Singapore (VNA) - Singapore will roll out a new stay-home notice for its residents and long-term pass holders returning from mainland China as part of efforts to respond to the acute respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (COVID-19). They will be required to stay at home at all times for 14 days, according to Minister of National Development Lawrence Wong. He said the new scheme will take effect from 23:59 on February 18, and apply to all returnees with recent travel history to China, outside of Hubei province, within the last 14 days. This will be stricter than the current leave of absence (LOA), which allow those returning to leave their homes briefly for their meals or to buy household supplies. The stay-home notice is given in the context that there are a substantial number of Singaporean nationals and long-term pass holders still in China, and they will come bank to Singapore in the coming time. Wong said the measure is suitable at present as it will help reduce … [Read more...] about Singapore, Thailand strengthen measures to cope with COVID-19 outbreak
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In reality, quite many localities and organisations have been successful in resuming their pig raising. So in my opinion, this is tiding news for the Vietnamese animal husbandry industry in the context that the African swine fever has not yet been wiped out completely. — VNS … [Read more...] about When will the pig raising restore to normal?
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Viettel continued its adventure in Africa. The company eyed one of the poorest countries in the continent – Mozambique. It established Movitel there, which has become the largest mobile operator with the most modern infrastructural network, best services and largest market share. Movitel has contributed significantly to changing the face of the country’s telecommunication industry as well as promoting its socio-economic development. In fact, Movitel has been universally seen as a “Miracle in Africa” and received six prestigious international prizes. … [Read more...] about Viettel and its success stories in foreign markets
-- Five hotels in Vietnam have been named in the list of star-rated hotels in 2020 selected by Forbes Travel Guide. The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi in the capital city and the Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam got five stars, the highest ranking, while the other three - Intercontinental Resort Da Nang Sun Peninsula in the central city of Da Nang, and The Reverie Saigon Hotel and Park Hyatt Saigon Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, garnered four stars each. … [Read more...] about Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – February 19