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  1. Vietnamese young accountant wins - New Zealand, New Horizon' contestRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    New Zealand Ambassador to Vietnam Haike Manning grants the awards to winner of the competition. Photo credit: New Zealand Embassy A 23-year-old Vietnamese woman has won the "New Zealand, New Horizon" competition held by the New Zealand Embassy in Hanoi, which aims to increase knowledge and understanding between the two countries.

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  2. Tourism industry seeking visa fee waivers for all visitors to VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    The Vietnam Tourism Association is asking the government to offer visa fee waivers to all tourists between July and December this year in an attempt to avert a Vu The Binh, vice chairman of the association, said at a conference in Hanoi on Monday that the fee exemption will be an "urgent solution" to deal with consecutive drops in tourist numbers over the last 11 months. "It will be a breakthrough to help travel firms stimulate demand from tourists," Binh said, as cited by Thoi bao Kinh te Saigon Online.

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  3. Public Schedule: May 27 - WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | State Department

    1:00 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom delivers remarks at the USAID launch of the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review in Washington, D.C. 9:00 a.m. Acting Administrator Lenhardt delivers remarks at the Society for International Development 2015 Annual Conference, in Washington, D.C. 9:00 a.m. Under Secretary Novelli participates in the U.S.-Brazil Innovation Forum organized by the Brazil Council, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Please click here for more information.

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  4. Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs...Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

    Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles H. Rivkin will travel to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and Taipei, Taiwan, May 26 - June 3, where he will focus on strengthening economic ties as the foundation to our robust overall relationships with these economies. In Vietnam, May 26 - 30, Assistant Secretary Rivkin will meet with government officials, business leaders, and representatives from the private sector to discuss the accomplishments of the 20 years since the normalization of the U.S.-Vietnam relationship and ways forward for our growing economic partnership.

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  5. Press Releases: Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | State Department

    Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Charles H. Rivkin will travel to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and Taipei, Taiwan, May 26 June 3, where he will focus on strengthening economic ties as the foundation to our robust overall relationships with these economies. In Vietnam, May 26 30, Assistant Secretary Rivkin will meet with government officials, business leaders, and representatives from the private sector to discuss the accomplishments of the 20 years since the normalization of the U.S.-Vietnam relationship and ways forward for our growing economic partnership.

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  6. Traffickers launch 'buy a bride' scheme for Chinese men as one-child policy creates shortage of womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ITV

    China's one-child policy has shaped the nation's family life for more than three decades and is part of the national psyche, but such a tight grip on population control has created a gender imbalance. This gender gap, the high cost of dowries yet low incomes of men in rural China mean bachelors are increasingly looking for a more economical bride in other South East Asian countries like Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.

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  7. Cattle in central Vietnam have been dying due to the lack of food and water. Photo: Thien NhanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thanh Nein News

    A new heat wave is going to raise the temperature in Hanoi to 39 degrees Celsius and many places in central Vietnam to 40 degrees this week. The national weather forecast center said in a new statement that the heat wave will start on Tuesday and make the already hot summer even worse.

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  8. Public Schedule: May 26 - TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | State Department

    4:30 p.m. Deputy Secretary Higginbottom meets with members of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Jeff Colman, Howard Kohr and Ester Kurz, at the Department of State. 9:45 a.m. Under Secretary Sherman meets with Tunisian Minister of Defense Farhat Horchani, at the Department of State.

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  9. a On reconciliation with VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | CBS News

    U.S. Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., holds up photos of himself as a 30-year-old man wounded and captured in 1967 in North Vietnam, outside the Army Museum in Hanoi October 19, 1992. The photos were delivered by Colonel Pham Duc Dai , director of the Army Museum, and Colonel Tran Bien, representative on the MIA issue at the Ministry of Defense as a gift for visiting the museum.

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  10. UN leader urges aid for migrants, efforts to deal with causesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Boston.com

    UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday urged Southeast Asian nations to deal with the causes behind a growing humanitarian crisis that has forced thousands of people from Myanmar and Bangladesh to flee by sea, leaving many still stranded in boats. Ban said he has been discussing the emergency with regional leaders in Myanmar, Malaysia, and Thailand, among others, and urged them to provide search and rescue operations and options for resettlement and reintegration.

