Starting from about this time, expats on social media will begin the ‘Is it raining yet?’ speculations. There was only one expat whose predictions I trusted and he’s gone now – so I’m back to using my trusty elbow extra-sensory powers and sticking my thumb out the window. It might also be a handy moment to dispense with the bloatware on your phone and update the weather app. Come to think of it, how come no one ever looks up anymore to check the weather? … [Read more...] about Is it raining yet?
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On August 6, the patient returned to work but hearing the case of another COVID-19 patient reported in Hà Nội, he asked for a leave in the afternoon and went to the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases’ second branch in Đông Anh District for examination. … [Read more...] about Travel history of Hà Nội’s latest COVID-19 patient released
Students in Thua Thien-Hue Province, central Vietnam are pictured before taking their literature test, part of the national high school exam, on August 9, 2020. Photo: Phuoc Tuan / Tuoi Tre The foreign languages can be English, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, or Russian; natural sciences are a combination of physics, chemistry, and biology; and social sciences include history, geography, and civic education. … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s national high school exam begins amidst COVID-19 epidemic
The Culture and Sports Centre in Ba ĐÌnh District is used to conduct COVID-19 testing for returnees from Đà Nẵng. Hà Nội began large-scale real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests starting from August 8 on local people who arrived home from the COVID-19 hotspot between July 15 and 29. — VNA/VNS Photo … [Read more...] about Two new cases reported Sunday morning, one in Hà Nội
The capital has been accelerating contact tracing and testing to early detect suspect cases in the community. It has raised the virus alert to a higher level and decided to give fines to those who intentionally flout rules on wearing masks in public places, starting August 7. … [Read more...] about COVID-19: Hanoi capital starts extensive RT-PCR test campaign