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?
There is also a current fad for technological solutions, like the “canine CSI” being put into place to DNA-test dog-stools in Tarragona, Spain and the London borough of Barking and Dagenham. Presumably any owner willing to submit their pets for a DNA swab – necessary if the scheme is going to work – isn’t likely to be on the dog-fouling most-wanted list anyway. Streetkleen, the firm providing the technology for the Barking scheme, argue that signing up to such a database is an important step in creating a kind of community consciousness that can guilt-trip squeamish dog-walkers into doing the dirty. … [Read more...] about Mind the merde: why can’t French cities clean up after their dogs?
Visitors to HCM City on Nguyễn Huệ Street in District 1. - VNS File PhotoViet Nam News HCM CITY -- Special policies are needed to help HCM City develop faster and better, thus contributing more to the country’s development, Nguyễn Thiện Nhân, secretary of HCM City’s Party Committee, has said. … [Read more...] about City needs development policies as population surges
Agüero missed a first-half penalty though this proved immaterial. “These things happen, I’m not on a good run with penalties but the important thing is we qualified and I will get another chance to make up for it soon,” he said. “I have scored a lot of goals but the important thing is to get through. … [Read more...] about Sergio Agüero says Manchester City don’t care who they get in semi-finals