ADB: 3 nations to get additional $49 mln to fight tropical diseases

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ADB: 3 nations to get additional $49 mln to fight tropical diseases

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending US$49 million to expand surveillance response systems to help control dengue outbreaks, and prevent the spread of communicable and tropical diseases in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, the bank announced Tuesday.

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Vietnam’s highest Buddhist tower opens

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Vietnam’s highest Buddhist tower opens

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Hackers attack Vietnamnet online newspaper

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Hackers attack Vietnamnet online newspaper

Vietnamnet online newspaper
Vietnamnet which attracted a huge number of readers was attacked by hackers in the morning on November 22, causing readers could not access

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Ireland in chaos as bailout triggers election

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Ireland in chaos as bailout triggers election

DUBLIN (AFP) – Ireland's political turmoil intensified Tuesday after Prime Minister Brian Cowen promised to call a general election in the New Year once parliament passes a budget at the centre of an international bailout.

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High alert as N.Korea fires artillery on South

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High alert as N.Korea fires artillery on South

SEOUL (AFP) – North Korea fired dozens of artillery shells onto a South Korean island on Tuesday, killing one person and triggering an exchange of fire as southern armed forces went on their highest state of alert.

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An Giang releases rare birds and snakes into forest

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The Forest Management Department of the Mekong Delta Province of An Giang released 269 rare and valuable birds and more than 70 kilos of snakes into the Tra Su Indigo ecological forest in Tinh Bien District.

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Hanoi revokes delayed projects

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The Ha Noi People's Committee has revoked land-use rights for 13 projects on a total of 13.93 hectares that did not start on schedule despite extensions.

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High tides damage aquaculture in Mekong Delta

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High tides damage aquaculture in Mekong Delta

Undated file photo of aquaculture in Ca Mau
High tide has damaged more than 1,000 hectares of crops and aquaculture in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau, causing complete loss to thousands of households.

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Gold hovers around VND35.7 million

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Gold hovers around VND35.7 million

The price of gold in Vietnam hovered around VND35.7 million a tael (1.2 ounces) on November 23 as global prices stalled.

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Consultative Group meeting to focus on stabilizing macro-economy

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Consultative Group meeting to focus on stabilizing macro-economy

The World Bank-chaired annual Consultative Group meeting of Vietnam donors, set for Dec. 7-8 in Hanoi, will focus on stabilizing the macro-economy and focusing on sustainable development, the WB said.

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Miss Earth 2010 contestants raise awareness on environmental protection

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Miss Earth 2010 contestants raise awareness on environmental protection

Miss Earth 2010 contestants joined in environmental protection activities in the ancient town of Hoi An in the central province of Quang Nam on November 22.

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Book on Uncle Ho featured in Germany

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Book on Uncle Ho featured in Germany

A book entitled “Ho Chi Minh – A Chronicle” was presented to German readers by its author, journalist Hellmut Kapfenberger, in Berlin recently.

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Pleas for justice as Philippines mourns massacre victims

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Pleas for justice as Philippines mourns massacre victims

SHARIFF AGUAK, Philippines, Nov 23, 2010 (AFP) - Relatives of 57 people killed in the Philippines' worst political massacre made emotional appeals for justice Tuesday as the nation marked the slaughter's first anniversary.

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N.Zealand mine rescuers release CCTV footage of blast

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N.Zealand mine rescuers release CCTV footage of blast

GREYMOUTH, New Zealand, Nov 23, 2010 (AFP) - New Zealand rescuers on Tuesday released CCTV footage of an underground blast which trapped 29 miners last week, showing a powerful and sustained explosion.

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US sends 'deep condolences' to Cambodia stampede victims

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US sends 'deep condolences' to Cambodia stampede victims

WASHINGTON, Nov 22, 2010 (AFP) - The United States on Monday extended its "deep condolences" for the nearly 350 lives lost during deadly stampede in Cambodia's capital.

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