The Hanoitimes - US chemical firms, including Monsanto should be responsible for Vietnamese Agent Orange victims. Vietnam demands Monsanto compensate Agent Orange victims US trial on Monsanto sparks hope to Vietnam's AO victims “Where is the justice for Vietnamese victims who are being destroyed every day by the toxic chemical?” – a Vietnamese association has questioned US courts for ignoring those of US Agent Orange chemical warfare. Vietnamese AO victims defend for justice. Photo: AFP Vietnam is again seeking justice for the victims of Agent Orange (AO), inspired by the multimillion-dollar verdicts against Monsanto in California. The biotech firm had supplied the US military with the chemical during the Vietnam War, the RT has reported. The Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange (VAVA) has logged a letter to a US court asking it to restart a class-action lawsuit by AO victims against American chemical firms, including Monsanto, which … [Read more...] about “Where is justice?” Vietnam asks US chemical firms to take responsibility
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VietNamNet Bridge - The Vietnam Communist Party saw the risk of lagging behind 30 years ago. In the Resolution of the 7th Communist Party Congress and the resolutions of the next congresses, lagging behind was mentioned as a ‘risk’. The economic lag was manifested by many indicators, including productivity, competitiveness and GDP per capita.In comparison with the world Hai Loc … [Read more...] about Where is Vietnam on the world’s economic map?
By Hong Ha  September 25, 2018 | 11:23 am GMT+7 Winner of two international sacred place architecture awards, a Lam Dong Province church. Ka Don Church uses the name of the commune it is located in. The wife-husband team of architects, Vu Thi Thu Huong and Nguyen Tuan Dung, have used the cultural features of the Churu ethnic minority people in designing it. Ka Don has achieved two architectural accolades. In 2011, it won a European prize for sacred architecture, and in 2016, at a global contest held in Italy for sacred architecture, it won the second prize. The church was completed in July 2014 after four years of construction. Its architecture is simple, but the impact is grand, highlighting the natural beauty of raw materials. The main materials used to build the Ka Don Church are local pine and red clay tiles. The roof, inspired by those of indigenous stilt houses, are also simple and stylish. Comparing to other gothic work in the world, Ka Don is not as grand … [Read more...] about Vietnam’s stilt-house inspired church is a special place of worship
This file photo taken on March 26, 2013 shows Chinese actress, singer and producer Fan Bingbing (centre) attending the Viscap fashion show during China Fashion Week in Beijing. — Photo AFPViet Nam News SHANGHAI — One of China’s biggest and wealthiest film stars, actress Fan Bingbing, has disappeared from public view as authorities probe alleged tax evasion by entertainers, sparking growing fan speculation over her fate. The 36-year-old actress, model, and producer has been a household name in China for years and tasted Hollywood success with a role in the 2014 blockbuster X-Men: Days of Future Past. But Fan, usually active on social media, has gone dark online and has reportedly not been seen in public for weeks. "Will Fan Bingbing go to prison?" asked one of hundreds of thousands of recent postings about her on China’s popular Twitter-like Weibo platform, while others speculated she had been banned from movies or was under house arrest. Fan’s troubles … [Read more...] about ’Where is Fan Bingbing?’: Chinese star goes dark amid pay crackdown
As images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un strolling by revellers at a rooftop bar the night before an unprecedented meeting with President Donald Trump circulated around social media sites, U.S. citizens started asking 'Where is Singapore?'. 'Singapore', the tiny Southeast Asian city-state that played host to nuclear talks earlier this week, was the most searched term on internet search engine Google in the United States on Monday with over 2 million hits. Related searches during those 24 hours included 'Where is Singapore', 'Singapore summit' and 'time in Singapore'. Blanket media coverage on Monday included Kim's surprise tour of the iconic Marina Bay Sands hotel and its surrounding gardens, and the first hours of the meeting with Trump in the resort island of Sentosa. Singapore said it spent S$20 million ($15 million) on the summit, a figure that drew the ire of some citizens. However, marketing experts say the coverage generated from the event could be worth more than 10 times … [Read more...] about ‘Where is Singapore?’: Trump-Kim summit a PR coup for tiny city-state