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23 min ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Sub aborts search for MH370 when ocean proves too deepSub aborts...

The robotic submarine sent to look for the missing Malaysian jetliner deep in the Indian Ocean aborted its mission when the search area proved beyond its 15,000-foot limit, Australian authorities Students from an international school in east China city Zhuji pray for the passengers onboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 by lighting candles on March ... (more)

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4 hrs ago | Voice of America

With an Eye on TPP, Garment Companies Flock to Vietnam

But Cambodia faces labor strikes. The Thai government suffers endless protests. Burma, also known as Myanmar, needs infrastructure updates.

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5 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Human error blamed for melted steel accident that injured 13

One of 13 workers who were burned in an explosion at a steel factory in the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau on April 14 Police said human error caused a crucible containing some 150 tons of molten steel to spill, setting off an explosion at a factory in the southern province of Ba Ria - Vung Tau last Friday.

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9 hrs ago | Reuters

Vietnam index ends near 2-wk low; investors cut losses

Vietnam's benchmark VN Index marked its fourth straight session of losses on Tuesday, dropping 1.68 percent to close near a two-week low as investors sold shares on expectation of further declines.

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13 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Fire destroys Diana's paper store in Vietnam capital

A fire destroyed Tuesday a facility belonging to Diana, a tampon manufacturer based at the Vinh Hung Industrial Park in Hanoi's Hoang Mai District.

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18 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Vietnam to need at least $1.6 bln for educational overhaul

The education ministry has proposed a VND34.27 trillion plan to reform Vietnam's K-12 education over the next 10 years that drew criticism and questions from national lawmakers.

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18 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Vietnamese girl beats rare skin disorder to walk again

Y Non is recovering from a rare skin disorder thanks to treatment at a national dermatology hospital in central Vietnam.

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18 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Vietnam commercial hub plans to triple residents income by 2025

Ho Chi Minh City plans to triple its average GDP per capital in 2025. Photo courtesy of Thoi bao Kinh te Saigon Online Ho Chi Minh City announced a ten year plan, on Monday, targeting to triple its residents' average annual income while investing heavily in road projects.

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20 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Vietnam metro to tackle floods with ponds, lakes

Children walk on flooded Calmette Street in downtown Ho Chi Minh City. The city is considering a plan to build underground water tanks and dig lakes to store rainwater in a controversial effort to tackle inundation.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Vietnam needs to pay more to incentivize biomass power

Bagasse discharged from sugar cane extraction waits to be burned for power generation at Bourbon Tay Ninh Factory near Ho Chi Minh City.

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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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Free Republic

Vietnamese Community Rises Up Against Democrat'S Attempt to Honor Vietnam

A proposal to make the city of Irvine, CA and the Vietnamese city of Nha Trang 'friendship cities' drew an explosive response from the Vietnamese community in and around Irvine, local news agencies report.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam city police hunting for 2 behind "boldest" smuggling

Ten containers of contraband from China, which were smuggled in last December by Ho Sam Dung and Tran Thi Thu Sang, being checked by Ho Chi Minh City officers.

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Vietnam police arrest four over million-dollar porn website

Thua Thien Hue police read an arrest warrant for Le Huu Hieu for his involvement in a major porn website run by Nguyen Duc Nhat of Binh Duong Province.

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5-ton whale buried in central Vietnam

The body of a five-ton whale being towed to shore in Quang Ngai Province's Ly Son district on Sunday.

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Cambs Times

GALLERY; Pedal power is a winner for Debbie in her marathon bike ride around Vietnam

Cockroaches in the bedrooms, sheer drops on either side of narrow tracks and being announced glamour girl of the mountains is all in a day's pedalling for super fund raiser Debbie Smith who has returned home after a gruelling charity bike ride across Vietnam.

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Washington Times

Vietnam police probe soccer match-fixing

The owner of Vissai Ninh Binh says the players had admitted to police they conspired to fix the result of an Asian Football Confederation Cup match against Malaysian club Kelantan last month after placing bets with a bookmaker.

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Vietnam frees two high-profile dissidents

Vietnam has released two political activists, the latest high-profile dissidents to be freed as the communist nation comes under increasing international pressure over its human rights record.

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Vietnam frees two high-profile dissidents

Vietnam has released two political activists, the latest high-profile dissidents to be freed as the communist nation comes under increasing international pressure over its human rights record.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Xinhuanet

Asian costumes presented at "Oriental Night" show in Vietnam

Models present Asian costumes at the "Oriental Night" show on the sidelines of the Hue Festival in Vietnam's central Thua Thien-Hue province, April 13, 2014.

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