Fears of Frankennotes spark social media debate in Vietnam

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Fears of Frankennotes spark social media debate in Vietnam

Social media warnings about a new spliced banknote scam have sparked a wide online dialogue and fears of yet another street scam.

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Hospital director demoted for drunken tirade in northern Vietnam

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Hospital director demoted for drunken tirade in northern Vietnam

Authorities in the northern province of Bac Ninh have demoted the director of a local hospital for cursing at and threatening reporters, allegedly while under the influence of alcohol, Tien Phong (Pioneer) newspaper reported.

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David Beckham and Vietnam woman, who shot first?

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David Beckham and Vietnam woman, who shot first?

David Beckham was stunned to see a Vietnamese fan riding a motorbike with one hand and a kid between her legs when trying to capture a photo of him during his trip to Vietnam early this week, whereas the woman said on her Facebook it was the Englishman who tried to snap her first.

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David Beckham and Vietnam woman, who snapped first?

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David Beckham and Vietnam woman, who snapped first?

David Beckham was stunned to see a Vietnamese fan riding a motorbike with one hand and a kid between her legs when trying to capture a photo of him during his trip to Vietnam early this week, whereas the woman said on her Facebook it was the Englishman who tried to snap her first.

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Scientist hopes to unlock Ebola's secrets at outbreak's source

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Scientist hopes to unlock Ebola's secrets at outbreak's source

Etienne Simon-Loriere of the Pasteur Institut in Paris has his fingers crossed. He is heading to West Africa on Sunday to inspect blood samples gathered from Ebola patients in Guinea in hopes of tracing the path of the virus in the country where the current outbreak began.

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Vietnam strictly observes tourists from Ebola-affected countries

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Vietnam strictly observes tourists from Ebola-affected countries

The Ministry of Health is partnering closely with other sectors to keep tourists from Ebola-hit areas under strict observation as the epidemic has claimed at least 4,951 lives in West Africa and is spreading beyond the affected region.

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Ebola intensifies the struggle to cope with Lassa fever

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Ebola intensifies the struggle to cope with Lassa fever

The peak season for Lassa fever in West Africa is about to begin. The viral haemorrhagic fever has been largely forgotten in the Ebola crisis, and health workers are warning that they may not have the resources to deal with the disease if cases increase.

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Hanoi wrong-way rider hits taxi - then punches driver

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Hanoi wrong-way rider hits taxi - then punches driver

A viral video clip showing an aggressive wrong-way motorbike rider attacking the driver of a taxi he collided with has prompted Hanoi traffic police to look into the incident.

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NA Chairman welcomes UN official

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(VOV) -National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung has hailed the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) for its support for Vietnam’s fight against the pandemic over the years.

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NA leader welcomes UN Under-Secretary-General

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National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung asked for the UN’s further support to help Vietnam eliminate AIDS pandemic by 2030 while receiving Michel Sidibé, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), in Hanoi on October 25.

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Photos of ethnic kids catching snails in mud pond go viral

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An amateur photographer named Manh Tai, 28, accidentally captured the moments of children of Thai ethnic catching snails in a mud pond in Dien Bien Province, near Tay Trang Border Gate with Laos during his trip to the northwestern area in June 2012.

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Moving photos of muddy kids catching snails

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An amateur photographer named Manh Tai, 28, accidentally captured the moments of Thai ethnic children catching snails in a muddy lagoon near Tay Trang Border Gate with Laos during his trip to the northwestern province of Dien Bien in June 2012.

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Vietnam has four health facilities capable of Ebola testing

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Vietnam has four health facilities capable of Ebola testing

The Vietnamese Ministry of Health says that the country now has four laboratories that are qualified for conducting tests to detect the Ebola virus that has killed over 4,600 people in West Africa.

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WHO sees Ebola cases as high as 10,000 a week in West Africa by Dec. 1

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WHO sees Ebola cases as high as 10,000 a week in West Africa by Dec. 1

The number of new Ebola cases in three West African nations may jump to between 5,000 and 10,000 a week by Dec. 1 as the deadly viral infection spreads, the World Health Organization said.

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Vietnam singer suspended, fined for revealing clothes

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Vietnam singer suspended, fined for revealing clothes

Singer Huong Tram has been barred from performance for three months and fined VND10 million (US$472) after racy pictures of the 19-year-old winner of The Voice Vietnam 2012 went viral on social networks in August.

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