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19 September, 2016 | Vietnam News

Taiwanese man contracts Zika virus after returning from Vietnam

Vietnamese health authorities say a 63-year-old Taiwanese man has been diagnosed with Zika virus after visiting the Southeast Asian country. The Vietnamese General Department of Preventive Medicine has confirmed it’s

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16 September, 2016 | Vietnam News

Blow for Obama’s TPP as Vietnam parliament defers ratification

HANOI – Vietnam will not include ratification of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on its agenda for its next parliament session, an official said on Friday, adding to uncertainty over the

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16 September, 2016 | Vietnam News

Don’t catch them all, warn Pangolin protectionists

HANOI – Environmentalists have urged governments attending a global wildlife conference in South Africa this month to impose maximum restrictions on the trade of endangered pangolins, a scaly mammal that

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13 September, 2016 | Vietnam News

China says should maintain S.China Sea peace with Vietnam

China and Vietnam should work together to maintain peace and stability in the South China Sea and manage and control disputes, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen

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13 September, 2016 | Vietnam News

Vietnamese woman diagnosed with Zika fever in Japan

Japanese media reports a Vietnamese woman has been confirmed infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus. It’s the first case in Tokyo since the government recognised the disease as Class-4 in February, the health ministry

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12 September, 2016 | Vietnam News

Vietnam to extradite Indonesian ‘pirates’ to Malaysia

Eight Indonesians suspected of hijacking the Malaysian oil tanker Orkim Harmony have been extradited to Malaysia by a court in Vietnam, state media reports. According to online newspaper VnExpress, the People’s Court in

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10 September, 2016 | Vietnam News

Vietnamese man allegedly chops off penis of wife’s lover

A Vietnamese man is recovering from a penis reattachment operation after the husband of his mistress reportedly sliced off his genitalia. According to state-run Thanh Nien Daily, police on Tuesday arrested 29-year-old

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10 September, 2016 | Vietnam News

Facebook reinstates ‘Napalm Girl’ photo

Facebook has reversed its decision to remove an iconic 1972 image of a naked nine-year-old Vietnamese girl running from a napalm attack during the Vietnam War. The move comes after

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09 September, 2016 | Vietnam News

Norway’s PM attacks Facebook “censorship” over Vietnam photo

Norway’s prime minister joined a campaign by a Norwegian newspaper on Friday accusing Facebook Inc of undue censorship by barring a Vietnam War era news photograph showing a naked girl

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09 September, 2016 | Vietnam News

Weightlifter wins paralympic gold medal fo Vietnam, makes history

Weightlifter Cong Le Van has won the first-ever gold medal at a Paralympics for Vietnam, securing victory with a world record lift of 183 kg. The thirty-two-year-old athlete from Ha Tinh Province told

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