Ten years after the Indian Ocean tsunami: walking the last mile together on early warning

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Ten years after the Indian Ocean tsunami: walking the last mile together on early warning

On 26 December 2004, the world experienced one of the deadliest natural disasters ever recorded. A 9.1 magnitude earthquake off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, triggered a massive tsunami that directly affected fourteen countries in Asia and Africa. The tectonic shifting of plates and the widespread impact of the resulting waves, led to 230,000 deaths and massive human suffering.

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Technical problems, not hijacking, force Vietnam Airlines plane into emergency landing: spokesman

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Technical problems, not hijacking, force Vietnam Airlines plane into emergency landing: spokesman

A plane departing from Ho Chi Minh City for the north-central town of Vinh had to reroute to Hanoi on Tuesday due to technical problems, a Vietnam Airlines spokesman said, but alleged wrong warning signal sent by the captain triggered fears of hijacking.

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Technical problems, not hijacking, force Vietnam Airlines plane into emergency landing: spokesman

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Technical problems, not hijacking, force Vietnam Airlines plane into emergency landing: spokesman

A plane departing from Ho Chi Minh City for the north-central town of Vinh had to reroute to Hanoi on Tuesday due to technical problems, a Vietnam Airlines spokesman said, but wrong warning signal sent by the captain triggered fears of hijacking.

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Wrong warning activation forces Vietnam Airlines plane into emergency landing

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A plane departing from Ho Chi Minh City for the north-central town of Vinh had to reroute to Hanoi on Tuesday after the flight crew pressed the “wrong” warning button, a Vietnam Airlines spokesman said.

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Coastal provinces hit by violent seas, flood tides

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Coastal provinces hit by violent seas, flood tides

High waves isolated a dozen households in Ro village on Saturday night sweeping away 100m of embankment made from rock and sand bags.

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Coastal provinces hit by violent seas, flood tides

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High waves isolated a dozen households in Ro village on Saturday night sweeping away 100m of embankment made from rock and sand bags.

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Global oil demand to slow despite price rout

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Global oil demand to slow despite price rout

Global appetite for oil will grow at a slower pace in 2015 than earlier thought despite plunging prices, the International Energy Agency said Friday, warning of the risk of social instability in oil-producing countries such as Russia and Venezuela.

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SBV imposes penalties for empty ATMs

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SBV imposes penalties for empty ATMs

The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) will begin imposing penalties of VND10-15 million on banks with ATM machines that run out of money or are taken out of service without a 24-hour warning.

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Landslide, flashflood map available

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Landslide, flashflood map available

VietNamNet Bridge – The Vietnam Institute of Geosciences and Mineral Resources under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has handed over a detailed map of the areas prone to landslides and flash floods to the northern mountainous provinces to assist in minimizing losses caused by these natural disasters.

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Local youth need sex education

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Local youth need sex education

VietNamNet Bridge – Health experts are warning against increasing unprotected sex activities as young Vietnamese people are becoming more open about sexuality than ever before. Large numbers of young couples do not take necessary precautions to protect themselves and their partners.

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Sony hack leaks employee, actor pay

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Sony receives a warning from hackers that this is only the beginning as they released stolen movies on file-sharing sites, and now more information is being leaked including the paychecks of top executives and its movie stars. Bloomberg’s Yvonne Man reports on “On The Move.”

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FBI warns of 'destructive' malware in wake of Sony attack

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FBI warns of 'destructive' malware in wake of Sony attack

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation warned U.S. businesses that hackers have used malicious software to launch destructive attacks in the United States, following a devastating cyber attack last week at Sony Pictures Entertainment.

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Oil struggles in Asia after OPEC maintains output

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago

Oil prices struggled in Asian trade on Friday after the OPEC cartel refused to cut production despite a global glut that has sent prices slumping to four-year lows, with analysts warning of further falls by the end of the year.

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Global plague infections raise concerns in Vietnam

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Vietnam’s health authorities issued a national health warning following a World Health Organization announcement of 19 confirmed bubonic plague cases this Fall.

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Health Minister issues bubonic plague warning

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Health Minister issues bubonic plague warning

(VOV) -Vietnam faces a potential bubonic plague epidemic unless it takes precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the disease, the Ministry of Health (MoH) has warned.

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