People who spread false information and fake news that cause public confusion, commit commercial frauds, hoard essential items such as face masks and hand sanitizer, or illegally raise prices of goods during the COVID-19 epidemic will also be punished as per regulations. … [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
As the virus epicentre, Wuhan has faced some of the harshest restrictions. (Photo: AFP/STR) Wuhan was placed under lockdown in January with residents forbidden to leave, roadblocks installed and millions subjected to dramatic restrictions on their daily life. … [Read more...] about China’s COVID-19 epicentre Wuhan eases travel restrictions after lockdown
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Vietnam has a done a good job thus far in fighting the epidemic which is raging in many countries worldwide, it said, quoting a report by the World Health Organisation as saying that in Germany alone, over 47,000 people have been infected with SARS-CoV-2, resulting in more than 220 fatalities. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 cases in Vietnam rise to 169