Vietnam real-time news

Prospect of a ‘major conventional war’ with China is real (source — 24/05/2020 13:59:12

Sky News contributor Catherine McGregor says the posturing between China and the west amid the outbreak of COVID-19 is far more serious than just a trade war as “the prospect of a major conventional w...

Trump golfs as wary U.S. embarks on Memorial Day weekend (source — 23/05/2020 22:36:45

Memorial Day weekend, which culminates in gatherings to honor U.S. military dead, got off to a cautious start on Saturday, especially in rain-soaked New York, epicenter of the coronavirus crisis that ...

Wary U.S. embarks on Memorial Day weekend amid rain at COVID-19 epicenter (source — 23/05/2020 21:18:09

Memorial Day weekend, which culminates in ceremonies to honor U.S. military dead, got off to a cautious start on Saturday, especially in rain-soaked New York, epicenter of the coronavirus crisis that ...

British pilot who was feared to become Vietnam's first coronavirus death is FREE of the disease (source — ) 21/05/2020 14:46:06

The unnamed pilot, 43, who worked for Vietnam Airlines, was admitted to the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam on March 18.

Foreign labour crunch (source — 19/05/2020 05:49:40

PETALING JAYA: Economic sectors that are heavily reliant on foreign labour are feeling the crunch as the Covid-19 pandemic threatens to bring their operations to a halt.Among the worst hit is the farm...

Jesse Jackson: 'The gated community does not protect you from the pandemic' (source — 18/05/2020 08:00:19

After more than 50 years fighting for civil rights, the activist is now watching coronavirus ravage African American communities. But he has a warning for the rich and powerfulThe Rev Jesse Jackson wa...

Let’s treat our migrant workers fairly (source — 18/05/2020 05:11:28

FROM as early as the 18th century, migrants were welcomed to our shores. The Indians came in hordes to work in our plantations.The Chinese too landed in large numbers, together with their secret socie...

China admits to intentionally ‘destroying’ COVID-19 virus samples (source — 17/05/2020 11:45:28

Sky News host Sharri Markson says it has become increasingly clear Chinese President Xi Jinping is “exploiting the coronavirus outbreak to assert China’s dominance” with the rest of the world “on its ...

50 Vietnamese boats chased away from T’ganu waters during MCO - MMEA (source — 17/05/2020 02:30:06

KUALA TERENGGANU: The Terengganu Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has chased away 50 Vietnamese fishing vessels from the country’s waters since the Movement Control Order (MCO) came into f...

‘SLEDGEHAMMERED’: How country of 97m people defeated COVID-19 (source — 17/05/2020 01:43:05

Vietnam has reopened pubs and businesses after recording just over 300 cases of coronavirus and no deaths. Here’s how they did it.

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