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26 min ago | 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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26 min ago | VietNam News

Police prosecute Bach Mai hospital assailant

A 36-year-old man has been arrested and prosecuted for disturbing public order after assaulting doctors at the Ha Noi-based Bach Mai Hospital last Friday.

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26 min ago | Thanh Nein News

Japanese photographer captures Vietnam's mood about island dispute

Murayama Yasufumi introduces a photo at his exhibition in HCMC. The photo shows a fisherman sailing his boat to the sea off the Paracels on June 30 as he always had despite a risk of being attacked by Chinese ships.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Vietnam's one and only trade union turns 85

This date was the day that Vietnam's labour union, then known as the Red Federation of Trade Unions, was founded.

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DFW Catholic

Pope names new bishop for Vietnam's My Tho diocese

My Tho, Vietnam, Jul 28, 2014 / 09:02 pm .- Pope Francis named Bishop Pierre Nguyen Van Kham, an auxiliary bishop of the Ho Chi Minh City archdiocese, to become head of the Diocese of My Tho on July 26. Bishop Nguyen was born in 1952 in Ha Dong, a suburb of Hanoi.

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MTV

Joe Budden And Ransom Bury The Hatchet On 'Vietnam': Listen Now

Everyone loves a song with a catchy hook, but every now and then , the mood calls for a display of raw lyricism.

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Plastics News

Acquisition expands Rieke Packaging's stake in Asia

Rieke parent company TriMas Corp. acquired Lion Holdings Pvt. Ltd. of Greater Noida, India, a producer of plastic dispensing systems for non-pressurized consumer packaging.

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Hospitality Net

Peter Nilsson has been appointed General Manager at Centara Grand...

Thirayuth Chirathivat, Chief Executive Officer of Centara Hotels & Resorts, has announced the appointment of Peter Nilsson as General Manager of Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin.

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Thanh Nein News

Perpetrators of child sexual abuse go unpunished in southern Vietnam

A 16-year-old girl from Hau Giang Province, who was raped at a charity center in Ho Chi Minh City but her poor mental condition failed to persuade the police to believe her statements that the center owner of nearly 80 years old did that to her.

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Thanh Nein News

3 jailed in southern Vietnam for smuggling people to Australia

Tran Van Hieu, Mai Van Vien and Nguyen Trung Tien at a trial in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province July 24, 2014, as they were sentenced for smuggling people to Australia.

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Marine News

Location of New Port Expansion Projects: Analysis

When it comes to port development, many governments now favour letting the market decide where expansion should take place, whereas most other transport infrastructure, such as roads and rail, remains centrally managed.

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Thanh Nein News

A customer uses a computer at a cafe in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo credit: Bloomberg

International internet connection in Vietnam has recovered after two weeks of speed woes as the cable connecting Southeast Asia to North America was rewired Sunday, an internet firm said.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Battered and broke, Vietnam fishermen bear brunt of China row

Fishermen eat onboard before departing on a fishing expedition from a port on Ly Son island, in Vietnam's central Quang Ngai province, July 1, 2014.

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Book trade news from Book2book

Meet Apple's New 'Pandora For Books'

On Friday, Apple confirmed that it had acquired book recommendation service BookLamp, as TechCrunch and Re/code first reported.

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Bangor Daily News

Trinity Episcopal Church in Castine

The Holy Eucharist with traditional hymns and Rite II will be celebrated in Trinity Episcopal Church, 150 Perkins Street on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 9:00 AM.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Dining review: At Pho Saigon Bay, discover the flavors of Ho Chi Minh City

Modern, upscale facade and stylish, spacious interior. When it's crowded and noisy, you get a real sense of what it's like to eat in Vietnam.

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Thanh Nein News

Scaffold collapse kills 2 Vietnamese at Taiwanese steel mill

One of the three workers injured following a scaffold collapse at the construction site of a future steel mill owned by Taiwanese Formosa Plastics Group in Ha Tinh Province July 27. Photo: Nguyen Dung Two Vietnamese workers were killed and three others severely injured on Sunday after a scaffold collapsed at the construction site of a ... (more)

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Thanh Nein News

Yen Tu - the home of Vietnam's hero king-turned-Buddha

The Yen Tu historical relic occupies nearly 20 kilometers of Quang Ninh Province's Uong Bi District.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Thanh Nein News

VietJet opens Hanoi-Seoul route

Seoul route, which is operated under a partnership with South Korea's SEYOU Corporation, has a daily round trip with a capacity of 2,520 seats per week.

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VietNam News

New mothers sign up for stem cell storage

When she discovered that she was pregnant, To Thuy Hoang in Ha Noi's Hai Ba Trung District decided to store the stem cells from the child's umbilical cord blood at a special bank.

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