The blaze also threatened the famed resort of Malibu. The victims died in their vehicles trying to escape a massive late-season inferno in the northern California town of Paradise, where the entire population of 26,000 was ordered to leave, officials said. "The preliminary investigation revealed that the victims were located in vehicles that were overcome by the Camp Fire," said a statement by the Butte County Sheriff's Department, adding that they had yet to be identified. Dozens of other people were reported missing. Residents who managed to escape Paradise posted harrowing videos to social media as they drove through tunnels of swirling smoke and orange flames to outrun the wildfire in the Butte County town, north of Sacramento. The fast-moving Camp Fire has been fanned by strong winds to scorch 20,000 acres (8,093 hectares) and has not been contained, the California Fire Department (Cal Fire) said. The flames destroyed hundreds of homes, a hospital, a gas station, several … [Read more...] about Five die in California wildfires, 150,000 forced to flee
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Gunman targeting Jews kills 11 in Pittsburgh synagogueThe Saigon Times Daily A New York Police officer stands outside of the Central Synagogue in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 27, 2018 – PHOTO: REUTERS PITTSBURGH (REUTERS) - A gunman yelling, “All Jews must die,” stormed a Pittsburgh synagogue during Saturday services, killing 11 worshippers and wounding six other people including four police officers, before he was arrested. U.S. attorney for western Pennsylvania Scott Brady told a news conference that charges could be filed later on Saturday against the suspected shooter, 46-year-old Robert Bowers from Pittsburgh. “The actions of Robert Bowers represent the worst of humanity. We are dedicating the entire resources of my office to this federal hate crime investigation and prosecution,” Brady said. The U.S. Department of Justice will file hate crime and other criminal charges against Bowers that could lead to the death penalty, Attorney … [Read more...] about Gunman targeting Jews kills 11 in Pittsburgh synagogue
Henry Nguyen, founder of Good Day Hospitality and managing partner of IDG Ventures Vietnam, was awarded the license to operate McDonald's in the country, the company said in a statement. Nguyen oversees $100 million invested in technology, media, telecommunications and consumer companies in Vietnam. Expansion in Vietnam would allow McDonald's to capitalize on an aspirational young population attracted to Western brands and with money to spend. The company is late to the country's fast-food market, where Burger King, Yum's KFC, Pizza Hut, South Korea's Lotteria Co. and Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC) of the Philippines have a growing presence, said Pham Ngoc Bich, managing director of Saigon Securities Inc. "Economists typically view the entrance of the multinational fast-food chain into emerging markets as a cachet that heralds the flow of other Western brands, but McDonald's is no front-runner this time around," Bich wrote today in a note investors. There is still room for McDonald's, … [Read more...] about McDonald’s takes on KFC to Burger King in Vietnam entry
Danang has been designated by the central government to be the core city of the Key Economic Zone in central Vietnam, the entrance to the UNESCO World Heritage sites, and the terminal point of the East-West Corridor linking with Laos, Thailand and Myanmar. It is clear that Danang's location makes it a strategic location from which your business can access potentially rich Vietnamese and other Asian markets. I. STRATEGIC LOCATION The coastal city of Danang is situated at the very heart of Vietnam, 759km from Hanoi and 960km from Ho Chi Minh City. It lies on the north-south communications axis of land ( National Road 1A), rail, sea and air routes. Danang borders Thua Thien - HueProvince in the north, QuangNamProvince in the south and the west, and the EasternSea in the east. It is located in a typical tropical area influenced by monsoons with an annual average temperature of 25.7C. The city has a natural land area of 1,256km2 and a population of 887,069 as of 01 April 2009. … [Read more...] about Why invest in Danang?
The Queen has opened the 2012 Olympic Games saying: "I declare open the Games of London, celebrating the thirtieth Olympiad of the modern era." … [Read more...] about Queen gets London Games under way