A 22-year-old man and a three-year-old boy who traveled to Vietnam from China’s Wuhang City, where the pneumonia outbreak started in late December, were part of a tour group. Their temperatures were high and both were quarantined right after landing at the Da Nang Airport. … [Read more...] about Chinese tourists quarantined in Da Nang not infected with deadly virus
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China reported 17 new cases of the mysterious SARS-like virus on Sunday, including three in a severe condition, heightening fears ahead of China's Lunar New Year holiday when hundreds of millions of people move around the country. The new coronavirus strain has caused alarm because of its connection to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, which killed nearly 650 people across mainland China and Hong Kong in 2002-2003. Of the 17 new cases in the central city of Wuhan -- believed to be the epicentre of the outbreak -- three were described as "severe", of which two patients were too critical to be moved, authorities said. Those infected range from 30 to 79 years old. The virus has now infected 62 people in Wuhan, city authorities said, with eight in a severe condition, 19 cured and discharged from hospital, and the rest remaining in isolation receiving treatment. Two people have died so far from the virus, including a 69-year-old man who died on Wednesday after the disease caused … [Read more...] about China reports 17 new cases of mystery virus
Addressing the event, President of the municipal chapter of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Vo Thi Dung said the victory showed the nation’s indomitable will and solidity and went down in national history as an epic of the struggle for national independence, which has continued ever since. … [Read more...] about Ngoc Hoi-Dong Da victory marked in Ho Chi Minh City
PANO - A ceremony was held at the Dong Da Park in Hanoi on February 23rd (January 5th on the lunar calendar) to mark the 226th anniversary of the Ngoc Hoi–Dong Da Victory and inaugurate the Temple of Emperor Quang Trung. Delegates cutting the ribbon to inaugurate the Temple of Emperor Quang Trung. Present at the ceremony were the National Assembly’s Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, and Secretary of the Hanoi City's Party Committee Pham Quang Nghi. … [Read more...] about Ngoc Hoi–Dong Da Victory remembered
A reader nicknamed Ly Thong commented: "The price is same but the quality gap is too big. You don’t need to be a genius to know what movie ticket you should buy." … [Read more...] about Should Vietnam’s film industry be protected?