HCM City's District 7 which is home to 11,061 South Koreans has become quiet since South Korea faces a coronavirus outbreak. According to Bui Thi Ngoc Hieu, vice chairwoman of the district's People's Committee, most of the South Korean live in Phu My Hung residential area and Tan Phong Ward. … [Read more...] about HCM City district home to South Koreans quiet
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HCM City (VNA) – The Ho Chi Minh City Computer Association (HCA) and the municipal Red Cross Society on February 27 held a workshop calling for blood donation amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. On this occasion, IT firms in the city presented 100,000 medical products, including face masks, soap and sanitisers, to local residents. According to HCA President Lam Nguyen Hai Long, the association will continue to mobilise medical products until the end of March to help locals prevent the virus. Over the past time, the municipal Red Cross Society has also delivered leaflets to raise public awareness of the disease, along with face masks, sanitisers and soap to people. Tran Truong Son, President of the city Red Cross Society, said his agency and the HCA are working on an application for blood donors, and look forward to building an online humanitarian bank. Vietnam needs around 1.8 million units of blood per year to keep up with demand. However, only 1.6 million … [Read more...] about IT firms in HCM City joint efforts against COVID-19
A male peacock on the rooftop of a house on Trần Quốc Thảo Street in HCM City. VNS Photo/Ngọc KhảiViet Nam News On Tuesday, residents on Trần Quốc Thảo Street in HCM City’s District 3 spotted a male peacock sitting behind a bush on the rooftop of an abandoned building. … [Read more...] about What was a peacock doing on a HCM City rooftop?
However, 55 per cent of the city’s land is used for agricultural produce, contributing 0.8 per cent of the city’s GDP, while the industrial and service sectors use only 6.8 per cent of the city’s land, contributing 99 per cent to the city’s GDP. … [Read more...] about City needs development policies as population surges
‘While the government has now updated its advice to cover the Italian locations that have experienced an outbreak, those travelling to nearby cities like Milan or Verona still won’t be able to cancel and claim on travel insurance, nor will those travelling to Tenerife.’ … [Read more...] about ‘Come and rescue us, Boris!’ British tourists trapped in Tenerife hotel at centre of coronavirus scare slam ‘absolutely awful’ response – but panic doesn’t stop some holidaymakers making the most of their time in the sun