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3 hrs ago | Inhabitat

Vo Trong Nghia Architects Channel Bucky Fuller With 8 Community Bamboo Domes in Vietnam

We've been following the amazing work of bamboo masters Vo Trong Nghia Architects for a while now, and we are delighted to hear about their new bamboo domes in Vietnam.

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3 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Pham Cong Danh, chairman of VNBC, was arrested on July 29. Photo credit: VnExpress

The Ministry of Public Security arrested three former senior officials at the Vietnam Bank for Construction for criminal investigation late Tuesday, a source told Thanh Nien.

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3 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Pham Cong Danh, chairman of VNBC, was arrested on July 29. Photo credit: VnExpress

The Ministry of Public Security arrested three former senior officials at the Vietnam Bank for Construction for criminal investigation late Tuesday, a source told Thanh Nien.

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5 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Vietnam recognizes 106-year-old man, 100-yr woman as oldest couple

The Vietnam Book of Records has recognized a 106-year-old man and his 100-year-old wife as the oldest living couple in Vietnam, news website VnExpress reports.

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6 hrs ago | The American Prospect

The Limits of American Power: Judging Obama's Foreign Policy

U.S. Army soldiers salute American flags at a ceremony at Camp Liberty in Baghdad on Thursday, Sept.

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10 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Vietnam students win 4 golds, silvers at int'l chemistry contest

Photo credit: VnExpress All four Vietnamese students at the international chemistry contest held in Hanoi came home with gold and silver medals Monday, with one of them winning the event's highest score.

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10 hrs ago | Asia Times

Vietnam buckles under Chinese pressure

SPEAKING FREELY Vietnam buckles under Chinese pressure By Zachary Abuza Speaking Freely is an Asia Times Online feature that allows guest writers to have their say.

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12 hrs ago | VietNam News

Blaze ravages plant in Hung Yen province

A major fire broke out at Hoa Phat Electronics Co., Ltd in the northern province of Hung Yen yesterday, causing up to VND15 billion in damage.

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12 hrs ago | VietNam News

Police prosecute Bach Mai hospital assailant

A 36-year-old man has been arrested and prosecuted for disturbing public order after assaulting doctors at the Ha Noi-based Bach Mai Hospital last Friday.

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12 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Japanese photographer captures Vietnam's mood about island dispute

Murayama Yasufumi introduces a photo at his exhibition in HCMC. The photo shows a fisherman sailing his boat to the sea off the Paracels on June 30 as he always had despite a risk of being attacked by Chinese ships.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Vietnam's one and only trade union turns 85

This date was the day that Vietnam's labour union, then known as the Red Federation of Trade Unions, was founded.

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Pope names new bishop for Vietnam's My Tho diocese

My Tho, Vietnam, Jul 28, 2014 / 09:02 pm .- Pope Francis named Bishop Pierre Nguyen Van Kham, an auxiliary bishop of the Ho Chi Minh City archdiocese, to become head of the Diocese of My Tho on July 26. Bishop Nguyen was born in 1952 in Ha Dong, a suburb of Hanoi.

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MTV

Joe Budden And Ransom Bury The Hatchet On 'Vietnam': Listen Now

Everyone loves a song with a catchy hook, but every now and then , the mood calls for a display of raw lyricism.

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Plastics News

Acquisition expands Rieke Packaging's stake in Asia

Rieke parent company TriMas Corp. acquired Lion Holdings Pvt. Ltd. of Greater Noida, India, a producer of plastic dispensing systems for non-pressurized consumer packaging.

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Hospitality Net

Peter Nilsson has been appointed General Manager at Centara Grand...

Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Peter Nilsson as General Manager of Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin.

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Thanh Nein News

Perpetrators of child sexual abuse go unpunished in southern Vietnam

A 16-year-old girl from Hau Giang Province, who was raped at a charity center in Ho Chi Minh City but her poor mental condition failed to persuade the police to believe her statements that the center owner of nearly 80 years old did that to her.

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Thanh Nein News

3 jailed in southern Vietnam for smuggling people to Australia

Tran Van Hieu, Mai Van Vien and Nguyen Trung Tien at a trial in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province July 24, 2014, as they were sentenced for smuggling people to Australia.

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Marine News

Location of New Port Expansion Projects: Analysis

When it comes to port development, many governments now favour letting the market decide where expansion should take place, whereas most other transport infrastructure, such as roads and rail, remains centrally managed.

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Thanh Nein News

A customer uses a computer at a cafe in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo credit: Bloomberg

International internet connection in Vietnam has recovered after two weeks of speed woes as the cable connecting Southeast Asia to North America was rewired Sunday, an internet firm said.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Battered and broke, Vietnam fishermen bear brunt of China row

Fishermen eat onboard before departing on a fishing expedition from a port on Ly Son island, in Vietnam's central Quang Ngai province, July 1, 2014.

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