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The suite where President Obama to stay at in HCM City tonight
The US President Obama will stay at the Presidential Suite on the 20th floor of the Intercontinental Asiana Saigon to night. Let's take a look at the room.
The room is 200sq.m, located in District 1.
The living room.
The working room.
Jewish-American pros look to boost baseball in Israel
PETAH TIKVA, Israel (AP) — Israel has just one baseball-specific field, and most Israelis know little about the game. Yet the country has emerged as a potential spoiler in the upcoming World Baseball Classic thanks to quirky regulations that allow it to pack its squad with American pro players of Jewish descent.Major leaguers Ike Davis, Sam Fuld and Ryan Lavarnway were among 10 team members who visited Israel for the first time this month to get a glimpse of the country and people they will… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Demirtas: Kurdish figurehead, Erdogan's enemy
Istanbul (AFP) - The co-leader of Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party Selahattin Demirtas has used his immense personal charisma to spearhead an unprecedented political breakthrough and become an arch rival of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, but is now mired in legal problems.Demirtas was detained early Friday along with his female co-leader Figen Yuksekdag and nine other MPs from the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), in the first such move against the party by the authorities.The 43-year old lawyer… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Vietnam chessboy crowned world U-10 champion
The Vietnamese player beat Indian contender Ram Aravind in the Sunday match and grabbed the title regardless of the result of his last game, as he was already standing 1.5 points above the second ranked player. Anh Khoi was thus the most impressive member of the 12-player Vietnamese team at the championships, which ran between November 7 and 19, attracting 1,584 players who competed in the men’s and women’s U-8, 10, 12, 14, 16, and 18 events. The 13th-seeded player defeated strong players… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
EU trade agreement promotes changes at industrial parks
The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) will help Vietnam become the regional hub of many foreign manufacturing companies, boosting the development of industrial zones in the country, Mr. Gellert Horvath, Vice Chairman of the European Chamber of Commerce (Eurocham) told a conference held by Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP) on May 11 with the theme “Unlocking the Potential of a New Model of Living and Manufacturing in the North”. He told those in attendance that compared to other… chat_bubble_outline Read More...
Irish court orders Russian oligarch's assets unfrozen
DUBLIN (AP) — A Dublin judge on Wednesday ordered Irish authorities to unfreeze 100 million euros ($107 million) in cash belonging to an exiled Russian oligarch, ruling that police had provided no evidence that the funds were illegally gained as Russia contends.Mikhail Khodorkovsky, once Russia's richest man as the founder of the Yukos oil company, welcomed the Irish District Court judgment in a statement from his adopted London home. Russia expressed surprise that the judge failed to keep… chat_bubble_outline Read More...