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  1. Vietnam rice boom heaping pressure on farmers, environmentRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... Thien, who has been farming since he was a child, told AFP on the edge of his small paddy field. Experts say Vietnam's drive to become one of the world's leading rice exporters is pushing farmers in the fertile delta region to the brink, with ...

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  2. Vietnam family law has seen changesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

    ... forbidden. An annulment is possible, but for social and financial reasons, infrequently pursued. My recent trip to Vietnam gave me the opportunity to gain the perspective of an outsider looking in. Of course, I was particularly interested in ...

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  3. TTA jumps ship with plan to buy fertiliser factoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... the transactions. Considered an investment arm of TTA, PMTA currently holds a 100-per-cent stake in two companies: Vietnam-based premium-grade fertiliser producer Baconco and PM Thoresen Asia (Singapore). Baconco, which was taken over by PMTA in ...

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  4. Musical hobby earns a trip to Carnegie HallRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    For 18-year-old Vietnamese student Thu Nguyen, who lives in Auckland, it was not anything to do with her studies, but her hobby. The emotional response from her Ho Chi Minh-based father, Minh Nguyen, came after telling him she had taken first place in the American Protege International Music Talent Competition Spring 2015 after composing a piece of music with the dan tranh, a traditional Vietnamese 17-string zither.

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  5. Haridas seeks final GM norm in ThailandRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    ... for a four-way third place tie in 5th HD Bank Cup International Chess Championships held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam March 16-23. The 21-year-old University of Baguio student capped his performance with five wins, one loss, and three draws in the ...

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  6. Up all night: Flower market adds colors to Saigon vivid lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    ... and the International Women's Day. Editor-in-Chief: Nguyen Quang Thong 248 Cong Quynh St. , Distr. 1, HCMC, Vietnam. Tel: (84-8) 39255738 - Fax: (84-8) 39255901 Email: admin@thanhniennews.com Thanh Nien is the tribune of Vietnam's Youth Association ...

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  7. Major overpass opens to traffic in Da NangRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    ... part of the national highway upgrade plan." Editor-in-Chief: Nguyen Quang Thong 248 Cong Quynh St. , Distr. 1, HCMC, Vietnam. Tel: (84-8) 39255738 - Fax: (84-8) 39255901 Email: admin@thanhniennews.com Thanh Nien is the tribune of Vietnam's Youth ...

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  8. Unusual floods kill 3 in central VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    A farmer in the central province of Quang Ngai visits his corn field which was damaged by recent heavy rains. Photo: Hien Cu Several floods triggered by unusual heavy rains over the last few days have claimed three lives in central Vietnam, authorities say.

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  9. Amid nationwide backlash, Vietnam's largest river gets temporary...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    Researcher Pham Van Mien with the Southern Institute of Ecology takes water samples from the Dong Nai River for testing. Photo credit: Tuoi Tre The investor of a development which is filling up a huge part of Vietnam's largest river has bowed to fierce public opposition, putting the project on the back-burner.

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  10. Swedish parliament's speaker visits VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Thanh Nein News

    Urban Ahlin, Speaker of the Swedish Parliament, is travelling with a delegation of six parliamentarians from four different political parties. The Speaker of the Swedish Parliament,will begin his five-day visit to Vietnam on Saturday on the occasion of Sweden's participation in the 132nd General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Hanoi.

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  11. S. Korea, Vietnam initial free trade dealRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    South Korea and Vietnam have initialed their free trade agreement that aims to boost bilateral trade by removing tariffs and other barriers, the government said Sunday. Following Saturday's initialing in Seoul, South Korea will seek to formally sign the deal within the first half of this year and obtain parliamentary approval as soon as possible before implementing it by year-end, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said.

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  12. The U.S. was in Vietnam before JFKRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Regarding Dan Simpson's March 18 column : He writes that for nearly three years of early U.S. military involvement in South Vietnam, the United States was led by a Catholic president, John F. Kennedy. He sees it as the United States fighting to maintain control of a French-speaking Catholic minority over part of a nation that was largely Buddhist or communist.

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  13. Emma Watson, Cinderella and the future of feminism in VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    ... while others nervously look down to check their phones. Or maybe what they say underscores a much bigger issue: Vietnam's millennials do not feel the urge to talk about gender equality and empowerment. Much like their cohorts born after 1980 in ...

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  14. Teams of Vietnam, DPRK enter final at int'l women's volleyball cupRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    Two teams from Vietnam and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Saturday beat their rivals at the semi-finals to enter the final round of the VTV-Binh Dien International Women's Volleyball Cup being held in Vietnam's central Quang Tri province. DPRK's 4.25 Sports Club won against Kazakhstan's Astana in straight sets with 25-19, 25-18 and 25-20, while the defending champion LienVietPostBank of Vietnam edged VTV Binh Dien Long An also from Vietnam 3-2 .

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  15. Where can I buy sterile glycerin (national chain/Boston area)?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Ask MetaFilter

    Anyone aware of a national chain, or someplace in Boston that carries sterile glycerin for personal lubrication purposes? I've tried Walgreens and Rite-Aid thus far with no luck.

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  16. Retired Forest Park Lt. hit by car while leading funeral procession on motorcycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    Police say a retired police lieutenant from the Forest Park Police Department on a motorcycle was struck while leading a funeral procession in the West End. The incident happened on West Liberty and Lockhurst Lane shortly before 1:30 p.m. Saturday.

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  17. A real-life unicorn: Book reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MacLeans

    ... and porters, went on an epic quest in 2011 to the animal's habitat in the Annamite mountains separating Laos and Vietnam. Haunted by his vigil 11 years previous at the side of a short-lived saola in captivity-the description of which is the book's ...

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  18. Vietnam placed top of outsourcing location indexRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The China Post

    Vietnam has become the world's top outsourcing location for the first time in terms of costs, risks and operating conditions, according to a study by global real estate consultant Cushman & Wakefield. Cushman & Wakefield's annual global report "Where in the World? Business Process Outsourcing & Shared Service Location Index" assesses factors likely to affect the successful operation of BPO functions around the world.

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  19. Swiss Watches Latest Weapon in Vietnam-China Sea ConflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Voice of America

    Watches made by Switzerland's Candino proclaim that the Paracel and Spratly islands belong to Vietnam, though China claims them, too. Prime Minister Hun Sen says issue should be solved only by nations directly affected by the disputes - as Philippines, Vietnam seek multi-lateral approach Nguyen Van Liem has bought a few Swiss watches over the years, but his latest acquisition stands out from the rest of the collection.

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  20. Researchers highlight shoulder and elbow injury possibility in youth playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | PhysOrg Weblog

    Pitching speed, player's height, and pitching for multiple teams may correlate with a history of shoulder and elbow injuries, according to new research released today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Specialty Day. "Our findings indicate that a 10 inch increase in height is associated with a 20% increase in likelihood of a history of injury, a 10 mile per hour increase in velocity is associated with a 12% increase likelihood of a history of injury, and playing for more than one team is associated with a 22% increase in the likelihood of a history of injury.

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