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2 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News
High tides on the Saigon River over the past few days have flooded Ho Chi Minh City streets, adding to the city's plethora of seemingly insurmountable traffic troubles.
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14 hrs ago | TrekEarth
I don't have much to say about this photo. It shows men offloading baskets of... something... at a quay in the centre of My Tho, a town in the northern part of the Mekong delta, not very far from Saigon .
Disbursement of the government's much-vaunted VND30 trillion loan package for low-cost housing has been so slow that experts suspect it will fail in its main task - reviving the stagnant property market.
Scientists from the Viet Nam Academy of Social Sciences had played an important role in promoting basic theoretical issues regarding the country's development, said Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong.
Nguyen Thanh Tuoi , 13, and his brother and sisters on their porch in Dong Nai Province.
This new world record beat the previous record set in New Zealand in July 2013. Each participant had a 3-minute date with 24 other participants, which included numerous local celebrities as well as singers from popular local band V-Music.
Vietnam is likely to maintain its current oil production level of about 340,000 bpd "for the next few years," according to an official from Vietnam Oil & Gas Group.
The 229 kilograms of heroin on board a Taiwan-bound plane went undetected at Tan Son Nhat International Airport on November 16 because the consignment was sent through a channel that does not subject goods to scrutiny, a Tran Ma Thong, deputy chief of the Ho Chi Minh City Customs Department, told the press Monday that customs officers had fulfilled ... (more)
Foreign tourists take photos on a Ho Chi Minh City street. Many tourists have reported being robbed of their cameras while taking photos in the street.
Scott Furssedonn-Wood , 35, has taken over as the British deputy high commissioner, eastern India.
Taiwan police said on November 17 they had cracked a major drug ring, confiscating 229 kilograms of heroin in their biggest seizure of the drug for 20 years.
Some of the messages are amusing slogans but most are filled with a lonely despair only felt by a soldier experiencing the bloody horrors of war.