Daily Archives: May 19, 2020

Vietnam donates medical supplies to other countries

 Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung on Monday announced that Vietnam will send medical supplies to Australia, Brunei, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand to help them fight Covid-19.  The supplies will include 420,000 USD worth of anti-bacterial

IMF warns that global economy won’t fully recover in 2021

   IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva on Monday warned that the global economy will need a long time to recover fully from the shock caused by Covid-19.  The IMF is likely to revise downward its forecast for 2020, with only a

300 Vietnamese return from Thailand

   Some 300 Vietnamese citizens who found themselves stuck in Thailand by the COVID-19 pandemic returned home on Monday. Agencies of the two countries worked with the Vietnamese Embassy in Thailand and Vietnam Airlines to arrange a flight to bring

Vietnam enters 33rd day with no new COVID-19 community infection

 Vietnam has remained clear of COVID-19 community transmission for 33 straight days, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. The national infection count stands at 324, including 184 infections contracted abroad. Vietnam confirmed four new cases

Vietnam reopens exclusive tours to world’s largest cave complex

   Tours of Son Doong, the world’s largest cave, have reopened in Quang Binh after being closed for two months over the Covid-19 pandemic.  Oxalis, the only private company licensed to explore and conduct tours of Son Doong, was allowed

Vietnam ranks 2nd in top 10 fastest growing wealth markets

 Vietnam ranked second, following Bangladesh, in the top 10 fastest growing wealth markets from 2010 to 2019.  Wealth-X revealed the ranking in its new report titled “A Decade of Wealth”. The report takes a look back at the growth of the global

Vietnam yet to confirm COVID-19 patient infected while in Cambodia: Ambassador

 Vietnam has yet to confirm when, where, and how Patient 315 contracted COVID-19, Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia Vu Quang Minh has said.  The 39-year-old patient returned to Vietnam from Siem Reap through southern Tay Ninh province on May 2 without any legal

CCD Image Sensor Technology Plays Key Role in COVID-19 Diagnostics

Image sensor technology from Teledyne e2v drives microscopy research and diagnosis of novel coronavirus and other diseases Teledyne e2v CCD77-358 image sensor CHELMSFORD, United Kingdom, May 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Teledyne is supplying high performance charged coupled devices (CCDs)

Philips launches HealthSuite Clinical Trial Accelerator to help life science organizations run more flexible, patient-centric clinical trials

May 19, 2020 Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced Clinical Trial Accelerator on Philips HealthSuite. This new tailored set of capabilities allows life science organizations to integrate, analyze

SmileDirectClub Files $2.8 Billion Lawsuit Against NBC Over Defamatory And Error-Filled ‘Nightly News’ Story

Story Had 40+ Errors, Ignored Facts Handed to Reporter Prior to Broadcast NBC News Never Intended to Tell the Truth, Suit Claims NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SmileDirectClub, Inc. (NASDAQ: SDC) the oral care company and first