A medical worker collects the samples of a woman and her children in Hamlet 7 in Cu Kroa Commune for diphtheria testing. Two people in the Central Highlands province of Daklak and one in Gia Lai Province have tested positive for diphtheria – PHOTO: VNA HCMC – Two people in the Central Highlands province of Daklak and one in Gia Lai Province have tested positive for diphtheria, raising the total number of infected patients in the Central Highlands region to 75. … [Read more...] about Central Highlands reports three more cases of diphtheria
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Certain crimes, such as counterfeiting currency or mail theft, are automatically tried at a federal level, as are cases in which the United States is a party or those which involve constitutional violations. Others can be tried in federal courts based on the severity of the crimes. … [Read more...] about Daniel Lewis Lee: First US federal execution in 17 years to go ahead
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - Ninety–one strikes occurred in Vietnam in the first five months of this year, mostly due to stagnant production – a major negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on enterprises and workers. Only 66 strikes were reported in the same period last year and, in the whole year, there were a total of 121 strikes, half of those reported in 2018. Standing Vice President of the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour Tran Thanh Hai said at a recent meeting that the COVID-19 pandemic caused production to stagnate and thus enterprises were shut down, suspended or downsized. As a result, workers who stopped working asked for their rights and benefits to be ensured. When workers did not agree with their employers’ salary payment mechanisms, for example, year-end bonuses, delayed salary payments, or poor quality of meals provided at the enterprises’ canteens, they also went on strike, Hai said. “As soon as the strikes happened, trade unions in … [Read more...] about Ninety-one strikes reported in Vietnam in five months
Those in his Democratic Party are finding it difficult to reconcile their memories of a man who fought so hard for women's rights with the claims we have heard. … [Read more...] about Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon accused of four years of sexual harassment
Within 15 years, from 1997 to 2012, nearly 244 cubic meters of sand were lost from the Red River bed. The amount of sand taken away in Hanoi alone was three times more than the amount of alluvium reaching Son Tay at times. The bottom of the river has dropped and landslides have begun occurring on the river banks. … [Read more...] about Will the sand in the Red River be depleted in 100 years?