Cases of measles skyrocketing in Vietnam

Cases of measles skyrocketing in Vietnam

The Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health yesterday said cases of measles, a highly contagious, serious disease caused by a virus, have been skyrocketing.

Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the UN addresses the first celebration of the World Bicycle Day held by the UN on June 3 in New York (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam joins observation of World Bicycle Day in New York

The bicycle has and will continue to play an important role in the life of Vietnamese both in the past, at present and in the future, said a Vietnamese diplomat at the first celebration of World Bicycle Day held by the UN on June 3 in New York.

Max Beckmann’s Bird’s Hell (1938). - Photo Courtesy of Christie

Auction record US$64 for German painter Beckmann

Max Beckmann’s Bird’s Hell painting sold at Christie’s impressionist and modern art sale for £36 million (US$64 million) on Tuesday, a new auction record for German expressionism.