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3 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

PM Wants More Action To Fight Measles Epidemic In Vietnam

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has told relevant agencies to ensure sufficient workforce, medicines and equipment to deal with the measles epidemic, Vietnam News Agency reported.

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7 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Vietnam minister calls for indefinite ban on Ho Chi Minh City hydrofoils

The Ministry of Transport has called on the government to continue its suspension of hydrofoil service between Ho Chi MInh City and the beach town of Vung Tau indefinitely.

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9 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Overseas Vietnamese may have more time to retain nationality

An overseas Vietnamese family arrived at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City last January to celebrate Tet .

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Asia News Network

HANOI: Airbus names component manufacturing partner in Vietnam

The Japan-invested Nikkiso Vietnam was selected to be Airbus's first-ever component manufacturer in Vietnam, according to an announcement made by the airline in the capital yesterday.

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After 22 years of searching, pulling from every resource she knew, Cynthia Phan Standley finally found what she had been looking for: a connection to who she was.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Slowly And Sweetly, Vietnam's Chocolate Industry Grows

When you think about Vietnamese food, you might think of savory beef noodle soup, or endless fields of rice paddies.

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Stranger in Paradise

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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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Thanh Nein News

Measles killing mass in Vietnam by hitting lungs, not brain

Measles deaths in Vietnam rose to 127 on Tuesday, as doctors announced unusual developments in the virus' effects on children respiratory systems.

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Illawarra Mercury

HMAS Leeuwin boys reunite in Gong to remember Vietnam

But a group of boys who enlisted in the navy around the same time were even younger - some aged just 15 years and 9 months when they signed up, voluntarily, to be sent to HMAS Leeuwin in Fremantle for training.

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Thanh Nein News

In Vietnam capital, elevated railway project under fire for delays, ballooning costs

Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has ordered the Ministry of Transport and the Hanoi government to determine who is to blame for the slow progress railway project funded mostly by Chinese money.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnamese pediatrician fined for quack 'weight gain' meds

A doctor in the southern city of Can Tho had his medical license suspended for 9 months and was fined VND29.35 million for prescribing anti-inflammatory medicine and painkillers for children suffering from a lack of appetite.

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Thanh Nein News

Italian found dead in Ho Chi Minh City apartment

An Italian man was found dead in the Dat Xanh apartment building in Ho Chi Minh City's Thu Duc District on April 22. PHOTO COURTESY OF DAN TRI An Italian man apparently hung himself to death in his 14th floor Ho Chi Minh City apartment on Tuesday, police said.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam aims first debt sale of bank cleanup as growth slows

Vietnam's state asset management company aims to start selling bad debt from banks in the third quarter, stepping up efforts to overhaul lenders and spur economic growth.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Vietnam sentences American man to death for heroin

The Liberated Saigon newspaper says Jason Dinh, 41, was convicted of trafficking 1 kilogram of heroin at a one-day trial by Ho Chi Minh City's People's Court on Tuesday.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnamese American gets death for heroin smuggling

Jason Dinh, a 41-year-old Vietnamese American, being escorted out of a courtroom in Ho Chi Minh City on Tuesday.

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ABC News

Vietnam Sentences American Man to Death for Heroin

The Liberated Saigon newspaper says Jason Dinh, 41, was convicted of trafficking 1 kilogram of heroin at a one-day trial by Ho Chi Minh City's People's Court on Tuesday.

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NorthJersey.com

Bergen County woman's quest to honor dad's death in Vietnam ends in medals, a special flag [video]

Christine Wescott holds a photo of her father along with a flag and state military medals that were presented to her during Tuesday's ceremony.

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PR-inside.com

Vietnam tourism market: Inbound tourists grew over 12% CAGR between 2008-2012

The countrys inbound tourist volumes expanded at a CAGR of 12.64% during the review period .

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Thanh Nein News

Con Dao recognized as Vietnam's 6th Ramsar site

The Ramsar Convention Secretariat has recognized Con Dao National Park in southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau as an international wetland area and Vietnam's first sea Ramsar site.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam sees vaccination rush as measles deaths hit 123

People jostle for a measles shot at the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City in the morning of April 21. PHOTO COURTESY OF TUOI TRE Adults and children have been flocking the Pasteur Institute in Ho Chi Minh City to seek measles vaccination as the fatalities on infected children have reached at least 123 nationwide.

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