Hanoi proposes isolating arrivals from South Korea epidemic areas for 14 days The Hanoi Department of Health has proposed putting any Korean or Vietnamese nationals who arrive from the epidemic areas in the Republic of Korea (RoK) in isolation for a 14-day period. … [Read more...] about Travellers from Korea’s outbreak zones quarantined after entering VN
Like peach flowers in the north, apricot flowers are indispensable for Tet in southern Vietnam. The village of Phuoc Dinh in Vinh Long Province has long been a renowned provider of apricot flowers. The village, about three kilometers from the center of Vinh Long City, was awarded the title of traditional craft village in 2009. Today, the Phuoc Dinh apricot village has over 550 100-year-old apricot trees, 1,000 apricot trees from 50 to 100-years-old and hundreds of younger trees. … [Read more...] about Southwestern ornamental flower villages in full bloom
As for Hoai, she cannot do anything but wait for the storm to pass. Waking up in the middle of the night on February 23 after her son’s late night supper, she checked her phone to see the number of deaths and diagnosed cases in the country. She has printed her son’s daily schedule for her family just in case she becomes infected herself. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese in South Korea face dilemma: stay put or bail out?
The director of the South Korean Centre for Disease Control, Jung Eun-kyeong, suggested at a press briefing that "there is a possibility that the characteristics of many people sitting close together in a very confined space and holding service for more than an hour" would have led to "a few who were exposed infecting many other infectees". … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Why did infections shoot up South Korea?
"My mother-in-law sold this noodle soup for 30 years," says Vân Anh at Bún riêu tóp mỡ bà An. "She taught me how to make our family's soup to help us make ends meet. I have many loyal customers who have followed us around the city as we've moved." … [Read more...] about Rice paddy crab hotpot