Coronavirus: North East lockdown begins as curfew for bars and pubs and ban on household mixing brought in

Residents being told not to socialise with people outside their household or social bubbleTable service only in bars, pubs, cafes and restaurantsAll bars, pubs, restaurants, cafes and other leisure and entertainment venues to close between 10pm and 5amSpeaking before the UK recorded another 3,395 cases on Thursday and 21 more deaths, Mr Hancock told MPs: […]

Coronavirus: Household mixing in any setting made illegal in North East as cases continue to rise ‘sharply’

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Vietnam attends ASEAN-RoK joint cooperation committee’s meeting

At the virtual meeting, participants highly valued the practical cooperation in all areas over the past time, and acknowledged positive results in implementing the Program of Action (PoA) between ASEAN and the Republic of Korea (RoK) in the 2016-2020 period.

Facebook launches ‘Video for Vietnam’ campaign to promote beauty of country, its people

“Through the ‘Video for Vietnam’ campaign, Facebook officially launched the challenge ‘I am Vietnamese’ to encourage the community to spread national pride and cultural values, in the sense that each Vietnamese person is an ambassador representing the culture, country, and people of Vietnam.

KOCCA’s representative office to boost Vietnam-RoK cooperation

As planned, by the end of this year, KOCCA Vietnam will implement numerous projects such as opening popularization channels, screening Korean cartoons, holding meetings with customers, conducting studies on the development trend of Hallyu (Korean wave) amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, and organizing an online Vietnam-RoK music show.

Coronavirus: Grandparents exempt from local lockdown rules for childcare reasons

On Friday, Mr Johnson admitted there was “a second wave coming in” and – asked about the prospect of further national restrictions to control the spread of COVID-19 – said that the government may need to “intensify things to help bring the rate of infections down”.

Coronavirus: New lockdowns mean 10 million Britons are under extra restrictions – the rules where you are

According to cabinet ministers, England’s chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty and chief scientific adviser Sir Patrick Vallance have jointly agreed that urgent action is necessary after seeing the number of daily positive cases rise significantly.

Blind student works way to Fulbright University Vietnam

Tran Viet Hoang (second right) is seen with his mother (right) in the photo on the left and Hoang’s Braille textbook is shown in the photo on the right. Photos: M.G. – V.K. / Tuoi Tre Around this time, Hoang’s mother fell ill and had to spend a year in the hospital.

Coronavirus: England expected to be split into three different lockdown tiers next week

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This Week in True-Crime Podcasts: Killer Clowns, Cult Prophets, and More

I may not be able to sum up this new podcast better than journalist Amanda Mull, whose favorable tweet sent me searching for it in the first place: “If you like Hustlers,” she writes, “you should give [Racket] a shot, because the story of the Gold Club is even wilder.” Two episodes in, I can […]