Daily Archives: July 3, 2020

Komet Announces Closing of Previously Announced Transaction Regarding the Sale of the Dabia Sud Property in Mali

MONTREAL, July 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Further to its news release dated May 15, 2020 announcing the entering into of a binding letter of intent, Komet Resources Inc. (“Komet” or the “Company”; TSX-V: KMT) is pleased to announce that it has

Iran to compensate for downing Ukrainian airliner

Iran has agreed to compensate the families of passengers who were on a Ukrainian passenger plane that was shot down by Iranian forces outside Tehran in January, Sweden’s Foreign Minister Ann Linde said Thursday. The agreement was reached after negotiations

Philippines denounces Chinese military drills in disputed waters

The Philippines on Thursday condemned China’s holding of military drills in a disputed part of the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam), warning it could impact China’s relationship with its neighbours. Philippine Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said

Pentagon condemns Chinese military drills near Paracel Islands

The US Defense Department condemned China’s recent military exercises around the Hoang Sa (Paracel) Archipelago in the South China Sea (called the East Sea in Vietnam), calling them a violation of China’s commitments to maintain stability in the region.  The Department

More than 11 million Covid-19 cases reported worldwide

As of Friday, Worldometers.info was reporting 11 million Covid-19 infections worldwide, and 523,000 deaths. The US, which is most affected by Covid-19, has yet to show signs of improvement. It has recorded over 8 million cases, and more than 130,000

Vietnam will not allow a second wave of COVID-19 infections: PM

   Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged ministries and sectors to stay alert and continue measures to control COVID-19.  At a recent government meeting on COVID-19 prevention and control, Mr. Phuc said Vietnam is still working to fight the pandemic

Vietnam attends UN Security Council’s Open Debate on Pandemics and Security

Deputy Foreign Minister To Anh Dung attended the UN Security Council’s Open Debate on Pandemics and Security on Thursday, during which he said that intensifying international solidarity and multilateralism is a solution to current challenges.  Dung emphasised the importance of

Vietnam condoles with Myanmar on jade mine disaster

  Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Thursday extended his condolence to State Counselor of Myanmar Daw Aung San Suu Kyi over a jade mine collapse caused by heavy rain in Kachin state, northern Myanmar. On the same day, Deputy

Hanoi’s first gold-plated hotel opens

A gold-plated hotel named Dolce by Wyndham Hanoi Golden Lake, the first of its kind in Hanoi, was inaugurated on Thursday after 18 months of construction.  The 100 million USD hotel is owned by Hoa Binh Group and managed by US-based Wyndham

Doctors say British man recovers well enough to fly home

A British man who had been suffering from the novel coronavirus known as “patient 91” has been confirmed to be in good enough health to be discharged from hospital and be put on a long-haul flight to return to the