Lightning damages 188-year-old George Washington monument in Maryland

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Lightning damages 188-year-old George Washington monument in Maryland

The oldest monument dedicated to George Washington, the first president of the United States, has been partially damaged in a violent lightning storm in Maryland, officials said on Friday.

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Over 30,000 signed commitments not to use rhino horns

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Over 30,000 signed commitments not to use rhino horns

A signing programme aimed towards ending the use of rhino horns launched by the Centre of Hands-on Actions and Networking for Growth and Environment (CHANGE) in conjunction with Save the WildAid has achieved positive results after a month since it was launched with over 30,000 signatures collected.

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Over 30,000 signed commitments not to use rhino horns

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Over 30,000 signed commitments not to use rhino horns

A signing programme aimed towards ending the use of rhino horns launched by the Centre of Hands-on Actions and Networking for Growth and Environment (CHANGE) in conjunction with Save the WildAid has achieved positive results after a month since it was launched with over 30,000 signatures collected.

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RoK sets plan to raise "corroded" Sewol ferry year after disaster

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RoK sets plan to raise 'corroded' Sewol ferry year after disaster

The Republic of Korea said on April 22 it will raise the Sewol ferry that sank a year ago, killing more than 300 people, most of them children, yielding to pressure from mourning families who have called for a deeper investigation into the disaster.

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Grieving parents leave S.Korea ferry victims' rooms intact

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Grieving parents leave S.Korea ferry victims' rooms intact

The bed is gone from Kim Dong-hyuk's room, but everything else remains as it was before the South Korean teenager drowned, along with 250 students of the Danwon High School, when the Sewol ferry capsized last year.

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Denmark supports to Vietnam’s private sector

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Báo Đầu Tư English 7 month(s) ago

Denmark supports to Vietnam’s private sector

Denmark support to the private sector during 2011-2014 under the umbrella of Global Competitiveness Facility (GCF) for Vietnamese enterprises has helped create around 30,000 jobs and generated an important additional export income for Vietnamese firms.

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Domestic demand for wooden floors rises

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VietnamPlus English 11 month(s) ago 1 related news

Wooden floors, typically used in villas or high-end housing, are becoming more popular in residential and commercial housing in Vietnam.

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Demand for wooden floors rises

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VietNam News English 11 month(s) ago 1 related news

Demand for wooden floors rises

Wooden floors, typically used in villas or high-end housing, are becoming more popular in residential and commercial housing in Viet Nam.

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South Korea's Park, sorry over ferry disaster, to break up coast guard

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South Korea's Park, sorry over ferry disaster, to break up coast guard

South Korean President Park Geun-hye formally apologized on Monday for a ferry disaster last month that killed about 300 passengers, mostly school children, and said she would break up the coast guard because it had failed in its rescue mission.

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Brazil World Cup stadium was structurally damaged by fire

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 17 month(s) ago

Brazil World Cup stadium was structurally damaged by fire

An October fire at a Brazilian World Cup stadium caused far more damage than previously reported, according to a report by local prosecutors obtained by Reuters, raising questions about whether the stadium will be ready for the competition and why government officials have insisted the blaze was minor.

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VN economic outlook bright

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VietNam News English 22 month(s) ago

VN economic outlook bright

Improved global and domestic conditions offered promising prospects for the Vietnamese economy in 2014-15, although significant challenges lay ahead, agreed speakers at a conference in Ha Noi yesterday.

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No new commercial housing in Hanoi’s centre

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VietnamPlus English 25 month(s) ago

Hanoi will halt the licensing of new commercial housing projects in its centre in three years’ time, according to the city’s proposed Housing Development Programme for the 2012-20 period.

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British newspaper praises Cong Tri’s close-to-nature designs

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VietnamNet English 27 month(s) ago

British newspaper praises Cong Tri’s close-to-nature designs

VietNamNet Bridge – British online newspaper – The Independent – wrote that Vietnamese fashion designers Cong Tri has helped change the face of contemporary fashion in Vietnam in the past 10 years.

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Flood-struck homes close to collapse

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VietNam News English 36 month(s) ago

The start of the rainy season has sparked panic among hundreds of residents in Thu Dau Mot City's Phu Cuong Ward in southern Binh Duong Province, who fear their rickety houses are at risk of collapsing.

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20-minute exercise can change DNA: study

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VietnamNet English 43 month(s) ago

Can a person's DNA be changed by something, such as exercise? The answer is absolutely yes.

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