Polluted water kills fish at Vinh Citadel Polluted water has caused mass fish deaths since early this month in the moat around the ancient Vinh Citadel in the central city of Vinh, Nghệ An Province, an environmental official said. Head of the city’s Natural Resources and Environment Department Nguyễn Huy Hoàng said on Wednesday that after receiving reports about the dead fish, local authorities’ examinations found waste water from local residents’ daily activities being discharged into the moat. The waste water should have been collected and transferred to Hưng Hoà Waste Water Treatment Plant. Since early this year, the dry season has made the moat water stagnant, resulting in a shortage of oxygen that kills fish, according to Hoàng. Relevant agencies are also investigating to see if there are any production units releasing untreated waste water into the moat. Since January 9, people living around the moat have reported that … [Read more...] about Social News 25/1
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Paul Elizondo, a mainstay on the Bexar County Commissioners Court since 1983 and roundly acknowledged as one of San Antonio’s major power brokers over the decades, died early Thursday. His death at home was “unexpected,” his family said. Elizondo was 83. As word of Elizondo’s passing spread, the plaudits flowed in, including from Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff, who served with Elizondo on the court for more than 17 years. “He was my closest friend, period,” Wolff said. “We had a number of significant accomplishments, and he played a major role in every one of them. I’m going to miss him terribly.” Wolff ticked off the signature projects he and Elizondo worked on together: The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 13 regional sports parks, the Mission Reach and San Pedro Creek restorations and the downtown county building that bears his name, among other accomplishments. Wolff said he was “totally shocked” by … [Read more...] about Bexar County Commissioner Paul Elizondo is dead at age 83.
Vingroup starts construction of VinUni University in Hà Nội Delegates start the construction of VinUni University in Gia Lâm District, Hà Nội. Conglomerate Vingroup officially started construction of its VinUni University (VinUni) in Gia Lâm District, Hà Nội today. Located inside the VinCity Ocean Park urban area, VinUni will be built in an area of 23 hectares. It will include the main building, student dormitories, a sports complex and technical and support areas. The university is designed by well-known architects from multinational groups like AECOM and HBA, and assessed by Vingroup’s strategic partners including Cornell University and University of Pennsylvania. VinUni’s main building is a 10-storey construction with a tower reaching 108m in height. All of the lecture halls and study rooms are designed flexibly and equipped with the latest technologies to meet advanced teaching and training techniques such … [Read more...] about Social News 15/11
ABB Vietnam’s director Brian Hull spoke to VIR’s Phuong Thu about his company’s 25-year success story in the country as well as the path Vietnam should take to ensure sustainable growth. ABB has been a part of Vietnam’s economic development since 1993. Would you like to tell us about your performance in Vietnam? ABB entered Vietnam early and this year is an important milestone for us, as it marks our 25th anniversary. Over the last 25 years, ABB Vietnam has grown to become a reliable partner in the field of technology, providing solutions and services to the market. In addition, ABB factories in Vietnam manufacture transformers, high-voltage components, and medium-voltage power products for customers across Southeast Asia and the world. We currently employ some 900 people across Hanoi, Danang, and Ho Chi Minh City. Despite the financial crisis in 1997, which impacted the global economy with long-lasting consequences, ABB in Vietnam stayed strong, believing in … [Read more...] about ABB powers Industry 4.0 for sustainable growth
The Detroit News Published 10:23 p.m. UTC Jun 25, 2018 The Detroit News promptly corrects factual errors or clarifies misleading information. Please let us know if you think we may have published incorrect or misleading information. Call us at (800) 678-4115. Fax us at (313) 496-5400. E-mail us at [email protected] Please indicate whether you're responding to content online or in the newspaper. The following corrections and clarifications have been published: JUNE News: State Sen. Patrick Colbeck proposed additional court cases be added to a social studies section on “domestic conflicts and tensions.” He did not advocate striking references to Roe vs. Wade and Miranda, as reported in a June 19 story. Business: A quote by Bill Ford Jr. in a June 18 story should have said, "It's where the future will be built. We're going to have a corridor of mobility. The train station will be a spectacular building. It will be open to the public. One thing I … [Read more...] about Corrections & Clarifications