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36 min ago | 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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36 min ago | 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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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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

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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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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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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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Thanh Nein News

Market managers censured for drug store shakedowns in southern Vietnam

Officials in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang have demanded punishment for market managers who were discovered shaking down drug store owners.

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Vietnam issues new standards on gold jewelry

Vietnam's government issued specific ingredient requirement for gold jewelry after gold shops and traders began cutting corners to attract customers with low prices.

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Vietnam metro building up government center

An old apartment building at Dong Khoi - Le Thanh Ton street corner in Ho Chi Minh City will be rebuilt as a part of the city government center.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Vietnam city dwellers help police by paying for street cameras

Street camera data transmitted to screens at the command center of the Ward 12 Police in Ho Chi Minh City's Go Vap District.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Experts Say AEC Will Bring Opportunities, Challenges To Vietnamese Exporters

HO CHI MINH CITY, April 21 -- Experts said that once formed in 2015, the Asean Economic Community will bring both opportunities and challenges to Vietnamese exporters, Xinhua news agency reported.

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South China Morning Post

The final frontier: Ha Giang, Vietnam

Vietnam's answer to the Wild West, Ha Giang's rustic charm and dusty bars provide an escape from hectic Hanoi, writes Aya Lowe Next to us, a group of men are throwing back beers and chain-smoking cigarettes, and behind them, two men are rounding off a drinking session with Red Bull.

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Emirates News Agency

DP World marks important milestone in Vietnam with first vessel to...

WAM HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM, DUBAI, 21st April 2014 --In a significant milestone, DP World has welcomed the very first vessel to navigate the new channel on the Soai Rap River to its Saigon Premier Container Terminal in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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Thanh Nein News

Bullet cuts off boy's hand in central Vietnam

A 13-year-old boy in the north-central province of Nghe An had his hand severed in an explosion caused by a bullet he picked up in his neighborhood, Tien Phong Newspaper reported.

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Vietnam minister denies huge costs of educational reform amid criticism

Responding to critics, Vietnam's educational minister Sunday denied that a plan to reform K-12 education over the next 10 years would cost at least US$1.6 billion.

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