Daily Archives: August 26, 2017

Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation announces up to $3 million in funding available to support industry innovations in the field of aging and brain health

TORONTO, Aug. 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Centre for Aging + Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) announced today the second round of funding available through its Industry Innovation Partnership Program (I2P2).

Party leader meets Vietnamese, Myanmar businesses

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong on Saturday met with leading business representatives from Vietnam and Myanmar as part of his ongoing visit to Myanmar.

Those in attendance also included Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh, and Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai.…

ISIS claims responsibility for suicide attack at Afghan mosque

ISIS has claimed responsibility for an attack Friday on a Shiite Muslim mosque in the Afghan capital of Kabul that authorities said left 20 people dead and 50 wounded.

2 gunmen were killed by police and 2 died during the attack.…

Vietjet Air opens Hanoi-Yangon route

Budget carrier Vietjet Air on Saturday announced its new international route from Hanoi to Yangon on the occasion of Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong’s visit to Myanmar.

The carrrier said Hanoi is the second destination to be connected with Yangon following the Ho Chi Minh City-Yangon service.…

Soc Trang exhibition confirms Vietnam’s sea, island sovereignty

An exhibition entitled Hoang Sa, Truong Sa of Vietnam-Historical and legal evidence opened in the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang on Friday.

On display are more than 200 maps, photos and documents published from the 17th century to the 20th century, proving Vietnam’s sovereignty over Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelagos as well as the country’s exercise of sovereignty over the islands.…

Russia to remain in Syria until terrorists completely eliminated

The Head of Russian forces in Syria, Colonel General Sergei Surovikin has confirmed Russia’s full commitment to fulfilling its anti-terrorist mission in Syria.

Surovikin told the Army-2017 Forum in Moscow on Friday that the millitary operation in Syria will continue until ISIS and Jabhat Nusra militants are completely eliminated.…

North Korea launches target-striking contest

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday guided a target-striking contest to South Korea’s Baengnyeong and Yeonpyeong islands before special operation combatants “landed by surprise” on rubber boats, according to the Korean Central News Agency.…