Vietnam “Tuong” art resonates in India

A performance at the event (Photo: The three activities included a program to welcome Vietnamese Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh and senior leaders to the 34th International Crafts Fair and the International Fair for Food and Fashion in India.

Hanoi hands out red books to foreigners

The five remaining projects comprise of one in Ninh Hiep commune in Gia Lam district, Goldmark City project in North Tu Liem district, Hai Dang City in South Tu Liem district, the project to rebuild a residential area at 30A Ly Thuong Kiet street in Hoan Kiem district, and a building at 16 Lang Ha […]

Classical Vietnamese drama performed in India

The events included a welcome ceremony for Vietnamese Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh and her entourage who paid an official visit to India from February 11-13, the 34th Surajkund International Crafts Mela-2020 and an international food and fashion exhibition.


During the first quarter, the textile industry is poised to increase by 1.9 per cent, with expectations at 10.5 per cent if there had been no epidemic, whilst the garment industry will decrease by 1.5 per cent, in contrast to expectations of a 7.9 per cent rise in addition to leather and related products increasing […]

Hong Kong leader increases funds to tackle coronavirus

The government is sending aircraft to bring back the passengers to Hong Kong where they will have to do a further 14 days of quarantine. They are among some 3,700 passengers and crew on the cruise ship, owned by Carnival Corp, which has been quarantined in Yokohama since Feb 3.

Hong Kong’s leaderless protest movement put to the test with arrest of prominent activists

The day of arrests comes after a day of attacks on other pro-democracy figures. On Thursday, protest organizer KP Chung was assaulted by an armed gang during a media interview. Civil Human Rights Front leader Jimmy Sham was confronted by masked men with a knife and metal pole in a Kowloon restaurant in a scene […]

Hong Kong protesters have been warned. China’s military issues a rebuke and a threatening video

“We resolutely support the action to maintain Hong Kong’s rule of law by the people who love the nation and the city, and we are determined to protect national sovereignty, security, stability and the prosperity of Hong Kong,” said Chen Daoxiang, commander of the People’s Liberation Army garrison in Hong Kong. In an extraordinary rebuke […]

Coronavirus shutdown costing Macao’s gaming industry $100 million a day. Why are casinos OK with that?

Casino worker Irving Cheong is reluctant to venture outside and chance getting sick. The self-described butler for gamblers at Suncity’s 16 VIP rooms in Macao has been holed up in his apartment watching Netflix and YouTube. His company’s CEO, Alvin Chau, posted a video to staff trying to reassure them the crisis would pass. Nonetheless, […]

One down, four to go, Hong Kong protesters say as the government meets its first demand

Experts predicted that his government would find a way to repress protests by then, though Lam said in an audio recording leaked to Reuters that there is no such deadline and that Beijing has no plans to deploy the People’s Liberation Army in Hong Kong. China maintains a small military garrison in the territory.

Chinese restaurants are losing business over coronavirus fears. An Australian social media campaign wants to change that

A child rides a scooter past a police officer wearing protective gear outside the Hong Mei House in Hong Kong on February 11. More than 100 people evacuated the housing block after four residents in two different apartments tested positive for the coronavirus.