ADB approves 20-mln-USD loan to help Laos fight COVID-19

Vientiane (VNA) – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on May 25 approved a loan worth 20 million USD to support Laos’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In its statement, the bank said that the loan is additional financing to the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) Health Security Project in order to help the Lao Health Ministry […]

Hanoi woman beats COVID-19 after 2.5-month treatment

Doctors are expected to formally announce the recovery of L.T.H., the country’s 19th COVID-19 patient, on Tuesday following her two-month-and-18-day treatment at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in the capital.

Blind in one eye

The nurses were less professional than the doctor. They giggled for their favorite doctors. One was assigned to give my eye an ultrasound treatment to soften up the cataract in advance of the operation. She never got off her telephone during the procedure. It seems that that approach doesn’t work. When I came back the […]

Coastal road to be built in Thanh Hóa Province

The Thanh Hóa Province will contribute VNĐ980 billion ($42.1 million) and the remaining funds of more than VNĐ1 trillion ($43.8 million) will come from investors. The project will be conducted under a build-operate-transfer (BOT) contract and will be 29.5km long. The first part between Hoằng Hóa-Sầm Sơn is 12.3km in length. It starts in Hoằng […]

Friendship association supports Ukraine’s COVID-19 battle

Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam-Ukraine Friendship Association on May 26 presented 5,000 antibacterial face masks and 332 million VND (14,250 USD) to help the Ukrainian Government and people fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Handing over the gifts to the Ukrainian Embassy in Vietnam, the association’s President Dang Van Chien said that these gifts were donated by […]

Thanh Hoa couple in need of help to overcome illnesses

Mai Thi Hang and her husband are both suffering from illnesses. In two years, she has gone through three operations to deal with the open heart valve and abdominal masses. Her husband was also diagnosed with oesophagal cancer five months ago. According to Hang, she was diagnosed with heart disease since 2012 and her health […]

COVID-19: Gov’t should encourage local refining to mitigate economic failure – Oyarekhua

Following the sudden but sustained drop in the price of crude oil in the international market resulting from the collapse in demand due mainly to the coronavirus pandemic, coupled with lack of storage capacity to take up excess supply on the part of most of the major buyers around the world which then cannot be […]

COVID-19 situation in Southeast Asia over past 24 hours

Hanoi (VNA) – The Philippines will not allow students to go back to school until a coronavirus vaccine is available, said President Rodrigo Duterte in a speech aired on May 25 evening.Philippines were due to return to school at the end of August after classes were shut down in March as a preventive measure to […]

No Man’s Sky Coming To Xbox Game Pass In June; Windows PC Edition Announced

Additionally, Hello Games confirmed that No Man’s Sky will be released on the Windows PC store. The game was already available on Steam, but this is the first time it’ll be available on Microsoft’s own store. A release date for the Windows 10 edition has not been confirmed.

Warface: Breakout Revealed, Releases Today On PS4 And Xbox One

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