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3 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

The other 'Guns of August': What led to the Vietnam War

In the book "The Guns of August," historian Barbara Tuchman describes the decisions that, 100 years ago, led to World War I. But this August brings us another momentous turning point: the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin Incident of 1964.

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7 hrs ago | The United States Army

Kansas City District supports Pacific Command in Southeast Asia

"The times, they are a-changin'," sang Bob Dylan 50 years ago as the U.S. Army fought a war in Vietnam.

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11 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

UN envoy says Vietnam still 'violating' religious freedom

Vietnam was accused of "serious violations" of religious freedom by a UN expert on Thursday , despite the communist country making some progress on easing tight state control of matters of faith.

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15 hrs ago | VietNam News

Berlinale short film collection to be screened in Ha Noi

A collection of 10 short movies in the series Berlinale Shorts Go Abroad from the Berlin International Film Festival will be presented in Ha Noi next week.

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19 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Engineers at Vietnam's sole oil refinery Dung Quat in central Vietnam. Photo credit: Tuoi Tre

State-owned fuel giant PetroVietnam has reported more than US$1.1 billion in profit during the first-half of the year, thanks mostly to gains in sectors where it faces no competitors or enjoys preferential policies.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Tornado injures five, blows down hundreds of houses in southern Vietnam

Five people were injured and hundreds of houses were blown down by a tornado that blew through the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on Wednesday, Tuoi Tre newspaper reported.

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Thanh Nein News

A still photo from the clop shows Dennis Marshall Gray attacked by an unidentified passer-by.

A video of an elderly American man being beaten on the streets of Da Nang went viral this week, prompting ward police to describe the scene as the culmination of a long string of fights picked by Dennis Marshall Gray, 68, a hot-headed trouble-maker.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam hub's iconic mounted general to ride away for subway

The statue of Tran Nguyen Han at the roundabout near Ben Thanh Market in downtown Ho Chi Minh City.

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Bloomberg

Bitcoin Turns Digital Gold as Faith in Vietnam Dong Ebbs

Bui Huy Kien is ignoring the Vietnamese government's warnings and accepting payment in bitcoin for advertisements on his website.

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Thanh Nein News

More trees will be felled for Ho Chi Minh City subway

Trees in 23.9 Park in front of Ben Thanh Market in Ho Chi Minh City will be uprooted and cut down next year as the Ben Thanh Central Station breaks ground.

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The Harbor Times Soup

Has your pet left a lasting impression on your carpet? Get it Cleaned ...

Has your pet left a lasting impression on your carpet? Get it Cleaned and Help the Pope Memorial Humane Society.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam's economists urge banks to cut interest closer to deposit rate

A HDBank teller watches as a customer counts packs of dong notes in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Asia News Network

HANOI: Vietnam's minimum wage not enough

The current minimum wage meets barely 75 per cent of the minimum living standard, said Nguyen Tien Dang, head of the Salary Department under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs , at a labour conference in Ha Noi yesterday.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Gazette.net

Silver Spring doctor volunteers for Vietnam eye conference

Dr. Prem Subramanian of Silver Spring, a neuro-ophthalmologist with the Wilmer Eye Institute, was part of a volunteer faculty group that took part in the Imperial City Eye Meeting in Hue, Vietnam, in April.

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The Globe and Mail

TDSB question ex-chair Chris Bolton's role in Vietnam school deal

Officials call for rules to make partnerships more transparent after questions over former chair Chris Bolton's role in Vietnam school deal.

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NEWS.com.au

Local industry far from shipshape

VIETNAM has got the nod over Australian ship builders for a lucrative defence contract.

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Free Republic

Welcome to Vietnam

The Doi Moi market reforms that began in 1986 and a general slackening of state micromanagement have transformed the country out of all recognition.

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Inhabitat

Vo Trong Nghia Architects Channel Bucky Fuller With 8 Community Bamboo Domes in Vietnam

We've been following the amazing work of bamboo masters Vo Trong Nghia Architects for a while now, and we are delighted to hear about their new bamboo domes in Vietnam.

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Thanh Nein News

Pham Cong Danh, chairman of VNBC, was arrested on July 29. Photo credit: VnExpress

The Ministry of Public Security arrested three former senior officials at the Vietnam Bank for Construction for criminal investigation late Tuesday, a source told Thanh Nien.

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Thanh Nein News

Pham Cong Danh, chairman of VNBC, was arrested on July 29. Photo credit: VnExpress

The Ministry of Public Security arrested three former senior officials at the Vietnam Bank for Construction for criminal investigation late Tuesday, a source told Thanh Nien.

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