Phạm Tuấn Hải (right) challenges Australia's Aaron Mooy on Thursday evening. — Photo bongdaplus.vn Anh Đức & Peter Cowan MELBOURNE — Việt Nam fell to an emphatic 4-0 defeat to Australia in World Cup qualification on Thursday in Melbourne, mathematically ending their faint dreams of winning a ticket to the Qatar finals later this year. Coach Park Hang-seo named a much-changed starting 11, with a combination of COVID-enforced absences, suspensions and a desire to shake things up after six straight defeats leading to the changes. Phạm Xuân Mạnh, Lê Văn Xuân and Phạm Tuấn Hải all received their first senior starts, while Đỗ Hùng Dũng returned as captain after his horrific leg break in March 2021. Việt Nam were still looking for their first points in the third round, whereas Australia were desperate for a win to take one of the two automatic spots in Qatar and avoid a playoff. The Socceroos dominated from the get-go as Tom Rogic fired home inside 30 seconds after Việt Nam … [Read more...] about Việt Nam officially out of World Cup after 4-0 loss to Australia
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Vietnam (in red) lost 4-0 to Australia on January 27 (Photo: Vietnam Football Federation) Vietnam were looking for their first points in the third round, whereas Australia needed a win to take one of the two automatic spots in Qatar and avoid a playoff. Australia dominated from the beginning of the match, and in the 30th minute Jamie Maclaren opened the score, followed by another goal by Rogic. In the second half, Vietnam switched to a high pressing style and were able to put Australia under pressure. Chances did come for the players in red, but they were wasted and Australia hit back, with two more goals in the 72nd and 76th minutes. The Vietnamese team will now return home to Hanoi for a match against China on February 1. Vietnamplus … [Read more...] about Vietnam lose 4-0 to Australia, officially out of World Cup
The "district level" Covid-19 regulations are being made based on administrative orders instead of scientific research. Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has mentioned this issue because it greatly affects business activities in Hanoi. A famous restaurant on Hang Dieu Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi at 3pm on January 18, 2022, was very quiet. There was not a single customer there. A carton board set in front of the restaurant read “Takeaway only". Not far from the restaurant, another was crowded as it was allowed to sell food on the site. Why? It was located in the neighboring ward. This shows the "gap" in the regulation banning on-site sales between wards of the same district. Ensure equal business rights Mr. Le Duy Binh, Executive Director of Economica research organization, said that in Ho Chi Minh City, the number of students going to school is currently over 90% in all districts. In addition to food services, karaoke, spa, massage, discotheque and bar/pub … [Read more...] about District-level anti-Covid19 measures applied unevenly among wards
Việt Nam received COVID-19 vaccine doses from the COVAX Facility. Photos courtesy of UNICEF in Việt Nam Vân Nguyễn Việt Nam’s openness to international aid, its transparency in COVID-19 data along with vaccination capacity have contributed to its success in acquiring COVID-19 vaccine doses amid global shortages and inequitable vaccine distribution, according to experts in international affairs and health. The shipment of nearly 75 million doses to Việt Nam from various sources accounts for about 40 per cent of all vaccines in the country. This has helped the country ramp up its largest ever vaccination drive that later enables economic recovery from the pandemic. “Việt Nam has been quite open in terms of receiving aid from many countries," Senior Associate Professor Stephen R. Nagy at the International Christian University in Japan told Việt Nam News . "As a result, it's been able to acquire more vaccines for its people. “That is really important. It has demonstrated an … [Read more...] about Việt Nam successful with vaccination drive, what’s next?