US ‘seriously concerned’ over China sinking Vietnamese fishing boat

The Quang Ngai’s Fisheries Society said that after sinking the Vietnamese boat, the Chinese vessel had picked up eight Vietnamese fishermen and taken them to the Woody Island. Upon receiving news of the sunken ship, three other Vietnamese fishing boats tried to rescue then, but were chased away by the Chinese vessel. Two of the […]

Nautical not nice: how fibreglass boats have become a global pollution problem

Since no registration is needed for leisure vessels, the boats are often dumped once the cost of disposal exceeds the resale value, becoming the liability of the unlucky landowner. Human health hazards arise from chemicals or materials used in the boat: rubber, plastic, wood, metal, textiles and of course oil. Moreover, asbestos was employed extensively […]

Saltwater intrusion in Mekong Delta projected to increase

On January 22, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc issued Directive 04/CT-TTg on the implementation of solutions to drought, water scarcity and saltwater intrusion. Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung recently also chaired a conference in Ben Tre province to seek ways to cope with drought and seawater invasion so as to ensure agricultural production and […]

‘It’s crystal clear Hezbollah are in charge of the port and warehouse’: Leading Lebanese politician blames terrorist group and ‘corrupt’ government for catastrophic explosion – as aerial images reveal blast even sank a cruise ship

Prime Minister Hassan Diab has vowed that those responsible for the explosion – triggered when 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate being stored at the port caught fire – would ‘pay the price’, but the blame is increasingly being turned against the political class.

Savory Greens Pie for a delicious spring fling

In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Dump the mixture onto a work surface and create a large well in the center. Crack the eggs into the well and add the olive oil. With a fork, mix to break up the eggs, then gradually begin incorporating some of the […]

Bihar floods: 33 NDRF, SDRF teams deployed in 16 districts, toll rises to 19

Earlier chief minister Nitish Kumar had expressed his condolences over the loss of lives of people in three different incidents of capsize of boats in flood-hit districts of Khagaria, Saharsa and Darbhanga in the state and instructed the district administration to provide ex-gratia amount to the kin of the deceased.

Powerbeats Pro 2: everything we know about the rumored true wireless earbuds

The Powerbeats Pro shook off Beats’ reputation for overly bassy audio, offering a more neutral sound profile. While we liked the sound quality offered by the original buds, we were disappointed that Apple didn’t provide any way to alter the EQ settings, either via an app or through a series of preset sound profiles. An […]

Women warned not to put their sex toys in the freezer during the heatwave – but sticking them in the fridge is fine

And she also shared her tips for couples looking to get frisky in the heat, without using a toy, advising: “If you’re not in the mood for a sex toy, try putting a towel in the fridge and placing it on the bed.

Breitbart Sports: 2020 PGA Championship Preview

Colin Montgomerie- Scotland’s favorite son Monty had numerous chances to win a major but never came through when it mattered. He lost the 1994 US Open and the 1995 PGA Championship in a playoff but the championship that will haunt him most is the 2006 US Open at Winged Foot (same site as this year’s […]

US STOCKS-S&P 500 flat as Congress wrangles over stimulus

“The (stocks) treading water might be waiting for tomorrow’s actual number… The other most important thing that’s going on is the stimulus bill, and the lack of agreement between the White House and the Democratic party as to what the deal ought to include,” said Tom Martin, senior portfolio manager at GLOBALT Investments in Atlanta.