After South Korea raised its disease alert to the ‘highest level,’ the Vietnamese government has tightened controls for visitors from that country. Everyone coming in from South Korea has to make health declarations, and those with symptoms like high fever, coughing and breathing difficulties will be placed in quarantine for a minimum of 14 days. … [Read more...] about Vietnam wins first round of coronavirus fight: Deputy PM
In terms of retail, smaller, clean and nearby shopping places like street shops, minimarkets and convenience stores are being temporarily favoured against wet markets or larger super- or hypermarkets. In addition, the number of transactions for online shopping and home delivery has significantly increased. … [Read more...] about What effect will COVID-19 have on Vietnam’s FMCG market?
The Communist Party of China and the people of China are working together to fight the epidemic under the strong leadership of the CPC Central Committee with Comrade Xi Jinping at the core, Wang said, adding that the hard work has led to obvious outcomes. … [Read more...] about China, ASEAN should enhance cooperation in outbreak: Foreign minister
Take the case of Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Dung as an example. Giving up the job of a white-collar officer, she came back to her home in the suburban district of Cu Chi and started up a hi-tech orchid farm of her own. She spent months after months visiting successful orchid farms in the nation to gain more expertise and tips. Then she boldly applied for a preferential loan from her district to buy seeds as well as proper equipment. Thanks to implementing advanced technologies, she is able to save much overhead cost on her 15,000-square-meter farm while earning around VND200-300 million (approx. US$8,618 – 12,920) per month now. Presently, she is researching new automatic systems to spray pesticide for her trees. … [Read more...] about Hi-tech agriculture in HCMC enjoys promising results
An effective online teaching model does not mean merely changing the location from school to home and watching each other on a screen rather than face to face. It needs a smooth technological foundation and software for managing progress and a framework for designing tests and assessing results. And what is more important is that the knowledge resources must be made diverse and intensive but appropriate for students’ ages. … [Read more...] about School or no school, epidemic catches education system off guard