Thailand, Myanmar to reopen schools in July World

Thailand, Myanmar to reopen schools in July

Thailand's Ministry of Education said on May 21 that it is coordinating with the Ministry of Public Health to pave way for the re-opening of schools nationwide on July 1 and to ensure the safety of students amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tourists to Da Nang fall sharply during national holidays Travel

Tourists to Da Nang fall sharply during national holidays

The number of tourists to the central coastal city of Da Nang during the Liberation of the South and National Reunification Day (April 30) and International Labour Day (May 1) declined significantly by 98.5 percent to 5,800, according to the municipal Department of Tourism.
Traffic accidents claim 79 lives during holidays Society

Traffic accidents claim 79 lives during holidays

A total of 79 people were killed and 76 others were injured in 133 traffic accidents nationwide during the four-day holiday from April 30 to May 3, according to Vice Chairman of the National Committee on Traffic Safety Khuat Viet Hung.
Tourism sector busy on holidays after social distancing eased Travel

Tourism sector busy on holidays after social distancing eased

Tourist attractions around Vietnam have begun re-opening their doors after “hibernating” during the COVID-19 outbreak and hope to fully tap into the opportunities brought by the four-day National Reunification Day and International Labour Day holiday from April 30 to May 3.
Road accidents kill 14 on first day of holidays Society

Road accidents kill 14 on first day of holidays

There were 26 road accidents on the first day of the April 30 and May 1 holidays, killing 14 people and injuring 12 others, the Traffic Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security reported.
Indonesia to suspend visa exemption policy over COVID-19 concerns World

Indonesia to suspend visa exemption policy over COVID-19 concerns

Indonesia plans to halt its visa exemption policy for citizens of all countries for one month and expand restrictions for those who have travelled to some of the world's countries hardest hit by the COVID-19 outbreak, in an effort to curb the disease’s spread in the country.
Indonesia adds four more days to 2020 public holidays World

Indonesia adds four more days to 2020 public holidays

Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform (PANRB Ministry) Minister Tjahjo Kumolo, Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah, and Religious Affairs Minister Fachrul Razi have signed a joint decree regarding national holidays and collective leave in 2020.
Dien pomelo - a Hanoi speciality Society

Dien pomelo - a Hanoi speciality

With its unique fragrance and sweetness, Dien pomelo, grown in Phu Dien ward, Bac Tu Liem district, Hanoi, is a precious gift for the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday.