Turkey, US aim for zone cleared of Islamic State in northern Syria

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago

Turkey, US aim for zone cleared of Islamic State in northern Syria

Turkey and the United States are working on plans to provide air cover for Syrian rebels and jointly sweep Islamic State fighters from a strip of land along the Turkish border, bolstering the NATO member's security and possibly providing a safe haven for civilians.

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Malaria vaccine gets 'green light'

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Malaria vaccine gets 'green light'

The world's first malaria vaccine has cleared one of the final hurdles prior to being approved for use in Africa.

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FDI dead weight dropped

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FDI dead weight dropped

Although cities and provinces show their determination to revoke licences from sluggish foreign invested projects, they still find it hard to make any revocation decisions.

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Vietnam to stop tax defaulters from leaving country

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Vietnam to stop tax defaulters from leaving country

Vietnam plans to ban people from leaving the country if they personally owe VND50 million (US$2,300) in taxes or land-use fees or if a business they represent owes VND1 billion ($45,850).

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Study links Prozac, Paxil use with birth defects

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Study links Prozac, Paxil use with birth defects

A sweeping government study of thousands of women has found links between the older antidepressants Prozac and Paxil and birth defects, but has cleared other popular treatments in the class, including Celexa, Lexapro and Pfizer's Zoloft, which is the subject of a major lawsuit over birth defect claims.

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Central Highlands’ forests slowly dying

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Central Highlands’ forests slowly dying

VietNamNet Bridge - Intense deforestation has been occurring across the Central Highlands over the last 10 years. Tens of hectares of forestland have been cleared every year.

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Forestlands illegally occupied, traded on Vietnam's Phu Quoc Island

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Forestlands illegally occupied, traded on Vietnam's Phu Quoc Island

Those who illegally occupy forestlands on Phu Quoc Island, off southern Vietnam, and sell them to investors and speculators need nothing more than a simple agreement to complete transactions.

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Killer U.S. Marine to go free

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

A U.S. marine convicted, cleared and re-convicted of killing a retired Iraqi policeman in 2006 is sentenced to time already served in custody.

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Slow site clearance hits Saigon Safari project

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge – The long-awaited Saigon Safari on the outskirts of HCMC is far behind schedule due to site clearance delays.

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Supreme Court agrees to pay $360,000 to wrongfully imprisoned man

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Supreme Court agrees to pay $360,000 to wrongfully imprisoned man

The Supreme People’s Court has said it will pay compensation of VND 7.2 billion (US$360,000) to a man who served ten years in prison for a wrongful murder conviction.

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Miscarriages of justice in Vietnam are serious: legislators

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Miscarriages of justice in Vietnam are serious: legislators

At least 71 people were wrongfully charged or convicted in Vietnam from October 2011 to September 2014, according to new data released by the National Assembly's judicial committee.

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Vietnam's lawmakers divided over the right to silence for crime suspects

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Vietnam's lawmakers divided over the right to silence for crime suspects

Nguyen Thanh Chan (C) has made headlines in Vietnam since April 2014 when he had his name cleared after serving 10 years as part of a life sentence for murder. Photo: Ha An

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HCM City soon to lose art workshop

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HCM City soon to lose art workshop

VietNamNet Bridge – Young artists in the Sao La project of HCMC-based Gallery Quynh have turned a building at the corner of Nguyen Thai Binh and Le Cong Kieu streets in District 1 into an art workshop even though when they are aware that the building will be cleared sooner or later.

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Three injured in train-truck crash

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

Three injured in train-truck crash

Three people were injured when a train crashed into a truck yesterday afternoon in Xuan Tho Commune in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Nai.

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Cambodia’s mine clearance efforts highlighted

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

Cambodia’s National Centre for Peacekeeping Forces Management Mines and Explosive Remnants of War Clearance (NPMEC) has obtained significant achievements since its establishment 10 years ago.

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