World News 1-8: Chinese people oppose fashion house Dior; Ukraine’s ‘king’ of grain is dead

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Many Chinese studying or working in Madrid (Spain) gathered outside Dior stores on July 30 to ask the fashion house to respond to the problem after Dior was accused of copying designs. of the “designer dress” without specifying the origin – Photo: GLOBAL TIME/ZHU ZHU

* For the first time, Chinese people protested in unison. Many Chinese citizens studying and living abroad are holding protests against luxury fashion brand Dior (France).

Theo Global Times On July 31, these protests took place in many countries such as Spain, France, and the United States… after Dior was accused of copying the design of “a dress dress” (also known as a horse face dress) , traditional Chinese clothing dating back to the Song Dynasty) in the fall 2022 collection without specifying the origin and refusing to address the issue after objections.

* Grain exports from Ukraine can start today (August 1). According to Tass news agency, this information was provided by Ibrahim Kalin, spokesman for the Turkish president. “The first grain-carrying ship may leave the Ukrainian port on the morning of August 1,” he said on July 31.

* Britain’s Prince Charles was caught in a money scandal. Heir to the British Royal Throne is believed to have received £1 million from Bakr and Shafiq bin Laden, half-brothers of terrorist Osama bin Laden, to The Prince of Wales’ Charitable Fund (PWCF) in 2013. allegedly “repaying” for helping a Saudi businessman obtain British citizenship.

This information is reported Sunday Times (England) cites sources to reveal, but Prince Charles’s Clarence House has denied. Clarence House said the decision to accept the donation was made by members of the charity, not Prince Charles.

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Prince Charles, with his wife Camilla (left), speak at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games held in Birmingham, England on July 28 – Photo: REUTERS

* The China-Laos railway line started operating. According to the VNA, nOn July 30, China’s Shanxi province operated the first international freight train passing through the China-Laos railway.

According to China’s Taiyuan Group Railway Company, the train has left Shanxi province and is expected to arrive in the Laotian capital Vientiane within seven days. The vessel carried cargo compartments including ceramics, paints and fertilizers.

Inaugurated on December 3, 2021, the China-Laos railway line is 1,000km long, connecting Kunming city, the capital of Yunnan province, southwestern China, with the capital Vientiane of Laos.

* The Ukrainian grain tycoon was hit by a Russian missile. The port city of Mykolaiv (southern Ukraine) suffered heavy attacks by Russian troops overnight and early on July 31, killing the owner of a grain export company.

According to Reuters news agency, information on Telegram, Mykolaiv Governor Vitaliy Kim said that Oleksiy Vadatursky, founder and owner of Nibulon Agricultural Company, and his wife were killed at their home due to the Russian attack.

It is one of the largest grain producers and exporters of Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky described Mr Vadatursky’s death as “a great loss for the entire country of Ukraine”.

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Photo released on July 31, 2022, shows firefighters trying to put out a fire in a building in the city of Mykolaiv, when the Ukrainian side said Russia had launched a fierce attack on this city – Photo: REUTERS/Status Service Ukraine’s national emergency

* Former Philippine President Fidel Ramos passed away at the age of 94 on July 31. He is one of the highly regarded political leaders in Philippine history.

According to AFP news agency, legislators, diplomats, former politicians and the new administration of the Philippines have posted tributes to Ramos on social networks. As President of the Philippines from 1992 to 1998, Fidel Ramos brought a period of peace and stable growth to the Philippines.

* US President Joe Biden is feeling well and continues to be isolated after re-testing positive for COVID-19. According to Reuters news agency, this information was provided by Mr. Biden’s doctor and announced by the White House on July 31. Mr. Biden tested positive for COVID-19 for the first time on July 21 and recovered later, but was positive again on July 30.

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This photo taken by the Kentucky National Guard on July 30, 2022 shows an aerial view of a flooded area in Kentucky (USA) – Photo: AFP/Kentucky National Guard

* Kentucky predicts it will take weeks to know the full amount of damage from floods. The death toll rose to 26 from one of the most destructive floods in Kentucky history. NOn July 31, Governor Andy Beshear of Kentucky (eastern United States) said rescuers were trying to search house-to-house in bad weather conditions due to rain, to locate victims in the battle. Floods devastated the eastern part of the state.

Flooding has turned streets into rivers, swept away bridges and homes, and killed at least 26 people in Kentucky so far. “This is one of the most devastating and deadly floods we’ve ever seen in our history,” Andy Beshear said on the channel. NBC.

* Russia plans to develop gas export pipelines in the Black Sea and Sea of ​​Azov. According to Tass news agency, also under the new naval doctrine approved by Russian President Vladimir Putin on July 31, Russia also built new facilities for processing and transporting hydrocarbons.

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A boatman walks on a jetty made of plastic blocks along the banks of the sacred Ganges River on July 30. This river is flooded due to heavy rains in the city of Allahabad, India – Photo: AFP

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