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Why We Need To Stop Saying 'When Things Get Back To Normal' (source — 27/10/2020 10:00:29

How many times in the last few months have the words “When things get back to normal...” come out of your mouth?“When things get back to normal, I’m finally using all my vacati...

Vietnam is not pitting economic growth against public health as it fights Covid | Tran Le Thuy (source — 20/10/2020 14:23:55

My country seemed to have all the ingredients for a coronavirus disaster, so what has it done right?On the evening of 7 March 2020, I received an email from the manager of the office building where I ...

Australia defies 'race to the bottom' in Asia power stakes (source — 18/10/2020 16:01:00

Middle powers Australia, Vietnam and Taiwan are the only countries to have gained influence in Asia during the coronavirus crisis, while China maintained its standing and the clout of the US, India an...

8 Ways The Government Has Slashed Its Own Environmental Promises (source — 18/10/2020 10:32:13

“Bounce back greener”, the “green recovery”, a government that will “lead that green industrial revolution”. Boris Johnson’s verdant rhetoric in recent w...

Continual lockdowns are not the answer to bringing Covid under control | Devi Sridhar (source — 10/10/2020 12:00:32

Countries such as Vietnam and New Zealand are reopening due to robust strategies. When will we learn from them?In April, cafes and restaurants opened in Vietnam full of bustle and life. In July, 10,00...

Michelle Obama Releases Video Panning 'Tragedy' Of Trump's Coronavirus Response (source — 06/10/2020 19:35:31

Former first lady Michelle Obama tore into Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus crisis in a live video Tuesday, calling Trump’s pandemic leadership “willful mismanagement&rdquo...

Asia Today: Singapore to allow entry from Vietnam, Australia (source — 01/10/2020 05:19:47

Singapore will allow entry to travelers from Vietnam and Australia, excluding its coronavirus hot spot Victoria state, beginning next week

Lockdown Never Ended For Disabled People (source — 25/09/2020 08:00:26

It’s day 200 of lockdown and I log in to Instagram. I scroll and see pictures of friends’ lives, their holidays to Luxembourg, Tenerife or Vietnam. I see pictures of people enjoying a meal...

Today’s Jenna Bush Hager nearly cries after she recalls being mom-shamed for traveling to Vietnam without infant son (source — 22/09/2020 01:07:45

JENNA Bush Hager almost cried on Today as she recalled the time she was mom-shamed for traveling to Vietnam without her baby boy, Hal. The TV personality spoke to her co-host Hoda Kotb to discuss pare...

Coronavirus: How one passenger infected 15 others on a long-haul flight (source — 21/09/2020 22:42:24

By the time the plane touched down in Vietnam, 12 passengers in business class, two in economy and a single crew member had contracted Covid.

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