Indonesia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, and the Philippines have canceled nearly 45 gigawatts of proposed coal power projects, a figure equal to more than one-quarter of the total installed capacity of Germany.
Thirty million medical face masks have been transported from Vietnam to North America, where oronavirus continues to rampage. Industry insiders say the U.S. needs three billion face masks and is eyeing Vietnam as a supplier.
“This shipment will help protect healthcare professionals working on the front lines against COVID-19 in the United States and demonstrates the strength of the U.S.-Vietnam partnership,” the U.S. embassy in Hanoi said.
The regime was removed from power in 1979 when Vietnam invaded Cambodia and quickly destroyed most of the Khmer Rouge’s forces. Before this, the regime murdered hundreds of thousands of Cambodians and perpetrated genocide of Cambodian minorities.