Genetically modified mosquitoes to combat dengue in Brazil

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A UK-based biotech firm is developing a new weapon to kill off the dengue virus. Researchers in Brazil are producing millions of male mosquitoes genetically modified with a gene that kills off their offspring. The plan is to release the GM males into the wild where they will mate with females who will give birth to mosquitoes that carry a gene that kills them before they reach maturity. The scientist say that if done on a large scale, the dengue-carrying...

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Putin threat stirs European tank ambition dormant since Cold War

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Putin threat stirs European tank ambition dormant since Cold War

The Ukraine crisis is pushing European governments to review the role of the weapon that dominated Cold War defenses as the strength of Russian ground forces stirs political concerns: the battle tank.

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Philanthropist killed on charity mission

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Philanthropist killed on charity mission

HCM City police are investigating a case in which a philanthropist was killed while giving out free meals to the homeless.

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U.S. likely to lift lethal weapon ban on Vietnam next month: Senator

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U.S. likely to lift lethal weapon ban on Vietnam next month: Senator

U.S. Senator John McCain said in Vietnam on Friday that he will urge the U.S. Congress to lift the ban on lethal weapon sale to Vietnam, a move he said will gradually happen but may kick off as early as next month.

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US ready to work with Vietnam to complete TPP

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VOV News English 1 week(s) ago

The US, as a comprehensive partner of Vietnam, is ready to work with Vietnam to complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse told the media in Hanoi on August 8.

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John McCain supports lifting arms ban on Vietnam

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John McCain supports lifting arms ban on Vietnam

US Senators John McCain and Sheldon Whitehouse will ask the US Congress to lift a ban on the sale and transfer of weapon to the Vietnam, McCain reportedly told the Vietnamese parliament speaker Nguyen Sinh Hung during a meeting on Friday.

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US ready to work with VN to complete TPP

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US ready to work with VN to complete TPP

The US, as a comprehensive partner of Vietnam, is ready to work with Vietnam to complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse told the media in Hanoi on August 8.

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Vietnam army to have S-400 system soon

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Vietnam army to have S-400 system soon

(VOV) -Vietnam will soon receive the latest generation anti-aircraft weapon system S-400, or Surface-to-Air Missiles (SAM) from Russia, said a senior Russian official.

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Starbucks' secret weapon for global domination

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

A double espresso can jumpstart your morning. And if you add some Swiss milk -- and Swiss engineering -- you have a steamy recipe for explosive job growth. To understand what's behind Switzerland's 4.8 percent jobless rate, Bloomberg international correspondent Hans Nichols visited Thermoplan, a Swiss coffee machine company that's grown in lockstep with Starbucks.

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President Sang meets US senator Bob Corker

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President Sang meets US senator Bob Corker

President Truong Tan Sang has told US Senator Bob Corker that Vietnam is ready to expand economic and trade ties with the US.

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U.S. Senate mulls lifting lethal weapon embargo on Vietnam: senator

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U.S. Senate mulls lifting lethal weapon embargo on Vietnam: senator

The U.S. Senate is considering overturning a ban on lethal weapon sales to Vietnam, visiting U.S. Senator Bob Corker said at a meeting in Hanoi on Tuesday.

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Vietnam, US bolster armaments cooperation

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Vietnam, US bolster armaments cooperation

(VOV) - Senator Bob Corker said the US Senate supports lifting the ban on lethal weapon sales to Vietnam at meeting with State President Truong Tan Sang in Hanoi on August 5.

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Binh Dinh martial arts recognized as national cultural heritage

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Binh Dinh martial arts recognized as national cultural heritage

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism recognized Binh Dinh martial art as a national intangible heritage on August 1, at the opening ceremony of the 5th International Vietnamese Traditional Martial Art Festival, held in Binh Dinh Province, where the Tay Son-Binh Dinh martial arts school was formed in the 18th century.

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Vietnam hopes to boost defence ties with US

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

The Vietnamese Government and army always attach much importance to developing defence ties with other countries, including the US, Deputy Defence Minister Sen. Lieut. Gen. Truong Quang Khanh has said.

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NA wants to bolster cooperation with US Congress

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VOV News English 2 week(s) ago 1 related news

(VOV) -National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung expressed the Vietnamese legislative body’s willingness to boost closer cooperative relations with the US Congress at a reception for Senator Bob Corker in Hanoi on August 4.

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