Update news violence

National forum encourages children to raise their voice

As many as 169 children engaged in a dialogue with representatives from the Government, sectors and organisations in Hanoi on August 17 as part of the sixth national children’s forum.

Vietnam works with US to protect enterprises’ benefits: Spokeswoman

Vietnam’s agencies will continue to coordinate with the US side to protect legitimate rights and benefits of enterprises in line with legal regulations and agreements of the WTO, and prevent illegal evasion and fraudulent acts of origin.

Tables turned on loan sharks

 VietNamNet Bridge – Loan sharks have a reputation for violence, but the tables got turned on some debt collectors recently.

After slapping a student on the face, teacher loses job

VietNamNet Bridge - A teacher in Hanoi has been sacked after he pulled a student’s ear and slapped his face after being teased by students. 

Officer's shooting of suspect that sparked Milwaukee riot appears lawful: police

 A Milwaukee policeman whose fatal shooting of a suspect sparked overnight rioting in the U.S. Midwestern city appeared to have acted lawfully after the man turned toward him with a gun in his hand,

Violence against Vietnam's health workers seen growing

 VietNamNet Bridge – Violence against health workers by patients or patients' families in hospitals has seemed to increase recently, the online Voice of Vietnam (VoV) reported.

Veteran shows shooting is more than violence

VietNamNet Bridge – "Many people think shooting an air gun is a form of violence, but actually the sport is like Japanese kendo, which teaches people discipline and patience, and how to remain calm under pressure,"

15 die, 6,200 hospitalized for injuries after fights over Tet holiday

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than than 6,200 people were hospitalized during the Lunar New Year holiday (Tet) and 15 people died from injuries received from physical fighting, reported the Ministry of Health.

Egypt military targeted in deadly Sinai attacks

At least 26 people have been killed in a series of attacks by Islamist militants in the north of Egypt's Sinai peninsula.

Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko hopes to start coalition talks

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko plans to start talks on forming a coalition government after exit polls showed his bloc emerge strongest in Sunday's parliamentary elections.

Child abuse case causes public outrage

VietNamNet Bridge – A recent incident in Binh Duong Province in which a four-year-old girl was beaten brutally by her mother and stepfather has stirred public response on the issue of child abuse in Viet Nam once again.

Xinjiang unrest: China raises death toll to 50

 Fifty people died in violence on Sunday in Xinjiang, Chinese state media said, in what police called a "serious terrorist attack".

Hospital asked to increase security after violent attack

 The Ministry of Health has asked the centrally-run Bach Mai Hospital in Ha Noi to work closely with local police to ensure security and order inside the hospital for patients and their relatives as well as doctors and medical staff.

Social News Headlines 28/6

 4,000 children suffering violence every year; First southern IP has police station; East-West Highway continues to subside; Transport ministry told to push clampdown on overloading

Yingluck condemns violence in Bangkok

 Thai caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra Sunday condemned the two attacks in Bangkok's rally sites which killed two, including a four-year-old child and injuring 22 others.

Sports News Headlines 19/2

Midfielder Ta suspended for on-field violence; Samsung sending four Vietnamese kids to Chelsea summer camp; Student taekwondo tourney concludes in Thai Nguyen; Bao, Dung claim chess titles; HN to host children's chess comp

South Sudan president declares state of emergency in Unity, Jonglei states

 South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit on Wednesday declared a state of emergency in Unity and Jonglei States.

Damascus hotel hosts fleeing families, not tourists

 These are the new "tourists" in Damascus: families fleeing the violence in their hometowns who now live in decrepit hotels, packed into tiny spaces where they even cook in bathrooms.

Viet Nam calls for restraint in Egypt

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam yesterday, Aug 22, voiced deep concern over the escalation of violence in Egypt and called on all related parties to exercise restraint.