Vo Quy, Father of Environmental Conservation in Vietnam, Dies at 87 - Dr. Quy was well known for his poinering studies om Vietnam's wildlife. The zoologist and author of "Birds of Vietnam" has a bagful of global environmental awards for his lifetime of advocacy and is considered the father of Vietnam's still small environmental movement.

Vietnam's PM signs off on more state-owned company sales. The conglomerates involved in this fresh round of sell-offs include Agribank and coal mining group Vinacomin. Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on 2016/2017. Saigon Plans to Eliminate Poverty by 2020.

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Vietnam to hold national day of mourning 4/12 for Cuban figurehead Fidel Castro - Vietnamese Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong expressed his condolences to Cuban Ambassador to Vietnam Herminio López Díaz in Hanoi on November 28, 2016. 

Vietnam will shelve ratification of a U.S.-led Pacific trade accord due to political changes ahead in the United States, but wants to maintain good relations with Washington. Vietnam PM backs off from U.S-led TPP, emphasizes independent foreign policy.

Vietnam has pledged to expand its efforts to tackle illegal wildlife trade by strengthening law enforcement and improve cross border cooperation, amid growing concerns from international groups about the future of endangered species.

Chuck Searcy is a U.S. Army veteran living in Hanoi. Back in 1967, he worked in military intelligence as part of the 519th Battalion in Saigon. Today he’s an  advisor to Project RENEW, an organization he helped start in 2001 to work with the Vietnamese to clean up unexploded ordnance (UXO) and provide medical assistance, rehabilitation, and income generation.

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Det er 45 år siden at Danmark anerkendte Vietnam i 1971. Det blev fejret både i København på den Sorte Diamant og i Hanois Operahus. Denmark og Vietnam etablederede diplomatiske forbindelser fra 25. november 1971. Den 1. april 1994 oprettede Danmark en ambassade i Hanoi, og fra 12. august 2000 har Vietnam haft en ambassade i København.

CPH PIX filmfestival har inviteret to instruktører bag 4 film fra Vietnam til København, og der er arrangeret en Q&A ved første visning af hver af deres film, som i øvrigt vises med engelske undertekster.

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