Daily Archives: June 1, 2020

WillScot to Participate in the Deutsche Bank 2020 Global Industrials & Materials Summit – Virtual

BALTIMORE, June 01, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WillScot Corporation (“WillScot”) (Nasdaq: WSC), the specialty rental services market leader providing innovative modular space and portable storage solutions across North America, today announced that Brad Soultz, President and Chief Executive Officer, and

No fresh coronavirus case recorded in Vietnam for 46 days

No fresh coronavirus case was recorded on Monday, marking the 46th consecutive day the country has gone without community transmission, while remaining 49 cases are undergoing treatment at central and provincial health facilities, the Ministry of Health reported. Among the

Vinfast to sell electric cars in the US in 2021

Vietnam’s automobile manufacturer Vinfast plans to penetrate the US market,  said autoblog.com last Friday.  The website said Vinfast’s electric crossover designed by Pininfarina will make its debut by the end of this year before being sold in the US market in

US’s Crew Dragon spaceship docks at International Space Station

SpaceX’s first Crew Dragon spaceship carrying two US astronauts docked at the International Space Station Sunday, concluding a historic 19-hour voyage. Crew Dragon, whose name has been changed to Endeavour, landed several minutes ahead of schedule. The two astronauts joined

Israel apologizes for death of unarmed Palestinian man

Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz on Sunday apologized for the Israeli police’s fatal shooting of an unarmed Palestinian man who was autistic. The shooting of Iyad Halak, 32, in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday, drew broad condemnations and revived complaints

Prime Minister wants Bac Ninh province to be Vietnam’s electronics production hub

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has described Bac Ninh’s achievements, including leading the nation in several measures, as miracles for a small province.  Working with Bac Ninh leaders on Sunday, Mr. Phuc praised the dynamism, creativity, persistence, and resolve of

COVID-19 world update

As of Monday evening, the world had recorded nearly 6.3 million COVID-19 infections, with over 370,000 deaths, according to worldometers.info. The US leads the world for most COVID-19 indicators, with more than 1.8 million infections and more than 106,000 deaths.

India expels two Pakistani officials on espionage charges

The Indian government has expelled two officials at the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi, accusing them of being involved in spying activities, India’s Foreign Ministry said on Sunday. The pair had to leave India within 24 hours and Pakistan’s

Vietnam posts nearly 2 billion USD trade surplus in first five months

Vietnam earned nearly 100 billion USD from exports in the first five months of 2020, down 1.7% from last year, said the General Statistics Office. The US is Vietnam’s biggest export market, with revenue exeeding 24 billion USD, followed by

China halts some US farm imports

Bloomberg news agency reported Monday that Chinese government officials told major state-run agricultural companies to pause purchases of some American farm goods due to the escalation of tensions with the US over Hong Kong and the COVID-19 pandemic. State-owned traders