A Vietnam Coast Guard ship on patrol around the Lý Sơn Island in the central province of Quảng Ngãi. — VNA/VNS Photo Trần Tĩnh HÀ NỘI — Experts discussed plans for Việt Nam’s integrated coastal zone management (ICZM) by 2020 during a conference yesterday in Hà Nội. The conference, organised by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, saw representatives from 28 provinces and cities along the coast. Assessing ICZM in Việt Nam in the period 2016-18, director of the Vietnam Administration of Seas and Islands Tạ Đình Thi highly appreciated provinces and cities for actively conducting programmes and projects on ICZM. Several provinces and cities recorded good results such as Nam Định, Thừa Thiên-Huế, Đà Nẵng and Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu and can be good examples for others to learn from. A system of policies and … [Read more...] about More measures for better integrated coastal zone management
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By CAITY WEAVER MARCH 20, 2019 The particular sheen of America by Amtrak. The Voyages Issue Rick Steves Wants to Save the World, One Vacation at a Time It Was Just a Kayaking Trip. Until It Upended Our Lives. There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway. The Voyages Issue The particular sheen of America by Amtrak. By CAITY WEAVER photographs by: Holly Andres Tell your fellow americans that you plan to cross the United States by train, and their reactions will range from amusement at your spellbinding eccentricity to naked horror that they, through some fatal social miscalculation, have become acquainted with a person who would plan to cross the United States by train. Depending how you slice it — time or money — there are either 61 or 960 immediate reasons not to travel by Amtrak trains from New York City to Los Angeles. Those are the extra hours and dollars, respectively, that you might reasonably expect to … [Read more...] about There Is No Reason to Cross the U.S. by Train. But I Did It Anyway.
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Politics | Government Shutdown Updates: Where Things Stand Supported by ByMatthew Haag and Niraj Chokshi Jan. 21, 2019 Updated Jan. 25 Day 35: What’s been happening? President Trump agreed on Friday to reopen the federal government for three weeks while negotiations proceed over how to secure the nation’s southern border. The move was a surprise retreat after a monthlong standoff with Democrats over billions of dollars for his proposed border wall. Mr. Trump’s announcement paved the way for Congress to quickly pass spending bills that he would sign to restore normal operations at a series of federal agencies until Feb. 15 and begin paying again the 800,000 federal workers who have been furloughed or forced to work without paychecks. Read more here. The news came after flights were delayed in … [Read more...] about Government Shutdown Updates: Where Things Stand
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | The Government Shutdown: Updates on Where Things Stand Supported by Now in its fourth week, the government shutdown has had wide-ranging effects. ByNiraj Chokshi Jan. 15, 2019 Updated Jan. 18 Day 28: What’s been happening? The country’s federal courts, which have been open and operating despite the shutdown, could be close to running out of money. Some courts have delayed civil cases, and court-appointed lawyers have not been paid at all. A crippled judiciary system could put enormous pressure on President Trump and Congress to make a deal. The Midwest and Northeast are bracing for a major winter storm this weekend. Employees at the National Weather Service are furloughed during the shutdown, but many forecasters there are considered essential and are working without pay. Veterans in … [Read more...] about The Government Shutdown: Updates on Where Things Stand
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Politics | What Is and Isn’t Affected by the Government Shutdown Supported by ByNiraj Chokshi Jan. 2, 2019 This story is being updated throughout the shutdown. Updated Jan. 7. If it continues through Saturday, the partial shutdown of the federal government will have lasted three full weeks, making it the longest such shutdown on record. While some essential work, such as mail delivery and law enforcement, is still being performed, the shutdown has affected operations at nine departments, including Homeland Security, Justice, State and Treasury, and several agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency and NASA. Much work has ground to a halt and about 800,000 government workers are living without pay. Slightly more than half are still working, while the rest have been furloughed. Those who work … [Read more...] about What Is and Isn’t Affected by the Government Shutdown