Vietnam, US cooperate on crisis/emergency response

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Vietnam, US cooperate on crisis/emergency response

(VOV) - Vietnam and the US signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on January 29 to improve the nation’s emergency response to disasters by developing an incident command system (ICS).

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Thai women get assistance abroad via online channel

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VietnamPlus English 4 day(s) ago

The Thai Ministry of Social Development and Human Security has affirmed its One Stop Crisis Centre (OSCC)’s role in providing help to Thai women working and living aboard through the website www.yingthai.net.

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UN warns crisis looms for families in southern Iraq

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 day(s) ago

UN warns crisis looms for families in southern Iraq

The United Nations' food agency warned on Tuesday of a looming humanitarian crisis in southern Iraq, where tens of thousands of destitute, displaced families have sought refuge from conflict.

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Japan urges Jordan's help in IS hostage crisis after video

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Japan urges Jordan's help in IS hostage crisis after video

Japan pressed Jordan for help in securing the release of Kenji Goto, a Japanese hostage of Islamic State militants, after a video on Tuesday appeared to show him saying he could be killed in 24 hours.

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EU investments stymied

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EU investments stymied

The Eurozone crisis may hamper investments from Eurozone nations to Vietnam, as the euro’s depreciation makes investments in Vietnam more expensive.

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Japan special envoy hopeful about release of hostage, pilot

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Japan special envoy hopeful about release of hostage, pilot

A Japanese envoy in Jordan expressed hope that both Japanese hostage Kenji Goto and a Jordanian pilot held by Islamic militants will return home "with a smile on their faces," as criticisms mounted Tuesday over the government's handling of the crisis.

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S&P cuts Russia credit rating to 'junk'

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S&P cuts Russia credit rating to 'junk'

Standard and Poor's stripped Russia of its investment-grade rating on Monday (Jan 26), cutting it to "junk" status with a warning of weak growth.

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Ebola crisis: 'Too slow' WHO promises reforms

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VietnamNet English 6 day(s) ago

Ebola crisis: 'Too slow' WHO promises reforms

The World Health Organization (WHO) has set out plans for reform, admitting that it was too slow to respond to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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UN Security Council to meet on Ukraine crisis after deadly clashes

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago

The UN Security Council will hold a special meeting on Monday on the violence in eastern Ukraine after a rocket barrage blamed on separatists killed 30 and threatened to open up a new front in the war.

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Greece votes on whether to dump austerity, take on lenders

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 day(s) ago

Greeks begin voting in an election expected to bring to power the radical leftist Syriza party, which has pledged to take on international lenders and roll back painful austerity measures imposed during years of economic crisis.

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Ebola crisis: Experimental vaccine 'shipped to Liberia'

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Ebola crisis: Experimental vaccine 'shipped to Liberia'

The first batch of an experimental vaccine against Ebola is on its way to Liberia.

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State of the Union: Obama demands spread of wealth

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State of the Union: Obama demands spread of wealth

US President Barack Obama has declared an end to the financial crisis and pledged economic policies to benefit all Americans, in his annual State of the Union address to Congress.

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Japan PM arrives home to lead hostage crisis response

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Japan PM arrives home to lead hostage crisis response

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived home from the Middle East Wednesday to take charge of Tokyo's response to Islamic militants threatening to kill two Japanese nationals unless he pays a $200 million ransom.

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Charter flights bringing Russian tourists to Vietnam suspended over poor bookings: newspaper

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Charter flights bringing Russian tourists to Vietnam suspended over poor bookings: newspaper

Two travel companies specializing in bringing Russian holidaymakers to Vietnam via air charter will suspend two of its services as of Wednesday thanks to the falling number of bookings apparently caused by the ruble crisis.

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China's economic growth slows to 7.3 percent in fourth quarter, near six-year low

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China's economic growth slows to 7.3 percent in fourth quarter, near six-year low

China's economic growth held steady at 7.3 percent in the fourth quarter from a year earlier, slightly better than expected but still hovering at its weakest since the global financial crisis, keeping pressure on policymakers to head off a sharper slowdown.

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