New Philippine defense chief says militant threat more pressing than South China Sea

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New Philippine defense chief says militant threat more pressing than South China Sea

Crushing Islamist militants in the Philippines will take precedence over territorial disputes in the South China Sea, the incoming defense minister said on Wednesday, and spending on military hardware would reflect that.

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Philippines' Duterte says wants death penalty for revenge

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Philippines' Duterte says wants death penalty for revenge

Incoming Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte on Monday hit out at "stupid" human rights campaigners, as he defended his imminent war on crime and emphasised the death penalty was for retribution.

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Circus proves culprit for rogue laser beams

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Circus proves culprit for rogue laser beams

Local police have identified a circus in Vinh Phuc Province as the unwitting producer of dangerous lasers affecting incoming flights.

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Bad news for travelers: Vietnamese mobile carriers not interested in Apple SIM

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Bad news for travelers: Vietnamese mobile carriers not interested in Apple SIM

An announcement earlier this week that Apple SIM is now available in 140 additional countries is not cause for celebration from prospective travelers to Vietnam, which is excluded from the list of new destinations to have the coverage.

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Bodies pile up as Filipino police show new boss they're tough on drugs

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Philippine police killed 11 suspected drug dealers during operations at the weekend, police said on Monday, adding to a surge of drugs-related killings since Rodrigo Duterte swept an election last month on promises to wipe out crime.

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U.S. expects to continue strong Philippines alliance despite Duterte signal

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U.S. expects to continue strong Philippines alliance despite Duterte signal

The United States expects to maintain its strong security relationship with the Philippines, including a recent accord on the rotational stationing of U.S. forces, U.S. officials said on Thursday, despite signals from the incoming Philippine president that he will chart a more independent course.

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China welcomes Manila's offer for South China Sea talks

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China welcomes Manila's offer for South China Sea talks

China's said on Wednesday it welcomed a proposal by the incoming Philippine government for bilateral talks on the disputed South China Sea.

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Breakfast @ Tuoi Tre News – May 28

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Good morning from Vietnam!

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Philippines halts probe into president-elect's suspected death squads

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Philippines halts probe into president-elect's suspected death squads

The Philippines has halted an investigation into an alleged vigilante death squad linked to president-elect Rodrigo Duterte after the key witness disappeared, likely due to fear of the incoming leader, officials said.

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Incoming U.N. climate chief seeks swift action: at odds with Trump

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Incoming U.N. climate chief seeks swift action: at odds with Trump

The United Nations's incoming climate chief said on Thursday she will push for rapid action under a U.N. accord to slow global warming and expressed hopes that U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will drop calls for a renegotiation if elected.

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As Philippines awaits Duterte, central bank gives stability

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As Philippines awaits Duterte, central bank gives stability

Philippines’ central bank Governor Amando Tetangco has emerged as a pillar of stability for investors grappling with a brash incoming president who has little economic policy experience.

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Int'l ambassadors conquer Son Doong Cave

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Int'l ambassadors conquer Son Doong Cave

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Vietnam in collaboration with the People’s Committee of Quang Binh province yesterday welcomed foreign ambassador delegation from Argentina, Sweden, Italy, the United Kingdom, Australia, Republic of Czech, UNESCO representative and the United States Assistant Secretary in Vietnam whose will take part in an adventure tour inside Son Doong Cave, the world’s biggest natural cave.

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Country enters storm season with 9-11 hurricanes this year- weather forecast

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Country enters storm season with 9-11 hurricanes this year- weather forecast

Weather began changing from dry season to rainy season in recent days, marking signals of this year’s incoming storm season in the country, said deputy director of the Hydrology Meteorology Forecast Center of the southern region Dang Van Dung in a talk with Sai Gon Giai Phong reporters.
People works outdoors in hot weather. (Photo:SGGP)

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Heavy rains & cyclone blow away roofs of houses in Ha Tinh

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Heavy rains & cyclone blow away roofs of houses in Ha Tinh

A heavy rain accompanied with cyclone and strong winds appeared in Huong Son, Vu Quang, Huong Khe district of Ha Tinh province on May 3.

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Phnom Penh’s northwest poised for growth

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After the announcement of the second Aeon mall development to be built inside of the Pong Peay City – a satellite city surrounded by numerous borey developments in the Russey Keo district of Phnom Penh – the area is shaping up to be a driving force for future growth on the capital’s outskirts as land prices continue to rise despite formal infrastructure.

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