N.Korea to run out of food in June: aid group

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 56 month(s) ago

N.Korea to run out of food in June: aid group

Parts of North Korea are expected to run out of food in less than two months due to a poor harvest even if foreign donors agree to provide assistance, a US relief group has said.

Keywords: 

UN, European nations seek end to Syria violence

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 56 month(s) ago 1 related news

UN, European nations seek end to Syria violence

European nations summoned Syrian ambassadors in a coordinated demand that President Bashar Assad stop gunning down his people, and Germany said sanctions were possible if the crackdown did not ease.

Keywords: 

25 years after Chernobyl, Europe debates nuclear power's future

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 56 month(s) ago

It took two days before the Geiger counters outside Ukraine started to buzz: On April 28, 1986, the instruments at the Swedish nuclear power station Forsmark registered soaring radiation levels. Fearing a malfunction of their plant, the engineers were puzzled to find that the radiation was much higher on the outside rather than inside the reactor halls.

Keywords: 

Libyan tribes call on Kadhafi to go

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 56 month(s) ago 1 related news

Libyan tribes call on Kadhafi to go

Libya's tribes urged Moamer Kadhafi on Wednesday to cede power, as rebels backed by NATO air strikes said they forced the strongman's missiles out of range of the lifeline port of Misrata.

Keywords: 

Assad under pressure as hundreds of Baathists quit

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 56 month(s) ago 1 related news

Foreign pressure mounted on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday and hundreds of members resigned from his party, as troops kept their grip on the flashpoint town of Daraa.

Keywords: 

Nine Americans dead after row with Afghan airman

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 56 month(s) ago

Nine Americans dead after row with Afghan airman

An Afghan ex-pilot opened fire after a row at a Kabul training centre Wednesday, leaving eight US troops and an American contractor dead in the worst attack of its kind in almost a decade of war.

Keywords: 

N.Korea demands U.S. security guarantee for nuclear talks:Carter

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 56 month(s) ago 1 related news

N.Korea demands U.S. security guarantee for nuclear talks:Carter

Reclusive North Korea has refused to make major concessions in talks with ex-U.S. President Jimmy Carter, insisting Washington provide some kind of security guarantee in return for giving up its nuclear weapons programme, the former leader said in a blog.

Keywords: 

Gold recovers; dollar declines

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 56 month(s) ago 2 related news

Gold recovers; dollar declines

The price of gold in Vietnam slightly surged to VND37.5 million a tael (1.2 ounces) on April 27 as global price sharply rose in the trading session in Asia this morning.

Keywords: 

Hackers swiped PlayStation Network user data: Sony

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 56 month(s) ago

Hackers swiped PlayStation Network user data: Sony

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) – Sony warned that hackers stole password, birthday and other data about users of its PlayStation Network that connected PlayStation 3 (PS3) consoles to online games, films and more.

Keywords: 

Thai-Cambodia peace moves stall

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 56 month(s) ago 2 related news

Thai-Cambodia peace moves stall

PHANOM DONG RAK, Thailand, April 27, 2011 (AFP) - Hopes of an imminent ceasefire between Thailand and Cambodia faded Wednesday after Bangkok pulled out of talks with its neighbour and deadly border clashes entered a sixth day.

Keywords: 

Carter meets N. Korea parliament head during peace bid

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 56 month(s) ago 1 related news

Carter meets N. Korea parliament head during peace bid

SEOUL, April 26, 2011 (AFP) - Former US president Jimmy Carter met North Korea's de facto head of state in Pyongyang Wednesday during his visit aimed at easing regional tensions and pushing nuclear disarmament.

Keywords: 

Discoverer of HPV vaccine to speak at seminar

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 56 month(s) ago

Discoverer of HPV vaccine to speak at seminar

Professor Ian Frazer, one of the scientists to discover the vaccine against cervical cancer, will deliver a speech at a seminar on May 5 at the Medical Center on 215 Hong Bang Street in District 5, Ho Chi Minh City.

Keywords: 

Vietnam launches no-tobacco week

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 56 month(s) ago

Vietnam launches no-tobacco week

The Health Ministry’s National Programme on Tobacco Affect Prevention on April 25 launched the “National No Tobacco Week” in response to the World No Tobacco Day (May 31).

Keywords: 

City pledges to create favourable conditions for investors

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 56 month(s) ago

City pledges to create favourable conditions for investors

Ho Chi Minh City authorities have pledged to create more conducive and favourable conditions for investors to develop their businesses in the city.

Keywords: 

Sinking houses caused by absence of proper initial surveys, expert says

0 vote(s)Comment

SaiGon GP English 56 month(s) ago

Sinking houses caused by absence of proper initial surveys, expert says

Many houses in Ho Chi Minh City are sinking and at a high risk of collapsing due to mistakes in design and construction which were caused by the absence of proper initial surveys.

Keywords: 

Top page