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Vietnam, Denmark firms ink MoU on wind farm project

A leading Danish wind turbine manufacturer and a Vietnamese company signed Tuesday a memorandum of understanding on implementing a wind farm project in the southern province of Soc Trang.

A leading Danish wind turbine manufacturer and a Vietnamese company signed Tuesday a memorandum of understanding on implementing a wind farm project in the southern province of Soc Trang. The signing between Vestas and Phu Cuong Co. took place during the “Wind Energy in Vietnam” seminar held in Ho Chi …

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Stop building Mekong River dams: experts

Mekong River.

HA NOI — Townships along the Mekong River should suspend the construction of dams, which negatively impacts both the environment and residents near the river’s lower basin, said experts at yesterday’s seminar on the construction of the Don Sahong hydropower plant. At the seminar, discussions focused on what residents of …

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Uber banned from operating in New Delhi: report

Uber, the U.S. online ride-hailing service, has been banned from operating in the Indian capital with immediate effect after a young female passenger was allegedly raped by one if its drivers, the Hindustan Times reported.

Uber, the U.S. online ride-hailing service, has been banned from operating in the Indian capital with immediate effect after a young female passenger was allegedly raped by one if its drivers, the Hindustan Times reported. The Delhi government has blacklisted Uber from providing transport services due to the behaviour of …

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Rapid response teams needed to curb violence at Vietnam hospitals

Rapid response teams should be set up in hospitals to prevent increasing waves of violence against health workers, while doctors should improve their medical ethics, a senior health official at the Vietnamese Ministry of Health has suggested.

Rapid response teams should be set up in hospitals to prevent increasing waves of violence against health workers, while doctors should improve their medical ethics, a senior health official at the Vietnamese Ministry of Health has suggested. Dr. Nguyen Trong Khoa, deputy director of the ministry’s Medical Examination and Treatment …

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Time names Ebola fighters as ‘person’ of 2014

Time names Ebola fighters as 'person' of 2014

Time magazine on Wednesday named as its “Person of the Year 2014” the medics treating the Ebola epidemic that has killed more than 6,300 people, paying tribute to their courage and mercy. The hemorrhagic fever mushroomed from an outbreak into an epidemic in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, and there …

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World heritage a 2015 tourism focus

World heritage a 2015 tourism focus

The northern province of Thanh Hoa will host the National Tourism Year 2015 in mid-March next year, with a focus on connecting Viet Nam’s world heritage sites. The People’s Committee of Thanh Hoa organised a meeting on Tuesday to announce the activities that will be held throughout 2015. The city …

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