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The Impact of the COVID-19 Lockdown on the Diets of Hanoi’s Urban Poor

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By Sigrid Wertheim-Heck   The urban poor in Vietnam depend heavily on informal food systems. How will COVID-19 lockdown measures impact their food security and what will be the knock-on effects for daily life? Hanoi’s informal markets provide more than cheap fresh food, the markets are also community hubs, forming part of daily life for both shoppers and vendors (Photo: copyright Sigrid Wertheim-Heck) The COVID-19 pandemic is driving governments to enforce major restrictions on the lives of citizens. Vietnam, with nearly 100 million people, is no exception. The country was praised internationally for its rapid response in deploying strict quarantine...

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Teen suspect in custody after allegedly crashing stolen bus into rock wall

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A 19-year-old who allegedly took a bus for a joyride and ended up crashing into a rock wall has been arrested. On Wednesday morning, a BC Transit driver returned from his break while parked at Victoria General Hospital to find his bus had been stolen. Shortly after the driver called police at 6:42 a.m., another call came in notifying officers that a man was seen running from a bus that had just crashed into a rock wall on Herbate Road near the Barker Road intersection in View Royal. There were no passengers on the bus at the time. READ MORE:...

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Upright Indoor Exercise Bike for $220 + free shipping

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That's a savings of $99. Buy Now at credvita.com Tips Available in Black. Features adjustable seat, armrest height, and seat height multi-function LCD display stainless steel flywheel

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This inflatable, backpack-sized e-bike is the most ridiculous transport idea yet

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This is how James Bond would commute to the office #News #Bike #Outdoors

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Freedom is a set of wheels — and for most of us, that freedom first meant exploring the neighborhood by bike, before wheels involved gas and insurance and a summer job

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Learning to ride a bike can be a rite of passage, but it’s also an invaluable skill- and confidence-builder for preschoolers. The best toddler bikes give kids the freedom to explore and to feel independent, while honing their motor skills. A great toddler bike also opens up a whole new world of adventures that you and your kids can pursue together. Striders and balance bikes take pedals, cranks and chains out of the equation, letting kids walk and coast on two wheels, as they refine their sense of balance. Trikes offer maximum stability, letting kids explore and gain physical confidence until...

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