2 women plead not guilty to killing Kim Jong Nam

 
FILE PHOTO: Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong (L) and Indonesian Siti Aishah are seen in this combination picture from undated handouts released by the Royal Malaysia Police to Reuters on February 19, 2017. Royal Malaysia Police/Handout via Reuters/File Photo

KUALA LUMPUR: Two women accused of killing the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pleaded not guilty to murder charges in a Malaysian court on Monday (Oct 2).

Indonesian Siti Aisyah and Doan Thi Huong, a Vietnamese, are charged with assassinating Kim Jong Nam by smearing his face with VX, a chemical poison banned by the United Nations, at Kuala Lumpur’s international airport on Feb 13. Continue reading “2 women plead not guilty to killing Kim Jong Nam”

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Di dân tự do vẫn nóng ở Tây Nguyên – 4 kỳ

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Di dân tự do vẫn nóng ở Tây Nguyên – Kỳ 1: Làng lập, rừng mất

25/09/2017 13:39 GMT+7

TTO – Đến thời điểm này, vấn đề người di cư tự do vẫn đè nặng lên các tỉnh Tây Nguyên với nhiều áp lực từ nạn phá rừng và các vấn đề xã hội.

Di dân tự do vẫn nóng ở Tây Nguyên - Kỳ 1: Làng lập, rừng mất - Ảnh 1.

Loại thuốc diệt cây cỏ cực độc được người di cư tự do dùng để “diệt rừng” – Ảnh: THÁI LỘC

Continue reading “Di dân tự do vẫn nóng ở Tây Nguyên – 4 kỳ”

Monsanto lobbyists barred from European Parliament

Monsanto Lobbyists cannot enter the doors of the European Parliament until further notice. [Shutterstock]

euractive_Monsanto has paid for its refusal to appear before the European Parliament by losing its right to enter it, as MEPS have shut the door on their lobbyists until further notice. EURACTIV France reports.

The Conference of the Presidents – composed of the leaders of the European Parlaiment’s groups – decided on Thursday (28 September) to withdraw the right of the American company’s lobbysts to access the Parliament’s buildings.

“We have just officially refused access to the European Parliament to Monsanto lobbyists. This decision has been taken by the Conferenfe of the Presidents on 28 September,” explained Marc Tarabella, head of the Belgian Socialist Party delegation, in a press release.