Despite his carefulness in crushing the insect or touching a dead insect, his legs began to hurt the next day and medicine did not make it feel any better as the wound became red and swollen and the skin started flaking. He had to go to the hospital for treatment. … [Read more...] about Doctors warn of rove beetles’ attack
The fisheries society said that "Such actions by China have occurred many times and are increasing relentlessly, causing insecurity and discontent among Vietnam’s fishermen, reducing Vietnam’s fishing production, causing serious economic losses to fishermen, infringing on Vietnam's sovereignty and violating Vietnamese and international laws," the statement read. … [Read more...] about Vietnam Fisheries Society condemns China attack on boat, demands compensation
Ho Chi Minh was deeply aware of the central contradictions of American history. On one hand, he knew that our revolution and Declaration of Independence had fed into the French Revolution, next to the Haitian Revolution, and then to the 20th-century liberation struggles of the colonised peoples around the world. But he also knew that our revolutionary nation was a nation built on slavery and genocide. Relying on our professed ideals, Ho Chi Minh wrote his 1919 appeal to the United States on behalf of the people of Viet Nam. He was equally conscious of the dark side of American history, expressed with overwhelming power in his 1924 essays Lynching and The Ku Klux Klan. Despite that, he understood the importance of the bright side of America. I wish every American today could know the opening that Ho Chi Minh wrote for Viet Nam’s Declaration of Independence, September 2, 1945: … [Read more...] about What does the future hold for relations between Vietnam and US?
The British Covid-19 patient (C) while he was treated at Cho Ray Hospital – PHOTO: COURTESY OF CHO RAY HOSPITAL HCMC - Stephen George Cameron, a 43-year-old British pilot who was the most critical Covid-19 patient in Vietnam, was discharged from Cho Ray Hospital in HCMC this morning, July 11 and will fly back to the UK tonight. … [Read more...] about British pilot discharged from hospital
On December 20, Haldeman writes: "Later – let Henry in – he said with some glee that Haig has now joined the club – that he got kicked in the teeth by Thieu, was kept waiting five hours. … Thieu has ended up ignoring the P’s letters…. The P says that in effect what he [Thieu] said is – he wants us to go out alone. So we have to figure how we can without sinking southern Viet Nam. … [K] really blasted Thieu as a complete SOB. … If Ha Noi accepts the January 3 meeting, we should meet, settle, and put it to Thieu. … We should now treat Thieu with total silence, not give him another chance. The P then sort of summed it up, that as gloomy as it looks at this point, something still may happen." … [Read more...] about Diary opens door into world of Nixon and Kissinger