Daily Archives: January 13, 2021

Merlin: Strategically Guiding Independents During a Year of Unprecedented Upheaval

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — 2020 was a disruptive year for the world. We all stood witness to a global pandemic that shook the entire music ecosystem, virtually shut down the live industry, and drove labels and distributors to explore the boundaries of ingenuity and creativity. It was also a year in […]

Sabin Vaccine Institute Funds Researchers to Investigate COVID-19 Misinformation, Design Solutions to Increase Vaccine Acceptance

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) announced today that it has awarded grants to research teams in four countries to explore the social drivers of COVID-19 misinformation, and its impact on routine immunization acceptance and the acceptance of a COVID-19 vaccine. The grants are part of Sabin’s Social and […]

Hanoi to complete infrastructure for SEA Games 31 by Sept. 30

Projects to improve facilities serving the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) in Hanoi are underway and scheduled to be completed by September 30, according to the municipal Department of Culture and Sports.Of the 41 sites nationwide hosting ev…

Two e-sports tourney to be held annually

The Vietnamese E-sport Championship and the University E-sport Championship will be held annually starting from this year, the Vietnam Recreational E-sport Association (VIRESA) announced on January 13.Both tournaments are expected to feature 10 catego…

Over 6.4 million poor, near-poor households get preferential loans

The Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) said it is providing loans for 6.4 million poor and near-poor households.As of the end of 2020, the bank’s total credit balance stood at 226.19 trillion VND (9.86 billion USD), a year-on-year rise of 9.4 per…

Vietnam’s renewable energy boom driven by economic growth: The Diplomat

Vietnam’s rapid economic growth is the primary mover for its renewable energy boom, according to an article titled “What’s Driving Vietnam’s Renewable Energy Boom?” posted in The Diplomat on January 12.The author analysed that in 2014, the installed c…

EVFTA – impetus for intensifying Vietnam-Germany trade ties

Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh and German Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier co-chaired the first meeting of the joint committee for economic cooperation between the two countries which took place virtually on Januar…