Religious couple given 5 years for not taking sick daughter to doctors

The daughter was diagnosed with the ailment in the summer of 2017 after the state’s child protection agency insisted she be taken to a hospital after receiving a tip-off from relatives. The couple then told a court that they would take her to the doctor for checkups in the following days, but the girl never saw a […]

FDI in Việt Nam expected to surge after the epidemic

Investors will have to reassess production and investment plans to avoid risks and the rearrangement of global production networks will be an opportunity for Việt Nam to lure a large number of foreign businesses and investments, according to the Vietnamese National Centre for Socio-Economic Information and Forecast.

Vietnam displays its spirit in lead UN Security Council role

Second, we performed our role as UNSC chair actively, positively, responsibly, objectively, and transparently in formulating a working agenda with other member states and relevant nations, monitoring meetings, and conducting negotiations on adopting UNSC documents. Vietnam has demonstrated its ability to monitor council activities smoothly and professionally. We have also attached importance to seeking consultancy […]

Third patient gets sick in mysterious way

A worker checks the temperatures of visitors with a portable thermal imaging camera at a makeshift dispensary for the new coronavirus infection set up at the dormitory of Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Dongdaemun District, eastern Seoul, on Tuesday. Korean universities are scrambling to find ways to quarantine Chinese students who are returning for […]

Ha Jung-woo denies drug rumors

Actor Ha Jung-woo denied rumors that he had been abusing the drug propofol on Tuesday evening, saying he had “visited a dermatologist for skin care” only and did not abuse any drugs. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office began an investigation into Ha after finding “circumstantial evidence” that he had received propofol treatments multiple times […]

Climate change debate fuels performance

The Army Music Corps plays “Men Sola Kommer I Hvert Fall Tilbake” at Tromso Cathedral on Jan. 29 with composer and conductor Christian Eggen, far left, and writer and reciter Kari Slaatsveen, far right, as part of the Northern Lights Festival program.TROMSO, Norway – Climate change does not exist, and it’s the last thing on […]

Affordable and simpler downsized houses is what modern homeowners in the future

The main reasons buyers gave for the potential interstate move was; a better lifestyle (57 per cent), better job opportunities (42 per cent) and to buy the home they want for less (32 per cent).

Conveying the power of mothers with haegeum: Composers use emotion-evoking instrument to tell stories from around the world

The haegeum is a traditional Korean string instrument. Despite having only two strings, it is one of the most expressive traditional instruments and is often regarded as the instrument that best represents the wavering emotions people feel daily. Perhaps because of the delicate characteristics of the instrument, most haegeum players in Korea have traditionally been […]

Moon worried about economic ‘emergency’

President Moon Jae-in ordered his cabinet on Tuesday to mobilize all available “special” means to handle the “emergency economic situations” attributable to the continued spread of the new coronavirus.“Emergency situations require an emergency prescription. The current situation is much more serious than [we] thought,” Moon said during his opening remarks during a weekly cabinet meeting […]

Sydney thunderstorm lights up the night sky as lightning, wind gusts and hail hit NSW

Wind gusts as high as 111 kph were recorded at North Head, 104 kph at Fort Denison and 102 kph in Richmond, while the Bureau of Meteorology issued an alert for dangerous driving conditions.