Professional practitioner in Social work with a Master degree in Australia and many years of full engagement in social work and community development in Vietnam and abroad. Special interest in reflecting social issues.
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New report says, over 70% of imported KN95 masks, mostly from China, fail U.S. filtration standards.
The U.S. Coast Guard releases new plan to combat illegal fishing, focusing on fishing boats from China
The U.S. Coast Guard has released a new strategy to enhance global safety, security, and stewardship of the maritime domain by combatting Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated (IUU) fishing.
With the COVID-19 pandemic causing global disruption to the education sector, the rapid shift to online learning, and the innovations developed as a result, have been shared at a high-level roundtable between Australian and Vietnamese higher education sector experts recently.
On 26 August 2020, prominent Vietnamese and international speakers from both the public and private sectors have met online at RMIT’s International Business Forum 2020 to discuss what firms can do to manage the challenges of free trade agreements and COVID-19
Australia will support the Gavi COVAX Facility Advance Market Commitment (COVAX AMC) to improve access for Pacific and Southeast Asian countries to safe, effective and affordable COVID-19 vaccines.
A 32-year-old man has started an online job portal called Green Collar to match job seekers with specific roles in the sustainability area, aiming to get 100 jobs secured by September 2020 in Singapore and will be expanding to the Southeast Asian region by the end of the year.
As per the leaks, users can get Google Pixel 5 5G variant in green and black color on September 30. Also, a black color Google Pixel 4a 5G can be spotted on the same day.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday (Aug 21) it hopes the planet will be rid of the coronavirus pandemic in less than two years - faster than it took for the Spanish flu.
Google faces a global outage affecting many of its services, including e-mail, storage, document and videoconferencing.
The WHO’s director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that without vaccinating the planet’s highest-risk populations simultaneously, it would be impossible to rebuild the global economy.
The trials will be carried out in the Moscow Region and some 20,000 - 30,000 people will get the vaccine.
Virus-proof public transit with smart shelters provided in Asean cities, thermal scanners amidst pandamic
Taking a bus or the subway? Not without first checking your temperature in a smart shelter or touch-free kiosk.
Face masks have never been more universally accepted than they are now. But that doesn't make them any easier to wear when it's unbearably hot outside. Find out how to make wearing a face covering more comfortable and get into good habits.
Phnom Penh Military Police arrested 29 Chinese nationals on kidnapping charges. The suspects are said to have abducted three other Chinese nationals from a hotel in Daun Penh district’s Chaktomuk commune.
An Indian national was jailed by the Malaysian court for five months on Thursday (Aug 13) for violating a home quarantine order, leading to dozens of new COVID-19 infections
The COVID-19 pandemic could be accelerating the case for blockchain as a new economic infrastructure for Vietnam.
The Covid-19 fear and closure of international borders will not hinder Dr Nur Amalina Che Bakri from planning her double wedding receptions in Britain and Malaysia.
The Red Cross has trained 43,000 North Korean volunteers to help communities, including the locked-down city of Kaesong, fight the novel coronavirus and provide flood assistance, an official with the relief organization said on Monday (August 10).
A 99-year-old California woman broke two Guinness World Records when she piloted a plane and gave a flight lesson in the air.
At least 1,200 disappearances reported across Latin American country since the start of coronavirus pandemic in March.
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