On display are more than 100 photos taken by photojournalists from Vietnam’s leading press agencies, and amateur photographers from Hanoi. Showcased photos give viewers a chance to look back upon the country’s political-diplomatic, socio-economic and cultural events from January to May 2022, including Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s addressing the closing ceremony of the 13th National Party Congress, voters at COVID-19 quarantined areas casting their ballots for deputies to the 15th National Assembly and all-level people’s councils. Images of medical forces at COVID-19 hotbeds and Hanoi during social distancing period, bustling atmosphere at stadiums during the 31st Southeast Asian Games – a manifestation of Vietnam’s successful control of COVID-19, and wonderful performance of Vietnamese athletes who brought golds for the Vietnamese sports delegation are also vividly featured via photos. Also, photos displayed at the exhibition diversely and comprehensively reflect … [Read more...] about Press photo exhibition looks back upon national important events
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More than 90 people participating in the meal (Photo: VNA) Paris (VNA) – The committee in support of Tran To Nga who sued US firms for manufacturing the toxic AO defoliant used by US forces during the war in Vietnam on June 24 offered a charitable meal in Paris to raise fund for her lawsuit . The meal, the third of its kind after those in March and May, was participated by more than 90 people, including Vietnamese Ambassador to France Dinh Toan Thang and MP Sandrine Rousseau of the Europe Écologie les Verts (EELV) - Green Party. Nga said she was happy and felt touched when seeing a large number of overseas Vietnamese and French friends attending this event. She stated that this is a great honour and encouragement for her in this arduous and long battle. In 2014, Nga, who used to be a war correspondent in south Vietnam during wartime, sued the multinational companies, including Monsanto - Bayer, that produced or supplied herbicides for the US during the war … [Read more...] about Tran To Nga’s dioxin lawsuit receives encouragement
The exclave of Kaliningrad, encircled by EU and NATO members Lithuania and Poland, is strategically crucial for Russia. Escalating tensions and confrontations between the EU and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on one side and Russia on the other side got a new remarkable push with NATO and EU member Lithuania's decision to restrict freight traffic from Russia to its exclave of Kaliningrad. Lithuania agued it is enforcing EU sanctions against Russia and the EU for itself meant Lithuania is right and officially supported Lithuania. Traffic congestion at the Russia - Lithuania border. Photo: AP In reality, both Lithuania and the EU violated international law inhabitated in their 2002 agreement with Russia which paved the way for Lithuania to join the EU. But in light of the ongoing battle in Ukraine between Russia and Ukraine and the present catastrophic state of the relationship between Russia and the West - that means EU, NATO, the US, and their … [Read more...] about A sanction, provocation, or testing option?