The image from the account ‘BOT Bac Thang Long – Noi Bai’ misrepresents the truth He recalled that in the morning of August 28, a 30-year-old man approached a mason group living in rented rooms on Bung Ong Thoan Street. He discussed the authorities’ financial aid for tenants temporarily losing their job due to Covid-19. He then instructed that the group should crowd together at the headquarter of ward People’s Committee to ask for it, which Loi and his friends followed. After going out, Loi saw other people coming from Phu Huu Market as well, but did not see the 30-year-old man anywhere. The group then decided to return home just to discover on the next day that they had been recorded into a clip with the name ‘fight for right to live in the midst of the pandemic’. In that clip, the mentioned man were talking with the mason group and purposely exaggerating the situation, saying that thousands of people participated in a demonstration against the government and violently … [Read more...] about Cyber fake news criminals in HCMC during pandemic fight identified
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Futsal Việt Nam player Nguyễn Đắc Huy (centre) celebrates his goal against Russia. Photo fifa.com HÀ NỘI - Việt Nam are out of the Futsal World Cup after they were beaten by old foes Russia 3-2 in the last eight of the knock out stages in Vilnious, Lithuania. They matched their historic performance from Colombia five years ago when once again they fell at the hands of the same opponent at exactly the same stage. But this time it was by the narrowest of margins compared to the 7-0 drubbing dished out by Russia five years ago. Việt Nam can take pride in their futsal heroics on the world stage. They are the only team from Asia to have made the last eight not once, but twice in consecutive tournaments. Russia will have clearly done the homework and studied Việt Nam’s performances against stronger opposition, knowing full well the Golden Warriors would not fold easily. Victory against Panama in the group stages, and a well-earned draw with the Czech Republic were enough … [Read more...] about Việt Nam’s futsal world cup ends with a 3-2 loss to Russia
HCM City to implement third relief package worth 7.3 trillion VND Ho Chi Minh City will carry out the third relief package worth 7.3 trillion VND (around 320.7 million USD) sourced from the local budget to help more households and informal workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, said Vo Van Hoan, Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee. Speaking at a press conference held by the city’s Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control on September 20, Hoan said given complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic in the city and prolonged social distancing, people face more difficulties due to job loss and having no income. Therefore, in addition to the social security relief packages of the city's Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee and other organisations and individuals, the municipal People's Committee continues to implement the third relief package to help ease difficulties for local residents. According to reports from the People's Committees of … [Read more...] about VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 21
Education groups must learn from edtech unicorns elsewhere to cater to modern needs here in Vietnam. Photo: Le Toan In August, venture capital fund Do Ventures invested in VuiHoc, an online education platform that lets students self-study from an early age. This is Do Ventures’ second investment in Vietnam’s edtech market so far, and the fund has also poured capital into an online learning platform called Manabie in March. Commenting on the investment spree in the sector, Vy Le, general partner of Do Ventures, said that online education in Vietnam holds great promise with more than 23 million potential students, rising middle-class incomes, and a high internet penetration of over 70 per cent. Vietnamese spend up to 30 per cent of their disposable income on education, and parents are willing to pay extra to ensure high-quality education for their children. “Accelerated by the pandemic, several edtech companies have been experiencing strong growth, and there is no dominant … [Read more...] about Promise more than evident in Vietnam’s edtech fortunes
The average cost of hospital care for COVID-19 patients varies greatly by different factors, including their underlying health conditions and duration of treatment. As COVID-19 is classified as a group-A infectious disease in Vietnam, all of the hospital fees for patients without underlying diseases are covered by the state budget. For insured cases with comorbidities, the health insurance fund covers the majority of the hospitalization expenses, while patients pay about 20 percent of the total charges. The treatment expenditures depend on the severity of the disease in each patient, according to a medical expert. The charges average out at VND1-1.5 million (US$44-66) per day for a patient under non-invasive ventilation and VND3-3.5 million ($132-154) a day for those under invasive ventilation. The amount ascends to VND20-30 million ($880-1,320) a day for a case requiring continuous dialysis or ECMO, an outside-body life support system. In addition, the longer treatment … [Read more...] about Vietnam treats COVID-19 patients for free, but how much does it cost for state budget?
Even the age of chickens is becoming a factor when it comes to farmers trying to sell and maintain their operations. Photo: Le Toan In recent weeks, Nguyen Van Tien’s family in the northern province of Phu Tho’s Thanh Ba district has been suffering business headaches. The price of pigs has continuously dropped and no merchants are arriving to buy his 500 pigs because of social distancing in numerous localities. Meanwhile, the price of animal feed has risen by around VND60,000 ($2.60) per 25 kg package. “Since July, the price of live hogs has dropped by around VND25,000 ($1.10) per kg. The more times we feed them, the more losses we accrue because of the rising costs of feed, electricity, water, and general care,” said Tien. This is a common situation for farmers up and down the country. Le Tien Dung, sales manager of Dabaco Phu Tho Co., Ltd., said that due to the pandemic restrictions, the number of cattle and poultry slaughtered and consumed has significantly reduced on a … [Read more...] about Farmers feeling the pinch of current supply chain obstacles