Can robots win the fight against Ebola?

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“The Naked Future” Author Patrick Tucker discusses how robots might be used to fight Ebola. He speaks on “Bloomberg West.”

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Vietnam food watchdog rejects link between local firm’s lard and Taiwan oil scandal

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Vietnam food watchdog rejects link between local firm’s lard and Taiwan oil scandal

A Vietnamese company has only sold lard oil for animal feed to a firm that has been hit by a tainted oil scandal in Taiwan, and does not take responsibility if the importer used it for other purposes, the Vietnam Food Administration said Monday.

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Ten wounded in blast outside Cairo University

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Security teams used dogs to search for incendiary devices after an explosion outside of Cairo University wounded ten people.

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Ukraine used cluster bombs: rights watchdog

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Ukraine used cluster bombs: rights watchdog

Evidence collected by Human Rights Watch suggests government forces have used cluster munitions in eastern Ukraine and separatists may also have done so, the New York-based watchdog said on Tuesday.

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Vietnam food watchdog rejects link between local firm’s lard and Taiwan oil scandal

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Vietnam food watchdog rejects link between local firm’s lard and Taiwan oil scandal

A Vietnamese company has only sold lard oil for animal feed to a firm that has been hit by a tainted oil scandal in Taiwan, and does not take responsibility if the importer used it for other purposes, the Vietnam Food Administration said Monday.

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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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