Repair work on the disaster-prone Asia America Gateway (AAG) undersea cable is expected to be completed on January 2, according to the Ministry of Information and Communications. A local internet service provider said a repair ship will arrive at the AAG location, the S1H branch, at 6 p.m. on December 28, 2019. The first weld will be conducted at 2 a.m. on December 30 and the final operation is expected to be done at 5 a.m. on January 1, 2020. But experts expect normal internet speed won't be restored until 8 a.m. January 2 for everything to be linked back again. In the latest breakdown, the S1H branch, about 163 km off the beach town of Vung Tau in southern Vietnam, was first reported damaged at 5 p.m. on November 14. This has resulted in slower internet speeds in the section between Saigon and Hong Kong. Connected in November 2009, the $560-million AAG cable handles more than 60 percent of Vietnam’s international internet traffic. The system is more than 20,000 kilometers … [Read more...] about Internet speed to remain sluggish until New Year
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At a branch of the Bank for Social Policies in Quang Binh district. (http://baohagiang.vn) By the end of last year, more than 1,000 local households had applied for loans totaling more than US$3.7 million. Nguyen Van Son’s family in Mac Ha hamlet is a case in point. He spent US$95,000 in March on a farm where he raises a herd of breeding pigs and pigs for market. Now he has expanded the farm to include 5,000 fowl and has hired 2 employees for more than US$200 a month. Vang Sao Thanh of Yen Thanh hamlet borrowed US$4,300 to raise cattle and poultry. Thanh says in one year the model has helped his family stabilize their life. “The government’s loan that is interest-free for 3 years has enabled us to raise breeding buffalos. In 3 years, we will be able to repay the loan. Until we have to repay the government, we can buy additional buffalos to increase our capital,” Thanh said. A resident in Ban Ria hamlet, Ha Giang province uses the Government's soft … [Read more...] about Government’s preferential credit aids agricultural development in Ha Giang
WHAT: Brennan is a 28-year-old motivational speaker, actor, singer, soon to be published author, and certified personal trainer. He was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at birth. He received his BA in Theatre from Rhode Island College. During his talk, Brennan will provide an honest look at living life differently- abled through heart and humor. As a group, we will discuss strategies for overcoming adversity, fostering inclusion, building resilience, and much more! Join us for an emotional, thought-provoking, and humor-filled time! WHEN: Tuesday, December 17, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. WHERE: 30 Reservoir Park Drive, Rockland, Mass. Space is limited so please RSVP to Karen Peterson, Community Benefits Coordinator, at [email protected] … [Read more...] about New Date! Motivational Speaker Brennan Srisirikul!
WAKEFIELD, MA — Shopping around for a new home on the internet can make you feel like you're going in circles. Images don't always show what a house has to offer, and they can sometimes make a dud of a property look more spacious and sparkling than it is in real life. That's the beauty of the IRL open house: No more guesswork involved! Ready to start hunting? To jump-start your search, we've compiled a list of the three newest open houses scheduled in the Wakefield area. That way, you can get a feel for what kinds of properties are out there before making the big decision. Below is an address, photo, price, home size and open-house time for each property on our list — including one with 4 beds and 2 baths for $669,900, and another with 4 beds and 3 baths for $649,000. Click on any address for additional pics and details. Happy house hunting! 1. 6 Swain Pl, Wakefield, Massachusetts 01880 Price: $669,900Size: 1,773 sq. ft., 4 beds, and 2 bathsOpen house: Sunday, December 15th … [Read more...] about Wakefield: 3 Local Open Houses Coming Up
PEABODY, MA — Looking at homes for sale online can make you feel like you're going in circles. Pictures can't always show all the fun little details, and they can sometimes make a fixer-upper appear quite a bit cuter than it is in real life. That's where open houses come in handy: No more guesswork involved! Ready to see what's out there? To help you out, we've made a list of the four newest open houses scheduled in the Peabody area. That way, you can get a feel for the current offerings before committing to anything. Below is an address, photo, price, home size and open-house time for each property on our list — including one with 4 beds and 2 baths for $419,900, and another with 3 beds and 3 baths for $459,900. Like what you see? Just click on any address in the list to get additional pics and details. Happy house hunting! 1. 11 Oakland St, Peabody, Massachusetts 01960 Price: $419,900Size: 1,568 sq. ft., 4 beds, and 2 bathsOpen house: Sunday, December 15th at 11:00 am 2. … [Read more...] about Peabody: 4 Local Open Houses Coming Up