IOC clashes with US over anti-doping reform

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PYEONGCHANG: The top Olympics body rejected American proposals for reforming the World Anti-Doping Agency on Thursday (Mar 16), as one of its members stirred controversy by comparing a ban on Russian athletes to the Holocaust.

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Vietnam PM yet to draw conclusion on two controversial projects

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 2 week(s) ago

A massive steelmaking project in south-central Vietnam and a multimillion-dollar underwater tunnel in the central region, both under controversy over their necessity, have yet to receive approval or rejection from Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

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Buffett tackles Trump in defending value of immigrants

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WASHINGTON: Billionaire investor Warren Buffett used his annual letter Saturday to laud immigrants and their contribution to the growth of the US economy amid President Donald Trump's anti-immigrant stance.

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Da Nang settles on $206mn underwater tunnel plan, despite controversy

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 month(s) ago

Authorities in the central Vietnamese city of Da Nang have made the final decision to build a tunnel under its iconic river in 2018, despite widespread objection from local experts.

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Gov’t aims for stable power tariff

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The electricity sector in 2017 will strive to prevent the power tariff from stirring controversy, said Hoàng Quốc Vượng, deputy minister of Industry and Trade.

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Hillary Clinton faces FBI probe as presidential race enters final stretch

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DES MOINES: Hillary Clinton embarks this weekend on the frenetic final 10 days of her White House campaign, determined to shake off renewed controversy over the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) probe into her private emails.

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Proposal to raise retirement age stirs controversy in Vietnam

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A proposal by the labor ministry to raise the retirement age in Vietnam has been met with a mixed public reaction.

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E-cigarettes: Untold stories

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The growing use of electronic cigarettes as a substitute for tobacco smoking has been a topic of great controversy, with much speculation over their potential risks and benefits. However, there are some different stories.

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Hanoi ban on motorbikes from other provinces sparks controversy

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A recent regulation by Hanoi authorities that would ban motorbikes from other provinces entering the city to solve the traffic crisis has received opposition.

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Controversy over traffic commitment for six year-olds

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Controversy over traffic commitment for six year-olds

A requirement that grade 1 pupils in the southern province of Dong Nai have to sign a pledge not to violate traffic regulations has met with opposition from some parents.

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Facebook ‘Napalm Girl’ row escalates as Norway PM posts picture

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Facebook ‘Napalm Girl’ row escalates as Norway PM posts picture

Norway’s Prime Minister Erna Solberg joined escalating protests over censorship by Facebook Inc., posting the iconic Vietnam War picture of the “Napalm Girl” to her profile on the social media network.

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France seeks new chapter in Muslim relations

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France seeks new chapter in Muslim relations

PARIS: France's government sought Monday to open a new chapter in relations with the country's Muslims following a summer scarred by jihadist attacks and a ban on burkinis that ratcheted up communal tensions.

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Team Vietnam breaks country’s record for medical staff sent to an Olympics

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Team Vietnam breaks country’s record for medical staff sent to an Olympics

Accompanying the 23 athletes on Team Vietnam to Rio 2016 were two doctors and one physical therapist – the most medical staff the country has ever sent to an Olympics.

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French court suspends burkini ban, controversy goes on

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French court suspends burkini ban, controversy goes on

A French court on Friday suspended a ban on women wearing full-body "burkini" swimsuits on a Mediterranean town's beach but the prime minister said the debate was not over, calling the outfit a symbol of a "backwards, deadly Islamism".

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Vietnamese singer’s new song comes under suspicion of plagiarism

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Vietnamese singer’s new song comes under suspicion of plagiarism

A Vietnamese song has recently stirred up controversy, as it sounds suspiciously like Charlie Puth’s hit, ‘We Don’t Talk Anymore.’

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