Rich in calcium, the crabs are caught by the farmers then cleaned and shredded before being pounded in a mortar using a pestle to make crab paste. Today, people use electric grinders, but the crabs pounded using a pestle and mortar taste much better. In green markets, you can see signs that advertise "pestled crabs". … [Read more...] about Rice paddy crab hotpot
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"Health is always on our minds these days, and our messages of facing your inner self and loving yourself are ultimately only possible when you're healthy," said singer Jimin, "Especially since it is very risky outside these days. I hope you take care of yourself". … [Read more...] about BTS ask fans to avoid their shows over coronavirus fears
US President Donald Trump shakes hands with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but behind the bonhomie and photo opportunities a comprehensive trade deal between their two nations looks remote. AFP/Money SHARMA Despite sharing strategic concerns over China that have led to deepening defence ties, relations over trade have worsened under Trump's "America First" drive to reduce the US$25-billion US deficit with India. … [Read more...] about Down to business for Trump in India
HCM City (VNS/VNA) - Erosion and subsidence along canals, rivers and coasts have been severe in many areas in the Mekong Delta and local authorities are struggling to raise funds for works to prevent them. Ca Mau province has around 1,000 such sites along canals as hot weather and drought have caused most canals to dry up, according to the provincial People’s Committee. In Tran Van Thoi district, a 120-metre section of the western coastal dyke in Khanh Binh Tay commune was washed away last week. The section was two metres wide in some places. Le Phong, Chairman of the Tran Van Thoi District People’s Committee, said warning boards have been set up at the eroded section to warn traffic. Work to upgrade the dyke, which stretches 72km from Tieu Dua coast bordering Kien Giang province to Cai Doi Vam town, has been estimated at more than 1.7 trillion VND (72.7 million USD). But the province is currently only building a 49km section from Tieu Dua to Song Doc town … [Read more...] about Mekong Delta grapples with erosion, subsidence
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?