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Ugandan girls forced into child marriage because they can't afford sanitary pads
Travel

Ugandan girls forced into child marriage because they can't afford sanitary pads

En Vnexpress - Many girls are pressured into having sex by boys who offer to buy them sanitary items in return.

40 percent of Vietnamese kids lack sleep because of much studying
Health

40 percent of Vietnamese kids lack sleep because of much studying

According to Dr. Johnathan Halevy from Family Medical Practice infirmary, half of preschool students and 40 percent of Vietnamese adolescents sleep less than a normal sleep of 8 hours.

Preschoolers Happier When They Share Because They Want To
Science

Preschoolers Happier When They Share Because They Want To

Yahoo News This shows that when sharing is voluntary and altruistic, children experience a positive mood, which may lead to further sharing, said lead study author Zhen Wu, an assistant professor of

Lewandowski says turmoil in White House communications staff is partly because Trump is too ‘articulate’
Politics

Lewandowski says turmoil in White House communications staff is partly because Trump is too ‘articulate’

Yahoo News President Trump’s former campaign manager says the reported tension among some White House communications staffers in recent days, highlighted by the resignation of communications director

Democracy experts to Trump: Just because you can, doesn't mean you should
World

Democracy experts to Trump: Just because you can, doesn't mean you should

Yahoo News Here’s a bit of advice for President Trump from experts who study the processes of democracy: Just because you can do something, doesn’t mean you should. It can prevent partisans from

Expensive medicines expire because of cumbersome procedures
Health

Expensive medicines expire because of cumbersome procedures

Baomoi - The Vietnam Drug Administration has asked the HCM City Department of Health to report on a case in which 20,000 tablets for leukaemia treatment expired because of cumbersome procedures.

Vietnam’s pepper faces difficulties because of India’s ban
Business

Vietnam’s pepper faces difficulties because of India’s ban

Vietnamnet - The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) are working with Indian counterparts on the removal of the country’s ban on

Will 86 percent of garment workers lose jobs because of robots?
Business

Will 86 percent of garment workers lose jobs because of robots?

Vietnamnet - With the development of automation technology, many unskilled workers are expected to be replaced by robots on production lines.

Conway says Flynn quit because he'd become 'lightning rod'
World

Conway says Flynn quit because he'd become 'lightning rod'

Yahoo News WASHINGTON (AP) — The storm over national security adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russia made his situation "unsustainable," prompting Flynn to resign less than a month into the new

McIlroy withdraws from Abu Dhabi because of rib injury.
World

McIlroy withdraws from Abu Dhabi because of rib injury.

Yahoo News VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from the Abu Dhabi Championship this week because of a rib injury.

Trail Blazers-Pistons postponed because of winter storm
World

Trail Blazers-Pistons postponed because of winter storm

Yahoo News PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers' scheduled NBA game Saturday night against the Detroit Pistons was postponed till Sunday because of potentially severe weather conditions.

Mexico brings back adviser who quit because of Trump meeting
World

Mexico brings back adviser who quit because of Trump meeting

Yahoo News MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Wednesday brought back a close adviser and Cabinet secretary who had stepped down after arranging a presidential meeting with

Florida man assaults car salesman with golf club because he didn’t win a prize
Tech

Florida man assaults car salesman with golf club because he didn’t win a prize

Yahoo News - Florida is a wondrous land of palm trees, theme parks, beaches and exotic wildlife. It's also a place where elderly men go to car dealerships in the hopes of claiming prizes and then

A flight was late because someone named their Wi-Fi hotspot ‘Galaxy Note 7’
Tech

A flight was late because someone named their Wi-Fi hotspot ‘Galaxy Note 7’

A clever but highly irresponsible troll by a passenger aboard a Virgin America flight out of San Francisco nearly resulted in the plane being grounded and searched for the recalled smartphone.

Reindeer are shrinking because of climate change
Tech

Reindeer are shrinking because of climate change

Global warming has taken yet another thing from us: reindeer. The Christmas icons are shrinking because climate change has hurt their food access, researchers say, just in time for the start of the

Vietnam loses nearly US$450mil. in petroleum revenue because of tax cut
Business

Vietnam loses nearly US$450mil. in petroleum revenue because of tax cut

A loss of VND10 trillion (over $445 million) in tax revenue from petroleum imports occurred in the first 11 months of the year, according to a report released by GDC.

Federer, Williams out of IPTL because of financial issues
World

Federer, Williams out of IPTL because of financial issues

Roger Federer and Serena Williams are not going to participate in the third edition of the International Premier Tennis League because of financial issues for the exhibition series.

Two petrochemistry projects stopped by authorities because of long delays
Business

Two petrochemistry projects stopped by authorities because of long delays

Shortly after the $22 billion petrochemistry & oil refinery project in Binh Dinh province was withdrawn by local authorities because of delay, another project in Can Tho has been stopped for the same

Iraq has to up oil output because of 'budget hole': FM
World

Iraq has to up oil output because of 'budget hole': FM

Iraq has to up its crude output because dwindling oil prices and the fight against Islamic State have left "a huge hole" in the economy, Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari said Tuesday, as the OPEC

Feds targeted adoptee from South Korea because of crimes
World

Feds targeted adoptee from South Korea because of crimes

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A man who was adopted as a 3-year-old from South Korea almost four decades ago and flown to America is in detention awaiting deportation because of "the severity of his criminal

State Department orders families of US consulate employees to leave Istanbul because of security concerns.
World

State Department orders families of US consulate employees to leave Istanbul because of security concerns.

WASHINGTON (AP) — State Department orders families of US consulate employees to leave Istanbul because of security concerns.

Vietnam’s retail lures foreign capital because of urban population growth
Business

Vietnam’s retail lures foreign capital because of urban population growth

Retail giants from Japan, Thailand, Korea and France have come to Vietnam lured by the growth of the urban population, according to Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) Vietnam.

Maroon 5’s latest music video is a Pokemon Go parody, because of course it is
Tech

Maroon 5’s latest music video is a Pokemon Go parody, because of course it is

Although Pokemon Go might not be as huge as it was a few months ago, it's still one of the top grossing apps on iOS and Android and regularly finds its way into the headlines . Inspired by the game's

Vietnamese businesses incur losses because of yen appreciation
Business

Vietnamese businesses incur losses because of yen appreciation

The sharp increase of the Japanese yen has caused losses for Vietnamese businesses.

PetroVietnam loses nearly US$4 billion because of lower oil prices
Business

PetroVietnam loses nearly US$4 billion because of lower oil prices

The average oil price in the first half of 2016 fell nearly $20 to $40.5 a barrel, causing the sales of the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Corporation (PetroVietnam) to fall by nearly $4 billion over