Recently, MS Westerdam, operated by Carnival Corporation’s Holland America Line, carrying 1,455 passengers and 802 crew members, was turned away by Japan, Taiwan, Guam, the Philippines, and Thailand over fears some on board may be infected by the virus. After floating at sea for nearly two weeks, the vessel was finally allowed to dock at a Cambodian port Thursday. Later, an American passenger reportedly tested positive for the virus. … [Read more...] about Can park, can’t disembark, Quang Ninh tells cruise ships from Covid-19 territories
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Can Tho (VNA) – Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho Truong Quang Hoai Nam held a working session with representatives from Japan’s JERA Co. Inc. to discuss the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at O Mon 1 thermal power plant in Can Tho. Shinsuke Nakayama, a representative of the company, said JERA now has a base depot in Vietnam and is investing in a LNG warehouse and Ca Na LNG-fueled power complex with a total capacity of 6,000 MW in the south central province of Ninh Thuan. JERA believes that it is able to ensure a stable LNG supply to Can Tho at reasonable prices, firstly for the operation of the O Mon 1 thermal power plant, he said. Deputy General Director of the Power Transmission Company No.2 Le Quoc Vu said JERA’s proposal meets the demand of the O Mon 1 thermal power plant that will switch to the use of gas in 2021. He added that the Power Transmission Company No.2 and JERA could supply gas to … [Read more...] about Japanese firm expects to supply LNG to O Mon 1 thermal power plant
Passengers at Cam Ranh International Airport in the south-central coastal province of Khanh Hoa receive leaflets on coronavirus infection prevention – PHOTO: VNA HCMC – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has urged authorities to keep staying vigilant and adopt measures to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. … [Read more...] about PM orders stricter measures to contain coronavirus spread
Hanoi (VNA) – Flights departing from epidemic-hit areas in the Republic of Korea (RoK) will land at designated airports in Vietnam in a move to help prevent the spread of the acute respiratory disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), said the Ministry of Transport on February 26. Those airports are Van Don in Quang Ninh province in the north, Phu Cat in Binh Dinh province in the south-central region, and Can Tho in the southern city of the same name. All passengers of the flights will have to fill in the health declaration forms. Vietnamese passengers should consider before returning as they are to go into a 14-day quarantine, the ministry noted. Airlines are also recommended to reduce and restrict flights linking the RoK and Vietnam for efficient COVID-19 control. Relevant agencies in aviation, tourism and goods transport in border regions are requested to strictly follow measures on the prevention and control of the disease, as well as keep a close watch on the people … [Read more...] about Airports designated to serve flights from RoK’s epidemic-hit areas
Which begs the question: If pop songs can so easily be written and then distributed into an unbreakable cycle of hits, can't they also be reverse engineered and reproduced? Can't a songwriter feed a topic into a machine and have that machine regurgitate a melody and lyrics, forming a pop song that's packaged and ready to go? … [Read more...] about Could a Robot Write the Perfect Pop Song?