Hong Kong leader hopes for fresh talks after night of clashes

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Hong Kong leader hopes for fresh talks after night of clashes

Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying sought to defuse tension with pro-democracy protesters on Thursday, saying he hopes the two sides can talk next week, but anger over police violence and continued street scuffles suggest the students are not about to give up.

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Vietnam inspects imposition of surcharges by foreign shipping lines

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The Ministry of Transport has established a team of inspectors to review complaints of foreign shipping lines imposing unreasonable surcharges on Vietnamese exports and imports.

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Finnish diplomats suggest partial conservation of Saigon Tax Trade Center

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Finnish diplomats suggest partial conservation of Saigon Tax Trade Center

VietNamNet Bridge - Representatives of the Finnish Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City have sent a letter to the HCMC People's Committee and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism proposing a number of measures to conserve part of the Saigon Tax Trade Center.

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Different depths reveal ocean warming trends

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Different depths reveal ocean warming trends

The deeper half of the ocean did not get measurably warmer in the last decade, but surface layers have been warming faster than we thought since the 1970s, two new studies suggest.

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Ebola death rates 70% - WHO study

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Ebola death rates 70% - WHO study

New figures suggest 70% of those infected with Ebola in West Africa have died, higher than previously reported, says the World Health Organization.

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Berries in cancer therapy trial

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Berries in cancer therapy trial

Wild berries native to North America may have a role in boosting cancer therapy, according to a study in the Journal of Clinical Pathology.

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Randy Eurasians surprise scientists with ancient sex romp

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Randy Eurasians surprise scientists with ancient sex romp

A sexually prolific group of Northern Eurasians roamed the ancient world, mating with everyone from the ancestors of Native Americans to Eastern Europeans, say Harvard researchers who suggest the findings should expand existing views of how modern man came to be.

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Mekong Delta seeks to capitalise on global integration

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Businesspeople and authorities in 13 Mekong Delta cities and provinces shared opportunities and obstacles arising from the global integration at a conference in Can Tho city on August 21.

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Thai producers grow market share in Vietnam

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The volume of Thai products in the Vietnamese market is expected to increase as Thai retailers expand their presence in the country.

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Can China save Africa's elephants?

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Can China save Africa's elephants?

There’s no consensus on just how many of Africa’s elephants are left. The World Wildlife Fund, for example, estimates that the population could be as few as 470,000 and as many as 690,000. Whatever the exact figure, it’s clear that China’s demand for ivory has created significant financial incentives for poachers to hunt the herds that remain scattered across the continent.

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Thai producers expand their market share in Viet Nam

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The volume of products made in Thailand that are entering the Vietnamese market is expected to increase as Thai retailers expand their presence in the country.

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Tesco Hudl and other Android devices face data reset flaw

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Tesco Hudl and other Android devices face data reset flaw

Hiding data by using a factory reset option does little to delete potentially sensitive information, suggest researchers.

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45 localities have master plans for solid waste management

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As many as 45 out of 63 cities and provinces nationwide have come up with their own master plans for solid waste management, said a senior official at a Hanoi workshop on August 11.

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Vietnam’s capital authorities suggest publicizing sex buyer names to combat prostitution

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Vietnam’s capital authorities suggest publicizing sex buyer names to combat prostitution

Vietnamese experts are debating whether the names of sexual service users should be made public following a suggestion by the Hanoi Department of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs that these names should be publicized as a way to deter sex purchases.

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World Cup a bridge too far for Portugal's Ronaldo

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Cristiano Ronaldo's subdued performances for Portugal at the World Cup after his scintillating form for Real Madrid last season suggest the tournament was a bridge too far for the Ballon d'Or holder.

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