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Local news for Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

7 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

TDSB question ex-chair Chris Bolton's role in Vietnam school deal

Officials call for rules to make partnerships more transparent after questions over former chair Chris Bolton's role in Vietnam school deal.

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12 hrs ago | Free Republic

Welcome to Vietnam

The Doi Moi market reforms that began in 1986 and a general slackening of state micromanagement have transformed the country out of all recognition.

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16 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Pham Cong Danh, chairman of VNBC, was arrested on July 29. Photo credit: VnExpress

The Ministry of Public Security arrested three former senior officials at the Vietnam Bank for Construction for criminal investigation late Tuesday, a source told Thanh Nien.

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16 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Pham Cong Danh, chairman of VNBC, was arrested on July 29. Photo credit: VnExpress

The Ministry of Public Security arrested three former senior officials at the Vietnam Bank for Construction for criminal investigation late Tuesday, a source told Thanh Nien.

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17 hrs ago | Inhabitat

Vo Trong Nghia Architects Channel Bucky Fuller With 8 Community Bamboo Domes in Vietnam

We've been following the amazing work of bamboo masters Vo Trong Nghia Architects for a while now, and we are delighted to hear about their new bamboo domes in Vietnam.

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19 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

Vietnam's one and only trade union turns 85

This date was the day that Vietnam's labour union, then known as the Red Federation of Trade Unions, was founded.

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23 hrs ago | The American Prospect

The Limits of American Power: Judging Obama's Foreign Policy

U.S. Army soldiers salute American flags at a ceremony at Camp Liberty in Baghdad on Thursday, Sept.

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Yesterday | Thanh Nein News

Japanese photographer captures Vietnam's mood about island dispute

Murayama Yasufumi introduces a photo at his exhibition in HCMC. The photo shows a fisherman sailing his boat to the sea off the Paracels on June 30 in spite of threats from the Chinese vessels.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

DFW Catholic

Pope names new bishop for Vietnam's My Tho diocese

My Tho, Vietnam, Jul 28, 2014 / 09:02 pm .- Pope Francis named Bishop Pierre Nguyen Van Kham, an auxiliary bishop of the Ho Chi Minh City archdiocese, to become head of the Diocese of My Tho on July 26. Bishop Nguyen was born in 1952 in Ha Dong, a suburb of Hanoi.

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Plastics News

Acquisition expands Rieke Packaging's stake in Asia

Rieke parent company TriMas Corp. acquired Lion Holdings Pvt. Ltd. of Greater Noida, India, a producer of plastic dispensing systems for non-pressurized consumer packaging.

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Hospitality Net

Peter Nilsson has been appointed General Manager at Centara Grand...

Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Peter Nilsson as General Manager of Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin.

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Thanh Nein News

Technical problems hold up US visa processing

Applicants for US visa line up in front of the US Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City January 24, 2013.

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Marine News

Location of New Port Expansion Projects: Analysis

When it comes to port development, many governments now favour letting the market decide where expansion should take place, whereas most other transport infrastructure, such as roads and rail, remains centrally managed.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Dining review: At Pho Saigon Bay, discover the flavors of Ho Chi Minh City

Modern, upscale facade and stylish, spacious interior. When it's crowded and noisy, you get a real sense of what it's like to eat in Vietnam.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Thanh Nein News

VietJet opens Hanoi-Seoul route

Seoul route, which is operated under a partnership with South Korea's SEYOU Corporation, has a daily round trip with a capacity of 2,520 seats per week.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Vietnam's nascent anti-smoking laws flouted by public, manufacturers

A man smokes at the 115 People's Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City despite a ban against smoking at public places in Vietnam.

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Thanh Nein News

Man survives over four days in freezer in southern Vietnam

Mai Thanh Sang, 23, at Dong Thap General Hospital in the namesake province after being rescued from a minus degree storage freezer after more than four days the night of July 23, 2014.

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Thanh Nein News

Saigon zoo welcomes three new giraffes

The Ho Chi Minh City zoo on Thursday unveiled three giraffes, two males and a female, that it bought from Thailand at The newcomers, all around three years old, add up to a total of five giraffes - two males and three females - in the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens, the zoo d The average female giraffe is about 4.6 m high, but some males grow to ... (more)

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Mirror.co.uk

Flight Timeline Matt Test

Four weeks have now passed since Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 vanished and still not a single definitive trace has been found.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Vietnam's Animal Feed Exports Hit US$205 Million In First Half

HO CHI MINH CITY, July 25 -- Vietnam's value of animal feed and raw materials exports reached US$205 million in the first half of the year, an increase of 22.1 per cent year-on-year, Vietnam News Agency reports.

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