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Asia reels from floods as storm hits Vietnam
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Asia reels from floods as storm hits Vietnam

Sep 30th 2011, 2:16 PM 697 Views 0 Comments

Monsoon flooding, typhoons and storms across Asia have left more than 600 people dead or missing in recent weeks. Today, Vietnam has had to evacuate tens of thousands of people ahead of a tropical storm.

Schools close in Vietnam after virus outbreak kills over 100 children
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Schools close in Vietnam after virus outbreak kills over 100 children

Sep 27th 2011, 10:32 AM 363 Views 0 Comments

Over 57,000 have fallen ill in Vietnam this year from a hand, foot and mouth virus which typically affects up to 15,000 children a year.

UN agency warns of potential bird flu resurgence
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UN agency warns of potential bird flu resurgence

Aug 29th 2011, 5:03 PM 232 Views 8 Comments

A mutant strain of the virus has been confirmed in China and Vietnam, and is believed to have been spread by wild bird migration.

Cork man airlifted home after Cambodia crash
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Cork man airlifted home after Cambodia crash

Aug 27th 2011, 12:18 PM 949 Views 4 Comments

The 29-year-old man was seriously injured after a bus crash whilst he was travelling in Cambodia last month.

Khmer Rouge: A timeline
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Khmer Rouge: A timeline

Jun 27th 2011, 6:50 PM 1,866 Views 3 Comments

An estimated 1.7 million people died under the brutal regime of the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia in the seventies.

"Killing fields" trial opens in Cambodia
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"Killing fields" trial opens in Cambodia

Jun 27th 2011, 5:58 PM 384 Views 1 Comment

The trial represents the last chance to bring the Khmer Rouge leadership to justice.

Snakes on a train! Deadly cobras found beneath train seat in Vietnam
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Snakes on a train! Deadly cobras found beneath train seat in Vietnam

May 31st 2011, 2:25 PM 342 Views 0 Comments

The cobras, protected by law in Vietnam, were most likely destined for the dinner table.

Agency to help Irish people looking to adopt abroad
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Agency to help Irish people looking to adopt abroad

May 30th 2011, 1:20 PM 1,654 Views 0 Comments

Arc Adoption is the first mediation agency to be approved under the Hague Convention. It’s hoped that adoptions from Vietnam will resume soon, after they were suspended in early 2010.

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Minister asks Adoption Authority to assess situation in Vietnam

Dylan to perform in Vietnam for the first time - but ticket prices equal a month's wages
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Dylan to perform in Vietnam for the first time - but ticket prices equal a month's wages

Mar 15th 2011, 3:54 PM 432 Views 0 Comments

Bob Dylan has announced he will play in Vietnam for the first time ever – but, with tickets priced at just over the average monthly minimum wage, how many locals will be able to go?

Gaddafi threatens 'another Vietnam' as Libyan crisis deepens
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Gaddafi threatens 'another Vietnam' as Libyan crisis deepens

Mar 3rd 2011, 10:04 AM 452 Views 0 Comments

Pro-Gaddafi forces are said to have bombed rebel held targets, as the US plays down talk of a no-fly zone and Venezuela offers to mediate the crisis.

12 killed after Vietnam tourist boat sinks
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12 killed after Vietnam tourist boat sinks

Feb 17th 2011, 11:11 AM 655 Views 0 Comments

Over a dozen people were rescued when boat sank suddenly during calm conditions last night.

Boy killed by crazed elephant in Vietnam
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Boy killed by crazed elephant in Vietnam

Nov 8th 2010, 12:49 PM 311 Views 0 Comments

Local chief says elephants dislike things made of metal, and that the teenager was riding a motorbike at the time of the attack.

HSE to hand over authority of adoption assessments
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HSE to hand over authority of adoption assessments

Oct 11th 2010, 10:24 AM 494 Views 5 Comments

It will become more difficult to adopt from some countries overseas, as the HSE hands over authority of adoption assessments.

Trains come to end of the line in Vietnam floods
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Trains come to end of the line in Vietnam floods

Oct 6th 2010, 9:59 AM 250 Views 0 Comments

1,400 rail passengers stranded as railway swept away by rain and flooding claims at least 26 lives