Vietnam Home Vietnam and Asia Latest News - VietnamBrief.COM https://vietnambrief.com/component/content/frontpage.html Mon, 18 Oct 2021 00:41:10 +0000 Biz.VN GNU/GPL Core System en-gb Covid impacts on children need appropriate attention, interventions: experts https://vietnambrief.com/science-and-education/issues-and-though/405706-covid-impacts-on-children-need-appropriate-attention-interventions-experts.html https://vietnambrief.com/science-and-education/issues-and-though/405706-covid-impacts-on-children-need-appropriate-attention-interventions-experts.html

Adults and authorities have to pay close attention on the developmental impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on children and design appropriate interventions to mitigate them, experts say.

A student in an online class in Hanoi, September, 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Thanh Hang.

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ngocanh@it.vn (Pham Ngoc Anh) frontpage Tue, 12 Oct 2021 12:00:00 +0000
Safe from Covid but still no jobs: Migrant workers' dilemma at home https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/stories/405639-safe-from-covid-but-still-no-jobs-migrant-workers-dilemma-at-home.html https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/stories/405639-safe-from-covid-but-still-no-jobs-migrant-workers-dilemma-at-home.html

Migrant workers are relieved to be home amid the Covid-19 pandemic and economic downturn, but a big question now is, 'what to do for a living?'

A family of migrant workers returns home with their child, Oct. 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Vo Thanh

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phuong@it.vn (Hoang Phuong) frontpage Mon, 11 Oct 2021 14:50:07 +0000
Hanoi announces 20 quarantine hotels for passengers flying from HCMC https://vietnambrief.com/explore-vietnam/guide-and-discuss/405637-hanoi-announces-20-quarantine-hotels-for-passengers-flying-from-hcmc.html https://vietnambrief.com/explore-vietnam/guide-and-discuss/405637-hanoi-announces-20-quarantine-hotels-for-passengers-flying-from-hcmc.html

Hanoi issued a list of 20 two to five-star hotels designated as quarantine facilities for passengers arriving from HCMC, with prices ranging from VND1.3-4.6 million ($57.22-202.37) a night.

Hanoi announces 20 quarantine hotels for passengers flying from HCMC

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ngocanh@it.vn (Pham Ngoc Anh) frontpage Mon, 11 Oct 2021 14:10:27 +0000
How Covid changed spending habits of Vietnamese https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/stories/405630-how-covid-changed-spending-habits-of-vietnamese.html https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/stories/405630-how-covid-changed-spending-habits-of-vietnamese.html

When her sunscreen finished, Nguyen Khanh cut open the tube with a pair of scissors, put a finger inside and scraped out every last drop of cream.

A woman shops for food at a supermarket in Thu Duc City. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran

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loandnp@it.vn (Loan Kute) frontpage Mon, 11 Oct 2021 11:51:01 +0000
Swimmer Ánh Viên urged not to retire before SEA Games https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/more-sports/405614-2021-10-16-15-43-42.html https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/more-sports/405614-2021-10-16-15-43-42.html

Whatever happens, with more than 150 medals from domestic and international competitions, Viên is still one of the greatest athletes in Việt Nam's history.

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ngocanh@it.vn (Pham Ngoc Anh) frontpage Mon, 11 Oct 2021 07:31:00 +0000
Lê Đức Thọ - outstanding diplomat with impressive role in Paris Peace Accords https://vietnambrief.com/explore-vietnam/history/405631-2021-10-16-15-37-10.html https://vietnambrief.com/explore-vietnam/history/405631-2021-10-16-15-37-10.html

Years may have passed, but the deep impressions left by former diplomat Lê Đức Thọ as one of the key players during negotiations with the US which led to the signing of the Paris Peace Accords in 1973 – an agreement to end the war and restore peace in Việt Nam – still shines bright.

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ngocanh@it.vn (Pham Ngoc Anh) frontpage Mon, 11 Oct 2021 07:19:00 +0000
HCMC working parents fret over delayed reopening of schools https://vietnambrief.com/science-and-education/issues-and-though/405603-hcmc-working-parents-fret-over-delayed-reopening-of-schools.html https://vietnambrief.com/science-and-education/issues-and-though/405603-hcmc-working-parents-fret-over-delayed-reopening-of-schools.html

Ngoc Quynh is at a loss. She and her husband have to go to work. What about her fourth-grader son whose school will only reopen in January?

A student of Luong The Vinh Primary School in HCMCs District 7 has his online lesson. Photo courtesy of parents

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lytran@it.vn (Ly Tran) frontpage Sun, 10 Oct 2021 20:23:14 +0000
Việt Nam sets out to reverse Olympic woes https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/more-sports/405578-vit-nam-sets-out-to-reverse-olympic-woes.html https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/more-sports/405578-vit-nam-sets-out-to-reverse-olympic-woes.html

Poor results at the recent Tokyo Olympics were the last straw for Việt Nam's sport officials. A nationwide conference is set to be held setting out a vision for the country to embrace more sports success in the future

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loandnp@it.vn (Loan Kute) frontpage Sun, 10 Oct 2021 08:05:00 +0000
A tour of UNESCO-recognized biosphere reserves in Vietnam https://vietnambrief.com/explore-vietnam/destination/405572-a-tour-of-unesco-recognized-biosphere-reserves-in-vietnam.html https://vietnambrief.com/explore-vietnam/destination/405572-a-tour-of-unesco-recognized-biosphere-reserves-in-vietnam.html

Vietnam has 11 UNESCO-recognized biosphere reserves, second in Southeast Asia after Indonesia, boasting pristine landscapes and rich biodiversity.

