The common trick used by reporters is that they say they know a lot of information which may be disadvantageous to the company, and if the company wants to ‘settle the problem’ it needs to ‘have a working session’ with ‘our leaders’. The final purpose of the meetings is to obtain contracts from the company. However, he refused to sign the contract. “If we had signed it, more and more reporters would come and ask the same thing,” he explained. … [Read more...] about Businesses complain about harassment from the press
Fired after complaining about harassment
One of the last things I’d want to do in this world is disrespect local culture – and that goes beyond Viet Nam. I’d never grumble about the call to prayer in Indonesia, even if it does wake me up at the crack of dawn. Nor would I groan about the playing of the national anthem in parks in Thailand, even when it obligates me to stand there for three or four minutes, disrupting my outdoor workout. … [Read more...] about Do foreigners have the right to complain about countryside karaoke?
But the past days' strong, dry winds eased off across much of the state, with severe weather warnings lifted for most of California. Humidity is expected to rise as temperatures cool through to next week, providing some relief, Cal Fire said. … [Read more...] about California Battles Largest-ever Fire As Eight Killed In Western US
Seoul (VNA) - A fire broke out on a vessel with 10 Vietnamese on board in waters off Tongyeong city in the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s southern province of Gyeongnam, at around 3.50 am on September 11, according to the Korea Coast Guard. The commander of the vessel appealed for urgent help from the maritime traffic control centre. All 60 crew members, comprising 49 Korean nationals, 10 Vietnamese, and one Italian, were evacuated on a tugboat about 12 minutes after the fire broke out. None suffered serious injuries but seven were hospitalised with smoke inhalation. The Tongyeong coast guard deployed 16 ships and helicopters to put out the flames. The fire began when crew members were laying submarine cables connecting Busan city with Jeju Island. The Korea Coast Guard is investigating the cause of the fire, which is believed to have started near the engine room./. … [Read more...] about Fire breaks out on vessel in RoK waters with 10 Vietnamese on board
Last year's blaze deeply shocked Paris and France. Photo: AFP After the publication of "Hunchback," the exhibition shows, the French public swung behind the idea that Notre-Dame was worth saving and gave crucial support to Viollet-le-Duc's work on the cathedral between 1844 and 1864, which laid the foundations for the national monument status it enjoys today. … [Read more...] about Notre-Dame crypt reopens with exhibition 18 months after blaze