It donated VNĐ1.2 billion (US$51,207) in cash to support urgent public needs and those on the frontlines. Of this, it gave VNĐ800 million ($34,158) to the Việt Nam Fatherland Front (VFF) – HCM City and VNĐ200 million to the VFF – Đà Nẵng City while the remaining VNĐ200 million was contributed by its employees and trade unions to the Central Committee of the VFF. … [Read more...] about Latest covid-19 news in Vietnam and Southeast Asia on April 7 (updated hourly)
English through the news
In the first two months, its exports have expanded by 8%, FDI inflows amounted to US$2.5 billion and retail sales were up by 5.4%, the bank said, noting that while prospects remain favorable for the Vietnamese economy in the medium term, GDP growth will be affected negatively by the recent coronavirus outbreak, now a global pandemic. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES APRIL 7
The woman works as a housekeeper for 51-year-old Dang Thi Lynh Trang, or "Patient 34," a Vietnamese businesswoman identified as a super-spreader of the Covid-19 virus as she has lead to at least 10 infection cases, eight in Binh Thuan and two in HCMC who are either Trang's family members or acquaintances. Trang was among the seven discharged on April 3. … [Read more...] about Binh Thuan medics moved to tears after patient tests Covid-19 negative
The treatment group and the control group were drawn from separate populations: the treatment group were all patients at the institution where the researchers worked, the Méditerranée Infection University Hospital Institute in Marseille, while the control patients came from other hospitals in the south of France. The treatment group (mean age 51.2) was significantly older than the control group (mean age 37.3), introducing another variable that could undermine the meaning of the results. The study was “open label”, meaning the physicians and patients knew which treatment they were receiving. The French researchers also treated some but not all of the treatment group patients with azithromycin, a common antibiotic, another complicating factor that was not randomized. … [Read more...] about Hydroxychloroquine: how an unproven drug became Trump’s coronavirus ‘miracle cure’
'To be clear, today's decision does not determine liability or any issues of causation or loss for any of the causes of action claimed. These remain to be determined by the court as the case continues. … [Read more...] about Almost 90,000 motorists move closer to £270m payout after High Court rules Volkswagen DID install unlawful ‘defeat devices’ in thousands of diesel cars in ‘dieselgate’ case
- The son of a Czech-born Jewish refugee who fled the Nazis in 1938, Raab was brought up in the southern English region of Buckinghamshire and studied law at Oxford University before becoming a lawyer working on project finance, international litigation and competition law. … [Read more...] about Who is Dominic Raab, Britain’s standby leader?