Daily Archives: June 26, 2020

Calgon Carbon Expands Mississippi Activated Carbon Plant

PITTSBURGH, PA – 06/25/2020, June 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — New production line will increase capacity by 50 million pounds of granular activated carbon per year Expansion estimated for completion in late-2022 Creates 38 new jobs Calgon Carbon Corporation today announced that it intends

Philips’ General Meeting of Shareholders approves dividend proposal

June 26, 2020 Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) announced that today’s Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (EGM) approved the proposal to declare a distribution of EUR 0.85 per common share against the net income for

14th National Radio Festival honors outstanding productions

The 14th National Radio Festival, themed “Radio – Innovation and Diversity”, opened on Thursday in Cao Lanh city, Dong Thap province.  The event, organized by the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) in cooperation with the Dong Thap provincial People’s Committee, drew 62

More Vietnamese brought home from Africa, Malaysia

  130 Vietnamese citizens flew home from Nigeria, Cameroon, and Malaysia on Wednesday and Thursday. On Wednesday, 90 Vietnamese citizens in Nigeria and Cameroon, with support from the Vietnamese Embassy in Nigeria and local authorities, were brought to Lagos city,

US Senate passes bill to punish China over Hong Kong

The US Senate on Thursday passed a bill to impose sanctions on individuals and organizations backing China in restricting Hong Kong’s freedom.  The Hong Kong Autonomy Act, a bipartisan measure that would penalize banks doing business with Chinese officials involved

36th ASEAN Summit: Solidarity steers ASEAN out of challenges

 Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Friday highlighted the spirit of solidarity and coordination among ASEAN countries in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.  At the opening ceremony of the 36th ASEAN Summit in Hanoi, Prime Minister Phuc said this is

Foreign delegates praise ASEAN’s cohesion, responsiveness

  The 36th ASEAN Summit took place on Friday. After an online opening ceremony, delegates praised Vietnam’s preparations for the summit and its chairmanship in the “Cohesive and Responsive” spirit, especially in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. The summit, taking place

South Korean President calls for negotiation with Pyongyang to end Korean war

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Thursday called on North Korea to formally end the Korean war through peaceful negotiations, and warned about threats to the fragile peace on the Korean Peninsula. At a 70th war anniversary event held at

Vietnam persists in gender equality policy

 A special session on women’s empowerment in the digital age opened on Friday as part of the ongoing ASEAN Summit. The event initiated by Vietnam aims to promote gender equality and female role in building an ASEAN Community.  In his

ASEAN, AIPA work together toward new development path

Leaders of ASEAN and the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) met online on Friday on the sidelines of the 36th ASEAN Summit.  National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan, as Chair the 41st AIPA, applauded ASEAN’s joint efforts in addressing unprecedented challenges, voiced