Vietnam, Australia hold fourth deputy-ministerial strategic dialogue

VN People’s Army Newspaper

Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 3:3 (GMT+7)
PANO – Wednesday, November 23, 2016, 10:26 (GMT+7)

PANO – Vietnam and Australia held the fourth foreign-defense strategic dialogue at the deputy-ministerial level on November 21 in Hanoi.

The Vietnamese delegation was led by Deputy Defense Minister, Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Chi Vinh and Deputy Foreign Minister Dang Dinh Quy. The Australian delegation was led by its Deputy Secretary Defense People Rebecca Skinners and Deputy Secretary in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Gary Quinlan.

 
At the dialogue. Photo: mod.gov.vn

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India unveils the world’s largest solar power plant

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The country is on schedule to be the world’s third biggest solar market next year.

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Images have been released showing the sheer size of the new solar power plant in southern India.

The facility in Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu, has a capacity of 648 MW and covers an area of 10sq km.

This makes it the largest solar power plant at a single location, taking the title from the Topaz Solar Farm in California, which has a capacity of 550 MW. Tiếp tục đọc “India unveils the world’s largest solar power plant”

Cambodian court upholds sentences of Khmer Rouge chiefs

aljazeera 23 November 2016

Cambodian court upholds sentences of Khmer Rouge chiefs

Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan were part of regime responsible for the deaths of up to two million Cambodians.

Cambodia’s UN-backed court upheld life sentences for two top former Khmer Rouge leaders for crimes against humanity, a verdict welcomed by survivors of the brutal regime.

“Brother Number Two” Nuon Chea, 90, and ex-head of state Khieu Samphan, 85, were the first top leaders to be jailed in 2014, belonging to a regime responsible for the deaths of up to two million Cambodians from 1975 to 1979. Tiếp tục đọc “Cambodian court upholds sentences of Khmer Rouge chiefs”

Chinese rights activist Jiang Tianyong missing

Aljazeera 24 November 2016

Chinese rights activist Jiang Tianyong missing

Jiang, who had been lobbying on behalf of China’s rights lawyers, has not been heard from since Monday.

Jiang met relatives of a jailed lawyer in Changsha, in central China, shortly before going missing [AP]

One of China’s most prominent human rights campaigners, Jiang Tianyong, has disappeared during a trip to visit relatives of a detained rights lawyer, Jiang’s wife said.

Jiang, a legal activist, has not been heard from since Monday, when he was due to board a train to return to Beijing, his wife, Jin Bianling, said on Thursday.

Jiang’s defence work involved some of China’s most politically sensitive figures in recent years, including the dissident lawyer Gao Zhisheng and blind activist Chen Guangcheng. Tiếp tục đọc “Chinese rights activist Jiang Tianyong missing”

Rodrigo Duterte shrugs off ‘bulls***’ ICC threat

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Philippines president blasts calls for his trial at the international criminal court over bloody crackdown on drugs.

An ICC prosecutor said the court may have jurisdiction to prosecute perpetrators of Philippines killings [Reuters]
An ICC prosecutor said the court may have jurisdiction to prosecute perpetrators of Philippines killings [Reuters]

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte denounced what he called “bulls***” Western threats to seek his indictment by the International Criminal Court (ICC) over his role in a bloody crackdown on drug dealers.

In a speech on Monday, Duterte, who has been accused of ordering extrajudicial killings in his anti-narcotics campaign since taking office in June, scolded the US government for what he called hypocritical threats to try him in the Hague-based tribunal, to which Washington is not a signatory. Tiếp tục đọc “Rodrigo Duterte shrugs off ‘bulls***’ ICC threat”

Scientists record biggest ever coral die-off on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

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Scientists record biggest ever coral die-off on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

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Warm seas around Australia’s Great Barrier Reef have killed two-thirds of a 700-km (435 miles) stretch of coral in the past nine months, the worst die-off ever recorded on the World Heritage site, scientists who surveyed the reef said on Tuesday. Tiếp tục đọc “Scientists record biggest ever coral die-off on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef”

China Takes a Chain Saw to a Center of Tibetan Buddhism

China Takes a Chain Saw to a Center of Tibetan Buddhism

A Buddhist nun with a prayer wheel in Larung Gar, a monastic camp where thousands of nuns and monks live and study, in Sichuan Province, China. Credit Gilles Sabrié for The New York Times

Nguy cơ thương hiệu Việt tiếp tục bị đánh cắp

06:28 AM – 01/07/2016 TN

Các sản phẩm mì gói, bún của VN thường được các nước “mượn” tên để xuất khẩu - /// Ảnh: Diệp Đức Minh
Các sản phẩm mì gói, bún của VN thường được các nước “mượn” tên để xuất khẩu -ẢNH: DIỆP ĐỨC MINH

Nhiều sản phẩm Việt nổi tiếng gắn với các chỉ dẫn địa lý của VN từng bị đánh cắp tại nước ngoài, một số nhãn hàng bị các doanh nghiệp nước ngoài ‘mượn’ sử dụng một cách vô tư.

Nguy cơ này càng gia tăng khi VN gia nhập Cộng đồng kinh tế chung ASEAN. Tiếp tục đọc “Nguy cơ thương hiệu Việt tiếp tục bị đánh cắp”

Bình thường hóa quan hệ Mỹ – Cu-ba nhìn từ góc độ địa – chính trị

QPTD -Thứ Năm, 22/10/2015, 10:14 (GMT+7)

Sau hơn nửa thế kỷ thù địch, ngày 20-7-2015, Mỹ và Cu-ba tiến hành mở lại đại sứ quán tại thủ đô của nhau, tạo bước ngoặt trong quan hệ hai nước. Tuy nhiên, xem xét dưới góc độ địa – chính trị, việc bình thường hóa quan hệ giữa hai bên còn tồn tại nhiều vấn đề, khó có thể hóa giải trong một sớm, một chiều.

Ngoại trưởng John Kerry chủ trì Lễ Thượng cờ tại đại sứ quán Mỹ ở Ha-va-na, Cu-ba (Ảnh: Reuters)

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