Real estate supply, demand in HCM City decrease amid COVID-19 outbreak

HCM City (VNA) – Real estate business and housing construction in Ho Chi Minh City have been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, with significant decreases recorded in supply and demand, according to market watchers. By the end of the first quarter, rent for the ground floor and first floor property in the downtown area […]

Revolution in the aisles

Not surprisingly, given his profession, but perhaps unfortunately for the reader, Pearson’s narration is so thoroughly unreliable that his story is difficult to follow and inconsistent sometimes to the point of self-destruction. It’s often hard to read his judgments and descriptions as anything but symptoms of hysteria or paranoia, though he can also write with […]

Lockdown makes us fear we’ll never be parents: Couples whose IVF has been put on hold reveal their heartache – including a pair who have suffered five miscarriages

‘We were ready and we were excited, but that was taken away from us. We appreciate that this situation is bigger than us – but it does not mean that our feelings aren’t valid and it’s only natural to be angry and upset. Our dreams of becoming parents in 2020 have now disappeared and we […]

A Taxonomy of Ricky Gervais’s Offensive Golden Globes Jokes

“This next category is a bit of a downer, to be honest. It’s for writing. We all know writers get way too much credit in Hollywood. And that’s due to the generosity of actors sometimes mentioning them. What would writers do without actors? I don’t want to keep going on about actors, but they’re the […]

On our own: Forgotten household skills, revived for new use

“I’m urging you to boldly go and try something new, but not something that you know is way outside your ability. … You could probably wire a lamp, but don’t mess around with the circuit board in your house,” she says. “If you make a mess — assuming you don’t break something you really need […]

Star Isaiah Mustafa Marries Lisa Mitchell — All the Details!

After Mustafa’s teenage daughter Haley walked him down the aisle, they exchanged the vows they wrote themselves beneath a tall oak tree in front of about 150 guests before heading into the reception in the estate’s country house, where everyone danced to songs by L.A. rock band Dirty Honey and, later, a DJ. During the […]

What’s Next for Olympian Lindsey Vonn: ‘Ski Racing Is What I’ve Done, But It’s Not Who I Am’

“I definitely have gotten a lot, a lot of support and a lot of great messages and it’s been really nice to receive that,” Vonn says, “and definitely a lot of hate as well but that’s social media and I try to just remember who I am and stay true to my positive message and […]

How to Connect Meaningfully in a Virtual Meeting

Guideline #9: Team Practices Many team practices that are conducted face-to-face can be replicated in a virtual team session. Consider, for example, the daily (or weekly) standup. The standup is common in IT and software development teams, but it has widespread applicability to any kind of team. In the face-to-face version, everyone stands in a […]

Manchester United’s Sir Alex Ferguson ‘recovering’ after brain surgery

The ten most valuable football teams 10: Tottenham Hotspur With a capacity of just 36,000, Tottenham’s White Hart Lane stadium was long due the overhaul it is now set to receive. But it had not hindered their financial success. According to Forbes magazine, the London club are worth 945 million euros ($1 billion). This season […]

‘Houston, we’ve had a problem’: Remembering Apollo 13 at 50

Much earlier, he said, and the astronauts wouldn’t have had enough electrical power to make it around the moon and slingshot back to Earth for a splashdown. A blast in lunar orbit or, worse still, while Lovell and Haise were on the surface, “that would be the end of it.”