Since noon, thousands of vehicles moved inch by inch in the highway’s stretch in Ben Luc district, Long An province neighboring Binh Chanh district in HCMC for working tomorrow. Lot of people traveled by motorbikes resulting in the huge flow of vehicles in streets leading to HCMC and kilometers long traffic jam in Ben Luc bridge, linking up Mekong Delta provinces and HCMC. Travel in the highway in Binh Chanh district was also very difficult. The traffic jam was not abated in the afternoon on the same day. Similar condtion was also seen in the national highway in Can Tho city. At 10 a.m., an accident between two cars took place in Can Tho bridge worsening the traffic jam. In Vinh Long province, traffic congestion was worse in My Thuan bridge and Dinh Khao ferry station. A motorbike suffered engine failure in the bridge blocking the stream of vehicles causing about 10 kilometer long traffic jam in the bridge side in vinh Long province. The bridge traffic snarl sent many drivers to … [Read more...] about Severe traffic snarl occurs with streams of holidaymakers return to HCMC
Le Trong Trai, director of Viet Nature Conservation Center confirmed that there were at least three gaur individuals, consisting of two adults and one young individual, appearing near An Bai and Ha Lec villages and being seen by local residents. This is the area of Eastern Truong Son Mountain. Camera trap of Viet Nature captured photos of gaurs in this area in April 2018. Now local people continue to see them back. On the same day, authorities of Bac Huong Hoa Nature Reserve in Quang Tri Province confirmed that Ho Van Non, a resident in Cu Bai Hamlet, Huong Lap Commune, Huong Hoa District, saw some animals suspected to be gaurs when he were collecting broom grass in the commune. The reserve’s staff went to the scene and noted that there were footprints and faeces suspected to be of gaurs remaining. The largest footprint has a diameter of 13 centimeters and the smallest 9 centimeters. After preliminary check, they affirmed that there were around three gaurs wandering in the … [Read more...] about Some gaur individuals seen at upper stream of Khe Bang
Journalist Jamal Khashoggi has not been seen since he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul more than two weeks ago, amid persistent reports he was killed inside. — AFP/VNA File Photo Viet Nam News WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said on Thursday he now believes journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead and warned of "very severe" consequences should Saudi Arabia be proven responsible. "It certainly looks that way to me. It’s very sad," Trump told journalists when asked if he believed that Khashoggi, who disappeared more than two weeks ago, is no longer alive. Asked about the potential US response to Saudi Arabia, which is accused of murdering the Washington Post columnist and critic of the Saudi regime, Trump said: "It will have to be very severe. It’s bad, bad stuff." This marked a hardening of tone from the Trump administration, which has been reluctant to blame ally Saudi Arabia, despite mounting evidence that the kingdom’s agents killed and … [Read more...] about Trump says Saudi journalist likely dead, warns of ’severe’ response
By Gia Chinh  July 21, 2018 | 05:20 pm GMT+7 Heavy rainfall from Friday night to Saturday morning inundated several parts of the city, with some areas under half a meter deep in water. Traffic came to a standstill in Yen Nghia District as vehicles avoided heavily flooded areas. Vehicles wade on Nguyen Trai Road. A bus on Quang Trung Street in downtown Hanoi. A person walks a motorcycle through the Duong Noi urban area. People make their way through a flooded street. Traffic slows to a crawl next to a bus station on Le Trong Tan Road. People help each other get a scooter off the flooded Nguyen Trai Road. A Hanoi Drainage Company worker on guard in Thai Ha Street. "I've been standing here since 5 a.m. to warn the people of possible sinkholes," he said. Vehicles create waves on Thai Ha Street. A motorcycle that stalled gets towed away in a pull cart. Several districts in Hanoi, including Hoang Mai, Ba Dinh and Dong Da have received … [Read more...] about Streets become streams in Hanoi as tropical depression rages
Nearly two weeks after officially purchasing the rights to broadcast the 2018 World Cup, VTV identified over 700 cases of copyright infringement, prompting FIFA to potentially stop broadcasting the next several matches. VTV requested aid from MIC to protects its World Cup TV rights (Photo: vtv.vn) Only three days since the opening of the 2018 World Cup, Vietnam Television (VTV) has found 700 counts of violations of its broadcasting rights, and 300 IP addresses have been blocked. Accordingly, the most grieve violations include live streaming the football matches on Facebook and YouTube and sharing websites illegally broadcasting the matches. Over 200 people have reported finable infringements to VTV via its fanpage on Facebook. The domestic television stated that the Facebook streams have been removed 2-3 minutes into illegally broadcasting the matches. However, VTV also has considerable trouble handling these cases as the sources constantly change their IP addresses. VTV … [Read more...] about FIFA threatens to stop broadcasting World Cup over illegal streaming?