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Yesterday | Thanh Nein News

Police rescue hostages held in Hanoi apartment

Police surround a Hanoi tenement in an effort to rescue the last hostage of the three that were held Tuesday morning. Photo: Ha An Hanoi police successfully rescued the last of the three hostages who spent five hours being held by at knife-point in an old tenement apartment.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Asia News Network

HANOI: Tobacco smuggling rising in Vietnam

Lured by the opportunity to make huge profits, more people in Vietnam are turning to tobacco smuggling. Nearly 8,000 smuggling cases were discovered in the first eight months of 2014, according to the Market Watch Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Anna.aero

AirAsia returns to Da Nang

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Vietnam court reprieves dog thief murderers

The Supreme People's Court has reduced jail terms for six of ten people convicted of beating two suspected dogs thieves to death in the north-central province of Quang Tri.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

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

Newkerala.com

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

Stuff.co.nz

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

Scoop

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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