Chinese man fined for attempt to buy wife

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The People's Committee of Tay Ninh Province fined a Chinese man VND20 million (US$943) for taking part in illegal human trafficking of Vietnamese brides.

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Google changes 'to fight piracy' by highlighting legal sites

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Google changes 'to fight piracy' by highlighting legal sites

Google has announced changes to its search engine in an attempt to curb online piracy.

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Hong Kong students, officials set for first talks on political crisis

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 day(s) ago 2 related news

Senior Hong Kong government officials will meet student leaders for the first time on Tuesday in an attempt to defuse more than three weeks of pro-democracy protests which have brought parts of the Asian financial center to a standstill.

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Is Ebola the real ‘World War Z?’ (Spoiler alert: It’s not)

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Is Ebola the real ‘World War Z?’ (Spoiler alert: It’s not)

In 2006, I released a novel about a global zombie plague that drives humanity to the brink of extinction. While the zombies may have been fake, I tried to anchor the human response (political-military-economic-cultural) in reality. I studied the history of pandemics, natural disasters and industrialized warfare. I interviewed doctors, soldiers, journalists and someone who “has never gotten a check from the CIA” in an attempt to illustrate the fragile global systems that shield our species from the abyss. As...

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Singapore shift events to protect pitch for Suzuki Cup

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Singapore shift events to protect pitch for Suzuki Cup

Proprietors of Singapore's much-maligned National Stadium have bumped a concert in an attempt to assure concerned organisers that they will have a pitch up to the standards for next month's Suzuki Cup.

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Sunrise 689 hijack: black box missing

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Sunrise 689 hijack: black box missing

In an attempt to verify the authenticity of the reported hijacking of oil tanker Sunrise 689 on October 2, police collected testimonies from sailors, re-examined the ship but did not find the black box.

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Away from Kobani, Syria's other civil war rages on

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While the focus of Western attention is on Islamic State and its attempt to take the border town of Kobani in northern Syria, other rebel groups are still clashing with government forces elsewhere in the country, according to videos uploaded to social media.

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U.S.-led coalition launches 21 airstrikes near Kobani

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 week(s) ago

American-led forces conduct 21 airstrikes on Islamic State targets near the Syrian border town of Kobani, in an attempt to drive the militants out.

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Quang Nam marks patriot Nguyen Van Troi’s death

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Quang Nam marks patriot Nguyen Van Troi’s death

A ceremony for the 50th anniversary of the death day of the young Vietnamese patriot, Nguyen Van Troi, was organised in Dien Ban district in the central province of Quang Nam on October 4, with the participation of representatives from the Venezuelan Embassy in Vietnam.

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Hong Kong police in fresh assault on protest barricades

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Hundreds of police armed with chainsaws and boltcutters made a fresh assault on protest barricades in Hong Kong on Tuesday, a day after a similar attempt backfired as demonstrators reinforced their defences.

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Hong Kong police make fresh attempt to clear barricaded roads

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Hong Kong police make fresh attempt to clear barricaded roads

Hong Kong police made fresh attempts on Tuesday to unblock streets that have been occupied for two weeks by pro-democracy protesters, removing more barricades a day after clashes broke out as opponents of the protest movement tried to reclaim roads.

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China sentences two cult members to death for McDonald's murder

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China sentences two cult members to death for McDonald's murder

China on Saturday sentenced two members of a banned religious cult - a father and daughter - to death for the murder in a McDonald's restaurant of a woman who refused an apparent attempt by the group to recruit her, state media said.

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US Secret Service in disarray, fueling questions over Obama's safety

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US Secret Service in disarray, fueling questions over Obama's safety

When Secret Service officer Timothy McCarthy took a bullet to protect Ronald Reagan in a 1981 assassination attempt and agent Jerry Parr shoved the president into a limousine, their quick reflexes projected a Hollywood-style image of invincibility around the agency.

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Court turns down dairy firm lawsuit

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Ha Noi People's Court has rejected an attempt by an importer of goat-milk products to sue the city's Market Watch Department for issuing instructions that it claimed had affected the company's prestige and caused it to lose money.

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Thai rice exports set to reach 11 million tonnes this year

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago

Thai rice exports set to reach 11 million tonnes this year

Thailand's rice shipments are expected to reach 11 million tonnes this year thanks to price competitiveness and the government's accelerated attempt to dispose of stocks, according to Bangkok Post newspaper.

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