According to the directive, which was made based on a 2013 government decree stipulating administrative penalties for violations in the medical field, people who do not wear face masks in public in the southern metropolis will be fined VND100,000-300,000 (US$4.3-12.9). … [Read more...] about Ho Chi Minh City fines people for not wearing masks in public
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The French president was welcomed to India with a guard of honour at the presidential palace in New Delhi AFP/Jacques Witt Macron, who in December warned that the global shift to a green energy future was too slow, said France would extend an extra 700 million euros (US$861.5 million) through loans and donations by 2022 for solar projects in emerging economies. … [Read more...] about Macron pledges 700 million euros for new solar projects
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U.S. Consul General Mary Tarnowka remarked: “South Africa, home to 80 percent of the rhinos left on earth, reported 530 rhinos killed in the first six months of this year. Vietnam remains both a consumer destination and a transit point for rhino horns.” … [Read more...] about Where were you when the last rhino was killed?
The national steering committee for the pandemic prevention and control reported at its meeting on March 27 that 37 COVID-19 patients have tested negative once while eight other tested negative twice and five negative thrice. Three patients are in serious conditions and currently under intensive care at the Hanoi-based National Hospital for Tropical Diseases./. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 cases in Vietnam rise to 169