The infected inmate, the first to test positive in the state prison system, is identified as a man in his 20s who began showing symptoms Sunday. His section of the prison was locked down, and he was transferred to an isolation unit, officials said. … [Read more...] about Hundreds provide samples after inmate contracts coronavirus
Nguyen Minh Ke, chairman of the Vietnam Aluminum Association (VAA), said that an aluminum producer earlier in May proposed to provincial authorities that some experts are allowed to enter Vietnam, but had to wait for 20 days as the latter wanted to wait for similar proposals from other companies before approving the proposal. … [Read more...] about Major projects face delays as Covid-19 blocks foreign experts
The depth of the spending drop is particularly damaging because consumer spending is the primary driver of the economy, accounting for about 70% of economic activity. Last month’s figure signaled that the April-June quarter will be especially grim, with the economy thought to be shrinking at an annual rate near 40%. That would be, by far, the worst quarterly contraction on record. … [Read more...] about US consumer spending sinks by record 13.6% in face of virus
“If an ordinary non-officer is suspected of murder, then, yes, they’ll be read their rights but they’ll be questioned right away. And the reason for that is after an incident like that … it’s fresh in their mind and they’re somewhat excited and disheveled and oftentimes suspects waive their rights and talk,” Madia said. “Whereas with officers, as part of their union contract, they’re given… this cooling-off period that allows them to consult with counsel, get composed, take counsel’s advice, and handle it that way.” … [Read more...] about It Took Four Days To Arrest The Officer Who Used A Knee Chokehold On George Floyd. Delays Are Built Into Investigations Against Cops.
In Cambodia, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sar Kheng asked the administration in localities that border Thailand to increase professional measures at border checkpoints to prevent Cambodian workers from entering Thailand, which will shut its border until June 30 to prevent the spread of COVID-19. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia May 29