Truc Xanh Nursery School, nestled in a poor neighborhood in Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province in central Vietnam, was built thanks to Roy Erle Hornsby and Phan Thi Thu Lan’s financial support. Photo: B.D. / Tuoi Tre “We shuddered at the thought of revamping the decrepit school but were set on turning it into an amazing space for the kids,” Lan said, adding that the couple funded the project through VND200 million (US$8,583) of their own savings and calling on donations to cover the remaining costs. … [Read more...] about Australian man, wife build tuition-free nursery in central Vietnam
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Coach Kim, who has been in Vietnam for many years, said: “Vietnam is home to boxers who would grow strongly given the required support. Vietnamese people are smart, observant and active. They can keep their balance well and most importantly they are always thirsty for victory. These are key elements in boxing. … [Read more...] about Vietnamese boxers punch above their weight
The first coronavirus cases have been announced in Denmark, Estonia and Romania Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has urged Romanians not to panic, amid reports of anxious shoppers emptying supermarket shelves and some intimidation of Asian people Two more patients have tested positive in England, bringing the number of UK cases to 15 Honved Budapest, a Hungarian football team, has temporarily suspended its Italian coach Giuseppe Sannino and his assistant Alessandro Recenti, fearing they might have had contact with Italian virus carriers In recent days Austria, Croatia, Greece, Norway, Switzerland, Georgia and North Macedonia reported their first cases, many of them people who had been to Italy What is the situation in Italy? … [Read more...] about Coronavirus in Europe: epidemic or ‘infodemic’?