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3 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

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Has your pet left a lasting impression on your carpet? Get it Cleaned and Help the Pope Memorial Humane Society.

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6 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Vietnam's economists urge banks to cut interest closer to deposit rate

A HDBank teller watches as a customer counts packs of dong notes in Ho Chi Minh City.

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10 hrs ago | Asia News Network

HANOI: Vietnam's minimum wage not enough

The current minimum wage meets barely 75 per cent of the minimum living standard, said Nguyen Tien Dang, head of the Salary Department under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs , at a labour conference in Ha Noi yesterday.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Gazette.net

Silver Spring doctor volunteers for Vietnam eye conference

Dr. Prem Subramanian of Silver Spring, a neuro-ophthalmologist with the Wilmer Eye Institute, was part of a volunteer faculty group that took part in the Imperial City Eye Meeting in Hue, Vietnam, in April.

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The Globe and Mail

TDSB question ex-chair Chris Bolton's role in Vietnam school deal

Officials call for rules to make partnerships more transparent after questions over former chair Chris Bolton's role in Vietnam school deal.

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NEWS.com.au

Local industry far from shipshape

VIETNAM has got the nod over Australian ship builders for a lucrative defence contract.

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Free Republic

Welcome to Vietnam

The Doi Moi market reforms that began in 1986 and a general slackening of state micromanagement have transformed the country out of all recognition.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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DFW Catholic

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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