“The odds say that I shouldn’t be here so I can only thank everybody here for doing what they have done. I go home with a happy heart because I’m going home, but with a sad one because I’m leaving so many people here that I’ve made friends with, so thank you again.” … [Read more...] about Virus-free Scottish pilot discharged from hospital, heading home
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Pham Thanh Kien, director of the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Industry and Trade, says that some Vietnamese goods entering ASEAN which use outdated technology are only suitable for export to Laos, Cambodia, and Myanmar. While in markets that boast large purchasing power such as Thailand and Singapore, Vietnamese goods have failed to truly dominate. In an effort to boost exports to the ASEAN market, local firms must strive to scrutinise the quality of goods, he notes. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES JULY 11
We can also expect up to 31 million additional cases of gender-based violence for every six months of movement restriction measures. Many women are trapped with abusers at a time of heightened household tensions and reduced prevention and protection efforts, social services and care. In Việt Nam, reports of gender-based violence have jumped by 20 per cent this year in the UNFPA-supported hotline services. … [Read more...] about Pregnancy doesn’t stop during a pandemic. Neither do human rights
This is just the current snapshot; the future of what we call the "shadow pandemic" could be much worse. UNFPA projects that Covid-19 will slash by at least one third global progress towards ending preventable maternal deaths, unmet need for family planning and gender-based violence and harmful practices against women and girls in this decade. … [Read more...] about Pregnancy doesn’t stop during a pandemic. Neither do human rights.