Saigonese struggle with severe flooding after rain, again (photos)

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Saigonese struggle with severe flooding after rain, again (photos)

Similar to other recent heavy rains, torrential rain on Sunday evening submerged many areas in Ho Chi Minh City, causing numerous vehicles to break down and blocking traffic on many streets.

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Fall detector for the elderly speeds up emergency alerts

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Báo Thanh Niên English 4 day(s) ago

A wearable device that sets off an alert when it detects a fall has been developed to give elderly people reassurance that emergency services will be contacted instantaneously if they suffer an accident. Called FATE, or FAll DeTector for the Elderly, the device uses technology similar to airbags in cars which are triggered when sudden acceleration is detected.

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Hospital director suspended for preventing reporters

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Hospital director suspended for preventing reporters

The director of a hospital in Bac Ninh Province has been suspended for preventing journalists from collecting news about a recent food poisoning case which affected hundreds of workers at a local company.

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Hundreds of workers hospitalised in Bac Ninh, food poisoning suspected

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Hundreds of workers hospitalised in Bac Ninh, food poisoning suspected

Hundreds of employees at a company in Bac Ninh Province were admitted to hospital with symptoms similar to food poisoning on October 15.

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School cancelled in Nghe An for measles scare

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School cancelled in Nghe An for measles scare

Many students in Tuong Duong District, Nghe An Province, have got off school for two weeks due to the suspicion of a measles outbreak.

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Hong Kong police in fresh assault on protest barricades

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VietNam News English 6 day(s) ago

Hundreds of police armed with chainsaws and boltcutters made a fresh assault on protest barricades in Hong Kong on Tuesday, a day after a similar attempt backfired as demonstrators reinforced their defences.

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Second Latin American film week starts in Hanoi

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

Latin American countries are showcasing their diverse and similar cultures in 13 movie screenings at this year’s Latin American film week, Argentinean Ambassador to Vietnam Claudio Ricardo Gutierrez pointed out during the movie week’s opening ceremony on October 6.

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China hastening illegal occupation of East Vietnam Sea: ex-ambassador

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China hastening illegal occupation of East Vietnam Sea: ex-ambassador

After illegally carrying out land reclamation on Gac Ma (Johnson South) Reef in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago, China will continue similar work in other areas, as it is accelerating its exclusive occupation of the East Vietnam Sea, a Vietnamese ex-ambassador to the United Nations has warned.

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Beverage firms protest validation stamps on beers

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

HA NOI (VNS) — The Ministry of Industry and Trade's proposal to stick stamps on beer products to deter fake products has not been welcomed by the industry. Similar stamps are already placed on tobacco products.

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Beverage firms protest validation stamps on beers

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago 3 duplicate news 1 related news

The Ministry of Industry and Trade's proposal to stick stamps on beer products to deter fake products has not been welcomed by the industry. Similar stamps are already placed on tobacco products.

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A new “Zone 9” for youth in Hanoi

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

A new “Zone 9” for youth in Hanoi

VietNamNet Bridge - A new entertainment and arts zone for Hanoi’s youth named X98, in Hoang Cau Street, is nearly finished. It is similar in structure with Zone 9.

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Tragic accident sparks debate over sleeping buses

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Tragic accident sparks debate over sleeping buses

Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang has proposed that sleeping-chair buses be banned from travelling on mountainous routes to prevent the recurrence of an incident similar to that which happened in Lao Cai recently.

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Any diet will do, say researchers, if you stick to it

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Any diet will do, say researchers, if you stick to it

All diets - from Atkins to Weight Watchers - have similar results and people should simply pick the one they find easiest, say researchers.

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Google tests using drones to deliver goods

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Google tests using drones to deliver goods

Google on Thursday (Aug 28) said it is testing using drones to deliver items bought online, putting its own spin on similar efforts by Internet retail titan Amazon.com.

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Angry Birds maker Rovio loses trademark dispute against Angry Bite snack-maker

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 month(s) ago

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore rules in favour of Kimanis Food Industries, which had applied to protect its Angry Bite trademark in Singapore in 2012.

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