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6 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

ACB founder pleads not guilty to Vietnam fraud, tax dodge

Nguyen Duc Kien , a founder of Asia Commercial Bank, answers questions from the judges during a trial in Hanoi on April 16 Nguyen Duc Kien, a founder of Asia Commercial Bank, pleaded not guilty to fraudulently taking assets, tax evasion and other crimes that partly caused losses the Vietnamese lender estimates at VND8.67 trillion .

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6 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

At least 5 killed in Vietnam highway crash

At least five people, including one foreigner, died after a bus carrying 13 passengers collided with a water tanker on an expressway between Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta on Wednesday morning.

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9 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

Windsor Property Management Group Corporation Selects Newmarket...

Windsor Property Management Group Corporation , a leading Vietnamese hospitality and property management group, has selected the sophisticated technology solution Delphi from NewmarketA International, Inc .

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13 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Ho Chi Minh City promotes community-based drug detox

Ho Chi Minh City authorities opened a methadone treatment center on Tuesday and continued to push a trial project to provide community-based drug treatment despite the fact that it has not been as effective as expected.

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13 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Sham plastic surgeons back in action in Vietnam

Doan Cong Hiep and Tran Quang Dung have provided dangerous plastic surgeries in Ho Chi Minh City and have damaged the bodies of many women Two con men whose Ho Chi Minh City cosmetic surgery clinic was shut down last April for malpractice are back in business, a victim said.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Voice of America

With an Eye on TPP, Garment Companies Flock to Vietnam

But Cambodia faces labor strikes. The Thai government suffers endless protests. Burma, also known as Myanmar, needs infrastructure updates.

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Thanh Nein News

The Y factor

Singer Anh Thuy , who disguised as Huyen Minh in a performance on The X-Factor Vietnam competition, aired March 30. Photo courtesy of Lao Dong She was sitting pretty, having won a lot of support from judges and the audience, both for having a good voice and for fighting to overcome her adverse circumstances, working as a waitress in a cafe.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam commercial hub plans to triple residents income by 2025

Ho Chi Minh City plans to triple its average GDP per capital in 2025. Photo courtesy of Thoi bao Kinh te Saigon Online Ho Chi Minh City announced a ten year plan, on Monday, targeting to triple its residents' average annual income while investing heavily in road projects.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam metro to tackle floods with ponds, lakes

Children walk on flooded Calmette Street in downtown Ho Chi Minh City. The city is considering a plan to build underground water tanks and dig lakes to store rainwater in a controversial effort to tackle inundation.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Sub aborts search for MH370 when ocean proves too deepSub aborts...

The robotic submarine sent to look for the missing Malaysian jetliner deep in the Indian Ocean aborted its mission when the search area proved beyond its 15,000-foot limit, Australian authorities Students from an international school in east China city Zhuji pray for the passengers onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 by lighting candles on March ... (more)

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam city police hunting for 2 behind "boldest" smuggling

Ten containers of contraband from China, which were smuggled in last December by Ho Sam Dung and Tran Thi Thu Sang, being checked by Ho Chi Minh City officers.

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Malaysian National News Agency

AirAsia Introduces 3 New International Routes From Johor Baharu Hub

KUALA LUMPUR, April 14 -- AirAsia has introduced three new international routes from its hub in Johor Baharu, connecting the southern region to Yogyakarta and Lombok in Indonesia, and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam, to provide the Johor Baharu community with more destination choices for travel.

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Medical News Today

Study shows high prevalence of knee osteoarthritis in Vietnam

A study undertaken in Vietnam for the first time reveals the high prevalence of knee osteoarthritis, showing that roughly a third of Vietnamese men and women over the age of 40 are affected.

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The Straits Times

Vietnam frees two high-profile dissidents amid criticisms over human rights

Vietnam has released two political activists, the latest high-profile dissidents to be freed as the communist nation comes under increasing international pressure over its human rights record.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Thanh Nein News

The rice paper frenzy

Khanh jostles through circles of other customers, sweating all over his face, to go back to his motorbike for a sit after waiting by the cart for a while to no avail.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

TrekEarth

~ slice of life ~

Chau Doc a small town about 250km southwest of Saigon and the capital of An Giang Province bordering Cambodia in the vibrant Mekong Delta.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

HCM City: Ideal Market For High-End Fashion Brands

Vietnam may soon become a fashionista paradise with scores of leading fashion retailers vying against one another to distribute their brands in the fast growing country, the Vietnam Investment Review has reported.

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Bangkok Post

Hanoi moots monorail line

The Vietnamese capital has drawn up a plan to build its first monorail train in the city in the latest bid to ease traffic gridlock.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Plastics News

Vietnam economy shows signs of bouncing back from slowdown

Vietnam - considered part of the next generation of Asian tigers - has disappointed a lot of plastics companies with its sputtering economy the last two years.

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CNN

Carter's wrong to blame Obama, Clinton

Kerry stands beside a barricade at the Shrine of the Fallen in Kiev in March 2014 as part of his trip to Europe in search of a diplomatic solution to the crisis in Ukraine.

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