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2 hrs ago | Chron

San Jacinto re-enactment shows life - and war - in 1836

Natalie De Leon, 9, left, and her cousin, Ailyn Villanueva, 5, play Sunday at the San Jacinto battleground site, where the upcoming fest to commemorate the final battle for Texas independence will be held on Saturday.

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7 hrs ago | Daily Times

Vietnam marks Book Day to promote culture of reading

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has issued a decree making April 21 every year as Vietnam Book Day to promote the culture of reading and in recognition of the efforts of book authors, publishers and distributors in Vietnam.

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11 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Vietnamese woman missing in Korea ferry disaster, daughter saved

A photo of Kwon Ji-yeon, who was rescued from the sunk South Korean ferry, was circulated on Twitter to find her relatives.

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14 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Vietnam mega refinery lowers estimated cost

A motorcyclist pasts the central province of Binh Dinh's Nhon Hoi Economic Zone, where a US$21.5-billion refinery is planned A Thai-invested oil refinery, planned to be set up in the central province of Binh Dinh, has pared its estimated invested from US$28.7 billion to $21.5 billion.

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18 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Vietnam seeks legislative exchange with US

During US Senator Patrick Leahy's visit to Hanoi on Thursday, National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung suggested both legislative bodies enhance their cooperation to promote a swift recognition of Vietnam as a market economy.

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Related Topix: Travel, Southeast Asia, Asia Travel, World News, Vietnam Travel, US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Hanoi, Vietnam Travel, Nguyen Sinh Hung

18 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Vietnam police seize meth ingredient bound for Australia

A kilogram of pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient in producing methamphetamines, was found hidden in tea box seized by Ho Chi Minh City Police Thursday from a package bound for Australia.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Fire kills man, wife in Vietnam southern metro

Ho Chi Minh City police are still investigating the cause of a fire at a department store that killed a married couple Thursday morning.

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Stars and Stripes

Veterans bike through Vietnam to help heal wounds of war

Wounded Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans Yancy Baer and David Lau bicycle up the Hai Van Pass in central Vietnam April 1, 2014, to raise money for Vietnam veterans who want to return for the first time since the war but who cannot afford to make the trip.

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Examiner.com

What's closed Easter Sunday 2014? Stores, restaurants closed on Easter 2014

What's closed Easter Sunday 2014? The following list will help answer those questions for you.

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The China Post

Vietnam, US to combat Agent Orange

Work to clean Agent Orange-contaminated soil began at Da Nang city airport Saturday as the U.S. and Vietnamese governments pushed on with efforts to undo the damage caused by a herbicide deployed by U.S. forces during the Vietnam war.

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Thanh Nein News

Credit quality more important than growth: economists

The government has ordered the central bank to cut interest rates to increase sluggish credit rates and reduce business closures, but economists say the country should not seek to increase credit growth at any cost since credit quality is more inportant than just numbers.

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Related Topix: Nguyen Tan Dung, Southeast Asia, World News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Thanh Nein News

Land dispute prompts Vietnamese farmers to attack cops

Truong Thi Sinh, 49, shows a bruise she sustained during a clash with police on April 10. Photo: Nguyen Dung Farmers in northern Vietnam claim they attacked police and government officials last week because the officers insisted on seizing land that residents had worked hard to clear decades ago.

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Korean News

Vietnamese Art Troupe Proves Successful at Art Festival in DPRK

Among the foreign art troupes participated in the 29th April Spring Friendship Art Festival held here was the art troupe of the National Song and Dance Theatre of Vietnam.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Reuters

Vietnam index ends at 9-wk low, more falls expected

Vietnam's benchmark VN Index closed 2.58 percent down on Friday at 565.33 points, its lowest level since Feb. 12, boosted by strong selling from major investors and more falls were expected next week as the market lacked supportive news, analysts said.

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Examiner.com

Dictate of Kruphix from 'Journey Into Nyx'

Dictate of Kruphix is an exciting new "Magic: The Gathering" card from Wizards of the Coast's expert expansion set " Journey Into Nyx ."

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Stranger in Paradise

Vietnam

The words 'five star' have become fairly meaningless in the modern tropical travel world: most high end hotels have all the amenities, to warrant such a ranking, but little heart.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, Vietnam Travel, Hue, Vietnam Travel, World News,

Asia News Network

HANOI: Concerted effort needed in Vietnam to employ disabled workers

Authorities at all levels need to work together with the whole society to provide vocational training and create jobs for people with disabilities, Vietnam Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Trong Dam said.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam loses on ODA because of high project prices, says former official

Rendering of a bridge on a section of the North-South Highway which links Ben Luc Town in the Mekong Delta and Long Thanh District, Dong Nai Province.

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Thanh Nein News

Officials late to act on bomb found near Vietnamese schools

A photo taken in the afternoon of April 17 shows two students in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province stand inside the barricade rope to watch a bomb unearthed two days ago.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam court increases jail term to district official for receiving bribes

Nguyen Van Khoe, former chairman of Hoc Mon District People's Committee being escorted out of a courtroom in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday The country's highest court increased the jail term of a Ho Chi Minh City official convicted of taking kickbacks on Thursday.

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