Mỹ trừng phạt một công ty Trung Quốc liên quan dự án khu du lịch tại Campuchia với cáo buộc phục vụ mục đích quân sự cũng như tham vọng “Vành đai và Con đường”.
Tờ South China Morning Post đưa tin Bộ Tài chính Mỹ hôm 15-9 đã trừng phạt công ty Union Development Group của Trung Quốc liên quan dự án khu du lịch Dara Sakor ở Campuchia, với cáo buộc chuyển đổi phục vụ mục đích quân sự và phục vụ tham vọng “Vành đai và Con đường”.
A court in HCMC sentenced 20 people to up to 24 years in jail on Tuesday for their involvement in the bombing of a police station in 2018.
The HCMC People’s Court deemed the bombing a dangerous act that violated national security.
Nguyen Khanh, residing in Dong Nai Province that borders HCMC, that mastermind in the bombing, will serve a 24-year prison sentence for terrorism and illegal manufacturing, possession and purchase of explosives.
The court also imposed a VND10 million ($429) fine per each of 20 defendants, who will have to enter local confinement for three to five years after their release.
Nguyen Khanh after a trial against his directing a police station bombing in HCMC, September 22, 2020. Photo by VnExpress/Huu Khoa.
According to the panel, Khanh was upset over a local land dispute and enticed by 68-year-old Ngo Van Hoang Hung in Canada to join Trieu Dai Viet (Vietnam Dynasty), which opposes the Vietnamese government. Khanh was promised the position of the organization’s chief of Dong Nai Province upon the successful purchase of explosives and recruitment of additional organization members.
Since officially joining the United Nations on September 20, 1977, Vietnam has been a responsible member, making positive contributions to the United Nations.
The opening ceremony of the 32nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York passes a resolution recognising Vietnam as a member of the United Nations, September 20, 1977. Source: VNA
In 2007, Vietnam was elected as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for the term of 2008-2009. This is the first time that Vietnam has participated in the UN’s most important body for international peace and security. In the photo: Delegates congratulate the Vietnamese delegation on the election of Vietnam as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for the 2008-2009 term at the UN General Assembly meeting, October 16, 2007. Photo: VNA
China has clashed with neighbors over its fishing in the contested South China Sea, pictured here. Controversially, Chinese fishermen also venture as far as Argentina and Ecuador. Yao Feng/VCG via Getty Images
WASHINGTON (September 22, 2020)— Today in remarks delivered before the United Nations General Assembly, President Xi Jinping made a surprise announcement that China aims to achieve carbon neutrality before 2060 and to peak carbon emissions before 2030. This is the first time Chinese leadership has made a commitment about reaching net zero emissions.
Following is a statement from Helen Mountford, Vice President, Climate and Economics, World Resources Institute:
“President Xi sent an extremely important signal today with his unexpected announcement that China will strive for carbon neutrality by 2060 and strengthen its national climate commitment including peaking emissions before 2030. The devil will be in the details and China should set more specific near-term targets and an earlier peaking date, but China’s direction of travel toward a zero-carbon future is coming into focus. Tiếp tục đọc “China Aims For Carbon Neutrality By 2060”→