Hand-foot-mouth disease sets record

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Hand-foot-mouth disease sets record

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City is facing the spread of various diseases at the same time. The number of hand-food-mouth patients hit a record while dengue fever and malaria have appeared.

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New US Ambassador says hello to Vietnam

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New US Ambassador says hello to Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – Saying hello to Vietnam from Washington, the newly-appointed US Ambassador, David Shear confirms that the two countries have great potentials of cooperation.

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British PM insists fightback against London rioters

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British PM insists fightback against London rioters

British Prime Minister David Cameron has given police green light to use water cannon on mainland Britain for the first time as part of a "fightback" against rioters.

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Banks have money, but can’t lend

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Banks have money, but can’t lend

VietNamNet Bridge – Earlier this year, experts feared that the credit boom would break the credit growth rate cap of 20 percent set up by the State Bank of Vietnam in an effort to curb inflation. However, they now fear that the 20 percent growth rate would be unreachable.

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Obama, Bernanke discuss U.S. and global economy

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U.S. President Barack Obama and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke met in the Oval Office on Wednesday to discuss the U.S. and global economic situation.

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World Bank grants Egypt 247 mln USD

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The World Bank's Institutional Development Fund (IDF) has attributed 247 million U.S. dollars support to Egypt, state media reported on Wednesday.

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SOCIETY IN BRIEF 11/8

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SOCIETY IN BRIEF 11/8

Vietnamese church group meets at Da Nang

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Slight penalty lends a hand to businesses to play dirty on rivals

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Slight penalty lends a hand to businesses to play dirty on rivals

VietNamNet Bridge – Businesses have complained that they have incurred big losses due to the “dirty PR campaigns” on the Internet carried out by their rivals. Meanwhile, the penalties prove to be not heavy enough to render the violators.

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Hundreds of billions of dong spent, but people don’t have clean water

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Hundreds of billions of dong spent, but people don’t have clean water

VietNamNet Bridge – Tens of clean water pumping stations have been built in the communes in the outskirts of Hanoi to bring clean water to local residents-- in the context of the serious underground water pollution. However, the stations have never been used and they are awaiting liquidation.

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WHO launches online nutrition guidance

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In a bid to prevent millions of deaths and suffering every year from malnutrition, the Geneva-based World Health Organization (WHO) launched an online initiative on Wednesday.

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Viet Nam takes part in international circus fest

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Viet Nam takes part in international circus fest

VietNamNet Bridge – Fifteen young artists from the Viet Nam Circus Federation are participating at the 10th International Circus Festival in Havana, capital of Cuba.

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Six match officials banned for life by FIFA

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Football's world governing body FIFA announced Wednesday that six match officials were banned from all football-related activities, both at national and international level, for life.

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Perseid meteor shower appears

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Perseid meteor shower appears

VietNamNet Bridge – The Perseid meteors can be observed from August 9 through 17 in big cities in Vietnam. Astronomy clubs will organize observation of this interesting phenomenon.

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New tentative regulation puts businesses into dilemma

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New tentative regulation puts businesses into dilemma

VietNamNet Bridge – A lot of economic groups and general corporations are trying to sell stakes in order to reduce the investments in non-core business fields, because they know that they will have to do this, sooner or later.

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Wall Street slumps on economic concerns, France rumors

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Wall Street slumps on economic concerns, France rumors

U.S. stocks tumbled on Wednesday with all three major indexes down more than 4 percent, as investors concerns about the economy and rumors said France might lose its triple-A credit rating.

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