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  • Vietnam drunks to get ride home

    10 Dec 2014 : HANOI — Vietnamese restaurants will be asked to make sure drunk clients don't drive themselves home, news reports said.

  • China mulls cigarette price hike

    10 Dec 2014 : BEIJING — A Chinese health official says the government is likely to raise cigarette prices as the nation of 300 million smokers cracks down on the habit.

  • Monk's sex video outrages Vietnam

    10 Dec 2014 : HANOI — A video allegedly showing a monk having sex sparked outrage on social media in Vietnam Wednesday.

  • 1st bird flu vaccine factory approved

    10 Dec 2014 : The cabinet has approved the Government Pharmaceutical Organisation's proposal to construct an influenza and bird flu vaccine plant in Saraburi's Kaeng Khoi district.

  • UK's Tesco cuts profit outlook by half

    10 Dec 2014 : AMSTERDAM —Tesco Plc’s year of misery continued as new Chief Executive Officer Dave Lewis said earnings at the UK grocery leader will be about half an August forecast, amplifying a crisis that has weighed on the stock for months.

  • HK protesters vow 'We'll be back'

    10 Dec 2014 : HONG KONG - An air of tired resignation hung over Hong Kong's main pro-democracy protest site Wednesday as demonstrators braced for a police clearance after more than two months of rallies -- but bright new posters declared "We'll be back".

  • Abhisit opposes direct election of PM

    10 Dec 2014 : Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva on Wednesday warned of a possible setback to the idea of voters to directly electing a prime minister.

  • Bus agency chief named SRT governor

    10 Dec 2014 : The president of interprovincial-bus state enterprise Transport Co has been named the new governor of the State Railway of Thailand.

  • Navy copter rescues stranded climber

    10 Dec 2014 : PATTAYA — A navy helicopter flew a 37-year-old Greek climber to safety after he got himself stranded on a 300-metre cliff on Koh Larn for three hours.

  • Korean Air VP bags self after nut row

    10 Dec 2014 : SINGAPORE – Heather Cho, daughter of Korean Air Lines Co Chairman Cho Yang Ho, resigned after her ordering an employee to leave a plane over service standards created a backlash from the public.

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