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11 hrs ago | Asia News Network

HCM City: School in Vietnam closed for torturing autistic students

HCM City authorities have shut down an illegal school for autistic children after it was found to be torturing its students.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Paul Tan's Automotive News

Infiniti enters Vietnam market with QX70, QX80 SUVs

Infiniti has entered the Vietnam market . Nissan's premium brand recently inaugurated its first Infiniti Center in Ho Chi Minh City, which will house the QX80 large SUV and QX70 crossover .

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Reuters

Starbucks seeks to expand in cafe-clogged Vietnam

With more coffee shops per square mile than probably anywhere on earth, opening a cafe in Vietnam's capital could be a bit of a gamble.

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Thanh Nein News

Police clear state-owned tanker in fatal Mekong Delta highway crash

Police in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang have concluded that a tanker involved in a highway collision that left seven dead, including two French nationals, and seven injured was not to blame for the accident.

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Bangkok Post

Vietnam woman said world's oldest

Nguyen Thu Tru lives in Ho Chi Minh City with her youngest son, who is 72. She had 11 children, four of whom are still alive.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Thanh Nein News

PetroVietnam Drilling expects to beat full-year earnings target

PetroVietnam Drilling & Well Services Joint-Stock Co., the country's biggest listed oilfield services provider, expects full-year profit to beat its forecast after first-half earnings climbed 45 percent, buoyed by an increase in rates for drilling rigs.

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Thanh Nein News

Trees felled for first metro station in Ho Chi Minh City

City workers cut down number of large, century-old trees in front of the Saigon Opera House on Tuesday morning to make way for Saigon's first underground metro line station, VnExpress reported.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

AkiPress

17:44 Kazakhstan's Honorary Consul in Viet Nam's city appointed

Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry has decided to appoint a Vietnamese citizen as its Honorary Consul in Ho Chi Minh City, the VietNamNet Bridge reports July 21. The decision was handed over to Nguyen Thanh Hung by Kazakhstan's Ambassador to Vietnam Beketzan Zhumakhanov on July 18 in the City.

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Malaysian National News Agency

VietJetAir To Launch Hanoi-Incheon Flight

HO CHI MINH CITY, July 21 -- VietJet Aviation Joint Stock Company will launch the Hanoi-Incheon service on Thursday, just a few days after its Da Nang-Incheon route served its first passengers, Vietnam News Agency reported, citing a local newspaper report.

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Indian Drives

Infiniti Enters Vietnam

With the murmurs of Infiniti entering India soon, we have good news of the brand it just entered the Asian counterpart Vietnam in the past week.

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Thanh Nein News

Over 80 pct of Phu Quoc fish sauce bottles are fake: Vietnam official

Over 80 percent of the domestically-consumed fish sauce bearing the Phu Quoc Island name are fake, an official has said.

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Thanh Nein News

Passengers boarding on a flight at the international Phu Quoc airport in Kien Giang province.

Singapore route will carry two flights a week and the Phu Quoc - Siem Riep route will carry three flights a week.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Asia News Network

Can Tho: 'Mekong delta will be partly submerged'

By the end of this century, 20 per cent of Vietnam's business hub Ho Chi Minh City will be inundated and 39 per cent of the Mekong Delta will be submerged, according to a Vietnamese study.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Bangkok Post

Vietnamese still feel north, south divide

A man in a luminous yellow T-shirt bobs up and down alongside a group of women at 5am doing aerobics - a typical morning activity in Hanoi.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Malaysian Undergrads Swap Raya Celebration For Voluntary Work In Vietnam

From Mohd Noor Firdaus Mohd Azil HO CHI MINH CITY, July 20 -- It is seldom that Malaysians choose to celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri abroad without family or relatives except for work or further studies.

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The Real Deal

House for Trees by Vo Trong Nghia Architects

As the world urbanizes, green space is increasingly in short supply. But now a Vietnamese architect has found a bold new solution: buildings that double as massive planters.

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Thanh Nein News

MH17 passengers include Vietnam-born mother, two children

Nguyen Ngoc Minh and her daughter Dang Minh Chau and son Dang Quoc Huy in a photo provided by family.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Auto Channel

Infiniti Center Enters Vietnam, Opens Showroom in Ho Chi Minh City

July 18, 2014: Infiniti today officially introduced the brand and its premium vehicles to customers in Vietnam.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Global Volunteer Programme Drives Student Nationalism To Greater Heights

From: Mohd Noor Firdaus Mohd Azil HO CHI MINH CITY, July 19 -- Initiatives involving undergraduates in global volunteering programmes are not only capable of giving wider exposure to the undergraduates but can also spur the spirit of nationalism to a higher level.

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The Daily Star

Dhaka most expensive city in South Asia for expats: survey

Dhaka ranked as the most expensive city for expatriates in South Asia in a survey conducted by an American human resource consultancy firm.

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