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3 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

Vietnam consumer electronics market: Computer hardware industry revenue hits $2.1 billion in 2013

Sales of handsets and TV sets reported a dip in Q113, despite a typical boost from the Lunar New Year shopping season.

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7 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Italian found dead in Ho Chi Minh City apartment

An Italian man was found dead in the Dat Xanh apartment building in Ho Chi Minh City's Thu Duc District on April 22. PHOTO COURTESY OF DAN TRI An Italian man apparently hung himself to death in his 14th floor Ho Chi Minh City apartment on Tuesday, police said.

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10 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

Family Sues N.J. District Over 'Under God' In Pledge Of Allegiance

A family is suing a New Jersey school district, contending that the phrase "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance discriminates against atheist children.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Vietnamese American gets death for heroin smuggling

Jason Dinh, a 41-year-old Vietnamese American, being escorted out of a courtroom in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday.

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ABC News

Vietnam Sentences American Man to Death for Heroin

The Liberated Saigon newspaper says Jason Dinh, 41, was convicted of trafficking 1 kilogram of heroin at a one-day trial by Ho Chi Minh City's People's Court on Tuesday.

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Malaysian National News Agency

US Private Sector Launches First Activity In Asean To Promote Smes

KUALA LUMPUR, April 22 -- The United States and the US private sector launched the first activity in their partnership formed in collaboration with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to promote small and medium enterprise development and growth to bolster trade across the region.

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TheBlaze.com

Big Development in Search for Missing Malaysia Flight: It May Have Landed Somewhere Else

The search for the missing Malaysian Airlines plane could change course again as nothing has turned up in weeks of searching the Indian Ocean off the coast of Australia.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam sees vaccination rush as measles deaths hit 123

People jostle for a measles shot at the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City in the morning of April 21. PHOTO COURTESY OF TUOI TRE Adults and children have been flocking the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City to seek measles vaccination as the fatalities on infected children have reached at least 123 nationwide.

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Thanh Nein News

Excess feeds dog thefts and violence in Vietnam

In rural Vietnam, there have been countless cases of thieves stealing dogs and selling them to restaurants for food.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam issues new standards on gold jewelry

Vietnam's government issued specific ingredient requirement for gold jewelry after gold shops and traders began cutting corners to attract customers with low prices.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam metro building up government center

An old apartment building at Dong Khoi - Le Thanh Ton street corner in Ho Chi Minh City will be rebuilt as a part of the city government center.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Vietnam city dwellers help police by paying for street cameras

Street camera data transmitted to screens at the command center of the Ward 12 Police in Ho Chi Minh City's Go Vap District.

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Emirates News Agency

DP World marks important milestone in Vietnam with first vessel to...

WAM HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM, DUBAI, 21st April 2014 --In a significant milestone, DP World has welcomed the very first vessel to navigate the new channel on the Soai Rap River to its Saigon Premier Container Terminal in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Experts Say AEC Will Bring Opportunities, Challenges To Vietnamese Exporters

HO CHI MINH CITY, April 21 -- Experts said that once formed in 2015, the Asean Economic Community will bring both opportunities and challenges to Vietnamese exporters, Xinhua news agency reported.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Vietnam court files complaint after lawyer blasts flabby trial

A Central Highlands court has demanded that a Ho Chi Minh City lawyer be punished for making Facebook comments designed to foment discontent about a controversial trial in Dak Lak.

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Malaysian National News Agency

HCM City Rescues 21 Endangered Animals In First Quarter Of 2014

HO CHI MINH CITY, April 21 -- HCM City-based Cu Chi Wildlife Rescue Station said 21 animals belonging to 11 groups of endangered species were rescued in the first quarter of the year, Vietnam News Agency reported.

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Bloomberg

HAGL Adds Laos Crops as Singapore Listing Looms: Southeast Asia

HAGL JSC, a real estate developer that's transformed itself into Vietnam 's biggest listed farmer by acreage, is expanding overseas plantations and adding corn as it plans to list the agricultural unit in Singapore next year.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam police seize meth ingredient bound for Australia

A kilogram of pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient in producing methamphetamines, was found hidden in tea box seized by Ho Chi Minh City Police Thursday from a package bound for Australia.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Vietnam parking lots like matchboxes ready to go ablaze

Two men are smoking as they write down parking numbers and collect changefrom customers at a parking lot near the crowded Cho Ray Hospital on Nguyen Chi Thanh Street.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Reuters

Vietnam index ends at 9-wk low, more falls expected

Vietnam's benchmark VN Index closed 2.58 percent down on Friday at 565.33 points, its lowest level since Feb. 12, boosted by strong selling from major investors and more falls were expected next week as the market lacked supportive news, analysts said.

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