Earlier, on April 8, 25-year-old lorry driver Maurice Robinson from Craigavon in Northern Ireland pleaded guilty to 39 counts of manslaughter at the Old Bailey. He had previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to assist unlawful immigration and acquiring criminal property at the same court on November 25 last year. … [Read more...] about Suspect admits offence in case of 39 Vietnamese lorry deaths
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On the propaganda front, the Health Ministry was busy. Pop stars Min and Erik taught the country the right way to wash its hands in their music video “Jealous Coronavirus.” The song even got play internationally. Posters were put up to tell Vietnamese to “wear a mask properly to avoid coronavirus.” … [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
Regardless, domestic consumption will not likely on its own return Vietnam anywhere close to its pre-COVID-19 growth trajectory. Its short-term outlook is therefore closely tied to the global economy’s ability to restart and for the rest of the world’s consumption to return. Most international agencies expect that to begin happening later this year and accelerate the next, with the Asian Development Bank, World Bank and International Monetary Fund all releasing forecasts at the end of the first quarter predicting Vietnam’s GDP growth to reach from 6.8% to 7% in 2021. … [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