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News on Vietnam continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | Reuters

China says wants to mend ties with Vietnam: Xinhua

A top official of China's Communist Party told a special envoy from Vietnam on Tuesday the two neighbors should try to rebuild their battered ties after a flare-up over sovereignty in the South China Sea, the official Xinhua news agency said.

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4 hrs ago | The Outernet

Four smashing summer reads sparking fresh thinking

The morning run was particularly eventful. I closed my eyes and reflected on four books I'm reading that have been enriching in different ways.

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8 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Russian woman arrested in Vietnam for trafficking cocaine

Packs of cocaine found in the luggage of a Russian passenger at Tan Son Nhat Airport on Tuesday.

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9 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

International Visitors To Vietnam On The Rise

Vietnam welcomed more than 5.47 million foreign holidaymakers over the January-August period, representing a year-on-year increase of 2.2 per cent, according to the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism .

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

US criticizes Vietnam convictions of dissidents

Human rights groups have described the charges used to convict Bui Thi Minh Hang, Nguyen Thi Thuy Quynh and Nguyen Van Minh to 3 years, 2 years and 2 1/2 years respectively on Tuesday as "bogus."

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Street kids in Vietnam

An arrest and a rescue

"Bin" and "Thay" are teen girls, not quite 15 years old; and yet already have been through a hell most of us will never know.

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The Standard

Vietnamese players sentenced for match fixing

Nine Vietnamese football players and one bookmaker on Monday were sentenced for manipulating scores in a match at Asian Football Confederation Cup on March 18. A trial held in Vietnam's northern Ninh Binh province on Monday charged Tran Manh Dung of Vissai Ninh Binh club, and Dao Duc Loi, a bookmaker, with 30 months imprisonment, while other eight ... (more)

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Serious Eats

9 Must-Try Vietnamese Drinks

Vietnamese cuisine is world-famous, but few visitors to the Southeast Asian country think about what they'll be sipping on the streets of Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City.

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Thanh Nein News

Trial of Vietnam cop who shot boss dead suspended

Ngo Van Vinh, 39, former officer of the Suoi Tre Unit of the Dong Nai Traffic Police Division, stands trial for shooting his boss dead on August 26, 2014.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam man gets death for killing ex-girlfriend, sharing on Facebook

Dang Van Khuyen, 29, was sentenced to death for killing his ex-girlfriend in a trial in Ho Chi Minh City on August 26, 2014.

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Thanh Nein News

Medical charity suspended during investigation of infant deaths in central Vietnam

Nguyen Ngoc Tuyet Suong in mourning during the funeral of her daughter Nguyen Ngoc Tuyet Van, who died on August 23, 2014 while being treated for cleft lip and palate by a Hanoi NGO operating at a Khanh Hoa hospital.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam, EU issue joint press statement

PM Nguyen Tan Dung shakes hands with visiting EC President JosA© Manuel DurA o Barroso after a news conference in Hanoi on August 25, 2014.

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Hampshire Chronicle

Vietnam volunteer to give talk on physio philanthropy

A WOMAN who spent much of the year volunteering in Vietnam to teach handicapped people to walk, will be holding a talk in Itchen Abbas next month.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Newkerala.com

Vietnam hosts ASEAN maritime forums

Two ASEAN maritime forums kicked off in Vietnam Tuesday, with participation from representatives of 10 ASEAN member states and eight East Asia Summit partners.

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Thanh Nein News

A man relieves himself on a construction fence in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo: Diep Duc Minh

The number of Vietnamese travelers to foreign countries has grown rapidly over the past several years.

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Thanh Nein News

Saigon Tax Center throughout history

The following photos show the evolution of the center throughout its 130-year run in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Inside The Vietnamese Government's Haunting War Museum That Portrays America As The Enemy

The Vietnamese government-run War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City, also known as Saigon, is one of Vietnam's most popular museums.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

Yorkie returned to owner

ORGANIZATION HIJACKED HER DOG. 16 WAPT'S TAMMY ESTWICK FOUND-OUT WHO'S ACCOUNTABLE, AND HOW THAT PUPPY AND HIS FAMILY FINALLY GOT-BACK-TOGETHER.

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Echo-news.co.uk

Miss Lovely' returns from latest visit to orphanedkids in Vietnam

HEARTED humanitarian, who has been visiting Vietnam for the past 20 years to help orphaned and disabled children, has just returned from her most rewarding trip yet.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam's 'golden flight path' crosses Cambodian, Laos airspace

The well-traveled two hour flight path between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City could be cut by as much as 30 minutes thanks to a new agreement made between the governments of Vietnam and Cambodia.

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