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21 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Saigon's groundwater exploitation causes aquifers to shrink and land to sinks

A sink hole opened in front of the Ho Chi Minh City Court in District 1 in late 2013.


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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Thanh Nein News

American expat fined for breaking Da Nang woman's nose

American expat Dennis Marshall Gray is attacked by Le Van Phuoc, who stands behind Gray with a bicycle tyre in his hand, in a screen capture of a video recording of the incident.


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Foster's Daily Democrat

Rochester author writes of his life in various uniforms

Lilac City native David Duchesneau has spent many years in uniform - from attending Holy Rosary School and belonging to a Drum and Bugle Corps as a youngster, to joining the United States Marines Corps, and later, having a 20-year career with NH State Police.


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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Outernet

Four smashing summer reads sparking fresh thinking

The morning run was particularly eventful. I closed my eyes and reflected on four books I'm reading that have been enriching in different ways.


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Malaysian National News Agency

International Visitors To Vietnam On The Rise

Vietnam welcomed more than 5.47 million foreign holidaymakers over the January-August period, representing a year-on-year increase of 2.2 per cent, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism .


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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Jetstar Pacific To Launch Air Route To Thailand

The low-cost Jetstar Pacific Airlines announced on Monday its plan to open a new service with one daily return flight between Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok, Thailand, effective Dec 10, Vietnam News Agency reported here Tuesday.


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Hampshire Chronicle

Vietnam volunteer to give talk on physio philanthropy

A WOMAN who spent much of the year volunteering in Vietnam to teach handicapped people to walk, will be holding a talk in Itchen Abbas next month.


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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Vietnam hosts ASEAN maritime forums

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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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Kiama Independent

Lanterns mark start of spring at Kiama Farmers Markets

KIAMA Farmers Markets will signal the end of winter and the start of spring with their End of Winter Lantern Festival on Wednesday, August 27 from 2pm to 6pm.


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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Asia Times

Delicate diplomacy for Vietnam

Delicate diplomacy for Vietnam By Brian Leung HO CHI MINH CITY - Rising territorial tensions and the recent oil rig crisis have put Sino-Vietnamese ties on the rocks, driving Hanoi to ramp up strategic alliances with other regional powers, particularly the United States.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Nguyen Minh Tien stands trial on Tuesday. Photo: Thanh Dung

A court in Dong Thap Province sentenced a 35-year-old teacher to four years in prison for assaulting four of his colleagues with acid in March over personal and professional disagreements.


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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The best places to go after a break up

Endlessly watching Forgetting Sarah Marshall is not the only way to heal a broken heart - going on holiday can make you feel better about your life.


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Mon Aug 18, 2014


General Dempsey Favors Building Vietnamese Naval

If the United States lifts the embargo against the sale of lethal weapons to Vietnam, U.S. Army General Martin E. Dempsey would recommend providing materials for the Vietnam People's Navy, he said during a news conference in Ho Chi Minh City on August 16. In the first trip by a chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to Vietnam since 1971, Dempsey ... (more)


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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Letters from East Longmeadow soldier Lewis J. Newberry, killed in...

Lewis Newberry wrote this letter to his East Longmeadow High School friend William "Bill" Turnburg while at boot camp in Missouri prior to his being sent to fight in the Vietnam War in 1967.


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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Globe and Mail

In China's shadow, U.S. courts old foe Vietnam

U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey, left, poses for a photo with his Vietnamese counterpart General Do Ba Ty after a welcoming ceremony at Vietnam's Defence Ministry in Hanoi Aug. 14. U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey, left, poses for a photo with his Vietnamese counterpart General Do ... (more)


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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Top US general visits dioxin cleanup in Da Nang

Top US military officer Martin Dempsey said in Da Nang on Friday that he was impressed by the progress being at a dioxin cleanup project being conducted at a former US airbase.


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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Danang cops seize 4kg of ephedrine bound for Australia

Customs officers of Da Nang International Airport have seized more than 4 kilos of ephedrine, a material used to make methamphetamine, a representative of the office said on Wednesday.


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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Cham Islet off Vietnam's central resort town Hoi An. Photo credit: Dan Tri

A Coast Guard unit stationed in the world-renowned ancient town of Hoi An have rescued two Australian tourists who fell into the sea near a resort islet after their boat encountered strong wind.


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Mon Aug 11, 2014

TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Viettel to complete DC-HSPA+ rollout in early 2015

Viettel, Vietnam's largest mobile operator by subscribers, has carried out trials of Dual Carrier -HSPA+ technology in 13 cities and provinces in the south west of the country, VnEconomy reports.


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Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Miami Herald

Vietnam Syndrome still plaguing the U.S. public

We recently marked the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin incident, which led to the Tonkin Gulf Resolution, which led to the escalation of the Vietnam War.


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