Somewhere in the next months, it will be Hoi An’s turn to cop the floods and days of waiting for our clothes to dry in humidity. It’s amazing how used to it I’ve become. Riding with my feet planted up near the handle bars in knee-deep water is sort of fun and immaturely makes me pleased with myself at sixty-two for still being able to lift my feet in a spritely fashion. And boasting to drenched, bedraggled tourists stumbling into a café from a sudden downpour, ‘Hah! This is nothing! Wait until November!’ does have a certain perverse satisfaction. … [Read more...] about Is it raining yet?
Stand tall amongst giants
Two students hug each other after completing their literature test at the national high school exam in Hanoi, August 9, 2020. Photo: Nguyen Khanh / Tuoi Tre Following a large outbreak in Da Nang in late July, municipal authorities had asked the Ministry of Education and Training to halt the national exam. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s national high school exam begins amidst COVID-19 epidemic
Nguyen Quoc Ky, chairman of leading tourism company Vietravel, said that leaving the market will make it almost impossible to come back. Companies need to do all they can to survive and to keep their brands alive, otherwise they will have no chance when the situation improves, he said. … [Read more...] about Second Covid-19 wave tougher for business: corporate leaders
He also travelled to his wife’s shop on Nguyễn Quý Đức Street in Thanh Xuân District and on July 19, returned to his home town, Cầu Village in Yên Phúc Commune in northern Nam Định Province. … [Read more...] about Hà Nội man among latest positive COVID-19 patients
"Patient 456", who lived in the central city's Hai Chau District, was admitted to the Hoan My–Da Nang General Hospital on July 28 and tested positive for the novel coronavirus on July 29. She had had hypertension for years. … [Read more...] about Vietnam records 11th Covid-19 death