“Only a few countries can control and mobilize resources on this scale,” said Le Hong Hiep, a Vietnam analyst at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute in Singapore. “In Vietnam they can do it, and partly because of a political system that’s designed to respond to such situations. It’s not always good, but in a crisis it helps.” … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia April 26
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Deputy PM Dam, who is also head of the national steering committee, told the meeting of the need for continued vigilance because while Vietnam’s level of control over the pandemic is good news, there are more than 50,000 new infections and 5,000 deaths around the world every day, and the disease has broken out again in many places previously thought to have controlled it thoroughly. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia April 25
Experience from around the world has demonstrated that the risks and incidences of gender-based violence are likely to increase, and the ability for women to access support services is more difficult during social isolation. There is also evidence from within Vietnam that addressing women’s livelihoods can also exacerbate gender-based violence if gender equality is not addressed with both men and women. … [Read more...] about Australia helps Vietnam’s northwestern communities recover from Covid-19
The pronunciation is the most difficult thing for me when learning Vietnamese. Sometimes the staff at the embassy often suggest that I speak Vietnamese, but when I say it aloud, they say ‘no, wrong’. Sometimes when I am out, I try to speak Vietnamese, but people don’t understand. I hope my Vietnamese skills will be better as I stay longer in Vietnam. … [Read more...] about What would the US Ambassador to VN wish for if he had a magic lamp?
According to the Binh Duong Wood Processing Association, the global COVID-19 outbreak has affected the wood industry in the form of lack of timber supply and sharp fall in demand for furniture. … [Read more...] about Binh Duong first half trade surplus hits $2.6b