Boko Haram fighters kidnap at least 60 in deadly Cameroon attack

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Boko Haram fighters kidnapped at least 60 people in a deadly attack in northern Cameroon on Sunday, police said, in the latest cross-border raid by the Nigeria-based Islamist group.

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Hong Kong leader seeks to rebuild with post-protest policy address

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Hong Kong leader seeks to rebuild with post-protest policy address

Hong Kong leader Leung Chun-ying is expected to focus on property, the economy and youth issues in his policy address on Wednesday, seeking to bolster support after last year's massive pro-democracy protests and widespread calls for him to quit.

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Thailand: Drought expected to reduce off-season rice output by 30 percent

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Thailand: Drought expected to reduce off-season rice output by 30 percent

Due to recent widespread drought, Thailand’s off-season rice production is expected to yield only 6.7 million tonnes in 2015, a 30 percent decrease from the 9.7 million tonnes last year, reported the Office of Agricultural Economics.

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Thailand: Drought expected to reduce off-season rice output by 30 percent

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Due to recent widespread drought, Thailand’s off-season rice production is expected to yield only 6.7 million tonnes in 2015, a 30 percent decrease from the 9.7 million tonnes last year, reported the Office of Agricultural Economics.

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Sapa lures more visitors during snowfall

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Sapa lures more visitors during snowfall

The temperature in midnight in the mountain district of Sapa dropped down rapidly under zero degree Celsius, which caused widespread snow falling in the region on January 10.

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Da Nang puts breaks on massive river tower

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Da Nang puts breaks on massive river tower

The Chief of Da Nang's Communist Party Unit has ordered local authorities to suspend a plan to build a tower on the famous Han River following widespread concerns about the project's potential impact.

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Snow to fall on Sapa tonight

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Snow to fall on Sapa tonight

(VOV) -The mountainous districts of Sapa and Bat Xat in north-western Lao Cai province might be experienced a widespread snow falling at midnight January 9 with temperatures plummeting to minus two degree Celsius.

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Korean air boss's daughter detained in 'nut rage' case

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Korean air boss's daughter detained in 'nut rage' case

SEOUL - The daughter of the chairman of Korean Air Lines, whose outburst over the way she was served nuts in first class prompted widespread outrage and ridicule, was in custody on Wednesday facing charges of violating aviation safety.

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Global warming blamed for Pacific coral bleaching

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Global warming blamed for Pacific coral bleaching

The Marshall Islands is experiencing its worst-ever coral bleaching as global warming threatens reefs across the entire northern Pacific, scientists said Monday.

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Global warming blamed for Pacific coral bleaching

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The Marshall Islands is experiencing its worst-ever coral bleaching as global warming threatens reefs across the entire northern Pacific, scientists said on Monday.

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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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One-fourth of clinics use substandard equipment

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One-fourth of clinics use substandard equipment

VietNamNet Bridge – The use of substandard medical equipment is widespread at clinics and hospitals nationwide, with over one-fourth of those inspected infringing regulations, inspectors said in a report.

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Plan to raze oldest French building in heart of Vietnam metro sparks dialogue

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Plan to raze oldest French building in heart of Vietnam metro sparks dialogue

Following widespread opposition to the planned demolition of a historic municipal building to make way for a new office center, a Ho Chi Minh City official announced that portions of the structure will be preserved.

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Breaking impasse in tackling bad debts

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Breaking impasse in tackling bad debts

There is widespread belief that state-owned bad debt buyer Vietnam Asset Management Company (VAMC) needs to quicken the sale of bad debts it has bought from banks. Member of National Assembly Economic Committee Tran Du Lich shares his view on what obstructions VAMC has faced in its efforts to resolve bad debts.

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Russian athletics chief hits back at German documentary's doping claims

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Russia's athletics chief hits back at a German TV documentary alleging widespread doping and cover-ups, saying it contains "falsified assertions".

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