Uber offers free rides in Sydney after surge-pricing criticism

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Uber offers free rides in Sydney after surge-pricing criticism

Uber Technologies Inc. offered users in Sydney’s central business district free rides after a backlash over increased fares during a hostage crisis, adding to the controversies facing the mobile car-booking company.

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HCMC, Hanoi taxi assoc. voice concerns over Uber; exec says Uber's already registered in Vietnam

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HCMC, Hanoi taxi assoc. voice concerns over Uber; exec says Uber's already registered in Vietnam

The Ho Chi Minh City Taxi Association expressed grave concerns about the threat posed by Uber prior to a government reversal, following a suggestion from the minister of transportation that Vietnam negotiate an agreement with the controversial service.

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Newly crowned Miss Vietnam faces heated controversy over looks

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Newly crowned Miss Vietnam faces heated controversy over looks

Miss Vietnam Nguyen Cao Ky Duyen have come under fire for her appearance since she was crowned in the finale last week.

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Decoding Vietnam’s road culture through David Beckham’s picture

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Decoding Vietnam’s road culture through David Beckham’s picture

HANOI – I first learned that football great David Beckham visited Vietnam from the Facebook post of a Vietnamese American friend. A post on Beckham’s official FB page has sparked a bit of controversy for its depiction of modern Vietnamese society.

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Hugo Chavez is alive in the classroom

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A new course on the late Hugo Chavez at a Caracas military institute earns praise while also stirring controversy in a divided Venezuela.

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Burning ritual sparks controversy

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Burning ritual sparks controversy

VietNamNet Bridge – Researchers in the former royal capital city of Hue are objecting to a recent ban on the custom of burning votive paper offerings.

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Burning ritual sparks controversy

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Burning ritual sparks controversy

Researchers in the former royal capital city of Hue are objecting to a recent ban on the custom of burning votive paper offerings.

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Broadcast of Sex and the City stirs up controversy

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Broadcast of Sex and the City stirs up controversy

The point is this: the show is not only about sex scenes but also about significant lessons in life, love, and marriage and the experiences of young adults in modern society. The show once became a global phenomenon and is still being shown in many countries. There should be no concern over the effects it might have on the audience.

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Despite controversies, “Sex and the City” still airs on national channel

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Despite controversies, “Sex and the City” still airs on national channel

VietNamNet Bridge - After the controversy on the time for adult movies on national television, VTV began airing the US series "Sex and the City" at 11pm on November 10.

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China hopes TPP trade talks are transparent; open to joining

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China said on Friday it hoped U.S.-led Asia-Pacific free-trade talks would be transparent and China would be open to joining them, playing down controversy over competing U.S. and Chinese visions for regional trade.

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Controversy crops up over cable system near Son Doong Cave

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Controversy crops up over cable system near Son Doong Cave

The Quang Binh Province People's Committee defended the controversial cable car project scheduled to be built near the world's largest cave, Son Doong.

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Vietnam youths stir Facebook controversy for staged dog murder

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The manager of a tourism company in the central city of Da Nang has pledged to punish employees who posted staged photos of themselves strangling a dog and smashing its head on a Facebook page they created bearing the company's name.

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Billionaires' $10m gift to Yale stirs debate in China

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Billionaires' $10m gift to Yale stirs debate in China

A Chinese billionaire couple's $10 million gift to Yale University sparked controversy among the country's Internet users Thursday, with some arguing that the money would be better spent on schools in China.

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New Ebola cases slowing in Liberia, but too soon to celebrate: WHO

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 1 related news

The rate of new Ebola infections appears to be slowing in hard-hit Liberia, but the crisis is far from over, the World Health Organisation has said.

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Obama salutes 'heroic' US Ebola workers, urges calm

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Obama salutes 'heroic' US Ebola workers, urges calm

Speaking at the White House after meeting with returned health workers, President Barack Obama said those who volunteer on the front lines should be applauded for their service.

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