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8 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Research On Geopolymer Gives Cooperation Opportunity For UniMAP And Vietnam

Universiti Malaysia Perlis , is empowering further its research on geopolymer through cooperations with two academic and research institutions in Vietnam.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Ho Chi Minh City will restore and relocate iconic statues to make way for subway hub

The historic Ben Thanh Market roundabout featuring a statue and a bust will be removed for a subway project.

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The Nation

Thai firms seeking new opportunities in Vietnam

Bilateral trade between Vietnam and Thailand is expected to increase by 20 per cent per year to reach US$15 billion by 2020, according to Nguyen Van Tuan, head of the International Relations Department of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Forbes.com

What Anti-China Riots? Investment in Vietnam Surges Ahead

I have covered some of everything over the past 26 years of news reporting, from my alma mater U.C. Berkeley to the Great Hall of the People in Beijing where I followed Communist officials for the Japanese news agency Kyodo.

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Newsday

CroisiEurope is offering discounted fares on two departures

CroisiEurope is offering discounted fares on two departures -- Sept. 23 and Oct. 9 -- of its Mekong River itinerary in Vietnam.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Thanh Nein News

The resurrection of Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe: How HCMC brought the blackwater canal back from the dead

Once a lush river, then a stagnant ditch, the World Bank now regards the Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal in Ho Chi Minh City as an example of smart urban development work.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Chinese phone fraudster arrested in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City police have detained a Chinese man who allegedly ran a telephone scam that swindled billions of dong from its Vietnamese victims.

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Thanh Nein News

Cops ask Vietnamese banks to help fight crime

A photo provided by police shows data, devices and weapons police seized from an online gambling operation in Ho Chi Minh City A Ministry of Public Security official have asked banks need to do a better job of alerting police to potential criminal activity.

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Bangkok Post

VietJet adds flight to Ho Chi Minh

VietJet Air, the no-frills carrier of Vietnam, will boost the frequency of its Bangkok-Ho Chi Minh City route to twice a day on Sept 12. The upgrade, which will double capacity to more than 5,000 seats a week, reflects rising traffic demand on the route.

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Serious Eats

9 Must-Try Vietnamese Drinks

Vietnamese cuisine is world-famous, but few visitors to the Southeast Asian country think about what they'll be sipping on the streets of Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam man gets death for killing ex-girlfriend, sharing on Facebook

Dang Van Khuyen, 29, was sentenced to death for killing his ex-girlfriend in a trial in Ho Chi Minh City on August 26, 2014.

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Formed in 1996 in Manila, the six-piece PowerJam Live has toured throughout Asia.

The popular PowerJam Live Band will return to Ho Chi Minh City to perform at the Hard Rock CafA© starting September 2. The band's versatile repertoire includes dance hits, classic rock tunes, contemporary pop music, rhythm and blues, funk, soul, popular Latino music, acid jazz and ballads.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam, EU issue joint press statement

PM Nguyen Tan Dung shakes hands with visiting EC President JosA© Manuel DurA o Barroso after a news conference in Hanoi on August 25, 2014.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Nerve News

Vietnam hosts ASEAN maritime forums

Ho Chi Minh City, Aug 26 - Two ASEAN maritime forums kicked off in Vietnam Tuesday, with participation from representatives of 10 ASEAN member states and eight East Asia Summit partners.

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The Star Online

Vietnam envoy to visit China to seek thaw in testy ties

Vietnam will send a special envoy to China this week to try to rebuild battered diplomatic ties with its communist neighbour after they sank to their lowest in three decades, amid a flare-up over sovereignty in the South China Sea.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Inside The Vietnamese Government's Haunting War Museum That Portrays America As The Enemy

The Vietnamese government-run War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, is one of Vietnam's most popular museums.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam sculptors want to sell you the Statue of Liberty

A large concrete miniature of the Statue of Liberty sits outside a sculpture studio on Highway 22 in Ho Chi Minh City's Cu Chi District.

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Thanh Nein News

Saigon Tax Center throughout history

The following photos show the evolution of the center throughout its 130-year run in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Miss Lovely' returns from latest visit to orphanedkids in Vietnam

HEARTED humanitarian, who has been visiting Vietnam for the past 20 years to help orphaned and disabled children, has just returned from her most rewarding trip yet.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam's 'golden flight path' crosses Cambodian, Laos airspace

The well-traveled two hour flight path between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City could be cut by as much as 30 minutes thanks to a new agreement made between the governments of Vietnam and Cambodia.

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