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Cybersecurity needs focus from local authorities
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Cybersecurity needs focus from local authorities

As cybersecurity has become more important than ever in today’s connected world, local authorities are taking steps to...

Ha Long authorities shut down shops for failing to meet tourism business requirements
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Ha Long authorities shut down shops for failing to meet tourism business requirements

12 souvenir shops in Ha Long City are forced to shut down from October 26 following a request from the local authorities for failing to meet criteria set by the Department of Tourism.

Local authorities to be responsible for dengue infection increase
Health

Local authorities to be responsible for dengue infection increase

Deputy Chairwoman of People’s Committee in Ho Chi Minh City Nguyen Thi Thu said at a meeting yesterday that district authorities will be held accountable to the city People's Committee if dengue

Authorities examine aluminum stockpile allegedly connected to Chinese billionaire
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Authorities examine aluminum stockpile allegedly connected to Chinese billionaire

Vietnamnet - MOIT, MPI, MOF and the Ba Ria – Vung Tau provincial authorities will send staff to examine the vast aluminum stockpile which is believed to belong to a Chinese billionaire.

Thach Khe iron mine: ministry urges go ahead, local authorities demur
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Thach Khe iron mine: ministry urges go ahead, local authorities demur

Vietnamnet - The decision to resume the exploitation of Thach Khe, the biggest iron mine in SE Asia, and the biggest ever open-cast mine, has yet to be determined.

Authorities search for bootleg alcohol source
Health

Authorities search for bootleg alcohol source

Baomoi - Health authorities in Hanoi have urged an investigation into a locally-brewed spirit containing high levels of methanol which have caused a rash of poisoning cases.

No wall too high: Authorities seize drug catapult along US-Mexico border
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No wall too high: Authorities seize drug catapult along US-Mexico border

Yahoo News US Border Patrol agents have confiscated a catapult system believed to have been used to launch drugs into the United States, underscoring concerns that President Trump's plan to erect a

Ha Long authorities to build luxury cruise wharf
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Ha Long authorities to build luxury cruise wharf

EN VietNamNet - Quang Ninh Province authorities is planning to build the USD26.4m Bai Chay International Wharf for luxury cruises in Ha Long Bay next year.

Belgian authorities detain 11 during anti-terror raids
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Belgian authorities detain 11 during anti-terror raids

Yahoo News BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian police have detained 11 people in a series of anti-terror raids in the Brussels area relating to an investigation into the possible return of fighters from Syria.

Passenger pens letter to Vietnam railway authorities after Hanoi-Saigon ride
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Passenger pens letter to Vietnam railway authorities after Hanoi-Saigon ride

Bao Moi - Editor’s note: Nguyen Chi Lan opted for railways to travel from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City to celebrate the Lunar New Year (Tet) holiday late January, and ended up writing an ‘open letter’

Turkish authorities release veteran Kurdish politician after two months
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Turkish authorities release veteran Kurdish politician after two months

Yahoo News Turkish authorities have released a veteran Kurdish politician and mayor in the southeastern province of Mardin held for more than two months as part of a terrorism investigation, sources

Indian authorities impound ships, detain crew over oil spill
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Indian authorities impound ships, detain crew over oil spill

Yahoo News Port authorities in Chennai have impounded a BW LPG vessel and a local ship carrying heavy fuel oil, and detained their crews, a spokesman for the port said on Friday, after their

Serbia's authorities order lockdown at a migrant camp
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Serbia's authorities order lockdown at a migrant camp

Yahoo News The Serbian authorities on Wednesday imposed restrictions on the movements of migrants in a camp near Belgrade, after three men allegedly attacked a woman and her children near the refugee

UK authorities fine Deutsche Bank $204 million
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UK authorities fine Deutsche Bank $204 million

Yahoo News LONDON (AP) — British authorities say they fined Deutsche Bank 163 million pounds ($204 million) after it failed to maintain adequate anti-money laundering controls and allowed customers

Egypt working for talks between rival Libya authorities
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Egypt working for talks between rival Libya authorities

Yahoo News Egypt is working to organise direct talks between the leaders of rival Libyan authorities contesting the war-torn country, its foreign minister said Saturday after hosting a regional

Authorities: Trooper was shot by driver who caused rollover
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Authorities: Trooper was shot by driver who caused rollover

Yahoo News PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona state trooper who was beaten and shot while responding to a traffic collision on Interstate 10 was attacked by a Mexican man who was responsible for the

Ministry wants to resume mining, but local authorities demur
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Ministry wants to resume mining, but local authorities demur

Vietnamnet - While the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) wants to resume exploitation of Thach Khe, the largest iron mine in South East Asia, after eight years of interruption, Ha Tinh

India, Vietnam tourism authorities discuss co-operation
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India, Vietnam tourism authorities discuss co-operation

EN VietNamNet - In addition to investment and trading, there is also huge potential for co-operation between Viet Nam and India in tourism, a conference heard in HCM City on January 13.

Brazil authorities: 33 die in prison, days after 60 killed
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Brazil authorities: 33 die in prison, days after 60 killed

Yahoo News RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say that at least 33 prisoners have died in a penitentiary in the northern state of Roraima — adding to 60 deaths reported at other prisons.

At least 15 dead in DR Congo ethnic clashes: church, local authorities
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At least 15 dead in DR Congo ethnic clashes: church, local authorities

Yahoo News Lubumbashi (DR Congo) (AFP) - Fifteen people from DR Congo's Bantu community were killed Thursday in an attack blamed on Pygmies in an area of the southeast that has seen repeated ethnic

Human error led to Colombia soccer plane crash: authorities
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Human error led to Colombia soccer plane crash: authorities

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Errors by the pilot, airline and Bolivian regulators are to blame for a plane crash in Colombia that killed 71 people last month, including most of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer

Malian authorities say Swiss aid worker abducted in Gao
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Malian authorities say Swiss aid worker abducted in Gao

GAO, Mali (AP) — Authorities in northern Mali say a Swiss aid worker has been abducted in the town of Gao.

Authorities shut down yet another multi-million steel project
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Authorities shut down yet another multi-million steel project

In 2016, Vietnam has seen the closing of numerous long-delayed steel projects invested by both foreign and domestic enterprises.

Russian authorities inspecting crashed spacecraft debris
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Russian authorities inspecting crashed spacecraft debris

Authorities in Russia's Siberian region of Tuva on Monday were examining several pieces of the Progress cargo spaceship found after it crashed last week having failed to reach orbit. Two pieces,

US authorities deny route for controversial North Dakota pipeline
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US authorities deny route for controversial North Dakota pipeline

The US Army Corps of Engineers on Sunday nixed plans for a controversial oil pipeline crossing in North Dakota, a major victory for Native Americans and environmentalists who had staged months of