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Image : Annual suicide rates peak due to depression

Annual suicide rates peak due to depression

person Orange Themes access_time Apr 07,2017

Baomoi - Between 36,000 and 40,000 people in Vietnam commit suicide per year among the sharp rise in the number of local people living with depression.

Image : 13-year-old ‘driver’ causes chaos on bus rampage in northern Vietnam

13-year-old ‘driver’ causes chaos on bus rampage in northern Vietnam

person Orange Themes access_time Oct 21,2016

Luckily nobody died, but one girl was injured after being knocked off her bicycle.

Image : Steel imports rise to all-time record high

Steel imports rise to all-time record high

person Orange Themes access_time Jun 14,2016

Steel imports into Vietnam surged in the first quarter of 2016 to their highest level on record, in spite of government efforts to stem the tide of shipments from overseas, particularly those from China, the largest producer.

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British journalist stands by quotes in Fillon scandal

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Yahoo News A British journalist whose interview with the wife of Francois Fillon added fuel to an expenses scandal engulfing his bid for the French presidency on Monday hit back at his claims of his wife being quoted out of context. The scandal...

Kyrgyz court confirms life sentence for journalist

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Yahoo News BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A court in Kyrgyzstan has upheld a life sentence for an ethnic Uzbek journalist in a case that has drawn international criticism....

Journalist George Krimsky, who covered Manson arrest, dies

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Yahoo News WASHINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Journalist and author George Krimsky, who covered Charles Manson's arrest, the Lebanese civil war and dissident activity in the Soviet Union and later co-founded a center for international journalists, has died at...

Media watchdog asks Pakistan to probe killing of journalist

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Yahoo News ISLAMABAD (AP) — The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists has asked Pakistan to investigate the fatal shooting of a local journalist n the country's southwest....

Journalist Clare Hollingworth, who broke news of WW II, dies

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Yahoo News HONG KONG (AP) — Clare Hollingworth, a British war correspondent who was the first to report the Nazi invasion of Poland that marked the beginning of World War II, died in Hong Kong on Tuesday. She was 105....

Turkish journalist held, accused of spreading propaganda: lawyer

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Yahoo News A Turkish court remanded journalist Ahmet Sik in custody pending trial on Friday after he was accused of spreading the propaganda of various groups, an opposition lawmaker and a lawyer said. Sik works for Cumhuriyet, one of the few...

Gunmen kidnap Iraqi journalist in Baghdad, PM orders investigation

access_timeDec 27,2016 chat_bubble_outline25

An Iraqi journalist was kidnapped by unidentified gunmen from her home in Baghdad overnight, police and relatives said on Tuesday, prompting Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to order an investigation. Afrah al-Qaisi is an outspoken critic of...

Turkey leads rise in journalist detentions: study

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The number of journalists detained worldwide rose in 2016, an increase related to Turkey where more than 100 journalists and media contributors are in jail, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said Tuesday. "A total of 348 journalists are currently...

Hundreds bury Algerian journalist who died on hunger strike

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ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Hundreds of people have attended the funeral of a freelance journalist in Algeria who died during a months-long hunger strike protesting his prison sentence for insulting President Abdelaziz Bouteflika....

Lawyer: Algerian journalist on hunger strike dies

access_timeDec 11,2016 chat_bubble_outline63

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A lawyer says an Algerian journalist on a hunger strike to protest a two-year sentence for offending President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has died in a hospital in the capital....

Radio journalist shot dead outside home in northern Mexico

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — A radio station in the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua says one of its reporters has been shot dead outside his home....

What It's Like as an Asian-American Journalist to Interview a White Nationalist

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It’s not every day that a self-proclaimed white nationalist calls you an “honorary white person.”He was joking, of course, after I said I enjoyed a recent trip near his home in Whitefish, Montana. It would have been light-hearted banter in any other...

Investigative journalist Phillip Knightley dies at 87

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LONDON (AP) — Phillip Knightley, an investigative journalist who helped win compensation for victims of thalidomide, has died at the age of 87....

AFPTV journalist wins UK award for migrant coverage

access_timeDec 08,2016 chat_bubble_outline63

AFPTV correspondent Will Vassilopoulos on Wednesday won an award for his coverage of the migrant crisis in his native Greece from Britain's Rory Peck Trust which supports freelancers globally. Greek-Canadian Vassilopoulos was awarded the Rory Peck...

OSCE calls for release of journalist arrested in Turkmenistan

access_timeDec 07,2016 chat_bubble_outline49

The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe on Tuesday criticised authorities in repressive Turkmenistan following reports that an independent journalist was arrested for possessing chewing tobacco. The security body's media watchdog...

Israeli TV journalist becomes a thorn in Netanyahu's side

access_timeDec 03,2016 chat_bubble_outline60

JERUSALEM (AP) — After a series of embarrassing reports about Israel's first family, an investigative journalist has become a particular target of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....

UNESCO chief demands DR Congo action over journalist murder

access_timeNov 21,2016 chat_bubble_outline59

UNESCO's director-general Irina Bokova on Monday urged authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo to bring the murderers of a television journalist to justice. Marcel Lubala was killed at his home in Mbuji-Mayi, central DR Congo, on the night of...

Thousands gather to mourn, celebrate, journalist Gwen Ifill

access_timeNov 19,2016 chat_bubble_outline57

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of mourners — including first lady Michelle Obama — remembered and celebrated veteran Washington journalist Gwen Ifill on Saturday, recalling her as a standard bearer, cherished friend, devoted mentor and woman of abiding...

Egypt sentences journalist union head to two years' jail

access_timeNov 19,2016 chat_bubble_outline59

An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced the head of the journalists' union and two members to two years in prison for "harbouring fugitives", allowing them to pay bail pending an appeal. Journalists Syndicate president Yahiya Kallash, Gamal Abd...

Egypt journalist unionists get two years' jail for harboring colleagues

access_timeNov 19,2016 chat_bubble_outline50

An Egyptian court sentenced the head of a journalists union and two board members to two years in prison on Saturday for harboring colleagues wanted by the law and spreading false news, judicial sources said. Yehia Qalash, Khaled al-Balshy and Gamal...

Exiled Turkish journalist working on new venture from abroad

access_timeNov 09,2016 chat_bubble_outline52

The exiled former editor-in-chief of Turkish opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet said Tuesday he wants journalists targeted in Turkey's post-coup government crackdown to help him with a new media venture outside the country. Can Dundar, who fled to...

Young Syrian named journalist of the year by press watchdog

access_timeNov 08,2016 chat_bubble_outline65

Syrian freelance journalist Hadi Abdullah on Monday won one of the world's top press awards for reporting from some of the most perilous zones in his country's five-year-old war. Reporters without Borders (RSF) said it was awarding the 29-year-old...

Iraqi authorities release detained Japanese journalist

access_timeNov 07,2016 chat_bubble_outline52

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese freelance journalist detained by local authorities in Iraq was released Monday after being suspected of being a member of the Islamic State group....

Journalist killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan

access_timeNov 04,2016 chat_bubble_outline68

A journalist working for Afghan television station Ariana News was killed by a roadside bomb in the southern province of Helmand on Friday, his employer said, adding to a growing toll on media workers in Afghanistan this year. Witnesses said...

Melania Trump sues Slovenia journalist over 'escort' claims

access_timeNov 03,2016 chat_bubble_outline219

Melania Trump, wife of US Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump, is suing a Slovenian journalist for defamation over claims that she previously worked with an escort agency, her attorney said Wednesday. The suit, filed last Friday at a court...

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