Price of green-skinned pomelos falls sharply due to poor consumption

Mr. Dam Van Hung, the owner of Huong Mien Tay fruit trading facility in Ben Tre Province, the leading green-skinned exporter in the Mekong Delta, said that the price of green-skinned pomelos has declined sharply and farmers in Ben Tre, Tra Vinh, Tien Giang, and Soc Trang provinces have been looking for traders but fruit […]

World class developments give fresh impetus to Vietnam’s tourism hotspots

A truly remarkable feat of engineering, the cable car boosted Sa Pa tourism numbers immediately, but Sun Group had many more attractions to unveil, including the Muong Hoa funicular as well as a complex of Buddhist monuments that made Fansipan a spiritual destination. At the Sun World Fansipan Legend tourism complex, tourists can now learn […]

Four more patients in coronavirus-hit province discharged

Doctors at a general clinic in the northern province of Vinh Phuc offer bouquets of flowers to two patients who are now free of the new coronavirus on February 18 – PHOTO: VNA Two patients who had been treated for the virus at a general clinic in Binh Xuyen District were also discharged on Tuesday.

Behind the wire: What goes on inside Burnham Military Camp?

All NZDF staff are meant to be able to hold a weapon and serve in the field if the situation demands. So passing the fitness tests is crucial to holding on to a job, he says. The NZDF needs to see you continue to progress to keep you on.

Vietnam reports 16 outbreaks of H5N6, H5N1

A total of poultry of 55,071 has so far been destroyed. Yesterday alone, Thanh Hoa Province reported one more bird flu outbreak of A/H5N6 killing 970 waterfowls meanwhile Tra Vinh Province reported two outbreaks of A/H5N1 killing 1,704 poultry.

One Direction: ‘It’s not a question of burnout: we enjoy it’ – exclusive interview

Even so, I’m interested to understand what it feels like, when such a group enters its heavy-weather phase, and individuals start to pat for their parachutes. I get in touch with someone who knows. “It’s suffocating,” says Charlie Simpson, who between 2002 and 2005 fronted the boy band Busted. “I was naive when I started. […]

Hasan Minhaj Took a Job No One Wanted

How’d you discover comedy then?I went to college during the Kazaa/Napster era, and we had free internet, which was a huge deal. People were just downloading all of everything. This was pre-Netflix, but you could download every season of South Park, etc. I went over to a friend’s apartment and he had, like, a folder […]

HCMC book street still open despite coronavirus spread

Children read books at a bookstore on Nguyen Van Binh book street in downtown HCMC – PHOTO: HOANG PHONG HCMC – Unlike some other attractions in HCMC that have been closed recently due to the spread of coronavirus, Nguyen Van Binh book street in District 1 is still open despite a 30% drop in the […]

The librarian of Moria – and other tales of hope from the notorious refugee camp

One Happy Family is, as you might expect from its name, good news. A community centre a few miles from the camp, run by various organisations along with many refugee volunteers, it has a medical centre, a playground, a gym, a women’s space, a cafe, board games, a phone-charging station and an electrical repair shop. […]

NIA files supplementary chargesheet, names Pulwama attack mastermind’s aides

Bilal Mir, arrested in April, was using a virtual number – +19016677146 linked to WhatsApp. In one of the chats through this number, Bilal even told Sajjad that he wanted to become a fidayeen like Adil Ahmad Mir. Adil Ahmad Mir was the main bomber in Pulwama attack who blew himself up with the Maruti […]