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3 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Visitors camp inside Son Doong Cave overnight. Photo credit: Oxalis Company

Adventure tours to Vietnam's Son Doong Cave -- the largest cave in the world -- has been suspended starting September 1. Authorities in the north-central province of Quang Binh made their announcement following the the conclusion of a one-year pilot tourism program involving a single vendor.

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6 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Dumaguete among world's 'best places to retire'

MANILA Dumaguete, the capital of Negros Oriental in Central Visayas, is among the best places to retire around the world, according to the 2014 Retire Overseas Index released by the Overseas Retirement Letter.

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10 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Vietnam court reprieves dog thief murderers

The Supreme People's Court has reduced jail terms for six of ten people convicted of beating two suspected dogs thieves to death in the north-central province of Quang Tri.

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14 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Traffic police vehicle injures three in HCMC

A small truck from the Tan Tuc Traffic Police Unit in Binh Chanh District, Ho Chi Minh City, plunged into a concrete barrier on National Highway 1A on August 30 A traffic police truck crashed into two motorbikes, injuring two young women and a man in a Ho Chi Minh City suburb on Saturday.

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17 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Jetstar Pacific starts flying to Bangkok

Vietnam's no-frills carrier Jetstar Pacific will begin a daily flight between Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok on Dec 10. The move marks a further international network expansion of the airline which until recently focused on the domestic market in direct competition with arch rival VietJet Air.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

VietNam News

Spice of kings' at risk of disappearing

Cinnamon, which once enriched people in Thanh Hoa, is now difficult to find. Duc Loi and Trung Hieu meet the local "kings of cinnamon".

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TEFL.com

Vietnam: Teaching Positions in September 2014 Onwards at Ama-(Cleverlearn) Vung Tau Viet Nam

I/We have read and accept the Terms and Conditions of TEFL Professional Network Ltd. and confirm this acceptance by entering my/our user name and password above and accessing the service.

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WireNews+Co

Vietnam's National Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to congratulate the people of Vietnam as you celebrate your National Day on September 2. Our relationship has grown in ways many would never have predicted.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam's honest kid returns over $4,000 to tourist

A Hanoi tourist visiting the coastal resort town of Da Lat got lucky after an honest boy brought his lost wallet to the police.

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Thanh Nein News

A coastal village in southern Vietnam reinvents pottery--without the wheel

A statue depicts a Cham girl performing a traditional Apsara dance. The statue is situated in a large vase shell and serves as a decorative fountain.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Ho Chi Minh City to restore and relocate iconic statues to make way for subway hub

The historic Ben Thanh Market roundabout featuring a statue and a bust will be removed for a subway project.

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The Telegraph

Sushma pullout makes China, Russia uneasy

Indian and Japanese schoolchildren play at the Global Indian International School in Tokyo on Friday, a day before Narendra Modi arrives on a five-day visit.

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The Department of Network Security was officially opened in Ha Noi on Thursday to keep an eye on Viet Nam's internet traffic.

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WLWT-TV Cincinnati

2 Ind. counties roundup fathers and mothers who owe child support

Lawrenceburg police are looking for about 30 fathers and mothers who have warrants out for failing to pay child support.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Research On Geopolymer Gives Cooperation Opportunity For UniMAP And Vietnam

Universiti Malaysia Perlis , is empowering further its research on geopolymer through cooperations with two academic and research institutions in Vietnam.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Vietnam court upholds Binh Dinh bank teller's life sentence

Ho Thi Thu Huong, a former BIDV bank teller, and her brother-in-law at their appeals trial in Binh Dinh Province on August 28, 2014.

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The Straits Times

The winds of change: A special on climate change in Asia

Torrential rains recently left scores dead in Japan. Rising sea levels are destroying precious farmland in Vietnam and Bangladesh while in Bhutan, otherwise scenic mountain lakes are increasingly a menace.

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The Straits Times

Climate change: Rising sea levels pose salt threat in Vietnam

Saline water renders farmlands in Vietnam very dry and useless. Salt concentrations in the groundwater have been measured up to 3:1,000, far higher than Health Ministry guidelines which stipulate that salt concentration levels must be less than 0.3 per thousand to be safe for daily use.

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The Nation

Thai firms seeking new opportunities in Vietnam

Bilateral trade between Vietnam and Thailand is expected to increase by 20 per cent per year to reach US$15 billion by 2020, according to Nguyen Van Tuan, head of the International Relations Department of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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Marlborough Express

Surgeon remembers Vietnam war

MEDICAL SERVICE: Gerard Verkaaik shows wife Joy Verkaaik the report of his medical laboratory services in Vietnam, one of many recounted in the new book, No Front Line - Inside Stories of New Zealand's Vietnam War .

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