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  1. Email This Article to a FriendRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | WHMI-FM Howell

    Joe Ostervik of Howell was a member of the 1st Cavalry Division in May of 1970 when the U.S. invaded Cambodia during the Vietnam War. After helping to clear out an enemy bunker complex, the then-21-year-old Ostervik came across an oil painting of North Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Minh.

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  2. Blatter says he convinced FIFA's executive committee to publish a...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Thanh Nein News

    Sepp Blatter says that he convinced FIFA's executive committee to publish a more appropriate version of Michael Garcia's report. Liverpool FC legend and club ambassador Robbie Fowler joined local kids at a football skills session in Ho Chi Minh City Wednesday during his trip to Vietnam Editor-in-Chief: Nguyen Quang Thong 248 Cong Quynh St. , Distr.

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  3. Hanoi woman gets 2 years in jail for stealing ambassador's bagRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Thanh Nein News

    A woman who was caught stealing from the Kazakh ambassador in Hanoi in July has been sentenced to two years' imprisonment by a court of Hanoi today. Nguyen Thi Thu Trang, 27, was convicted of stealing an iPhone 5, VND2.6 million and US$32 from Beketzhan Zhumakhanov, Kazakhtan's ambassador to Vietnam, in a supermarket in Bac Tu Liem Dist.

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  4. Zacks' Bull Of The Day: Rite AidRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seeking Alpha

    Rite Aid's shares surged after the company reported excellent results and raised its guidance. As the turnaround appears to be back on track on now, shares are likely to continue to move higher.

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  5. Football: For the first time in three years, St. John Bosco has opening at QBRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    For the first time in three years, St. John Bosco won't have Josh Rosen as its quarterback. Let the competition begin to find his replacement.

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  6. Vietnam customs official returns $10,600 to passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    ... Minh City's ambitious rehabilitation blitz 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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  7. Singaporean, Chinese execs arrested for porno production in northern VietnamRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    Hang Lian Choo, the Singaporean general director of a Hong Kong-invested firm that was busted producing and exporting pornographic discs from Hai Phong in northern Vietnam. Photo credit: Cong An Nhan Dan The Singaporean general director was among five people arrested at a Hong Kong company in the northern port city of Hai Phong City for allegedly manufacturing and distributing porno discs.

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  8. Apple Pay 2015: Still Early, But Dense Clouds Will Eventually Yield A Rain Of AdoptionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I'm co-founder and Managing Partner at RSR Research. I'm a lifelong retailer and have been involved in retail tech for more than 30 years both as an IT practitioner and as a tech analyst.

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  9. Foes of Cuba decision should check historyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... announced the formal normalization of diplomatic relations between the United States and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on July 11, 1995. Did relations between those two nations and the United States "embolden all state sponsors of terrorism," as ...

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  10. vnnews@vnagency.com.vnRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | VietNam News

    Viet Nam and Cuba sought to bring the defence co-operation to the next level of development during talks between their defence ministers in Ha Noi yesterday. Viet Nam and Cambodia had plenty of room to further their ties, President Truong Tan Sang told Rasmei Kampuchea, the largest daily Khmer newspaper in Cambodia ahead of his visit to the country from December 23-24.

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  11. Mysuru development: DC chairs meetingRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Star of Mysore

    Mysuru, Dec. 22- Deputy Commissioner C. Shikha held a preliminary meeting with officials of various departments to discuss on development works and new projects initiated in Mysuru district at her office in city this morning. The preliminary meeting was held in the wake of Mysuru development review meeting to be chaired by Chief Minister Siddharamaiah at his home office 'Krishna' in Benglaluru on Dec. 26 at 4 pm.

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  12. Saigon's Flower Street to feature Vietnam's countryside, metro lineRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    ... decline in Russian tourists' bookings... 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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  13. Vietnam's Petrolimex cuts retail fuel prices by up to 11 pctRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Reuters

    Vietnam's Petrolimex said on Monday it has lowered the retail prices of oil products such as petrol, diesel and fuel oil by between 8 percent and 11 percent, following lower global oil prices. As of 1500 , a litre of 92-octane petrol was lowered by 10.29 percent to 17,880 dong , while fuel oil was cut 11.4 percent to 13,130 dong per litre, the state-run firm which dominates domestic distribution networks said in a statement on its website .

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  14. Vietnam to license $22 bln refinery early 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Vietnam will grant a licence for a $22 billion refinery and petrochemical complex by Thai top energy company PTT Pcl and Saudi Aramco, the world's biggest oil producer no later than February 2015, a Vietnamese government official said on Monday. PTT and Aramco will each fund 50 percent of the project, should the firms fail to find any Vietnamese counterpart, said Man Ngoc Ly, head of the Nhon Hoi economic zone in the central province of Vietnam, where the project will be developed.

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  15. Vietnam, Thailand agree on improving road transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Pattaya Mail

    Vietnam and Thailand on Saturday agreed to improve road transportation, aimed at facilitating travels of residents of the two countries and tourists, and also reached an agreement on fishing cooperation. The agreements were made by Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-ocha and his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Tan Dung during discussion on the sidelines of the 5th Greater Mekong Subregion Summit, being held at a Bangkok hotel.

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  16. Vietnam Tyre Market Set to Grow at Over 8% During 2014-19, Says TechSci ResearchRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PR.com

    According to the recently published TechSci Research report "Vietnam Tyre Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019'', the tyre market in Vietnam is forecast to grow at a CAGR of over 8% during 2014-19. Prominent factors driving the market include growing automobile sales, rising automobile fleet, favorable government policies and increasing foreign investments in the automotive sector.

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  17. Vietnam commemorates soldiers who died in deadly naval fight against ChineseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    Authorities in the central city of Da Nang organized Sunday a ceremony to commemorate Vietnamese soldiers who lost their lives defending the Gac Ma Reef in Vietnam's Truong Sa Islands in 1988. More than 100 Truong Sa former soldiers, families of 10 martyrs who died in the Johnson South Reef Skirmish and war veterans in Ha Tinh, Quang Binh and Quang Tri provinces attended the ceremony.

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  18. Winning the first battles in a long warRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | VietNam News

    Legend: General Giap, Commander in Chief of Viet Nam People's Army, at the Ba Dinh Palace on 29 February, 1975. - VNA/VNS Photo The Trung General Vo Nguyen Giap's account of the Vietnamese Propaganda and Liberation Army's first battle appears in his first memoir, From the People Onwards, which begins in 1940 and concludes before Viet Nam's August 1945 Revolution.

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  19. Banks on track for 12% credit growth targetRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | VietNam News

    The State Bank of Viet Nam announced recently that banking credit grew by 10.22 per cent in the first 11 months. Banking industry insiders attribute a rapid increase in credit growth in the last few months to several reasons including the market's increasing seasonal demand for funds and the impacts of the Government's policies to revive the economy.

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  20. Terminally ill veteran gets his wish fulfilledRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Philly.com

    The speeches, the handshakes, the red-white-and-blue cake - it was all a surprise, and a lot more public acclamation than former U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Jeffrey Raymond Wheeler, a Vietnam War veteran with terminal lung cancer, was used to receiving for his service in Da Nang in the mid-1960s.

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