• Australian birds with cocky attitude 

    23/04/2011 05:00

    A long-beaked Ibis bird looks for cooking scraps from a bin at Sydney's tourist precinct, Circular Quay. It’s not yet the Bodega Bay of Alfred Hitchcock’s "The Birds", but winged creatures are increasingly becoming a concern for...

  • US, Vietnam technological firms set up joint venture

    US, Vietnam technological firms set up joint venture

    21/04/2011 05:00

    The US-based Sigma Designs Inc and Vietnam Multimedia Corp (VTC) have reached an agreement to establish a joint venture to develop and market set-top boxes for digital television, smart energy products and home connectivity solutions. The Vietnam-headquartered...

  • AIT-Vietnam campus plan receives positive support 

    21/04/2011 05:00

    Ho Chi Minh City authorities have offered land and support to the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), which plans to establish a satellite campus in Vietnam, according to a press release issued by AIT Tuesday. A...

  • Kien Giang to establish nature reserve 

    20/04/2011 05:00

    Sarus cranes in Phu My Village in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang. Vietnam will establish a new nature reserve for the conservation of cranes in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang....

  • Yes, men really can make it longer: study 

    19/04/2011 05:00

    This illustration file photo shows a Roman statue of Venus and Mars, in Rome. Some non-surgical methods for increasing the length of the male sex organ do in fact work, while others are likely to result only in soreness and disappointment, a...

  • Last Supper was a day earlier, scientist claims 

    18/04/2011 05:00

    "The last supper of Tongerlo" by Leonardo da Vinci is pictured during the exhibition "The European Genius", in 2007 in the National Basilica of Koekelberg, Brussels. Christians have long celebrated Jesus Christ’s Last Supper on Maundy...

  • Warming seas could push some fish species to limit: study 

    18/04/2011 05:00

    Corals are seen at the Great Barrier Reef in this January 2002 handout photo. Rapidly warming ocean temperatures in some parts of the world could be pushing some fish species to the limit, stunting their growth, increasing stress and raising...

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