Friday , June 5 2020
Home / ngoc (page 103)

ngoc

Bike ride held for Environment Day

People take part in a bicycle ride in HCM City's District 7 on Saturday as part of activities to mark the World Environment Day on June 5.

HCM CITY — More than 500 people on Saturday took part in a bicycle ride in HCM City’s District 7 as part of activities to mark the World Environment Day this week (June 5). The Bicycle Ride for a Green Environment event is organised by the Saigon Times Group and …

Read More »

Danang promotes tourism in the RoK

The central city has begun a tourism promotion programme at the Korea World Trade Fair in the Coex Exhibition Centre, Seoul, the Republic of Korea, the city’s tourism promotion centre said on May 28.

The central city has begun a tourism promotion programme at the Korea World Trade Fair in the Coex Exhibition Centre, Seoul, the Republic of Korea, the city’s tourism promotion centre said on May 28. It’s an opportunity for the city to introduce its beach destination to Korean tourists this summer. …

Read More »

Shakespeare’s deformed Richard III disputed by scientists

The slings and arrows of literary insults aimed at King Richard III grossly embellish the deformities of the supposed hunchback whose villainy endures thanks to William Shakespeare.

The slings and arrows of literary insults aimed at King Richard III grossly embellish the deformities of the supposed hunchback whose villainy endures thanks to William Shakespeare. That’s the conclusion of scientists who used 3D printing to reconstruct the spine of the last English ruler before the Tudors, after his …

Read More »

Painter expresses bold emotion

Asako Okiura stepped back and forth, looking attentively at a small oil painting of lotus flowers hanging at the ongoing exhibition of veteran artist Pham Luc.

HA NOI — Asako Okiura stepped back and forth, looking attentively at a small oil painting of lotus flowers hanging at the ongoing exhibition of veteran artist Pham Luc. “The paintings are very strong and impressive. I see the power of life through the paintings, especially those which feature human …

Read More »

Vietnam considers increasing tobacco tax

A man smokes while waiting for a red light on a street in Ho Chi Minh City.

The Ministry of Health has proposed increasing the special consumption tax on tobacco from the current 65 percent to 105 percent in 2015 to discourage smoking. Under the proposed hike, the tobacco tax would reach 145 percent in 2018 and 155 percent in 2018, the ministry said in a statement. …

Read More »

Vietnamese defense minister attends Shangri-La Dialogue

Defense Minister General Phung Quang Thanh is leading a Vietnamese delegation to the 13th IISS Asia Security Summit, known as the Shangri-La Dialogue, which opened in Singapore on Friday.

Defense Minister General Phung Quang Thanh is leading a Vietnamese delegation to the 13th IISS Asia Security Summit, known as the Shangri-La Dialogue, which opened in Singapore on Friday.   At the event, Minister Thanh has had separate meetings with his counterparts from Singapore, Ng Eng Heng and New Zealand, Jonathan …

Read More »