Vietnam pop stars sing to start anti-poaching campaign

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Vietnam pop stars sing to start anti-poaching campaign

Vietnamese pop singer Thu Minh shows a shirt with slogans promoting a campaign against rhino poaching.

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Two Vietnamese honored as Young Global Leaders

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Two Vietnamese honored as Young Global Leaders

VietNamNet Bridge - The World Economic Forum has published a list of 200 global young leaders 2014, including two Vietnamese - architect Vo Trong Nghia and Nguyen Hoang Long – the Vietnamese Ambassador to Italy.

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Emerging markets output growth slows to five month low in February: HSBC survey

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Emerging markets output growth slows to five month low in February: HSBC survey

A man wears a mask while walking on a bridge during a hazy day in Shanghai's financial district of Pudong December 5, 2013.

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Gillard takes new role with global education campaign

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Gillard takes new role with global education campaign

Julia Gillard, former prime minister of Australia, has revealed her new role as chairwoman of a major international education campaign.

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Ethiopia signs US$4b geothermal deal

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Ethiopia signs US$4b geothermal deal

Ethiopia signed a US$4 billion deal Wednesday with American-Icelandic company Reykjavik Geothermal to develop a 1000-megawatt geothermal farm, officials said.

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Asia consumes half of global energy by 2050

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Asia will account for nearly 50 percent of global energy consumption by 2050, according to two energy scenarios presented at the World Energy Congress (WEC) which is taking place in Deagu, the Republic of Korea.

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Asia consumes half of global energy by 2050

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Asia will account for nearly 50 percent of global energy consumption by 2050, according to two energy scenarios presented at the World Energy Congress (WEC) which is taking place in Deagu, the Republic of Korea.

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World Bank seeks to halve extreme poverty by 2020

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World Bank seeks to halve extreme poverty by 2020

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said on Wednesday the global development lender must work to halve extreme poverty in the next seven years if it is to reach a more ambitious target set for 2030.

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World hungry drop to one in eight people: UN

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World hungry drop to one in eight people: UN

ROME – The number of world hungry has dropped to one in eight people, making the goal of halving hunger by 2015 possible despite continued problems in Sub-Saharan Africa and Southern Asia, the UN food agency said Tuesday.

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AIDS epidemic's end by 2030 seen: UN official

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago

A top UN official said the global AIDS epidemic could be over by 2030 because of progress made in treatment and control of the disease.

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UNCTAD: Grow more food at less cost to environment

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Rich and poor nations are being urged to diversify their crops and boost support to small farmers, according to a new report launched by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

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Early childhood deaths halved since 1990: report

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago

Early childhood deaths around the world have been cut in half since 1990 but some 18,000 children under five still die every day, according to a new report out on Friday.

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US to reopen Mideast embassies except Yemen on Sunday

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US to reopen Mideast embassies except Yemen on Sunday

The United States said Friday it would reopen all of the embassies it shut this week except the one in Yemen, after re-assessing the Al-Qaeda threat.

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Programme marks birth of one millionth HIV-free baby

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VietNam News English 11 month(s) ago

This month somewhere in sub-Saharan Africa the one millionth baby will be born without HIV to a mother who suffers from the disease, thanks in large part to a decade-old US aid programme.

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World Bank sees less global growth, more stability

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The World Bank on Wednesday lowered its growth estimate for the global economy in 2013, but said that expansion appeared better balanced than just before the 2008 financial crisis.

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