Police in the northern Vietnamese province of Bac Ninh have arrested a company director who was caught on camera pointing a rubber bullet gun at a truck driver in a road rage incident on Saturday morning. … [Read more...] about Vietnam company director nabbed for threatening trucker at gunpoint during road rage
He said much now rests on the actions of major emitters, China, the US, Europe, Russia, India and Japan, in interviews with AFP and other members of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of news outlets committed to increased climate coverage. … [Read more...] about Cooperate on climate or ‘we will be doomed’: UN chief
A screen grab of a Twitter post by Singapore’s permanent representative to the United Nations Burhan Gafoor, in which he congratulates Vietnam on winning an election to become a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for the 2020-21 term. Vietnam was the only candidate for non-permanent UNSC membership representing the Asia-Pacific region. … [Read more...] about Singapore’s UN ambassador congratulates Vietnam on election to non-permanent Security Council seat
“The Palestinian leadership rejects this step taken by the Kingdom of Bahrain and calls on it to immediately retreat from it due to the great harm it causes to the inalienable national rights of the Palestinian people and joint Arab action,” the statement said. … [Read more...] about Bahrain follows Emirates in normalizing ties with Israel
In Thursday’s press release, the U.S. State Department affirms that the country stands shoulder-to-shoulder with its ASEAN partners to mitigate the current pandemic, and also to strengthen ASEAN’s ability to prevent, detect, and respond to future zoonotic and other infectious disease outbreaks. … [Read more...] about US CDC to open Southeast Asian office in Hanoi: State Dept.