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Wednesday Sep 10 | Asia News Network

HANOI: Tobacco smuggling rising in Vietnam

Lured by the opportunity to make huge profits, more people in Vietnam are turning to tobacco smuggling. Nearly 8,000 smuggling cases were discovered in the first eight months of 2014, according to the Market Watch Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.


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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Biofuel sees potentials as Vietnam expands sale

A filling station put up a banner to promote ethanol E5 in Quang Ngai Province in central Vietnam. Photo: Hien Cu Sales of bio-fuel have gone smoothly in the central province of Quang Ngai, the first locality in Vietnam to fully phase out the most common fuel type with E5.


Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Vietnam, Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy,

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Washington Times

Review: 'Last Days of Vietnam' shows Saigon's fall

There are many differences between America's troubled exit from Iraq and its ramshackle retreat from Vietnam. But the U.S. flight from Saigon as seen in Rory Kennedy's documentary "Last Days in Vietnam" has incredible, unmistakable resonance on the political, ethical and military confusion that occurs when, after years of war, a far-away nation pulls up stakes.


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Wed Sep 03, 2014

AirAsia returns to Da Nang

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Vietnam court reprieves dog thief murderers

The Supreme People's Court has reduced jail terms for six of ten people convicted of beating two suspected dogs thieves to death in the north-central province of Quang Tri.


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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Thanh Nein News

American expat fined for breaking Da Nang woman's nose

American expat Dennis Marshall Gray is attacked by Le Van Phuoc, who stands behind Gray with a bicycle tyre in his hand, in a screen capture of a video recording of the incident.


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Foster's Daily Democrat

Rochester author writes of his life in various uniforms

Lilac City native David Duchesneau has spent many years in uniform - from attending Holy Rosary School and belonging to a Drum and Bugle Corps as a youngster, to joining the United States Marines Corps, and later, having a 20-year career with NH State Police.


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Wed Aug 27, 2014

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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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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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Nerve News

Vietnam hosts ASEAN maritime forums

Ho Chi Minh City, Aug 26 - 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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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Asia Times

Delicate diplomacy for Vietnam

Delicate diplomacy for Vietnam By Brian Leung HO CHI MINH CITY - Rising territorial tensions and the recent oil rig crisis have put Sino-Vietnamese ties on the rocks, driving Hanoi to ramp up strategic alliances with other regional powers, particularly the United States.


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Mon Aug 18, 2014


General Dempsey Favors Building Vietnamese Naval

If the United States lifts the embargo against the sale of lethal weapons to Vietnam, U.S. Army General Martin E. Dempsey would recommend providing materials for the Vietnam People's Navy, he said during a news conference in Ho Chi Minh City on August 16. In the first trip by a chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to Vietnam since 1971, Dempsey ... (more)


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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Letters from East Longmeadow soldier Lewis J. Newberry, killed in...

Lewis Newberry wrote this letter to his East Longmeadow High School friend William "Bill" Turnburg while at boot camp in Missouri prior to his being sent to fight in the Vietnam War in 1967.


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