Cheo Leo, quán cà phê vợt lâu đời nhất Sài Gòn

Thanh Niên 02/11/2015

Quán cà phê này có từ năm 1938 ở khu Bàn Cờ (quận 3), đến nay vẫn là nơi lui tới của những ai thèm không khí Sài Gòn xưa.

Cheo Leo, quán cà phê vợt lâu đời nhất Sài Gòn - ảnh 1

Nằm sâu trong con hẻm 109 Nguyễn Thiện Thuật (phường 2, quận 3), quán cà phê Cheo Leo đang được những người con của ông Vĩnh Ngô – người sáng lập quán từ cuối thập niên 30 của thế kỷ trước, tiếp tục gìn giữ

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UPDATED: China’s Big Three Near Completion

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Updated June 29, 2017

New imagery shows that while China is keeping attention focused on its negotiations with Southeast Asian countries over basic principles to manage the South China Sea disputes, its construction of military and dual-use facilities on the Spratly Islands continues. New missile shelters, radar/communications facilities, and other infrastructure are going in on Fiery Cross, Mischief, and Subi Reefs, suggesting that while the region is engaged in peaceful discussion, China remains committed to developing its power projection capabilities.

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China bans online videos showing homosexuality, affairs

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China issued new regulations on Friday around online video content, directing streaming platforms to eliminate a range of programs in yet another tightening of controls on the Chinese Internet.

 
A man uses a computer in an internet cafe in Beijing on June 1, 2017. China issued new regulations Friday around online video content, directing streaming platforms to eliminate a range of programs in yet another tightening of controls AFP/GREG BAKER

BEIJING: China issued new regulations on Friday (Jun 30) around online video content, directing streaming platforms to eliminate a range of programs in yet another tightening of controls on the Chinese Internet.

Among the films, dramas and cartoons targeted by the China Netcasting Services Assocation’s (CNSA) rules are those “demonstrating ‘abnormal’ sexual relations or acts, such as… homosexuality.” Tiếp tục đọc “China bans online videos showing homosexuality, affairs”

We Only Have 3 Years Left to Prevent a Climate Disaster, Scientists Warn

Jun 29, 2017

A group of the world’s leading thinkers on climate change have issued an urgent call for the world to reach peak greenhouse gas emissions by 2020, as global leaders prepare for a gathering in Germany next month.

The group, led by former United Nations climate chief and Paris Agreement architect Christiana Figueres, warns in a piece published in the journal Nature that the planet could face unsafe — and irreversible – levels of temperature increases if greenhouse gas emissions do not begin to fall by 2020. The piece calls on energy policymakers to implement policies to move the world to 30% renewable energy by 2020 and stop approving new coal-fired power plants, among other initiatives.

Three 50-year-old coffee shops in Saigon

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VietNamNet Bridge – From the day the first coffee cups were processed, after many changes of history, Chieu, Cheo Leo and Am Phu coffee shops are still open in the heart of Saigon.

Chieu Café

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Tucked onto a short alley off Cao Thang Street a safe distance from the roaring traffic of the nearest main road, Chieu Café is still a good spot for groups, couples or anyone to hang out and have some drinks as well as to flee the scorching heat and hustle and bustle of city life. Tiếp tục đọc “Three 50-year-old coffee shops in Saigon”

Dengue fever, encephalitis multiply throughout Vietnam

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Updated : 06/29/2017 16:45 GMT + 7

A patient is pictured being treated for dengue fever at the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases in Hanoi.

Vietnam is about to hit the height of the dengue fever season, while encephalitis is also reaching epidemic proportions in many regions of the Southeast Asian country.

Statistics released by the Ministry of Health show that the outbreak of the mosquito-borne dengue fever is battering localities across the country way earlier than previous years. Tiếp tục đọc “Dengue fever, encephalitis multiply throughout Vietnam”

Locals team up against sand thieves in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

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Updated : 06/29/2017 14:30 GMT + 7

Residents on Doi Islet, located in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, approach a boat of sand thieves.

Residents on an islet in Ben Tre Province, located in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, are taking a stand against sand thieves.

The illegal exploitation of sand along the Tien (Front) River has been the main cause of subsidence and house collapse in Con Doi (Doi Islet) in Tan Phu Commune, Chau Thanh District, but locals have finally had enough.

Residents of the area have begun patrolling it to protect their home, despite threats from sand thieves. Tiếp tục đọc “Locals team up against sand thieves in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta”

Insurance profiteering a plague

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Update: June, 29/2017 – 10:52

Health insurance profiteering is still common in private hospitals and health clinics, with medicine improperly prescribed and purchased, leading to an imbalance of. the healthcare fund. — Photo vtv.vn

HÀ NỘI – Health insurance profiteering is still common in private hospitals and health clinics, with medicine improperly prescribed and purchased, leading to an imbalance of. the healthcare fund, health experts have said.

The statement was made at the dialogue on legal policies on health insurance between Việt Nam Social Insurance and Việt Nam Private Hospitals Association held yesterday. The dialogue was a chance for representatives of private hospitals and health clinics to highlight difficulties in implementing the amended Law on Health Insurance. Tiếp tục đọc “Insurance profiteering a plague”

Low-carbon economy in VN’s updated NDC

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Update: June, 29/2017 – 10:52

Việt Nam plans to develop a low-carbon economy and include climate-change resistance work in its updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) for the Paris climate accords. — Photo kienviet.net

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam plans to develop a low-carbon economy and include climate-change resistance work in its updated Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) for the Paris climate accords.

The information was released by Phạm Văn Tấn deputy head of the Meteorology, Hydrology and Climate Change Department under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment at a workshop held yesterday in Hà Nội. Tiếp tục đọc “Low-carbon economy in VN’s updated NDC”