conferences, and exhibitions. … [Read more...] about How should Vietnam prepare for post-pandemic tourism recovery?