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1 hr ago | Thanh Nein News

Tornado injures five, blows down hundreds of houses in southern Vietnam

Five people were injured and hundreds of houses were blown down by a tornado that blew through the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on Wednesday, Tuoi Tre newspaper reported.

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1 hr ago | Thanh Nein News

A still photo from the clop shows Dennis Marshall Gray attacked by an unidentified passer-by.

A video of an elderly American man being beaten on the streets of Da Nang went viral this week, prompting ward police to describe the scene as the culmination of a long string of fights picked by Dennis Marshall Gray, 68, a hot-headed trouble-maker.

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2 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Vietnam hub's iconic mounted general to ride away for subway

The statue of Tran Nguyen Han at the roundabout near Ben Thanh Market in downtown Ho Chi Minh City.

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5 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Bitcoin Turns Digital Gold as Faith in Vietnam Dong Ebbs

Bui Huy Kien is ignoring the Vietnamese government's warnings and accepting payment in bitcoin for advertisements on his website.

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10 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

More trees will be felled for Ho Chi Minh City subway

Trees in 23.9 Park in front of Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Minh City will be uprooted and cut down next year as the Ben Thanh Central Station breaks ground.

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14 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

Has your pet left a lasting impression on your carpet? Get it Cleaned ...

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

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17 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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21 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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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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