Facebook changes policies on 'Trending Topics' after criticism

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Facebook changes policies on 'Trending Topics' after criticism

Facebook Inc said on Monday that it had changed some of the procedures for its "Trending Topics" section after a news report alleging it suppressed conservative news prompted a U.S. Congressional demand for more transparency.

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Google, Temasek see Southeast Asia web economy reaching $200 billion

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Google, Temasek see Southeast Asia web economy reaching $200 billion

Southeast Asia’s Internet economy, spanning online shopping to games and advertising, will surge sixfold to about $200 billion in the next decade, according to joint research by Google Inc. and Temasek Holdings Pte.

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City realizes $113.5 mln from sale of non-core businesses of state firms

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City realizes $113.5 mln from sale of non-core businesses of state firms

Ho Chi Minh City has reported positive results from a massive plan to restructure more than 100 state-owned firms since 2014, with 32 of them privatized and US$113.5 million realized from sale of non-core businesses.

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FAO/WHO refutes glyphosate cancer risk

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FAO/WHO refutes glyphosate cancer risk

The consumption of glyphosate, which is a core ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer, does not cause cancer, according to a recent report released by the Food and Agriculture Organisation and the World Health Organisation.

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Anti-gov’t groups take advantage of fish deaths to incite violence: Vietnam Television

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Anti-gov’t groups take advantage of fish deaths to incite violence: Vietnam Television

While competent agencies are actively working to figure out the cause of the mass fish deaths in central Vietnam, many anti-government groups have taken advantage of the phenomenon to incite violent protests, national broadcaster Vietnam Television said in a report on Sunday.

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Beijing blasts Pentagon report on Chinese military as damaging trust

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Beijing blasts Pentagon report on Chinese military as damaging trust

China condemned the U.S. Defense Department's annual report on the Chinese military on Sunday, calling it deliberate distortion that has "severely damaged" mutual trust.

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China using ‘coercive tactics’ in maritime claims: Pentagon

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China is using “coercive tactics” and fostering regional tensions as it expands its maritime presence in the South China Sea and elsewhere, but is avoiding triggering an armed conflict, the Pentagon said Friday.

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U.S. sees China boosting military presence after island-building spree

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U.S. sees China boosting military presence after island-building spree

China is expected to add substantial military infrastructure, including surveillance systems, to artificial islands in the South China Sea this year, giving it long-term "civil-military bases" in the contested waters, the Pentagon said on Friday.

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Bangladesh Bank remains compromised months after heist: forensics report

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Bangladesh Bank remains compromised months after heist: forensics report

Three hacking groups "are still lurking" in the network of Bangladesh's central bank, putting the bank at risk of further attacks about three months after it lost $81 million in a cyber heist, according to a report by U.S. computer security firms investigating the theft.

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Vietnam says U.S. lifting of arms ban would reflect trust: report

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Vietnam says U.S. lifting of arms ban would reflect trust: report

The US "accelerating" the lifting of a lethal arms embargo against Vietnam would reflect trust between the two countries, Reuters quoted the Vietnamese foreign ministry as saying.

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Vietnam Television apologizes for falsified story on dishonest veggie farmers

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Vietnam Television apologizes for falsified story on dishonest veggie farmers

Vietnam’s state broadcaster has issued a public apology and suspended one of its reporters for fabricating a TV report accusing farmers in a northern province of using dishonest tricks to grow pesticide-free vegetables.

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Report claiming bias in Facebook 'trending' topics sparks social media outcry

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Report claiming bias in Facebook 'trending' topics sparks social media outcry

Facebook workers have often omitted conservative political stories from the website’s "trending" list, the technology news site Gizmodo said on Monday in a report that sparked widespread comment on social media.

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Pentagon report reveals confusion among U.S. troops over Afghan mission

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Pentagon report reveals confusion among U.S. troops over Afghan mission

Amid fierce fighting after the Taliban captured the northern Afghan city of Kunduz last year, U.S. special forces advisers repeatedly asked their commanders how far they were allowed to go to help local troops retake the city.

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Panama Papers report alleges NZ prime place for rich to hide money

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Panama Papers report alleges NZ prime place for rich to hide money

New Zealand is at the heart of a tangled web of shelf companies and trusts that are being used by wealthy Latin Americans to channel funds around the world, according to a report on Monday based on leaks of the so-called Panama Papers.

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PM requires reports on licensing, supervision of Formosa’s discharge

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PM requires reports on licensing, supervision of Formosa’s discharge

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has instructed the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the People’s Committee of Ha Tinh province to report on the licensing and supervision of the wastewater discharge system at Taiwanese Hung Nghiep Formosa Ha Tinh Steel Company.

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