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support@it.vn (Thao DNP) frontpage Sat, 09 Oct 2021 21:30:00 +0000
Financial ruin, pandemic ordeal spark reverse migration to countryside (Video) https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/more-life/405556-financial-ruin-pandemic-ordeal-spark-reverse-migration-to-countryside.html https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/more-life/405556-financial-ruin-pandemic-ordeal-spark-reverse-migration-to-countryside.html

As Covid-19 restrictions ease, migrant workers in southern industrial hubs are braving motorbike rides of thousands of kilometers to return home rather than stay back.

A family returns home in northern Vietnam from the south by motorbike, October 10, 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Vo Thanh

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lytran@it.vn (Ly Tran) frontpage Sat, 09 Oct 2021 13:30:00 +0000
East meets West at luxury Indochine-style resorts https://vietnambrief.com/explore-vietnam/destination/405555-east-meets-west-at-luxury-indochine-style-resorts.html https://vietnambrief.com/explore-vietnam/destination/405555-east-meets-west-at-luxury-indochine-style-resorts.html

Designed by world-renowned architects, these hotels and resorts in popular tourism hotspots straddle the harmonious beauty between traditional Vietnamese features and French aesthetics.

East meets West at luxury Indochine-style resorts

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ngocanh@it.vn (Pham Ngoc Anh) frontpage Sat, 09 Oct 2021 12:30:00 +0000
The 9 Stellars investment opportunity in downtown Thu Duc https://vietnambrief.com/hi-tech/more-hitech/405542-the-9-stellars-investment-opportunity-in-downtown-thu-duc.html https://vietnambrief.com/hi-tech/more-hitech/405542-the-9-stellars-investment-opportunity-in-downtown-thu-duc.html

A residential-commercial complex being developed in the heart of newly formed Thu Duc City in HCMC offers a modern lifestyle of great convenience and comfort.

The 9 Stellars in Thu Duc City – the first smart township using Qualcomm technology in Vietnam

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lytran@it.vn (Ly Tran) frontpage Sat, 09 Oct 2021 09:00:00 +0000
Collaboration put into place to welcome migrant workers home (Video) https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/more-life/405539-collaboration-put-into-place-to-welcome-migrant-workers-home.html https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/more-life/405539-collaboration-put-into-place-to-welcome-migrant-workers-home.html

A large number of people pouring to national highways has caused congestion at COVID-19 checkpoints and will possibly increase the virus infection risk.

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loandnp@it.vn (Loan Kute) frontpage Sat, 09 Oct 2021 08:42:44 +0000
Old couple cook meals for the poor https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/stories/405527-2021-10-16-02-38-47.html https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/stories/405527-2021-10-16-02-38-47.html

Nguyễn Thị My, a 70-year-old woman, from Bình Thạnh District, HCM City, gets up very early to prepare vegetarian meals for people in difficult circumstances.

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loandnp@it.vn (Loan Kute) frontpage Sat, 09 Oct 2021 07:49:00 +0000
Novaland receives best real estate developer award https://vietnambrief.com/economy/realestate/405515-novaland-receives-best-real-estate-developer-award.html https://vietnambrief.com/economy/realestate/405515-novaland-receives-best-real-estate-developer-award.html

Vietnamese property giant Novaland Group was voted the best real estate developer, and innovative and sustainable project developer by Euromoney.

Novaland receives excellent real estate developer award.

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phuonganh@udns.asia (Phuong Anh) frontpage Fri, 08 Oct 2021 19:00:00 +0000
HCMC a week after reopening (Video) https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/more-life/405506-hcmc-a-week-after-reopening.html https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/more-life/405506-hcmc-a-week-after-reopening.html

Saigon residents and businesses have embraced the new normal after the city lifted its four-month coronavirus lockdown on Oct. 1.

HCMC a week after reopening

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loandnp@it.vn (Loan Kute) frontpage Fri, 08 Oct 2021 17:35:43 +0000
HCMC hopeful vaccination will cure economic pain https://vietnambrief.com/economy/general/405483-hcmc-hopeful-vaccination-will-cure-economic-pain.html https://vietnambrief.com/economy/general/405483-hcmc-hopeful-vaccination-will-cure-economic-pain.html

In the last four months Covid-19 has turned life in HCMC upside down and dented its economy, but improving vaccination figures stir hopes of a recovery.

