Piracy clouds e-books' growing popularity

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Piracy clouds e-books' growing popularity

Nguyen Hung Sang, a self-confessed bookworm and an employee of an import enterprise in Ha Noi, used to wander through bookstores along Nguyen Xi and Dinh Le streets near Hoan Kiem Lake on weekends to find new books.

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Foreigner suspected in $4,700 credit card fraud

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Foreigner suspected in $4,700 credit card fraud

Ho Chi Minh City police are tracking down a foreigner who allegedly used a fake credit card to buy two laptops and a tablet worth more than VND100 million (US$4,712) at a local shop.

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Saigon home to souvenirs made of used motorbike parts

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Saigon home to souvenirs made of used motorbike parts

VietNamNet Bridge - Beasts, pedicabs, motorcycles, and aircraft made of discarded components from motorcycles are special souvenirs sold on Le Loi Street in HCM City.

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X Factor Vietnam producer sorry for letting contestants don ethnic headwear as loincloth

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The producer of the Vietnamese version of a British reality show has apologized for staging an episode over the weekend in which a contending boy band used the traditional headwear of a local ethnic minority group as their loincloth during a performance.

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Imported apples, pears to be closely monitored

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Imported apples, pears to be closely monitored

VietNamNet Bridge – As local consumers express their concern over the quality of imported apples and pears, particularly Chinese products, the Ministry of Agriculture has decided to implement all possible measures to monitor the quality of the fruits.

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Hong Kong police use pepper spray on protesters, anger simmers over beating

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Hong Kong police use pepper spray on protesters, anger simmers over beating

Hong Kong police used pepper spray on Thursday to stop pro-democracy protesters from blocking a major road near the office of the city's embattled leader amid public anger over the police beating of a protester a day earlier.

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Universities to use foreign textbooks in elite training programs

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Universities to use foreign textbooks in elite training programs

VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City Economics University said last week that two textbooks by foreign authors will be used in the school’s high-quality training program.

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Headmistress found using dead person's diploma as her own

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A headmistress of a kindergarten in northern Vietnam, who never went high school, has been found to have used a high school diploma of a dead person as her own to apply to college and get promoted.

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Exhibition highlights Cham, Khmer costumes

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Exhibition highlights Cham, Khmer costumes

The patterns used on the traditional costumes of women living in the South and Central Highlands of Viet Nam are on display in HCM City.

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Headmaster disciplined for using dead person’s diploma

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Headmaster disciplined for using dead person’s diploma

In a strange story, the headmaster of a preschool in the north-central Vietnamese province of Ha Tinh has been disciplined for using the high school diploma of a deceased person as her own.

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New Poodle web threat not seen as menacing as Heartbleed, Shellshock

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New Poodle web threat not seen as menacing as Heartbleed, Shellshock

Three Google Inc researchers have uncovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that they say could allow hackers to take over accounts for email, banking and other services in what they have dubbed a "Poodle" attack.

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Ethnic fabric patterns exhibited in HCMC

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The Southern Women’s Museum in Ho Chi Minh City is currently exhibiting more than 230 photographs and objects featuring patterns used for fabrics by the ethnic communities in the South of Vietnam.

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Google researchers find new web encryption bug, warn of 'Poodle' attack

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Google researchers find new web encryption bug, warn of 'Poodle' attack

Three Google Inc researchers have uncovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that they say could allow hackers to steal data in what they have dubbed a "Poodle" attack.

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Experts divided over old ship imports

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Experts divided over old ship imports

A revised law allowing the import of used ships has inspired spirited debate amongst authorities and experts. While some believe the law will boost the profitable shipping industry, others are afraid serious environmental impacts will occur if not strictly controlled.

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Russian hackers target NATO, Ukraine and others: iSight

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Russian hackers target NATO, Ukraine and others: iSight

Russian hackers exploited a bug in Microsoft Windows and other software to spy on computers used by NATO, the European Union, Ukraine and companies in the energy and telecommunications sectors, according to cyber intelligence firm iSight Partners.

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