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Image : Video of Egypt church bombing emerges, said to show attacker

Video of Egypt church bombing emerges, said to show attacker

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 13,2016

CAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian government has released footage showing the suicide bombing that tore through a Cairo church during Sunday Mass, including images of the alleged attacker.

Image : Patients treated by female doctors less likely to die than patients treated by men, new study shows

Patients treated by female doctors less likely to die than patients treated by men, new study shows

person Orange Themes access_time Dec 20,2016

Elderly patients are less likely to die or to be readmitted to to the hospital when they’re treated by a female physician than by a male physician, according to new research. Public health researchers at Harvard University waded through three years

Image : Bracing for Trump, some in Canada see 'nothing good'

Bracing for Trump, some in Canada see 'nothing good'

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 10,2016

Canada is one of America's closest allies and its largest trading partner but observers there worried that a Donald Trump presidency might change that. There is "nothing good" for Canada in any of it, according to Louis Belanger, a political science

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Overnight cruising in Ha Long Bay to be banned 'soon'

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Overnight cruising in Ha Long Bay to be banned 'soon'
A ship travels in Ha Long Bay. Photo: VNA Passenger ships will soon be banned from staying overnight in Ha Long and Bai Tu Long bays, authorities in the northern province of Quang Ninh said. In the near future, only daytime travel will be allowed in the sea. The move is part of a local program that also intends to replace wooden boats with metal boats over the next five years. The authorities expected that the program will help enhance tourism service quality and safety. Currently, 553 tourist ships operate across the two bays, 202 of which dock overnight. In 2015, Ha Long and Bai Tu Long bays welcomed about 2.5 million tourists. The fleet can serve a maximum of 10 million passengers, meaning there are too many ships. Quang Ninh recently issued a temporary regulation that allows wooden ships to operate in the bays for a maximum of 15 years, as opposed to the regulated 25 years.
Dreams and Brain Disease: REM Sleep Cells Linked to Disorders

Where do dreams come from? Researchers now say they know: A specific group of cells in the brain stem is responsible for controlling dreaming sleep, also called Rapid Eye Movement (REM) sleep, a new study says.The study also showed that damage to those cells could lead to a sleeping disorder called REM Behavior Disorder (RBD), which makes a person act out violent dreams.The findings have far broader implications than pinpointing the neurological source of dreams, though, said the study's… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Brexit fresh, gamblers raise stakes for Trump win

New York (AFP) - In the final countdown to the US election, Americans and foreigners alike are jostling to bet on a shock Donald Trump victory, buoyed by tightening polls and memories of Brexit."Since the news of the FBI reopening the investigation, we're seeing five Trump bets for every Hillary (Clinton) one," says Pat Morrow, head oddsmaker at offshore betting site Bovada.lv.Gambling on any election is banned in the United States but Americans can partake via a plethora of offshore, online… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Vietnam's Ha Long Bay among Top Ten UNESCO sites in Asia

Ha Long Bay, a world heritage site in Quang Ninh province, has been listed among Asia’s most impressive UNESCO sites, both natural and man-made by www.roughguides.com. Here are the top ten sites: Ha Long Bay, Vietnam The rice terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras Angkor, Cambodia Volcanoes of Kamchatka, Russia Historic Centre of Bukhara, Uzbekistan The historic monuments of ancient Kyoto, Japan The Great Wall of China Mountain Railways of India Golden Temple of Dambulla, Sri Lanka … chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Buddha belly plant – the flower of Hue royal citadel

VietNamNet Bridge – Ngo Dong (Buddha belly plant or Jatropha podagric) is a characteristic of the ancient capital city. This species grows along the banks of the Huong (Perfume) River, in the parks of Thuong Bac and Phu Van Lau and especially inside Hue Citadel. Từ lầu Ngũ Phụng trên Ngọ Môn nhìn về điện Thái Hòa, bạn có thể thấy thấp thoáng những cây ngô đồng trong Cấm Thành. Sách Đại Nam nhất thống chí (Quốc sử quán Triều Nguyễn), quyển 2 - Thừa Thiên Phủ, mục Mộc chép về cây ngô đồng… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

For Apple and others, tin supply chain has ties to rebel-held Myanmar mine

[/i]A tin mine is seen in Man Maw in ethnic Wa territory in northeast Myanmar, October 5, 2016. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun/File PhotoBy Yimou Lee and Joel SchectmanYANGON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - From a remote corner of northeastern Myanmar, an insurgent army sells tin ore to suppliers of some of the world's largest consumer companies.More than 500 companies, including leading brands such as smartphone maker Apple, coffee giant Starbucks and luxury jeweler Tiffany & Co, list among their suppliers… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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