State funeral for former Party leader starts today

The ceremony to pay tribute to late former Party Chief Le Kha Phieu is held from 8 a.m. on August 14 at the National Funeral Hall on No. 5 Tran Thanh Tong Street in Hanoi – PHOTO: VNA HCMC – A two-day State funeral for former General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Le […]

The Latest: Filipino leader says US unrest hurts virus fight

The extra data requirements apply to hospitals and laboratories and are intended to help track the virus’ impact on various racial, age and regional groups. Currently, only a small segment of public health labs report the age, sex and race of people who are tested.

Condolence meeting for ex-MLA today

The CPI (M) district committees of both Khammam and Bhadradri-Kothagudem will jointly organise an online condolence meeting on August 14 to pay tributes to former Bhadrachalam MLA and Adivasi Adhikar Rashtriya Manch (AARM) vice-president Sunnam Rajaiah, who died of COVID-19 on the intervening night of August 3-4 in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh.

Coronavirus: Green co-leader James Shaw gets negative test result for Covid-19

“I was advised to take the test having developed minor cold symptoms after returning to Wellington from Auckland at the weekend. While the test was precautionary, it’s important that we all take any symptoms seriously and undertake a test if it’s suggested by a medical professional.”

Asia Today: Victoria adds 21 deaths, Singapore clears dorms

— South Korea reported 54 new cases of COVID-19 as health authorities scramble to stem transmissions amid increased social and leisure activities. The figures announced by South Korea’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention brought the total cases to 14,714, including 305 deaths. The center says 35 of the new cases were local transmissions, all […]

Việt Nam pays last respects to former Party General Secretary Lê Khả Phiêu

HÀ NỘI — A respect-paying ceremony for former Party General Secretary Lê Khả Phiêu began this morning at 8am and will run until noon at the National Funeral Hall, No. 5 Trần Thánh Tông Street, Hà Nội.

Rochester airport to be renamed after Frederick Douglass

“Douglass’ message might be more relevant today than ever since the struggles he fought for remain ongoing,” the petition pitched. “His words and actions continue to inspire us to rise to a higher vision of ourselves and our nation.”

Innovation, free expression key for digital framework

These trends, incorrectly posed as trade-offs are similarly evident in the domain of individual privacy. This denominative value of privacy for the ordinary Indian is the facility of independent choice. This is being gradually eroded under the guise of ease and convenience. Personal data is being amassed and surveillance systems are being deployed as the […]

U.S. In Syria: Why Is White House Leaving 200 Troops Behind as ‘Peacekeeping’ Force?

The U.S. and Turkey have been discussing the establishment of a “safe zone” between the two factions in the hope of avoiding further violence. Though the Kurds are opposed to a Turkish-controlled buffer area, it is possible that any stay-behind American troops would be deployed to these flashpoints in a bid to ease tensions.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, A Boston University Grad, Earns Shocking NY Primary Win

Wow! Big Trump Hater Congressman Joe Crowley, who many expected was going to take Nancy Pelosi’s place, just LOST his primary election. In other words, he’s out! That is a big one that nobody saw happening. Perhaps he should have been nicer, and more respectful, to his President!