Philippines: death toll grows amid clashes

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VietnamPlus English 7 month(s) ago 1 duplicate news

The week-long clashes between Philippine Government troops and Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) rebels taking place in the country’s southern port city of Zamboanga have left 99 people dead, including four civilians, according to the country’s military reports.

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Philippine leader visits war-torn southern city

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VietNam News English 7 month(s) ago

Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Friday visited the southern city of Zamboanga where government troops are battling followers of a Muslim rebel leader opposed to peace talks.

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VN marine police receive three advanced patrol vessels

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 8 month(s) ago

VN marine police receive three advanced patrol vessels

The Defense Ministry has handed over three patrol boats equipped with advanced technological systems to the Vietnam Marine Police Department.

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Foot surgeon improves lives in Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 10 month(s) ago

Foot surgeon improves lives in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – Dr Naomi Shields tells VNS about a project she volunteers for, which treats disabled children and landmine victims.

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Teacher of Viet origin shields children from disaster

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VOV News English 11 month(s) ago

Teacher of Viet origin shields children from disaster

(VOV) -Third-grade teacher Jennifer Doan was found under the rubble of Oklahoma’s Plaza Towers Elementary School after trying to protect her students from the recent devastating tornado.

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Child soldiers increasingly recruited in Syria: charity

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Báo Dân Trí English 14 month(s) ago

Child soldiers increasingly recruited in Syria: charity

Children are being increasingly recruited on the frontline in Syria's war, with both sides to the conflict using boys as soldiers and even human shields, a British charity said on Wednesday.

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Mystery persists in Mexico oil firm blast after 33 die

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 15 month(s) ago

Mystery persists in Mexico oil firm blast after 33 die

The cause of a deadly explosion at the headquarters of Mexico's state-owned oil firm remained shrouded in mystery Friday, with authorities investigating if it was an accident or an attack 24 hours later.

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Top Facebook executive quits to join London's Tech City

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 19 month(s) ago

Top Facebook executive quits to join London's Tech City

LONDON – Joanna Shields, head of social media group Facebook's operations in Europe, is leaving to join a British government-sponsored venture to create London's answer to Silicon Valley.

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Nokia's Kevin Shields on PureView, floating sensors and the 'missile' that is the Lumia 920

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Báo Đầu Tư English 20 month(s) ago

Nokia's Kevin Shields on PureView, floating sensors and the 'missile' that is the Lumia 920

A conversation with Nokia's Stephen Elop, as we had earlier this week, is quite an experience.

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Syria now in civil war, UN official says

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VietNam News English 24 month(s) ago 2 related news

Syria is now in a full-scale civil war, UNpeacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous said, as the United States voiced fears the UNmission in the country may not survive once its mandate expires in July.

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Syrian army uses children as 'human shields': UN

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Báo Dân Trí English 24 month(s) ago

Syrian army uses children as 'human shields': UN

Syrian troops have tortured children, executed them and used children as young as eight as "human shields" during military raids against rebels, according to a UN report released Tuesday.

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Antiques on display at Hue Festival

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SaigonTimes English 26 month(s) ago

More than 1,000 antiques by 22 collectors from UNESCO Vietnam Center are part of the ‘Back to land of heritages’ exhibition from Wednesday to April 20 as part of the Hue Festival.

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Repairs at leaking dam create controversy

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VietNam News English 26 month(s) ago

Repairs at leaking dam create controversy

The cause of the leakage at Song Tranh 2 Hydro-Power Plant, the biggest dam in central Viet Nam, remains a controversial issue. The accident catalysed a comprehensive examination of the country's hydro-power system. Tran Quynh Hoa reports for Viet Nam News.

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Apple shares surge despite factory inspections in China

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VietNam News English 28 month(s) ago

Apple's stock on Monday topped US$500 for the first time on Wall Street even as a probe started looking into work conditions at a Chinese factory that cranks out the California company's coveted gadgets.

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N.Korea rallies for successor, no mention of nuclear arms

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 29 month(s) ago

N.Korea rallies for successor, no mention of nuclear arms

North Korea in a policy-setting message for New Year called on its people to rally behind anointed successor Kim Jong-un by becoming "human shields" but made no mention of its nuclear arms program, the key source of regional security concern during his deceased father's reign.

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