Da Nang launches Seafood Week to reassure no mass fish deaths

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Da Nang launches Seafood Week to reassure no mass fish deaths

The Da Nang Seafood Week began Sunday as local authorities rejected allegations that the mysterious mass fish deaths in several central provinces has spread to the city.

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Mekong Delta loses half of silt to upstream dams: scientists

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Mekong Delta loses half of silt to upstream dams: scientists

Le Van Nam has difficulty sleeping at night thinking of the fall in yields year after year on his rice field allegedly due to less silt being washed down the Mekong River because of upstream dams.

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Canada energy firm eyes $150 mln solar power plant in Vietnam

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Canadian company CMX Renewable Energy Inc. has sought a license to build a 150-megawatt solar power plant in the central province of Ninh Thuan at an estimated cost of US$150 million, news website Dau Tu reported Sunday.

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Traffic accidents kill 33 in Vietnam during holiday weekend

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Traffic accidents kill 33 in Vietnam during holiday weekend

Thirty three people were killed and 43 others were injured in traffic accidents in the last two days as Vietnam celebrated Reunification Day and Labor Day.

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Vietnam banks heed PM call, cut lending rates for businesses

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Vietnam banks heed PM call, cut lending rates for businesses

Many banks have cut interest rates by 0.5-1 percentage points on loans for businesses following a call by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

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French journalist infiltrates jihadist cell for six months

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French journalist infiltrates jihadist cell for six months

A French journalist infiltrated a cell of would-be jihadists, filming them with a hidden camera as they plotted an attack in the name of the Islamic State group, before they were arrested, he told AFP.

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Greenpeace to release secret documents on contested EU-US trade deal

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Greenpeace on Sunday said it was in possession of leaked documents showing that a planned huge free trade deal between the United States and the European Union poses "major risks for climate, environment and consumer safety".

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Wary of China's Indian Ocean activities, U.S., India discuss anti-submarine warfare

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Wary of China's Indian Ocean activities, U.S., India discuss anti-submarine warfare

India and the United States are in talks to help each other track submarines in the Indian Ocean, military officials say, a move that could further tighten defense ties between New Delhi and Washington as China steps up its undersea activities.

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Indonesian sailors home after Philippine kidnap ordeal

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Indonesian sailors home after Philippine kidnap ordeal

Ten Indonesian sailors held hostage by Abu Sayyaf Islamic militants returned home Sunday after being freed in the southern Philippines, less than a week after the gunmen beheaded a Canadian captive.

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Five years after bin Laden killing, CIA chief eyes IS head

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Five years after bin Laden killing, CIA chief eyes IS head

Ahead of the five-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden, CIA chief John Brennan said Sunday that taking out the head of the Islamic State group would have a "great impact."

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Islamic State boosts attacks in response to territorial losses: IHS

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Islamic State boosts attacks in response to territorial losses: IHS

Islamic State attacks have increased this year, particularly in Iraq and Syria as the group responds to substantial territorial losses, a U.S.-based analysis firm IHS said on Sunday.

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As Asia's rice crop shrivels, food security fears resurface

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As Asia's rice crop shrivels, food security fears resurface

Nearly a decade after a spike in global food prices sent shockwaves around the world, Asia's top rice producers are suffering from a blistering drought that threatens to cut output and boost prices of a staple for half the world's population.World rice production is expected to decline for the first time this year since 2010, as failing rains linked to an El Nino weather pattern cut crop yields in Asia's rice bowl.

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Rare IS group bombings in southern Iraq kill 33

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Rare IS group bombings in southern Iraq kill 33

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for rare attacks in Iraq's deep Shiite south on Sunday, twin suicide car bomb blasts in the city of Samawa killing at least 33 people.

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Iraqi protesters end Green Zone sit-in

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One day after an unprecedented breach of Baghdad's Green Zone, Iraqi protesters peacefully exit the area while issuing demands for political reform and pledging to return by the end of the week.

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Suicide car bomber strikes Turkish police headquarters

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At least two police officers are killed and 23 people wounded in a suicide car bomb attack on police headquarters in the southeastern Turkish city of Gaziantep which authorities suspect was carried out by Islamic State.

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