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
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Hashmi tells me she feels tentatively hopeful for the future. “I think coronavirus might change people for the better,” she says. “Some of my friends, who weren’t considering working in hospitals and stuff, now look at clap-for-carers and think, we want to do our part and give back.” She believes coronavirus will create a more compassionate, selfless generation of young people. “I think we’re more aware of others now,” Hashmi goes on. “At the start of this, I was just thinking about making myself safe. But seeing the death toll increase, I was thinking about everyone else.” Despite the fact that the lockdown restrictions have been eased, with socially distanced meet-ups for one individual from each household now permitted, Hashmi is in no rush to start socialising. “Most of my friends and I think that it would be safer and better to meet when the lockdown is way, way more relaxed and the death toll has decreased,” … [Read more...] about ‘I’m stuck in limbo’: will the Covid generation of young people face long-term fallout?
Trump's efforts to change the subject at moments of peril have been a hallmark of his entire career in politics and, when successful, a constant source of frustration for his rivals. But rarely have they appeared more blatant or off-key than now, as a battered nation emerges from a pandemic that has left more than 100,000 dead and as racial unrest brews again. … [Read more...] about A week of distractions from Trump shows a leader in crisis
As its initial salvo, his group released a letter on Monday signed by 40 people ranging from CEOs or founders of companies like Lyft, Handy, Etsy and Instacart to venture capitalists to union leaders to academics and policy experts. “Everyone, regardless of employment classification, should have access to the option of an affordable safety net that supports them when they’re injured, sick, in need of professional growth, or when it’s time to retire,” they wrote. … [Read more...] about 2 new initiatives call for benefits, safety net for gig workers
Huyen had to work for a fashion shop in Vinh City to support the family. Meanwhile, her mother Tran Thi Huong sells soya curd to earn money. Huong said that before contracting the diseases, Huyen was quite beautiful and planned to get married. Initially, she felt tired, but she did not go to hospital because she just thought that it was overwork. It was only when fainted and was taken hospital did it become clear that she faced the critical stage of kidney failure. She has to use renal replacement therapy just to survive The illness left her emaciated and the only consolation to her now is the considerable care by her mother, grandmother and boyfriend. But, it is not sure that when her wedding can be organised. … [Read more...] about Young woman struggling with serious diseases needs help