Certain crimes, such as counterfeiting currency or mail theft, are automatically tried at a federal level, as are cases in which the United States is a party or those which involve constitutional violations. Others can be tried in federal courts based on the severity of the crimes. … [Read more...] about Daniel Lewis Lee: First US federal execution in 17 years to go ahead
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In a letter to Cambodian Ambassadors, General Consuls and Honorary Consuls overseas, Cambodian Secretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sea Kosal announced the decision to continue the ban on all persons travelling from the US, Iran, Italy, German, Spain and France until further notice. … [Read more...] about Latest Coronavirus News in Vietnam & Southeast Asia on April 17
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Within 15 years, from 1997 to 2012, nearly 244 cubic meters of sand were lost from the Red River bed. The amount of sand taken away in Hanoi alone was three times more than the amount of alluvium reaching Son Tay at times. The bottom of the river has dropped and landslides have begun occurring on the river banks. … [Read more...] about Will the sand in the Red River be depleted in 100 years?
Bac Giang (VNA) - The northern province of Bac Giang is launching a range of tourism stimulus packages to draw in more than 2 million visitors in 2020. Local authorities will focus from now to the end of the year on directing relevant agencies to speed up investment projects in tourism, especially spiritual tourism, eco-tourism, cultural and historical tourism, entertainment tourism, and agriculture-linked tourism. It is also working to increase links with neighbouring cities and provinces such as Hanoi, Quang Ninh, Bac Ninh, Hai Duong, Thai Nguyen, and Lang Son. The province has already developed community-based tourism this year, in Son Dong, Yen The, and Luc Ngan districts, while promoting tours to popular destinations such as the Truc Lam Zen Buddhist area in the Tay Yen Tu region. Affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of tourists to Bac Giang in the first half was estimated at 502,000, a year-on-year decline of 67.7 percent. The sector earned some 179 billion VND (7.7 … [Read more...] about Bac Giang aims to welcome 2 million tourists this year