Questions that remain

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Questions that remain

VietNamNet Bridge – The final answer by the provincial government of Thua Thien-Hue gives a huge sigh of relief when authorities there, succumbing to grave concerns among the public, decide to cancel a tourism project located in a site deemed critical to national defense and security. The move, announced on Wednesday by provincial chairman Nguyen Van Cao, has quickly doused heated controversies surrounding the World Shine-Hue project registered by a Hong Kong investor of Chinese nationality. And, despite the soothing...

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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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Philippines shuts schools, alerts troops as super typhoon nears

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Philippines shuts schools, alerts troops as super typhoon nears

The Philippines closed schools, put soldiers on disaster alert and moved the location of an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting ahead of a super typhoon that may hit areas devastated by Typhoon Haiyan last year.

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Erdogan hosts Putin to tighten Turkey-Russia alliance

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday holds talks in Ankara with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to tighten links which have survived potentially grave disputes over the Syria and Ukraine crises.

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Mystery of Alexander the Great-era tomb holds Greeks in thrall

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Greek archaeologist Katerina Peristeri dug in obscurity for years before unearthing a marble tomb from the time of Alexander the Great -- a find that has brought her instant fame.

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Independent investigators say remains not those of missing students

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Parents of missing Mexican students meet with government officials after independent Argentine investigators report the remains of a mass grave do not belong to their loved ones.

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Vietnam’s Hoi An old town losing beach to alarming coastal erosion

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Vietnam’s Hoi An old town losing beach to alarming coastal erosion

A stunning beach along the coastline of a UNESCO-recognized old town in central Vietnam which draws a large number of tourists every year is being eroded by sea water at an alarming rate and could disappear altogether.

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'Thousands' of Ebola deaths likely unreported: WHO expert

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'Thousands' of Ebola deaths likely unreported: WHO expert

The raging Ebola outbreak has likely killed far more people than the 4,818 deaths reported by the World Health Organization, an expert at the UN health agency said Thursday, warning that thousands of fatalities were likely not accounted for.

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Fishing village widows eternally tied to the sea

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Fishing village widows eternally tied to the sea

VietNamNet Bridge – For women in the small village of Chau Thuan Bien, the sea is like a double-edged sword. It provides their livelihood, but takes away many of their husbands.

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Mass grave site found in search for missing students

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Authorities in Mexico uncover a new mass grave in a Guerrero trash dump near where 43 students disappeared in September.

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Fishing village widows eternally tied to the sea

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Fishing village widows eternally tied to the sea

For women in the small village of Chau Thuan Bien, the sea is like a double-edged sword. It provides their livelihood, but takes away many of their husbands.

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The man who writes letters in search of war martyrs’ relatives

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The man who writes letters in search of war martyrs’ relatives

Over the past ten years, a school guard in central Vietnam’s Quang Nam Province has written thousands of letters in search of relatives of war martyrs buried at a local cemetery, which he voluntarily tends.

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Millions of US dollars spent on real estate for the dead

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Millions of US dollars spent on real estate for the dead

VietNamNet Bridge - The movement to build cemetery parks in Vietnam has been flourishing in recent years, with projects worth dozens or hundreds of million of US dollars. Below are the most typical projects.

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Missing Mexico students not among 28 in mass grave

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Missing Mexico students not among 28 in mass grave

Mexican authorities have confirmed that DNA results conducted on bodies taken from a mass grave did not match any of the 43 students gone missing after a gang attack last month.

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Death wishes leave Kurd mothers warning of Kobani revenge

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Death wishes leave Kurd mothers warning of Kobani revenge

After losing one child on the battlefield, Bedia Gokguz might now lose another.

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