Alibaba and its subsidiaries are accused of fraudulently offering for sale thousands of land plots in 48 bogus projects across many Vietnamese provinces. Loans offered on the apps have an interest rate of four percent per day if the debts are not cleared within the first six days. Hoang Dang Khoa made no secret of his sexual orientation and marriage choice, even though he risked losing his supporters.
The men of B Company were in a dangerous state of mind. They had lost five men in a firefight the day before. The morning of Feb.
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It has been nearly five decades since Kim Phuc Phan Thi was captured on camera, at the age of nine, naked and fleeing a South Vietnamese attack that left her severely burned. The year-old, who now lives in Canada, is the founder of the Kim Phuc Foundationan organization dedicated to supporting the work of international organizations that provide free medical assistance to children who are victims of war and terrorism. InUt told the AP that Kim lost consciousness shortly after the picture was taken.
In July, at the Bangkok Asean Film Festival, Vietnamese movie The Third Wife was honoured with a Special Mention prize, with the jury noting its meticulous craftsmanship, strong acting and confident directing. In the movie set in rural Vietnam in the late 19th century, a young girl becomes the third wife of a wealthy land-owner. There are sex scenes and sequences showing child-birth.
I first became a soldier in a war zone on Veterans Day Nov. Army tours of duty in Vietnam, which meant that Uncle Sam would send me back home exactly days later — on Nov. Needless to say, the date is etched in my mind and will always be.
This could spark further reform aimed at addressing the low value-add still in many exporting industries and a weak domestic private sector. But cross-currents make deep reforms more difficult, in spite of a reform-oriented prime minister. One factor at play is the uncertain future of the strict anti-corruption campaign, given the health problems facing Communist Party Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong.
The adults were out when the children heard the plane overhead and fled, trying to outrun their terror. One of them was nine-year-old Phuc who, in a moment captured by photographer Nick Ut, was shown screaming as she ran naked down the road, having stripped off her clothes to rid herself of the poison on her skin. Ho, then 10 years old, ran alongside her cousin.