National Assembly discusses whether to ban debt collection services

Under the second option, debt collection services would not be banned but classified as a conditional business activity because the service meets citizens’ needs and debt collection service providers have effective tools for complying with the law in collecting debts for customers. For better management of debt collection services, Thanh suggested imposing stricter regulations on […]

Charli D’Amelio is TikTok’s biggest star, and she has no idea why

She tries tuning out the trolls, but she’s beginning to feel the damage they can do. “I do have a lot of people looking my way to be a role model and to lift everyone up. And I try to do that so much that sometimes I don’t focus on myself, or how I’m feeling, […]

Bundesliga: Bayern Munich win Klassiker courtesy of Kimmich brilliance

Even though he whiffed at thin air against Wolfsburg, the new star striker on BVB’s books has scored 10 Bundesliga goals in 10 games. Having netted double figures in Germany’s top flight, the Austrian Bundesliga and the Champions League this season, can the 19-year-old open his account against Bayern?

Vietnam struggles with plastic waste management

According to Hoang Van Thuc, Deputy Director General of the Vietnam Environment Administration, Vietnam must raise public awareness, develop recycling and plastic waste treatment technology, and apply new materials to replace nylon bags. It must also carry out a 2014 prime ministerial decision on scrap imports, only allowing import of plastics having high recycling value.

Six more patients with COVID-19 recover, total hits 278

Patient 52, female, 24, was admitted to the hospital on May 11. During treatment, the patient was tested twice and both were negative for SARS-CoV-2 on May 20 and 25. Currently, the patient has no fever, no cough, no breathing difficulties and is in a stable condition.

Shoaib Akhtar rates Sachin Tendulkar the best, Virat Kohli best among modern batsmen

During a conversation with Sanjay Manjrekar for ESPNcricinfo’s podcast, Akhtar expressed his anguish at some of the playing conditions in white-ball cricket, which has made it a game only for the batsmen. Akhtar was sharp in his criticism after Manjrekar asked for his opinion on a trend that fast bowlers were going a bit slow […]

Supreme Court looking at case tied to wrongly convicted

Ricks said it’s unfair. He said he should be compensated for those five years — $216,000 — because the parole violation was related to a conviction that was ultimately erased.

Montana asks state court to overturn mail ballot ruling

State officials argue the Election Day deadline has been in place for decades, but the Montana Democratic Party and others didn’t seek the preliminary injunction until late April. The state also argues instructions that accompanied the ballots included the Election Day deadline.

How Australia is Balancing Between Economic Reliance on China and Total Strategic Dependence on US

Victoria’s Premier Daniel Andrews inked a memorandum of understanding with Beijing in 2018 in a bid to provide “more jobs and more trade and investment for Victorians”. However, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who has recently crossed swords with Beijing over the US-backed coronavirus probe, stepped up criticism towards Victoria over its cooperation with China. […]

Lending a Hand: Pornhub Donating to 10 Charities to Mark 10 Million Followers on Instagram

The site, which is owned by the Canadian-based company MindGeek, in March made its Premium content free worldwide for a month and donated 50,000 surgical masks to frontline medical workers in the New York City area. It also gave 50,000 euros to organisations in a slew of European countries to buy additional masks and medical […]