Sex workers suffer 'horrific' rape, beatings and discrimination: report

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Sex workers suffer 'horrific' rape, beatings and discrimination: report

Sex workers around the world face violence, rape, widespread discrimination and extortion, a global human rights watchdog said on Thursday, with male or transgender sex workers facing further stigma from the police, clients and the community.

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Hanoi dismisses expats' claim of canal cleanup

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Hanoi dismisses expats' claim of canal cleanup

Officials in Hanoi are not happy with widespread media reports about a bunch of foreigners cleaning up a canal, saying local authorities keep the canal clean.

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Report claiming bias in Facebook 'trending' topics sparks social media outcry

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Report claiming bias in Facebook 'trending' topics sparks social media outcry

Facebook workers have often omitted conservative political stories from the website’s "trending" list, the technology news site Gizmodo said on Monday in a report that sparked widespread comment on social media.

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Indonesia to hold new round of executions; no word on foreigners

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Indonesia to hold new round of executions; no word on foreigners

Indonesia is preparing to execute several prisoners, a police official said on Wednesday, though authorities have not said if foreigners will be among them, a year after the execution of foreign drug traffickers drew widespread condemnation.

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Vietnamese woman ‘general’ of the jungle

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Vietnamese woman ‘general’ of the jungle

While illegal deforestation is widespread in many areas of Vietnam, a jungle in the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum has been kept intact thanks to one fearless female ranger.

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Concerns expressed over airport plan for poor province

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Concerns expressed over airport plan for poor province

There has been widespread objections to a proposed USD363.6 airport project slated for the mountainous province of Lai Chau.

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Mass fish deaths provoke widespread worry in Vietnam

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Mass fish deaths provoke widespread worry in Vietnam

Many fishing villages in central Vietnam are eerily quiet these days. Boats stop sailing. Seafood restaurants are empty.

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Leaders extend condolences over Japan earthquakes

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VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc conveyed a message of condolences to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe for the loss of human lives and property caused by the recent consecutive earthquakes in Kumamoto prefecture and surrounding areas.

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Philippine presidential candidate apologises for rape remark

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Philippine presidential candidate apologises for rape remark

Leading Philippine presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday finally apologised for his apparent joke about the rape and murder of an Australian missionary after initially sneering at the widespread outrage he sparked.

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Sony extending closure of image sensor plant in quake-hit southern Japan

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Electronics giant Sony Corp on Sunday said production at its image sensor plant in Kumamoto, southern Japan, remained suspended as it assessed damage from a powerful earthquake.

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Brain scans of microcephalic babies suggest Zika disrupts development

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Brain scans of microcephalic babies suggest Zika disrupts development

Brain scans of 23 Brazilian infants with the birth defect microcephaly showed widespread and severe abnormalities suggesting that Zika may invade fetal nerve cells and disrupt brain development.

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Protesters demand reform in Iraq

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Thousands of followers of Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr rally in southern Iraq to urge the government to speed up reforms and end widespread corruption.

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Survey highlights marital problems in Vietnam

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Survey highlights marital problems in Vietnam

Results of a recent survey on the married lives of people living in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City have been published, shedding light on widespread nuptial problems in Vietnam.

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Water shortages affect land, residents, businesses

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Water shortages affect land, residents, businesses

VietNamNet Bridge - The saltwater intrusion and widespread drought have left millions of people of the south, central region and the Central Highlands in danger because of serious water shortages.

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Fiji super cyclone kills 17 and raises fears of health crisis

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Fiji super cyclone kills 17 and raises fears of health crisis

Fiji began a massive cleanup on Monday after one of the most powerful storms recorded in the southern hemisphere tore through the Pacific island nation, killing 17 people, flattening remote villages and cutting off communications.

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