"I felt so sorry looking at him. He told me that he is 65 years old. But he had lost all his teeth. And his body was full of injuries. He kept asking me to let him stay, so Hoa and I took him in," Do recalled. … [Read more...] about Russian man stranded in central Vietnam, rescued by locals
Sound direction for Vietnam’s chances of economic revival Despite heavy aftermaths caused by the global health crisis, the Vietnamese economy remains in positive growth in the first nine months of the year on the back of the government’s sound responses to curb the pandemic return. … [Read more...] about Vietnam among most resilient economies in Covid-19
Army General Ngo Xuan Lich - Politburo member, member of the Standing Committee of the Central Military Commission, and Director of the General Department of Politics of the Vietnam People’s – and Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Thanh Son, a member of the Party Central Committee, are among the nominees for the election of deputies to the 14th National Assembly attending the conference. … [Read more...] about Conference held to survey public opinion
This modernisation does not need to be expensive or painful. Changing your own attitude is for free. Persuading others to do the same is as good as free. The new technologies are now 10 times faster and cheaper than they were a couple of years ago. The first step is to see what is possible from those who actually succeeded, then embrace the same change that they did. With this approach, people, companies and countries can move forward. Vietnam is leading that progress and there is nothing stopping Vietnamese people and companies from doing the same – they are more than capable of it! … [Read more...] about How the best companies in Vietnam grew during COVID?
But one family in a Malaysian village managed to turn a bumper profit during the downturn by opening up an eatery serving wood-fired pizzas from their home. Based in Jemapoh, 120 kilometres (75 miles) south of the capital Kuala Lumpur, the business offers pizzas with herbs and spices, and cut pineapples mixed with meat or tuna, along with a heavy layer of mozzarella and cheddar cheese. "We did this to get some pocket money," said Raudhah Hassan, 35, the eldest of several siblings and mastermind behind the business. "But -- praise be to God -- what we did has become the talk of the town." Pizzas have been flying out of the family's makeshift kitchen since late April, a month after authorities implemented curbs that confined people to their homes and saw the closure of most businesses. Restaurants were allowed to keep operating and, after Raudhah's shop selling headscarves saw a fall in business and some of her siblings had their pay cut, the family decided to open the pizzeria. … [Read more...] about Pandemic pizza: Malaysian family cooks up solution to virus woes