Vietnam, the host of the second summit between US President Donald Trump and DPRK leader Kim Jong-un, has grabbed international headlines for its socio-economic development as well as meticulous preparation for the summit. National flags of the DPRK, the US and Vietnam attached to a plaque with a friendship symbol of handshake are decorating many streets downtown Hanoi. Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of the DPRK’s Workers’ Party of Korea, ran an article on Vietnam’s economic development on February 27, in which it hailed Vietnam’s economic potential. The article highlighted the Vietnamese Government’s efforts to accelerate economic renovation and consolidate the socialist regime, which indicated the DPRK’s interest in Vietnam’s Doi Moi (renewal) process. The same day, an article on Singapore’s Chinese-language Zaobao spotlighted Hanoi’s preparation for the rare summit on February 27-28. Both Trump and Kim received … [Read more...] about Vietnam makes int’l headlines as host for second DPRK-USA Summit
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By Marcy de Luna Published 11:13 am CST, Friday, December 21, 2018 Houston residents can now catch the city's headlines news in the Hindi language. NTV Houston covers local news, concerts, shows, movie screenings, galas, sports and more. >>>Scroll through to see NTV's news anchors, plus see the station's set and operations. less Houston residents can now catch the city's headlines news in the Hindi language. NTV Houston covers local news, concerts, shows, movie screenings, galas, sports and more. >>>Scroll through to see ... more Photo: Courtesy Photo: Courtesy Image 1 of / 12 Caption Close Image 1 of 12 Houston residents can now catch the city's headlines news in the Hindi language. NTV Houston covers local news, concerts, … [Read more...] about Get to know NTV, Houston’s newly-launched Hindi language news station
For adolescents blessed with willowy good looks, the fashion world offers the prospect of glamour, celebrity, and wealth. But this, for many, is what the beginning of a modeling career can actually look like: On her first test shoot as a 15-year-old, Dasha Alexander said, a photographer held a camera in one hand and digitally penetrated her with his other — a move, he explained, that would make the pictures more “raw” and “sensual.”When Coco Rocha refused to get naked on set as a 16-year-old, she said, the photographer replaced her with a girl who was younger and more obedient. Months later, a famous photographer simulated an orgasm as he took Rocha’s picture.By the time Lenka Chubuklieva was 17, she said, an agent had repeatedly groped her, a photographer had thrown her on a bed and kissed her, and another photographer had masturbated in front of her and threatened to ruin her family in Ukraine if she told anyone.“If people really understood … [Read more...] about The fashion world promises glamour and wealth. Instead, many find harassment and assault.
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page By James Vaznis and Jackson Cote Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent December 19, 2018 Over the objection of outraged students, teachers, and parents, the Boston School Committee voted Wednesday night to close two high schools in West Roxbury over the next two years.The committee voted 5-0 in favor of the closing, but member Regina Robinson abstained, saying “There are still unresolved questions.” “There is too much disruption to a vulnerable population of students,” she said. Advertisement Deteriorating building conditions at the campus shared by Urban Science Academy and West Roxbury Academy, which collectively serve 680 students, are forcing their closures, school officials have said. Problems include a crumbling facade and a leaky roof that has caused extensive water damage to the ceiling tiles and floors and may have compromised … [Read more...] about Boston School Committee votes to close two high schools in West Roxbury
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Travel Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Travel | Opening a Door to a Secret Prague Supported by A new wave of off-the-radar art spaces are opening in former factories, military barracks and other historic structures in the Czech Republic’s capital city. ByEvan Rail Dec. 19, 2018 Don’t be put off by the looming doorway, with its spray-painted graffiti tags and crumbling posters, just off hectic Namesti Republiky, one of the busiest squares in Prague. Beyond it, a quieter world unfolds, Campus Hybernska, as this sprawling complex is known, is one of several new cultural venues that are springing up in Prague’s many long-abandoned buildings. “The front building was built between the 18th and the 19th centuries, and the whole thing was once some sort of downtown seat of a Czech noble family,” said Jan Bicovsky, a professor … [Read more...] about Opening a Door to a Secret Prague