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6 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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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Silicon Alley Insider

Visa Profit Beats Expectations, But Stock Falls

Two tourists walk past advertisements of foreign companies near the airport of Ho Chi Minh City March 8, 1994.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam to audit former chief inspector

A woman pushes a cart past the villa owned by Tran Van Truyen, Vietnam's former chief inspector, in Ben Tre Province.

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Thanh Nein News

Parents of autistic children in Vietnam livid about lack of educational resources

Many parents in Vietnam said they wish the government have specialized schools for autistic children with trained staffs.

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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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The Nation

Vietnamese woman, 121, said to be oldest living person

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

Vietnam's airlines fail to compensate passengers for delays: inspectors

A VietJetAir's aircraft landed in Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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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