Two women were killed in shark attacks in Egypt's Red Sea, south of the city of Hurghada, the Egyptian Ministry of Environment said on Sunday. Two sources told Reuters that the body of a Romanian tourist in her late forties was discovered hours after an attack that left a 68-year-old Austrian woman dead. Both attacks happened within 600 metres of each other, off the coast of Sahl Hasheesh, according to the sources. The ministry said in its statement that a committee had been formed to examine the circumstances of the attacks and any scientific reasons behind them. It also mentioned that the Governor of the Red Sea Governorate, Major General Amr Hanafi, has issued an order to suspend all activity in the area surrounding the attacks. The first victim was transferred to a local private hospital, a source at the Red Sea Health Affairs Directorate told Reuters. He added that there were attempts to resuscitate her, but she died from her injuries. A security source also added … [Read more...] about Second woman killed in shark attack in Egypt’s Red Sea
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Kim Duyen (the first from the left) and candidates for Miss Supranational 2022 At the night of July 2 (Warsaw time), runner-up Kim Duyen along with 69 candidates for Miss Supranational 2022 entered the competition round of Supra Model. Miss Supranational will not only aim at finding a winner having the ability to send the message of solidarity among countries, bringing contributions in both voices and actions to positively change the world, it is also a beautiful play ground with great performances on stage. Kim Duyen wears customs of designers Do Long. The first runner-up of Miss Universe Vietnam 2019 Kim Duyen wore customs of designers Do Long and Chung Thanh Phong for the minor competition. At the end of the competition, Vietnamese representative Nguyen Huynh Kim Duyen was excellently in the Top 11 Supra Model and was officially awarded the title of Supra Model Asia. Runner-up Kim Duyen wins Supra Model of Asia at Miss Supranational 2022. Runner-up Kim Duyen … [Read more...] about Runner-up Kim Duyen wins Supra Model Asia at Miss Supranational 2022
The results of the photo contest have been announced by the Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists. The only gold medal has been presented to photographer Luong Viet Son Tung (Hanoi) who took the “Vietnamese athletics surprised with a gold medal in the 100m hurdles SEA Games 31 of Bui Thi Nguyen” photo. The organizing panel has also presented another silver and three bronze medals and five consolation prizes to other participants. Launched in June, the contest has attracted the participation of both amateur and professional photographers from across the country. Since its launch, the organizing panel has received 2,093 photos and photo essays of 237 photographers from 28 provinces and cities across the country. Of the entries, the jury has selected 11 best photos to be awarded. Translated by Chung Anh … [Read more...] about PAN’s reporter wins silver medal of “Moments of the SEA Games 31” photo contest
The 26-year-old earned a wild card entry to the 18th edition of the event after Vietnam failed to win a berth through the official qualification regime. She will compete in the 400 m hurdles qualification round on July 19. If she qualifies, she will head to the semi-finals on July 20 and the finals two days later. Lan will go up against the fastest runners in the world, including Olympic champion Sydney McLaughlin who crossed the finish line in 51.41 seconds and broke her own world record of 51.46 seconds in 400 m hurdles at the U.S. track and field championships last week. Lan won the 400 m hurdles race at the 2018 Asian Games and the Asian championships in 2019. She also claimed two SEA Games gold medals in the 400 m hurdles and 4x400 m relay, and a bronze in the 400 m last month. She had reached the semifinals of the 400 m hurdles at the Tokyo Olympics last year but could not manage a podium finish. At the 2019 championship in Qatar, Vietnam's Ngan Ngoc Nghia competed in the … [Read more...] about Lan to represent Vietnam at world athletics championships
Wild animals were released back to the Cuc Phuong National Park on July 2. (Photo: VNA) Ninh Binh (VNA) - As many as 58 animals of eight species, including civet, king cobra, keeled box turtle, crested bird, cuckoo, yellow-billed starling, red-breasted parakeet, and Japanese zosterop, along with some cobras, were released back to Cuc Phuong National Park on July 2. The activity was organised by the management board of the Cuc Phuong National Park and the Hanoi Wildlife Rescue Centre (HWRC) of the Hanoi Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. These animals are all exhibits that have been rescued in illicit wildlife trading cases or voluntarily handed over by organisations or individuals. Chu Phu My, Director of the Hanoi Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, said his agency has effectively cooperated in nature conservation with the management board of the Cuc Phuong National Park - the unit that has great achievements in wildlife conservation and … [Read more...] about Tens of wild animals released back to nature
By fighting in World War I, Do Huu Vi (1883-1916) was the first Vietnamese aviator to serve in the French Army more than 100 years ago. Late in June, a ceremony took place to name a small square in the center of the 16th arrondissement of Paris after Do Huu Vi, in the presence of Paris Deputy Mayor Laurence Patrice, Mayor of the 16th arrondissement Francis Szpiner, representatives of the Vietnamese Embassy in France, along with Do Huu Vi's relatives, local officials and residents. The naming ceremony of Do Huu Vi Square. Photo: C'est le Temps de l'amour Group Do Huu Vi Square is located at the intersection of Versailles Avenue and Quai Louis Blériot, 16th arrondissement, overlooking the Radio France headquarters and the Grenelle Bridge. A hero of Cholon, Saigon Do Huu Vi was born in Cholon as the youngest son of Governor Do Huu Phuong, a landowner in Cochinchina at that time, who was allegedly the second wealthiest man in the old Saigon. According to … [Read more...] about Who is the Vietnamese for whom a Paris square has just been named?