Meanwhile, Toyling Maa, who had a fever and a cough, waited to be evacuated from the ship’s sick bay. Hours ticked by, and three ambulances came and went. The fourth took Toyling Maa to Jackson Memorial. As she spoke to The Chronicle, she lay shivering in a hospital gown while “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” buzzed from a television set. … [Read more...] about A heartbreaking end after pleas for help: Coronavirus takes life of South San Francisco cruise passenger
Cruise ship breaks down
Miss Earth 2018 Nguyen Phuong Khanh wears an ao dai made from chirimen, a traditional Japanese silk, designed by veteran designer Vo Viet Chung of HCM City. — Photo from designer’s Facebook page The collection features 30 áo dài designs, mostly in retro colours such as black, dark green and midnight blue that are used in ceremonies. The clothes feature images of flowers and plants. … [Read more...] about Designers introduce ao dai collections in HCM City
The online music marathon will take place from 4 pm to 10 pm on May 30. The programme will draw the participation of many famous singers, including My Linh, Quang Dung, Phan Manh Quynh and Uyen Linh as well as directors Le Hoang and Viet Tu and journalist Diem Quynh. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia May 29
Seeking answers, I contact Dr Craig Malkin online. He is a Harvard psychologist who has written two books on narcissism, one of them so popular that it ended up in Oprah’s book club. Narcissism, he tells me, is on a spectrum. Everyone has some narcissistic traits, he says, but a narcissist is someone who lets it govern their personality. When it tips over into a problem, he says, is when you have narcissistic personality disorder (NPD). These people exhibit what Malkin calls the triple E: they are so driven to feel special that they will exploit other people; they are so entitled they think other people should bend to their will; and empathy impairment can make them blind to the feelings of others, usually to the detriment of personal relationships. … [Read more...] about I like the sound of my own voice – but does that make me a narcissist?
The Unesco world heritage site has experienced a 28% rise in tourism in the past two years, with the mayor, Dirk De Fauw, doubting the city’s ability to cope with mounting numbers of tourists. “We have to control the influx more if we don’t want Bruges to become a complete Disneyland here,” he says. … [Read more...] about Global tourism hits record highs – but who goes where on holiday?