Daily Archives: June 7, 2020

British newspaper praises coronavirus-infected British pilot’s miraculous recovery

  A 43-year-old Vietnam Airlines pilot, known as Patient 91, is now reportedly fully conscious, smiling and talking to doctors at Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam, said the UK’s Daily Mail newspaper.  He was admitted

Vietnam free from community infection of COVID-19 for 52 days

Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, marking 52 consecutive days without domestic infections, said the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. As many as 307, or 93.3 percent, of the 329 patients have recovered. The remaining

Indonesia rejects China’s offer for East Sea talks

  Indonesia on Friday rejected a Chinese offer for negotiations on the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam), as Jakarta reiterated that it had no overlapping claims with Beijing in its exclusive economic zone. The Chinese government,

Vietnam considered favorable destination for business expansion

Australian businesses in Southeast Asia are showing continued faith in regional economic integration despite the relatively lackluster cross border political cooperation so far seen in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A new survey of Australian-connected businesses on the ground found

OPEC+ extend oil production cuts to end of July

  The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies have agreed to extend oil production cuts until the end of July that have helped bolster oil prices since their collapse in April in the depths of the coronavirus

Anti-violence demonstrations spread in US

Demonstrations against police violence, triggered by the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man while in police custody in Minneapolis, have been spreading in the US for 12 consecutive days. In Washington D.C., 6,000 protestors on Saturday marched mainly

Ladakh standoff: Indian and Chinese armies hold high-level talks

Indian and Chinese armies on Saturday held high-level military talks with a “positive” approach, signaling an intent to end their month-long standoff in mountainous eastern Ladakh through peaceful dialogue. The Indian delegation pressed for restoration of status quo ante in