Chaos on Hanoi streets as heavy rain, strong winds end heat wave

A downpour on Tuesday caught many unprepared and uprooted several trees after five days of intense heat.

Fitness centers riding the wave in Vietnam

Vietnamnet - Many Vietnamese have realized the importance of diet and exercise to their overall well-being and fitness centers are riding the wave.

Agricultural engineering awaits big investment wave

Vietnamnet - Vietnam’s use of machinery for agriculture remains low, just 1.6 horse power per cultivated hectare, much lower than Thailand’s 4HP, China’s 4HP and South Korea’s 10 HP.

Jewish centers open doors again after fifth recent wave of bomb threats

Yahoo News At least 19 community centers and day schools received threats on Monday, the national Jewish Community Centers Association told NBC. Most were reopened within a couple of hours, after

Australia battles 50 fires in heat wave, sparking warning, blackout fears

Yahoo News By Harry Pearl SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian emergency services were bracing against "potentially catastrophic" fire conditions on Saturday, as firefighters battled nearly 50 blazes in the

Turkey dismisses over 8,000 in new wave of post-coup purges

Yahoo News Turkey on Saturday ordered the dismissal of almost 8,400 civil servants and the closure of over 80 associations, including sports clubs, in the latest round of purges after the July failed

Hi-tech agriculture rides strong wave of domestic investment

Vietnamnet - The agriculture sector, especially hi-tech agriculture, has caught the attention of domestic giant firms, such as Vingroup, Hoa Phat and Hoang Anh Gia Lai, creating a new wave of

Vietnam's unlisted company market poised for growth with new wave of listings

The UPCoM has already outgrown the Hanoi Stock Exchange in terms of market capitalization.

Thirteen killed in Mexican wave of drug violence

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Thirteen people were killed in the restive Mexican states of Michoacan and Guerrero, Mexican authorities said on Sunday, amid feuds between rival drug gangs that have racked

Gravitational-Wave Hunters Surf to Top Science Magazine Award

One of the world's top scientific magazines has awarded its highest yearly honor to an experiment searching for ripples in the fabric of the universe. Science magazine bestowed its 2016 Breakthrough

Gravitational Wave, Proxima b Scientists Nab Year-End Awards

Two of the 10 most important scientists of 2016 are space researchers, according to the prestigious journal Nature. In February, LIGO spokeswoman Gonzalez and the rest of the team announced the

62-Foot Wave Off Iceland Smashes World Record

A monstrous swell in the North Atlantic that rose up as high as a six-story building is now the world's tallest wave measured by a buoy, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The

Winter, what winter? Mild heat wave hits Hanoi in mid-December

Meanwhile, people in Saigon are putting on warm clothes and turning off their air cons.

Sabeco, Masan, Vinasoy listing may ignite investment wave in FMCG shares

With the third largest population in SE Asia and 70 percent of people of working age, Vietnam has high potential for fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) manufacturers.

Bank officers face risk of losing jobs amid technology wave

Consumers’ rapid adoption of new technologies have forced commercial banks to invest big money to renovate technologies. Meanwhile, tens of thousands of bank officers fear they may lose jobs because

Italy's Renzi next to be swept aside by 2016 populist wave?

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi heads into a career-defining constitutional referendum this weekend hoping a last-minute turnaround in voter sentiment will help him hold on to power. After

Iraqis in liberated Mosul district wave white flags

The women ululated as residents waved white flags Sunday in celebration of Iraqi forces who drove Islamic State group jihadists from their eastern Mosul neighbourhood of Al-Khadraa. "We are raising

Wave of Mexico violence reveals hidden graves, severed heads

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Soldiers and police fanned out Friday across the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, chasing a wounded gang leader and trying to quell a wave of violence that included the

Wave of killings threatens Colombia peace bid

A violent backlash against fragile peace efforts to end Colombia's half-century civil war has intensified in recent days with the killings of several community leaders, officials and rebels have

Third investment wave from RoK now at peak

The third investment wave from the Republic of Korea (RoK) is now at its peak, according to Moon Byungcheol, Commercial Counsellor at the RoK General Consulate in HCM City.

Brazil's new-wave country music conquers land of samba

Brazil may be the land of samba and bossa nova, but lately its hips are swaying to a different rhythm. In cowboy hats and plaid shirts, with touches of bling, new-wave country singers are conquering

WATCHING TUESDAY: America does the wave, east coast to west

WASHINGTON (AP) — Grab some snacks, the TV remote, your calculator and a schedule of poll closings. You might also want to caffeinate because it could be a late night.

The wave that wasn't curbs Dem chances for huge House gains

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are on track to bolster their numbers in Tuesday's election, perhaps picking off veteran Republicans from New Jersey, Florida and California along the way. But with

Investors rush to collect shares in new stock market investment wave

A big change in policy has made this the right time for investors to inject money into shares.

US stocks jump on wave of deals and gains for tech companies

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are higher Monday afternoon following a series of corporate deals. AT&T is falling as investors wonder if its plan to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion will be approved by