This year's parade is special for Mr Putin because in a week's time Russia will hold a nationwide vote on constitutional amendments that are expected to pave the way for him to stay in power beyond 2024, when his current term expires. … [Read more...] about Russia holds World War Two victory parade in coronavirus shadow
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
"These businesses are an important link in the global supply chain, whilst electronics and high-tech products play a very important role, especially in the period when the whole world works together against the pandemic. In fact, businesses in the Ho Chi Minh City High-Tech Park have been affected by the epidemic, but the impact is not too heavy," Thi states. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES JULY 10
This strategy has caused it to steadily lose ground to its larger rivals, which were able to leverage their scale and capital resources to grow their reach. The network deal could allow GMobile to launch limited 4G or even 5G services, although it will likely need to achieve a more extensive network sharing deal if it were to boost its long-term prospects. The newly-agreed deal is relatively small in scale; data from the MIC suggests that as many as 400,000 BTSs have been installed by all five mobile operators nationwide. … [Read more...] about VIETNAM’S BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES JULY 11
On January 27, 1973, the United States formally agreed to end its war in Viet Nam and pledged to “respect the independence, sovereignty, unity, and territorial integrity of Viet Nam.” But it continued to support, arm, and finance military war until the final victory of Viet Nam in April 1975. Then for the next 20 years, it waged economic, political, and psychological war against the Vietnamese nation. Central to that war was the demand that Viet Nam account for thousands of Americans missing in combat, whom many Americans believed were being held by Viet Nam as POWs. … [Read more...] about What does the future hold for relations between Vietnam and US?