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Ca Mau attempts to shore up dykes

A section of sea dyke system in southernmost province of Ca Mau.

CA MAU  — About 80 per cent of the eastern and western sea dykes in the southern province of Ca Mau, which are nearly 200km in length, had subsided, according to the provincial People’s Committee, and more than 40km had slipped away. Most of the rivers and canal systems in …

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Vietnam university starts teaching in English

Vietnam university starts teaching in English

The University of Social Sciences and Humanities under the Vietnam National University – Ho Chi Minh City started Thursday a pilot project to teach some of the school’s majors in English. This project is now carried out on students of certain specialties of the international relations, journalism-media, cultural studies, tourism, …

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Ukraine separatists down army helicopter, 14 killed

Ukraine separatists down army helicopter, 14 killed

Pro-Russian separatists shot down a Ukrainian army helicopter on Thursday, killing 14 soldiers including a general, as government forces pressed ahead with an offensive to crush rebellions in the east swiftly following the election of a new president. After weeks of accusations from Kiev of Russian involvement in the uprising, …

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Shallow 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits SW China: USGS

Shallow 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits SW China: USGS

BEIJING, May 30 – A shallow earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 hit southwest China on Friday morning, the US Geological Survey said, with Chinese reports saying 29 people had been injured, five of them seriously. The epicentre was in China’s Yunnan province, 65 kilometres southeast of Myitkyina, capital of …

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Exhibition marks the grand opening of Sao La

Exhibition marks the grand opening of Sao La

A work from Nguyen Uyen Minh’s Sai Gon Stories, exhibited in the group exhibition Out Of Nowhere at Sao La from May 30 to July 27. HCM CITY  — A group exhibition, Out Of Nowhere, which marks the grand opening of Sao La, a Galerie Quynh initiative, will feature works …

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Man Utd, Tampa Bay Buccaneers owner Malcolm Glazer dies at 85

Malcolm Glazer, a reclusive self-made billionaire and patriarch of the family that owns the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Manchester United soccer club, died on Wednesday, the teams said. He was 85.

Malcolm Glazer, a reclusive self-made billionaire and patriarch of the family that owns the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Manchester United soccer club, died on Wednesday, the teams said. He was 85. Glazer, who as a teenager sold watch parts from a suitcase before building a wide-ranging business empire, …

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