Cement factories cast pall over village in northern Vietnam

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Cement factories cast pall over village in northern Vietnam

Thousands of people from Ha Nam Province have sought relief from the thick factory smoke and omnipresent cement dust that's plagued their community for years, but authorities have failed to act.

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One dead, one injured in barbershop fire

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One person died and another was injured after a barbershop caught fire in Binh Duong province's Thuan An town yesterday.

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Deadly volcano in Japan

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Deadly volcano in Japan

Volcanic smoke rises from Mount Ontake, which straddles Nagano and Gifu prefectures, central Japan, September 27, 2014. Photo: Reuters/Kyodo

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U.S. outgunned by extremists on social media battlefield

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U.S. outgunned by extremists on social media battlefield

Islamic State’s 52-second trailer “Flames of War” opens with a black-clad extremist blasting a U.S.-made tank into smoke and shrapnel, a Hollywood-style message to the U.S. and its allies about what they can expect for intervening in the Middle East again.

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Indonesian National Assembly ratifies ASEAN haze pact

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Indonesian National Assembly ratifies ASEAN haze pact

The Indonesian National Assembly (NA) ratified the ASEAN Agreement on Trans-boundary Haze Pollution, which was signed by the country’s Government 12 years ago, on September 16.

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Singapore air pollution soars due to Indonesian forest fires

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Singapore air pollution soars due to Indonesian forest fires

Air pollution in Singapore has risen to unhealthy levels, blanketing the city-state's skyline with clouds of smog from fires raging across giant rainforests in the neighbouring Indonesian island of Sumatra, officials said.

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Da Han Waterfall – ideal weekend getaway for Saigonese

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Da Han Waterfall – ideal weekend getaway for Saigonese

VietNamNet Bridge – If Saigonese are bored of old styles of weekend celebrations like enjoying coffee in differently-styled café, taking fabulous buffet programs in luxury restaurants, listening to music in cabarets, rushing to busy themed parks or even lazily sleeping all day at home to be free from the sunlight and engine smoke, Da Han Waterfall in Dong Nai Province is recommended as a new place for citizens to refresh themselves in a pure and green scenery.

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Singapore air pollution slips into unhealthy level

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Singapore air pollution slips into unhealthy level

Singapore's air pollution rose to unhealthy levels on Monday, the National Environment Agency said, as winds changed direction and brought in light smoke from forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia.

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Singapore air pollution slips into unhealthy level

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Singapore air pollution slips into unhealthy level

SINGAPORE, Sept 15 - Singapore's air pollution rose to unhealthy levels on Monday, the National Environment Agency said, as winds changed direction and brought in light smoke from forest fires in neighbouring Indonesia.

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E-cigarette criticisms 'alarmist' say researchers

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E-cigarette criticisms 'alarmist' say researchers

Warnings over e-cigarettes are alarmist - and increasing their use could save many lives, researchers have said.

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Syrian forces bombard Deir al-Zor

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Locals negotiate smoke, rubble-filled streets in Deir al-Zor and Idlib province following purported aerial bombardment by forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, as rebels continue to shell what are said to be government targets.

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Rights of migrant children violated in Thai detention

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Rights of migrant children violated in Thai detention

Bhavani was 8 years old when Thai police raided the apartment her family was hiding in. The Sri Lankan girl and her family spent the next two years locked in a crowded cell that reeked of cigarette smoke and waste.

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Hanoi village enters third year of votive paper ban

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Hanoi village enters third year of votive paper ban

Last Sunday (August 10) marked the peak of "wandering souls month" on Vietnam's lunar calendar, but not a wisp of smoke could be detected around Khe Tang village in Hanoi's Thanh Oai District.

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National Guard called in after second night of chaos in Ferguson, Missouri

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National Guard called in after second night of chaos in Ferguson, Missouri

Missouri's governor said on Monday he would send the National Guard into the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson to restore calm after authorities forcibly dispersed a crowd protesting last week's fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen by police.

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Gunfire heard as police use tear gas, smoke canisters to disperse Missouri city protesters

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Gunfire heard as police use tear gas, smoke canisters to disperse Missouri city protesters

Gunfire was heard and police used tear gas and smoke canisters to disperse protesters as chaos erupted Sunday night in Ferguson, Missouri, which has been racked by protests since an unarmed black teenager was shot by police last week.

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