Essex lorry incident: Driver Maurice Robinson pleads guilty Driver Maurice Robinson, accused in the deaths of 39 people from Vietnam found in the back of a refrigerated lorry in Essex, near London last October, pleaded guilty to the manslaughter on April 8. … [Read more...] about Suspect admits offence in case of 39 Vietnamese lorry deaths
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The Government began preparing in early January in response to the first two Covid-19 deaths in Wuhan. The first two Vietnamese cases were admitted to Cho Ray on January 23. At that time, the country was closed for Tet, Vietnam’s most popular holiday. When the holiday ended a week later, the nation’s schools were kept closed to avoid further virus transmission. … [Read more...] about How did Vietnam dodge Covid-19?
People had a chance to learn about HCMC through exhibitions on culture, history and the development of the city over the past of 320 years; the technological application of the Industry 4.0 in the daily life and production; perfromance of Don Ca Tai Tu (Southern amateur music), fashion show of Ao Dai and traditional wedding clothes, the introduction of traditional crafts and folk cultural activities. … [Read more...] about HCMC’s festival marking 44 years of name change concluded
It remains to be seen how long domestic consumption can keep the economy afloat in the absence of a return to growth in other key sectors of the economy, but a closer look at Vietnam’s spending characteristics gives some reason for confidence. The critical factor is the importance of spending on essential goods and services, which accounts for 42% of national GDP, compared with just 26% for discretionary spending. With the impact of spending cutbacks mostly being felt by the latter category, a significant slice of the country’s economy could be relatively well insulated. … [Read more...] about Emerging from the pandemic, Vietnam must position itself for recovery
Evidence of the strong will is the success of the growth in trade, an increase of more than 100 times in 2018 compared to 1995. From 2002 to 2011, a growth rate of 1,200 per cent was achieved, where the total investment of $1.5 billion was recorded in 2011, Vietnam reached more than $20 billion in bilateral trade. The figure stood at $75 billion last year, and $30.7 billion in the first five months of this year. As of May 20, the US had 1,032 valid investment projects in Vietnam, registered at $9.34 billion. … [Read more...] about American groups make progress across Vietnam