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Binh Duong to host Horasis Asia Meeting 2018

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Binh Duong Convention Centre (Photo: horasis.org)

Binh Duong (VNA) – The Horasis Asia Meeting 2018 will take place in the southern province of Binh Duong on November 25 – 27, said Tran Thanh Liem, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee.

The event will bring together about 400 guests from 60 countries and international organisations, along with 500 domestic guests, including leaders of the Government, ministries, agencies and representatives of cities, provinces and enterprises.

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China must act decisively to eradicate the ivory trade

The continued existence of large stockpiles of legal raw ivory in the country is hampering China’s promises to save the elephant, says Li Zhang.

Kin Cheung /AP/Press Association Images Criminal gangs tried to smuggle this ivory into China from Tanzania.

Nature – The fight against the illegal ivory trade had some success last month with the arrest of a Chinese woman alleged to have smuggled more than 700 elephant tusks from Tanzania. Ivory is a particular prize in China, where it has been carved into ornaments, chopsticks and jewellery for more than 3,000 years.

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The Historiography of the Jesuits in Vietnam: 1615–1773 and 1957–2007

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Jesuit Historiography Online

Article Table of Contents

  1. The Cochinchina Mission under Jesuit Padroado (1615–65)
  2. The Tonkin Mission under Jesuit Padroado (1627–63)
  3. The Jesuit Missions to Vietnam under the French and Spanish Bishops (1664–1773)
  4. The Jesuit Missions as Seen by French Historians during the Colonial Era
  5. Back to the Archives: Jesuit and Non-Jesuit Scholarship in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries
  6. The Story Continues

Anh Q. Tran, S.J.
aqtran@scu.edu

Last modified: October 2018

In contrast to the wealth of information about the Jesuits in China and Japan, the parallel story of the Jesuit presence in Vietnam has received modest scholarly attention until recent decades. Even though the Portuguese and Italian Jesuits were instrumental in establishing Christian communities in both the ancient states of Cochinchina and Tonkin that make up the present-day Vietnam, their contribution were not properly acknowledged. Part of the problem is due to the fact that prior to 1945, Vietnam was known to the Western world largely as part of French Indochina, and thus Vietnamese Catholicism was seen in the same light—as an extension of French Catholicism. For three hundred years, from the 1660s to the 1960s, the Catholic Church in Vietnam was largely under the care of the Paris Foreign Mission Society (Missions Étrangères de Paris or MEP).

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Asia-Pacific PV demand holds steady, Offshore Wind Spikes

Greentechmedia – Wood Mackenzie unveils new forecast figures for renewables in the Asia-Pacific region.

Cumulative solar PV capacity in Asia-Pacific will increase by 60 percent by 2023.

Cumulative solar PV capacity in Asia-Pacific will increase by 60 percent by 2023.

The Asia-Pacific region is set to install 55 percent of all the world’s new PV in the next five years, new figures show.

The data, from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables, shows demand across the region holding steady over the next half decade, even though this year will see a dip in PV installation rates for the first time ever.

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Prayer 555

The prayer series >>

Jesus,

Which of my prayers is the important prayer?

I think it’s Prayer 413.*

Please take all things in my heart, mind and soul.
I wish they are empty
so that you can put anything you want into them.

Why important?

Because it’s the prayer to be one with you.

Most of my prayers are similar to Prayer 413,
because to be one with you is important to me.

Amen.

PTH

* Prayer 413

More than 60 000 deaths in Viet Nam each year linked to air pollution

WHO –  New data from the World Health Organization (WHO) find that more than 60 000 deaths from heart disease, stroke, lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and pneumonia in Viet Nam in 2016 were linked to air pollution.

Clean air is a basic requirement for human health and well-being. That’s why WHO is working closely with the government and relevant stakeholders in Viet Nam to raise awareness on air pollution and identify ways to protect the public from the health impacts of air pollution.

Dr Kidong Park, WHO Representative to Viet Nam.

WHO Viet Nam\Jakub Zak

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