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World Ebola fears grow with Europe and Asia on alert

World Ebola fears grow with Europe and Asia on alert

Fears that the west African Ebola outbreak could spread to other continents grew on Wednesday with European and Asian countries on alert and a leading medical charity warning the epidemic was out of control. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said the crisis gripping Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone would only get …

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Life’s not a stage for country kids

Life's not a stage for country kids

HA NOI — Children in rural areas often suffer from a lack of quality stage peformances that their urban cousins take for granted. Ho Hai Phong, 12, from the central province of Nghe An’s Quynh Doi Village in Quynh Luu District, said he had never seen a stage performance in …

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Samsung posts 19.6% fall in Q2 net profit

Samsung Electronics on Thursday reported a near 20 percent decline in second quarter net profit, due to increased competition from cheap Chinese devices in the key smartphone sector and a surging Korean won.

Samsung Electronics on Thursday reported a near 20 percent decline in second quarter net profit, due to increased competition from cheap Chinese devices in the key smartphone sector and a surging Korean won. The South Korean electronics giant posted a net profit of 6.25 trillion won ($6.1 billion) — its …

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Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia sign anti-crime joint statement

Senior officials of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia signed a joint statement on anti-crime at their ministerial conference in Vietnam on Tuesday.

Senior officials of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia signed a joint statement on anti-crime at their ministerial conference in Vietnam on Tuesday.   The joint declaration was inked by Vietnamese Minister of Public Security General Tran Dai Quang, Cambodia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sar Kheng, and Laotian Minister …

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Vietnam police expand probe against corrupt V-League footballers

Dong Nai's defender Huu Phat allegedly got five other involved in match-fixing.

The Ministry of Public Security have pledged to expand its investigation into V-League matches after at least nine footballers from two clubs were detained this year on gambling charges. “We are collecting evidence to thoroughly handle the Dong Nai footballers and investigate if other clubs engaged in match-fixing,” said Major …

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Int’l experts urge ASEAN unity to settle sea disputes

Exploitation of seabed oil and gas resources is one of several major contentious issues complicating the tense South China Sea (East Sea) situation, a retired US diplomat said at an international conference held at Ton Duc Thang University in HCM city over the weekend.

 Exploitation of seabed oil and gas resources is one of several major contentious issues complicating the tense South China Sea (East Sea) situation, a retired US diplomat said at an international conference held at Ton Duc Thang University in HCM city over the weekend. David Brown, an independent researcher, citing …

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Smartphone app promises medical pot delivery

Startup Eaze on Tuesday released a smartphone application promising prompt, professional delivery of medical marijuana the doors of patients in San Francisco.

Startup Eaze on Tuesday released a smartphone application promising prompt, professional delivery of medical marijuana the doors of patients in San Francisco. Eaze said that drivers referred to as “caregivers” will get medicinal doses to their intended recipients in an average of 10 minutes in most cases. Eaze checks the …

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