Articles worth reading
Image : 25 bodies found in Colombia air crash, around 10 rescued alive: official

25 bodies found in Colombia air crash, around 10 rescued alive: official

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 29,2016

An aircraft with 81 people aboard, including a Brazilian football team, crashed in central Colombia.

Image : 25 people found dead in Mediterranean migrant boat horror

25 people found dead in Mediterranean migrant boat horror

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 26,2016

The French aid group Doctors without Borders (MSF) said Wednesday it had found a pile of 25 migrants who died in apocalyptic conditions, perishing in a pool of fuel and seawater aboard a crowded dinghy off Libya. MSF said its chartered rescue ship,

Image : Iran seeks more cooperation with Saudi Arabia

Iran seeks more cooperation with Saudi Arabia

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 05,2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman says the Islamic Republic and its regional rival Saudi Arabia can and should cooperate to resolve regional crises.

Latest blog articles

Brathwaite, Dowrich clinch away test win for West Indies

access_time Nov 03,2016 chat_bubble_outline 50 views

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kraigg Brathwaite and Shane Dowrich guided West Indies to a five-wicket win over Pakistan in the third and final test on Thursday, completing a rare test victory away from home for the tourists.

Needing a further 39 runs on the last day to deny Pakistan a clean sweep in the series, Brathwaite and Dowrich calmly steered the tourists to 154-5 with both batsmen finishing with identical scores of 60 not out.

The pair shared an unbroken sixth wicket partnership of 87 after coming together on Wednesday with the West Indies in trouble at 67 for five.

"This has been a long time coming," said Jason Holder said after notching his first victory in his 12th test as West Indies captain.

"I've had tough test matches over the last year or so (but) we're a young side in transition ... the longer we stay together as group, the better it is for West Indies cricket."

Pakistan won the opening test, played as a day-nighter, then the second by 133 runs but the third test defeat cost them a rare triple clean sweep after they won the Twenty20 and ODI series' 3-0.

West Indies' last test victory against a major test opposition away from home came way back in 2007 when they defeated South Africa at Port Elizabeth.

Brathwaite laid the foundations for the victory by hitting an unbeaten century and carrying his bat in West Indies first innings of 337 and a 56-run lead.

Wicketkeeper-batsman Dowrich also showed lots of aggression and patience, sealing the win with a sliced boundary over slips off Mohammad Amir.

"I've been playing with Shane since secondary school and the plan was to just keep rotating strike and bring the target down," Brathwaite said.

Brathwaite, 44 overnight, took some of the pressure off when he drove Wahab Riaz through the covers for four off the first ball. He then raised his half century by guiding the left-arm seamer to third man for two runs.

Dowrich was also fluent, reaching his fourth test fifty with a boundary off Riaz before sealing the match with another four.

"We made a hell lot of mistakes," Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq said.

"We were well below our standards, especially in the batting department there was no discipline.

"Everyone's hurt from this defeat. This was a batting paradise and we just collapsed in both innings."

Pakistan will now travel to New Zealand for the two-test series, starting at Christchurch from Nov. 17.

World - Yahoo News
Telemedicine taps HCM City doctors’ expertise

Illustrative photo (Source: VNA) HCM City (VNA) – Doctors at the Gia Dinh People’s Hospital in HCM City on May 25 offered specialty consultation to doctors at the Cu Chi District Hospital through a video link. It is the first district-level hospital in the city to use telemedicine. Last week the city Department of Health had assisted the Cu Chi hospital in installing InTouch Health, a telehealth network, and linking up with 11 major city hospitals. It will also consult doctors at 10 hospitals… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Vietnamese make shoes to export, not to wear

Vietnam is a big footwear exporter, but many Vietnamese do not wear domestically made shoes. The footwear shops on Nguyen Trai street in district 1, HCMC were crowded last  May holiday: Saigonese flocked to the shops to buy shoes under the ‘buy 1 and get 1 free’ sale promotion program. However, these shops only sell foreign made shoes bearing Clarks, Dr.Martens and Converse brands, not Vietnamese shoes. According to the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association (Lefaso), imports… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Seminar discusses agricultural restructuring in Mekong Delta

Reports at the conference showed that after three years implementing agricultural restructuring tied-in with modern rural area construction and adaptation to climate change, 13 provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta have developed and had their projects on agricultural restructuring towards higher added value and sustainable development approved. The entire area has shifted over 78,000 ha of land for rice cultivation into other crops, bringing high economic efficiency. Around 33 drought… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Third investment wave from RoK now at peak

The third investment wave from the Republic of Korea (RoK) is now at its peak, according to Moon Byungcheol, Commercial Counsellor at the RoK General Consulate in HCM City.  Addressing a RoK-Vietnam trade exchange event in HCM City on November 18, Moon Byungcheol said the RoK began investing in Vietnam in the 1990s, starting with labour-intensive projects.  Since 2005, RoK enterprises have shifted their investment to manufacturing and electronic, which could be considered the second wave.  … chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Report: Our moon may have formed from multiple small ones

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A series of cosmic collisions may have spawned multiple moonlets that morphed into the one big moon we know today.Rather than one giant impact that knocked off part of early Earth and created the moon, a number of smaller collisions may have produced lots of mini-moons, Israeli scientists reported MondayAnd those mini-moons, over millions of years, may have clumped together to make one large one.The researchers conducted nearly 1,000 computer simulations and estimate… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

folder_open Assigned tags



Trends in Singapore

Trends in Indonesia

Trends in Philippin