Una nuova stagione tra Giappone e Vietnam

Una nuova stagione tra Giappone e Vietnam

Gli incontri tra il presidente della Repubblica socialista vietnamita, Truong Tan Sang, e il primo ministro giapponese, Shinzo Abe, si sono conclusi nei giorni che precedono la fioritura dei ciliegi. É infatti in questi giorni di fine marzo che la fioritura dei sakura segna l’inizio di una nuova stagione. Un simbolismo che bene si associa […]

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Japan and Vietnam agree to enter an “extensive strategic partnership”

Shinzo Abe and Truong Tan Sang

The three-day visit to Japan of the Vietnamese President, Truong Tan Sang, came on the eve of Hanami, the Japanese traditional custom of enjoying the transient beauty of flowers. The dialogue between the Vietnamese President and the Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, strengthens a relationships that was already at a strategic level, particularly in economic […]

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Solar revolution for off-grid Thailand

SunSawang is a firm whose mission is to bring affordable solar power to off-grid villages along the Thai-Burma border. It does this by training local technicians, installing solar energy systems and promoting this technology among remote villages. Salinee Tavaranan, CEO and founder of SunSawang, explains how clean energy empowers local communities. This audio slideshow looks […]

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Vietnam, Japan deepen strategic partnership

Japan-Vietnam

Vietnamese president Truong Tan Sang will pay a state visit to Japan from March 16-19 at the invitation of Emperor Akihito. The visit, that follows a meeting between the two Ministries of Finance held in Tokyo at the beginning of the month, “highlights a significant political event that will bolster bilateral political trust and strategic […]

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South China Sea Watch (Mar. 01 – 15)

Vietnamese boat

The forgotten battle in South China Sea – Truong Sa Sea Battle (Mar. 05, paracelsovereignty.wordpress.com) On Mar 14, 1988 a fierce sea battle took place between Vietnamese soldiers and Chinese troops around Co Lin, Len Dao and Gac Ma, which are part of the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago. However, few people know the details of this […]

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Growing a meat alternative on Bangkok’s rooftops

spirulina

This audio slideshow shows how spirulina, an edible, high-protein cyanobacteria, is harvested on Thai roofs. scidev.net SciDev.Net involves a wide range of individuals working together towards common goals across the globe. Video: Giovanni Ortolani Foto: Paola Di Bella

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The forgotten war between China and Vietnam

It has been almost forty years since the end of the war between the United States and Vietnam. A war that in European and American history books is remembered as the ‘Vietnam War’. From the Vietnamese perspective, however, that war represents the last battle for its independence, a struggle that initially began against the French, […]

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Libri – Una vita da dissidente

Una vita da dissidente

“Questo libro è dedicato agli eroi del passato e del presente, giovani e vecchi, a coloro che lottano per la democrazia, per la libertà e per i diritti umani, e all’eroina di tutti loro e noi, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, nella lotta che portiamo avanti oggi, che porteremo avanti domani e forse anche dopodomani”. […]

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