Inadequate testing thwarts efforts to measure Zika's impact

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Inadequate testing thwarts efforts to measure Zika's impact

One major hurdle is thwarting efforts to measure the extent of the Zika epidemic and its suspected links to thousands of birth defects in Brazil: accurate diagnosis of a virus that still confounds blood tests.

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Modi will finally pass India tax without congress, minister says

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Modi will finally pass India tax without congress, minister says

After months and months of delays, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is optimistic about a breakthrough on a goods-and-services tax.

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U.S., China agree on need for new U.N. measure on North Korea

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U.S., China agree on need for new U.N. measure on North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi agreed on Wednesday on the need for a significant new U.N. Security resolution targeting North Korea after its Jan. 6 nuclear test, though there were few signs of concrete progress.

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Parents scramble for child-care places as Hanoi schools close in big chill

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Parents scramble for child-care places as Hanoi schools close in big chill

Child care services are in huge demand in Hanoi as kindergartens and primary schools close because the temperature has dropped below the safety measure of 10C in the big chill that has swept down from Siberia and China and engulfed half of Vietnam.

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Plans to reduce traffic congestion by 2020 ‘unfeasible' transport official

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Plans to reduce traffic congestion by 2020 ‘unfeasible' transport official

VietNamNet Bridge – Bui Danh Lien, chairman of the Ha Noi Transport Association, spoke to Hai Quan (Customs) online about measures to limit the use of private vehicles and promote public transportation.

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Is your dog unhappy? Hi-tech collar could give a clue

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A hi-tech collar which claims to measure the mood of your dog and cat is unveiled at an expo of wearable devices in Tokyo.

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House of Representatives backs broader DPRK sanctions, after nuclear test

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House of Representatives backs broader DPRK sanctions, after nuclear test

The US House of Representatives voted nearly unanimously on January 12 to pass legislation that would broaden sanctions over Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s nuclear program, days after Pyongyang announced it had tested a powerful nuclear device.

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Hong Kong tailor replaces tape measure with 3D scanner

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Clothing retailers in Hong Kong have born the brunt of a drop in visitors from China over the past year, but one shop is garnering much attention for its service, bringing bespoke tailoring together with technology.

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US Federal rate hike likely to affect Cambodian real estate, experts say

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US Federal rate hike likely to affect Cambodian real estate, experts say

Will the recent increase of interest rates by the US Federal Reserve affect real estate in Cambodia, is a question that has been bandied back and forth by investors and property experts since interest rates were recently hiked by 0.25 per cent after nearly eight years at an unprecedented near-zero per cent following the global financial collapse– a measure that was implemented to buoy the world economy and help financial institutions remain solvent.

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France to pursue plans to strip dual citizens' nationality in terrorism cases

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France to pursue plans to strip dual citizens' nationality in terrorism cases

The French government will go ahead with contested plans to strip dual citizens of their French nationality in terrorism cases, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Wednesday, brushing aside his own justice minister's concerns.

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Road safety measure receives cold response

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Road safety measure receives cold response

The National Traffic Safety Committee have suggested it should be mandatory for motorbikes to have running lights permanently on, even during daylight hours.

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HCM City adopts poverty measures

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HCM City adopts poverty measures

The HCM City People's Council has recently approved adoption of a multi-dimensional poverty measure in the city's 2016-20 poverty reduction programme.

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Climate deal unveiled in Paris, a 'historic turning point'

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French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius presented a landmark global climate accord on Saturday, a "historic" measure for transforming the world's fossil fuel-driven economy within decades and turn the tide on global warming.

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Big Data and the revolutionary trend

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Big Data and the revolutionary trend

According to a KPMG report issued in May 2015, 97 per cent of 830 business leaders interviewed said that they were already applying Big Data and analytics in business management. Through use of Big Data, managers can measure their business more accurately, have a deeper understanding of their customers, and make more accurate decisions in order to improve investment decisions and business results. Hai Anh reports.

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In Vietnam, debate underway over whether sex buyers should be named and shamed

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In Vietnam, debate underway over whether sex buyers should be named and shamed

A debate has broken out over a recent proposal by the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs that the names of sex buyers should be revealed as a measure to deter them from resorting to sex services still considered illegal in Vietnam.

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