Tay Ninh Moving Wild Monkeys to National Park - News on 7th October 2016


1) Tây Ninh moving wild monkeys to national park

Agencies of the southern province of Tây Ninh will move all wild monkeys living around the Cao Đài Great Temple to ensure safety for local people and visitors.

Many local residents and visitors to the Cao Đài Holy See have reported being bitten or injured by wild monkeys. The provincial Forest Management Department confirmed 13 such cases involving students and teachers from local schools, as well as tourists.

From September 25 to 27, with the support of the Wildlife at Risk organisation, the Forest Management Department captured seven wild monkeys and released them into

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2) Typhoon Aere threatens northern, central regions

Coastal provinces and cities from Quảng Ninh in the north to Khánh Hòa in the central region have been told to prepare for Typhoon Aere, which has moved into northern East Sea, becoming the sixth storm to hit the East Sea this year.

According to the National Centre of Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting, at noon yesterday, the eye of the typhoon was at 20.7 degrees latitude north and 119.9 degrees longitude east, in the northeast of the East Sea. The strongest wind speeds near the centre were estimated at 60-75km per hour.

In the next 24 hours, the storm is forecast to move west-northwest at about 20-25km per hour and is gaining in strength. At 10am today, its centre is forecast at 20.4 degrees latitude

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3) Vietnam comes in at 78th in global ranking of cancer: WHO

A new ranking by the World Health Organization (WHO) has placed Vietnam at 78th out of 172 countries worldwide, with 126,000 people diagnosed with cancers in 2010.

According to WHO, an estimated 68,000 cancer cases were reportedly Vietnam in 2000, and the number of new diagnoses is expected to almost triple to 190,000 in 2020.

The country’s cancer-related death rate is reported to be as high as that of Finland, Somalia, and Turkmenistan. In Vietnam, the annual rate is 110 deaths out of 100,000 cases.

The recent increases in cancer diagnoses demand attention, health experts said at a workshop in Hanoi on Thursday.

Statistics show that currently there are about 23 million people living with cancer in the world with approximately

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4) Typical Hanoi social houses come to life

The two artists, who are both teachers at the Viet Nam University of Fine Arts, have shown the public the city of Hanoi like a living museum, which preserves memories of the past and the rhythms of the present.

All residents of Ha Noi will have seen these communal buildings at least once. However, it is unlikely that many have taken time to stop and watch the living buildings that are all around us today, yet which tomorrow may disappear without a trace.

The exhibition is called Changing Faces (Bottom and Face)

Following a long-term series on “The changing city landscape in the transitional period”, this exhibition is a further addition to the two artists existing research on a very distinctive face of the city today – that is the ‘Nha tap the’.

These Soviet style apartment buildings…

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Header photo by Wally Gobetz