Tsipras softens stand on Greek debt relief before election

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Tsipras softens stand on Greek debt relief before election

Outgoing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras signaled on August 26 he would accept an easing of Greece's huge debt burden if he wins elections expected next month without any of the write-offs he has long demanded.

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Students taught to lie in literature lessons

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Students taught to lie in literature lessons

VietNamNet Bridge - Teachers described by Vietnamese students in their compositions are all slender and have long black hair, while the personalities in their essays are all heroes. This is because students have to write what they are told to write, not write what they think.

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Public toilets in Saigon's Ben Thanh Market to have air conditioning

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Ho Chi Minh City government has ordered the installation of air-conditioners and music players at public toilets in Ben Thanh Market in an attempt to better serve tourists.

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Till when do us part: For many abused wives, divorce is not an easy way out

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Till when do us part: For many abused wives, divorce is not an easy way out

Every time Len's husband finished beating her and their 9-year-old son, he would force the child to write a diary entry.

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Writedowns put Microsoft in the red

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Writedowns put Microsoft in the red

Microsoft has reported a $3.2bn net loss for the three months to 30 June after posting $8.4bn of writedowns.

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Microsoft hangs up on Nokia business, to cut 7,800 jobs

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Microsoft hangs up on Nokia business, to cut 7,800 jobs

Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday it would cut 7,800 jobs, or nearly 7 percent of its workforce, and write down about $7.6 billion related to its Nokia phone business.

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Is Microsoft's Nadella conceding the smartphone war?

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Quip CEO Bret Taylor, Madrona Ventures' Matt McIlwain and FBR Capital Markets' Daniel Ives discuss Microsoft's plans to cut as many as 7,800 jobs and write down about $7.6 billion on its Nokia phone-handset unit. They speak with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West."

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Wanted in Vietnam: Good-looking English teachers. What?

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Wanted in Vietnam: Good-looking English teachers. What?

As we get closer to the start of a new academic year, the advertisements for native English speaking teachers are on the rise, particularly outside the five main cities. The ads are a strange mix of promises too good to be true and schools in dire need of someone, anyone...SOON.

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94-year-old Hanoi woman still paints, writes and surfs the Internet

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94-year-old Hanoi woman still paints, writes and surfs the Internet

VietNamNet Bridge – There are many people who are still healthy at the age of 90-100 in Vietnam, but Mrs. Le Thi is the most special because she still paints, writes books, reads news on the web and Facebook.

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Young at heart: How a 94-yr-old grandma became an Internet master

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Young at heart: How a 94-yr-old grandma became an Internet master

Le Thi, 94, surfs the web with her laptop at home. Photo credit: Dan Tri

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Happy birthday to us! Thank you for reading Tuoi Tre News!

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Happy birthday to us! Thank you for reading Tuoi Tre News!

Dear valued readers,

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A fabulous dream

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A fabulous dream

Editor’s note: Le Ngoc Tan shares his ideas in this entry submitted to the “Ky Vong Viet Nam 20 Nam Toi” (“My Expectations for Vietnam in 20 Years”) writing contest, a competition organized by the World Bank in Vietnam and Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper that encourages local youths to write down their wildest, yet feasible, dreams about how Vietnam will change in 20 years’ time.

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Apple goes open-source

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Apple goes open-source

For the second straight year, Apple drew a huge round of applause at its Worldwide Developers Conference for news related to its nascent computer programming language. Swift was introduced at last year’s conference and enjoyed unprecedented success, mostly because people want to write apps for iPhones. On Monday the company said it would make Swift open-source by the end of the year. This could pave the way for the language to reach far beyond Apple’s walled garden.

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Children learn to write by teaching robots

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By teaching a robot how to write letters, children can improve their own handwriting skills and gain better self-confidence, according to researchers.

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Experts, parents question unusually high number of ‘excellent’ students

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Experts, parents question unusually high number of ‘excellent’ students

Most schools in large cities have reported that 90 percent of their students are considered excellent, a figure described as “abnormally high”.

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