Posts Tagged ‘ The Flu Epidemic ’

Schools should try to avoid H1N1 disruption

October 7, 2009
Schools should try to avoid H1N1 disruption

LookAtVietnam – Schools will have to learn to live with H1N1 and maintain lessons, according to the Hanoi education department. Nhat said schools must report to the city’s education department to receive approval from authority leaders before letting students stay at home. He added students could be absent from schools if they are sick, but they [...]

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Hundreds of tourists cancel tours because of flu epidemic

August 19, 2009
Hundreds of tourists cancel tours because of flu epidemic

LookAtVietnam – Four travel firms have reported canceled tours so far this month as tourists are concerned about the flu epidemic. Ben Thanh Tourism, for example, has reported one tour canceled. This was a sightseeing tour by aircraft in the central region for 43 tourists from August 7-10. Thanh Nien Xung Phong Travel has also [...]

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Going to school in flu season

August 17, 2009
Going to school in flu season

LookAtVietnam –  At many schools in big urban areas, protecting themselves against the flu is the first lesson teachers are giving to their students. Thanh Binh People Founded High School in HCM City has just purchased a temperature measuring machine worth 680 million dong. It plans to take students’ temperatures every day. All parents, teachers [...]

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Petty merchants blaming flu for slow sales

August 12, 2009
Petty merchants blaming flu for slow sales

LookAtVietnam – The lives of many families in Hanoi and HCM City have been upset because of the flu. The preventive measures taken by people have made retail shops and markets gloomy. Though the new school year is nearing, stationery and candy shops near schools in Hanoi remain quiet with few students coming to purchase [...]

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Gearing up for new school year

August 10, 2009
Gearing up for new school year

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has released a series of instructions to guide schools in preparing for the new school year, which is scheduled to begin in early September. Schools and kindergartens in Hanoi have kept their doors closed since August 7 after the Hanoi Education and Training Department asked them to close [...]

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Vietnam, Cuba foreign ministries to bolster ties

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Vietnam’s top diplomat has affirmed that the Foreign Ministry will closely cooperate with its Cuban counterpart to implement the agreements reached by the two...