Known for jokes and insults, Boris Johnson takes helm of British diplomacy

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Known for jokes and insults, Boris Johnson takes helm of British diplomacy

Boris Johnson, Britain's most colorful politician with a long record of gaffes and scandals, was appointed as foreign secretary on Wednesday in a surprise move by new Prime Minister Theresa May that could shake up world diplomacy.

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China's dog meat problem

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China's dog meat problem

I ate dog just once, and it was an accident. A Chinese scrap-metal dealer with whom I'm friendly invited me to a fancy hotpot restaurant in Chongqing. As the waitress delivered bowl after bowl of dunkable vegetables and raw meats for cooking at our table, I pointed to one and asked: "What's this?" My friend's answer, in heavily accented English, sounded like "duck." It tasted like a meaty hair ball.

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Thai police prepare to raid scandal-hit temple, arrest abbot

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Thai police prepare to raid scandal-hit temple, arrest abbot

Thai police prepared to raid a Buddhist temple north of Bangkok on Thursday and apprehend its influential abbot, a justice ministry unit said, the latest twist in a series of scandals that has shaken Thailand's dominant faith.

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Vietnam may have new agency to manage state enterprises

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Vietnam may have new agency to manage state enterprises

The Vietnamese government is considering setting up a new agency to manage state-owned enterprises more effectively, but some economists have questioned the necessity of such a plan.

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Clinton, Trump draw battle lines for ill-tempered campaign fight

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Clinton, Trump draw battle lines for ill-tempered campaign fight

WASHINGTON, June 8 - U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump kicked off a fierce general election battle, with Democrats accusing Trump of erratic behavior and the Republican threatening to bring up old Clinton scandals.

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Scandals shake up drinks sector

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Scandals shake up drinks sector

The beverage market has seen significant upheavals recently as big players like Number 1 Group and Suntory PepsiCo face scandals over their production quality. The latest shock to local consumers was last week’s allegations of high lead content in the green tea product C2 and energy drink Red Dragon, produced by the Universal Robina Corporation. Nguyen Van Viet, chairman of the Vietnam Beer, Alcohol Beverage Association, shared his analysis on this unfolding issue with VIR’s Thanh Xuan.

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Vietnamese actress accused of exaggerating ‘A-list’ appearance at Cannes

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Vietnamese actress accused of exaggerating ‘A-list’ appearance at Cannes

The recent appearance of a Vietnamese actress on the Cannes Film Festival red carpet, which some local media outlets described as exclusive treatment for A-list stars, is in fact a twist of the truth, a Hanoi-based newswire has claimed.

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FIFA names woman as secretary general for first time

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FIFA names woman as secretary general for first time

FIFA president Gianni Infantino made the surprise announcement in Mexico City that he had chosen 54-year-old Fatma Samoura, an outsider unknown to the football world, to be his deputy at the male-dominated organisation.

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‘Taste of Australia’ showcase opens up opportunity for cooperation with Vietnam food industry

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‘Taste of Australia’ showcase opens up opportunity for cooperation with Vietnam food industry

While tonnes of dead fish were mysteriously washing ashore on coastlines throughout central Vietnam last month, and the local press reported on multiple fake beef scandals across the country, the Australian Consulate through the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) was talking up the advantages of doing business with the Australian food and beverage industry.

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In Vietnam, confusion arises over rule banning beauties from taking nude photos

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In Vietnam, confusion arises over rule banning beauties from taking nude photos

A recent regulation on banning beauty pageant queens and modeling contest winners from taking nude photos has caused confusion for industry insiders

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Vietnam struggles with $107mln steel complex in wake of shipbuilding scandal

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Vietnam struggles with $107mln steel complex in wake of shipbuilding scandal

Three years after state-owned shipbuilding giant Vinashin was restructured amid corruption scandals, Vietnam's government still struggles to deal with a string of its dormant projects around the country.

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Finance firm exec jailed for blackmailing businesswoman in Vietnam

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Finance firm exec jailed for blackmailing businesswoman in Vietnam

A court in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday sentenced a man to a seven years in prison for blackmailing a businesswoman who ran a large energy company in the city.

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Sex, graft, slaves and radiation: Abe hit by slew of scandals

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Sex, graft, slaves and radiation: Abe hit by slew of scandals

For three years, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s administration has seemed immune to the scandals and gaffes that helped cut short his first term as premier in 2007 after less than a year. That may have changed with a recent spate of blunders.

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Many bankers handled roughly in 2015

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Many bankers handled roughly in 2015

VietNamNet Bridge - The bankers that were seriously criticized by the local press in 2015 were those that managed banks involved in bad debt scandals.

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Netherlands' Damen eyes Vietnamese shipbuilder: report

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Netherlands' Damen eyes Vietnamese shipbuilder: report

A file photo of Song Cam shipyard in the northern city of Hai Phong. Photo credit: Giao Thong

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