Vietnam’s textile and apparel firms lack orders for the last two quarters

Garment, footwear and woodwork companies look forward to receiving orders in H2 After half a year of struggling to survive difficulties caused by Covid-19, Vietnamese enterprises are hoping that more orders will come over the next six months.

Da Nang residents turnout to give samples for COVID-19 quick tests

Thai Kim Anh, a medical staff at a healthcare station in Son Tra district of Da Nang, said cases where people show symptoms of a fever, a cough, or a sore throat, in addition to F1 and F2 contacts, are among high-risk groups that are given priority when it comes to rapid tests.

COVID-19 infections in Bengal cross 80,000; deaths climb to 1,785

The Health department has written to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) requesting change of guidelines for immediate retest of a person testing negative in an antigen test. The State government has suggested that the person should be sent for RT-PCR tests after three days but not immediately. The request comes after several patients […]

Oak Forest Posts Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

The 2019 Water Quality Report is intended to provide you with important information about your drinking water and the efforts made by the Oak Forest water system to provide safe drinking water. The source of drinking water used by Oak Forest is Purchased Surface Water. The City of Oak Forest purchased Chicago water from the […]

VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES AUGUST 4

Ministries with good growth in disbursing public investment were the Ministry of Transport, 8.34 trillion VND, equivalent to 41.6 percent of the plan for the full year and up 91.7 percent against the same period last year. The Ministry of Health disbursed a sum worth 2.3 trillion VND, 34.7 percent of the target and up […]

PM encourages “soldiers in white coats” in COVID-19 fight

In response to Party General Secretary and President Nguyễn Phú Trọng’s appeal and with the stance of “fighting the disease like fighting the enemy”, the entire political system and people have teamed up in combating the disease, Phúc wrote, adding that the Government has urged more drastic and synchronous measures to deal with the hotspots, […]

The downward spiral of Ellen DeGeneres’ public persona: A complete guide

DeGeneres also sent an email to staff that said there will be changes: “On day one of our show, I told everyone in our first meeting that ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ would be a place of happiness – no one would ever raise their voice, and everyone would be treated with respect. Obviously, something changed, […]

Majority of US Voters Think Russia Has Compromising Material on Trump

“Over 500 high-ranking US businessmen came to the St Petersburg Economic Forum. I do not even remember their names. Do you think we are doing intelligence work and collecting compromising material on each one of them? It is hard to imagine bigger nonsense. Please get this rubbish out of your head,” Putin said.

Gargling solution flies off Japan’s shelves after governor touts anti-virus effect

“I think these kinds of claims might even lead to a high number of false negatives for PCR tests,” pharmacist and medical writer Shuichi Aoshima wrote on Twitter, adding that tests after use of the germicide would register lower levels of the virus.

Times Network launches India Revival Mission; sets the agenda to revive Indian economy from the impact of COVID-19

Speaking on boosting a self-reliant India with Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative, Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Minister of Commerce and Industry said, “The Atmanirbhar Bharat package is not a short-term band aid solution, it’s a sustainable long-term program for the prosperity of 135 crore Indians. It is a program that will define the future of […]