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  11. Indonesian football hit with sanctions for qualifiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Al Jazeera

    Indonesia, already facing the prospect of a FIFA ban for government interference, have been forced to play their World Cup and Asian Cup qualifier against Iraq in an empty stadium and their home tie against Thailand at a neutral venue. The decision was taken by the Asian Football Confederation after crowd trouble during two under-23 matches in March against East Timor and South Korea in Jakarta.

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  12. 3,000 m above northern Vietnam, a new peak beckonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Thanh Nein News

    The top of Bach Moc Luong Tu, the fourth highest mountain in Vietnam, touches the sky at nearly two miles high. Photo credit: Tuoi Tre After plans to build a cable car to Vietnam's highest peak, Fansipan, were announced, climbers are flocking to a mountain next door.

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  13. No addictive substances found in Hanoi street foods: officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Thanh Nein News

    Street foods, such as sausage, grilled pork roll and permented pork roll, are popular treats on Hanoi roads. File photo.

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  14. Top 4 prestigious centers for foreigners to learn Vietnamese in HanoiRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Thanh Nein News

    The increasing economic cooperation and cultural exchange between Vietnam and other countries in recent years have brought many foreigners over. They all have the demand to study Vietnamese language to communicate with locals and understand local people and culture to succeed in both their work and life here.

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  15. La Residence Hotel & Spa Rolls Out 5-Day Wonders of Vietnam PackageRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | PR.com

    One of the most luxury hotels in Hue and Central Vietnam, La Residence Hotel & Spa, is rolling out a package that provides access to five of Southeast Asia's greatest concentration of UNESCO World Heritage sites and experiences over the course of a five-night stay. The Wonders of Vietnam package shepherds travelers into stupendous grottos of the world's largest cave system, into the pavilions and palaces of East Asia's most charming imperial city, among ancient temples of the vanished Cham Kingdom, up and down the streets of an ossified 16th-century seaport and into the theater for a performance of Vietnamese culture's most exquisite music.

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  16. Hanoi - " from mausoleum to water puppetsRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Jerusalem Post

    In Vietnam's case, Hanoi does not boast the elegant restaurants, nightlife, or frenetic activity of Saigon, now known as Ho Chi Minh City. This past April 30, the world was reminded of the 40th anniversary of the end of a brutal war in Southeast Asia, historically known as the Second Indochina War, or the war between the US and Vietnam.

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  17. Baku, Hanoi positions coincide on many issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Today.Az

    Azerbaijan, on the cradle of the Caspian Sea, and Vietnam, a country of breathtaking natural beauty in Southeast Asia, are keen on expanding strategic cooperation in various fields. The successful development of relations between the two countries was highlighted during an official visit by Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang to Baku.

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  18. Vietnam turns to U.S. for weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | HeraldNet

    Anxious about a more assertive China on its doorstep and frictions over territory in the South China Sea, officials in Hanoi recently hosted a group of foreign defense contractors looking to sell the Communist nation everything from radar systems to night vision technology and aircraft. The military's top officers were not present because of the sensitivity of hobnobbing with U.S. defense companies eight days before celebrations for the 40th anniversary of the defeat of America and its allies.

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  19. Vietnam goes shopping for U.S. military hardwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Thanh Nein News

    Anxious about a more assertive China on its doorstep and frictions over territory in the South China Sea, officials in Hanoi recently hosted a group of foreign defense contractors looking to sell the nation everything from radar systems to night vision technology and aircraft. The military's top officers were not present because of the sensitivity of hobnobbing with U.S. defense companies eight days before celebrations for the 40th anniversary of the defeat of America and its allies.

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  20. Vietnam Turns to U.S. for Weapons 40 Years After War's EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Washington Post

    Soldiers march during a parade marking the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on April 30. Photographer: Hoang Dinh Nam/AFP/Getty Images Anxious about a more assertive China on its doorstep and frictions over territory in the South China Sea, officials in Hanoi recently hosted a group of foreign defense contractors looking to sell the Communist nation everything from radar systems to night vision technology and aircraft. The military's top officers were not present because of the sensitivity of hobnobbing with U.S. defense companies eight days before celebrations for the 40th anniversary of the defeat of America and its allies.

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