Shippers wait to be tested of Covid-19 before work in Go Vap District, Ho Chi Minh City on September 20, 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Quynh Tran

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ngocanh@it.vn (Pham Ngoc Anh) frontpage Fri, 08 Oct 2021 12:11:05 +0000
Luck was on our side: China coach after narrowly beating Vietnam (Video) https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/soccer/405476-luck-was-on-our-side-china-coach-after-narrowly-beating-vietnam.html https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/soccer/405476-luck-was-on-our-side-china-coach-after-narrowly-beating-vietnam.html

Chinese coach Li Tie was excited after his team beat Vietnam 3-2 with a last-minute goal in a World Cup qualifier on Friday (Hanoi time).

Trung Quốc 3-2 Việt Nam

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loandnp@it.vn (Loan Kute) frontpage Fri, 08 Oct 2021 10:12:10 +0000
Asserting its leading position in Vietnam’s mining industry https://vietnambrief.com/science-and-education/more-science/405477-asserting-its-leading-position-in-vietnams-mining-industry.html https://vietnambrief.com/science-and-education/more-science/405477-asserting-its-leading-position-in-vietnams-mining-industry.html

Masan High-Tech Materials owns Nui Phao polymetallic mine, an open-pit mine located in Dai Tu district, Thai Nguyen province, with high volume of tungsten, fluorspar, bismuth and copper minerals.

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ngocanh@it.vn (Pham Ngoc Anh) frontpage Fri, 08 Oct 2021 10:11:31 +0000
Diary of a doctor at the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/stories/405449-2021-10-10-10-21-32.html https://vietnambrief.com/life-and-laws/stories/405449-2021-10-10-10-21-32.html

Đào Huy Hiếu, a doctor at the 108 Military Hospital, was sent to support the frontline teams at the epicentre of COVID-19, HCM City. He and his colleagues left Hà Nội for HCM City only a day after receiving the request. In HCM City, his team was located at a secondary school in Tân Bình District and tasked with providing check-ups, treatment and consultancy to home-based COVID-19 patients. He wrote about the days he fought the virus to save patients alongside with other doctors.

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phuonganh@udns.asia (Phuong Anh) frontpage Fri, 08 Oct 2021 07:52:00 +0000
Despite comeback, Viet Nam lose to China in World Cup qualifier https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/soccer/405444-despite-comeback-viet-nam-lose-to-china-in-world-cup-qualifier.html https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/soccer/405444-despite-comeback-viet-nam-lose-to-china-in-world-cup-qualifier.html

Việt Nam fell to a heartbreaking 3-2 defeat to China after a stirring comeback was foiled by a last-minute goal last night in Dubai, the UAE.

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lytran@it.vn (Ly Tran) frontpage Fri, 08 Oct 2021 06:16:00 +0000
Vietnamese carriers to service domestic routes starting Sunday https://vietnambrief.com/explore-vietnam/travel-news/405431-vietnamese-carriers-to-service-domestic-routes-starting-sunday.html https://vietnambrief.com/explore-vietnam/travel-news/405431-vietnamese-carriers-to-service-domestic-routes-starting-sunday.html

Vietnam Airlines, Pacific Airlines and VietJet Air have announced plans to resume service on certain domestic routes from October 10 after being grounded for more than a month.

Vietnamese carriers to service domestic routes starting Sunday

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ngocanh@it.vn (Pham Ngoc Anh) frontpage Thu, 07 Oct 2021 20:00:00 +0000
Vietnamese citizens slam distortion of history in Chinese TV drama https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/cinema-and-tv/405425-vietnamese-citizens-slam-distortion-of-history-in-chinese-tv-drama.html https://vietnambrief.com/sports-and-entertainment/cinema-and-tv/405425-vietnamese-citizens-slam-distortion-of-history-in-chinese-tv-drama.html

Audiences have expressed anger over possible distortion of the truth by a Chinese TV serial about the 1979 border war between Vietnam and China.

A still from Ace Troop.

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ngocanh@it.vn (Pham Ngoc Anh) frontpage Thu, 07 Oct 2021 18:00:00 +0000
Automobile companies report positive earnings despite COVID-19 pandemic https://vietnambrief.com/hi-tech/autos-and-market/402052-automobile-companies-report-positive-earnings-despite-covid-19-pandemic.html https://vietnambrief.com/hi-tech/autos-and-market/402052-automobile-companies-report-positive-earnings-despite-covid-19-pandemic.html

Automobile companies on the stock market had prosperous earning results in the first half of this year compared to the same period last year despite the impacts of COVID-19 pandemic.

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trangto@it.vn (Trang To) frontpage Tue, 10 Aug 2021 09:00:00 +0000
Selfless supports in times of need https://vietnambrief.com/society/lifestyle/402048-selfless-supports-in-times-of-need.html https://vietnambrief.com/society/lifestyle/402048-selfless-supports-in-times-of-need.html

Thousands of migrant labourers working in the south chose to embark on an exhausting journey covering thousands of kilometres to come back home amid the pandemic. A group of pickup truck owners in central Đà Nẵng City has stood up to help ease their burden.

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phuonganh@udns.asia (Phuong Anh) frontpage Tue, 10 Aug 2021 08:33:00 +0000