Nguyễn Văn Bắc, vice chairman of the Mường La People’s Committee, told Vietnam News Agency that “the illegal sand mining on the Đà River was commonplace due to the lack of officials available to monitor it.” … [Read more...] about Sơn La Province tries to curb illegal sand mining on Đà River
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From Wuhan, the coronavirus spread rapidly to infect nearly every country on Earth, killing more than 80,000 people, battering the global economy and forcing around half of humanity into some form of lockdown. Its march across the planet has affected every level of society from workers to royals, with Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson fighting the illness in intensive care. But the joy of people finally free to leave Wuhan -- many of them queuing up to depart in hazmat suits -- provided some cheer to a gloomy world, offering proof the virus would not last forever. "You have no idea! I was already up around 4 am. I felt so good. My kids are so excited. Mum is finally coming home," said Hao Mei, a 39-year-old single mother rushing to nearby Enshi to see her young children for the first time in two months. "I've been stuck for 77 days! I've been stuck for 77 days!" shouted one man, who arrived at the railway station for a train back to his home province of Hunan. A robot whizzed … [Read more...] about Wuhan exodus sparks virus hope despite mounting death toll
Vietnam’s government has reacted to the pandemic early and fiercely. Schools were closed, events were cancelled, the population was reminded to be careful, and now, borders were closed and entry to the country has been restricted. Nevertheless, nowhere in Vietnam was any sign of a similar panic to what can be seen now in the increasingly hectic European Union. After the danger had initially seemed to be ignored in the West, headlessness is now apparent. Moreover, thanks to the starving European Central Bank’s (ECB) policy of recent years, essential monetary policy instruments are now missing in the EU. This is different in Vietnam, as we shall see. … [Read more...] about Coping with the outbreak in the Vietnamese way – a role model?
And we will soon be launching the Spring Air brand in Viet Nam. We just signed an agreement with Spring Air, one of the top brands in the US and Internationally. We will also launch the Spring Air luxury collection - Chatham and Wells which will be Made in the USA. We are really excited about this partnership. … [Read more...] about US mattress company eyes Viet Nam’s enormous potential
Vietnam Railways Corporation might see a revenue decline of VND700 billion to VND1 trillion this year and may lose VND694-935 billion. Vietnam National Coal-Mineral Industries Corporation expects to see a VND1 trillion reduction in mineral sales, whereas Vietnam Expressway Corporation might lose VND140 billion. … [Read more...] about State firms to continue suffering heavy losses