Muslim women say burkini debate 'absurd'

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Muslim women say burkini debate 'absurd'

PARIS: Before Wendy bought her first burkini this summer, the 22-year-old French Muslim convert would dress up in leggings, a tennis skirt and a T-shirt to enjoy days at the beach.

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Ho Chi Minh City party chief encourages labor unions to stage strikes

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Ho Chi Minh City party chief encourages labor unions to stage strikes

The secretary of the Party Committee of Ho Chi Minh City wants labor unions of companies citywide to be more effective in staging legitimate strikes for workers, a request that sparked quite a debate on Tuesday.

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Debate rages over Sabeco nepotism accusations

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Debate rages over Sabeco nepotism accusations

The head of Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM) Nguyen Dinh Cung has called the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) "shameless" after it claimed the promotion of former minister Vu Huy Hoang's son had followed all procedures.

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Burkini bans cause ripples in France, consternation abroad

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Burkini bans cause ripples in France, consternation abroad

The decision by a handful of French mayors to ban the Islamic burkini swimsuit has divided the country and shocked its neighbours, with critics seeing the prohibitions as profoundly discriminatory.

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The burkini: rare but controversial in France

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The burkini: rare but controversial in France

The burkini, a body-concealing swimsuit worn by Muslim women that has provoked a national debate in France, is little worn in the country with Europe's largest Muslim community.

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Da Nang considers relocating administrative center from $89mn building

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Da Nang considers relocating administrative center from $89mn building

A relocation request for the administration center in the central Vietnamese city of Da Nang aimed at alleviating unpleasant working conditions has become a topic of debate amongst local officials.

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Germany agonises over role of army at home after attacks

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Germany agonises over role of army at home after attacks

BERLIN: Heavily-armed soldiers have been a common sight in Paris after France was hit by deadly attacks, but in neighbouring Germany, talk about troops patrolling at home for the first time since World War II has sparked an emotional debate.

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Cook, bookkeeper and 'worst of the worst' held at Guantanamo

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Cook, bookkeeper and 'worst of the worst' held at Guantanamo

Detainees at the Guantanamo military prison include fighters who sought to kill Americans, but also men who cooked, translated or had only tenuous militant ties but were nonetheless held for many years, according to a report released on Wednesday that is likely to fuel debate over closing the facility.

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VN, Argentina debate on trade and investment opportunities

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VGP – A bilateral trade promotion debate was jointly-organized by the Vietnamese Embassy in Argentina and the Argentina-Viet Nam Cultural Institute on August 5 in Buenos Aires.

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Video of foreigners butt-dancing ignites debate over Vietnamese bias toward Westerners

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Video of foreigners butt-dancing ignites debate over Vietnamese bias toward Westerners

You, both local and foreign readers, may have watched a video that shows two foreigners butt-dancing in a neighborhood for backpackers in downtown Ho Chi Minh City, which went viral on Facebook last weekend.

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New highway project tentatively financed by China sparks row among Vietnamese ministries

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New highway project tentatively financed by China sparks row among Vietnamese ministries

An expressway project in northern Vietnam has been in the center of a heated debate between two ministries over who will be its developer and whether it should be funded by Chinese loans.

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Two 18-yr-old Vietnamese sentenced in Jean Valjean-like bread theft

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Two 18-yr-old Vietnamese sentenced in Jean Valjean-like bread theft

Two young Vietnamese men were handed prison sentences by a Ho Chi Minh City court on Wednesday after stealing a loaf of sweetbread last year, a case that sparked debate whether the punishment fits the crime of shoplifting a quick snack.

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Traffic offenders allegedly kicked by Hanoi cop fined as case sparks debate

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Traffic offenders allegedly kicked by Hanoi cop fined as case sparks debate

Two people on a motorbike allegedly kicked by a Hanoi traffic cop, as seen in a video that went viral earlier this week, have been fined for breaching traffic rules, as a debate raged over whether traffic offenders should be stopped at all cost.

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Villa demolition sparks debate on heritage conservation

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Villa demolition sparks debate on heritage conservation

The Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee has asked relevant agencies to investigate the case in which a French villa demolition triggers heritage management crisis.

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Vietnam affirms coordination in promoting human rights

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Vietnam affirms coordination in promoting human rights

Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga has emphasised the country’s close coordination in promoting human rights and implementing sustainable development at a United Nations debate on human rights on July 12-13.

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