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22 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

Stage collapse injures 3 during live TV show in HCMC, cause unclear

Workers replace a broken glass panel in a television stage of the Vietnamese version of a Dutch reality show "The Voice of Children" in Ho Chi Minh City on August 31, 2014.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Bangkok Post

Jetstar Pacific starts flying to Bangkok

Vietnam's no-frills carrier Jetstar Pacific will begin a daily flight between Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok on Dec 10. The move marks a further international network expansion of the airline which until recently focused on the domestic market in direct competition with arch rival VietJet Air.

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WireNews+Co

Vietnam's National Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to congratulate the people of Vietnam as you celebrate your National Day on September 2. Our relationship has grown in ways many would never have predicted.

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Thanh Nein News

Smuggler accuses environmental cop of ordering tiger and bear

Uong Ba Quyen explains a written complaint, which alleges he was arrested while attempting to deliver illegal wildlife to a police officer.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Vietnam maintenance man drills 5-year old's penis

A five-year-old's penis was allegedly injured by a man with a drill at the Saigon Square shopping mall.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Research On Geopolymer Gives Cooperation Opportunity For UniMAP And Vietnam

Universiti Malaysia Perlis , is empowering further its research on geopolymer through cooperations with two academic and research institutions in Vietnam.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Ho Chi Minh City will restore and relocate iconic statues to make way for subway hub

The historic Ben Thanh Market roundabout featuring a statue and a bust will be removed for a subway project.

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The Nation

Thai firms seeking new opportunities in Vietnam

Bilateral trade between Vietnam and Thailand is expected to increase by 20 per cent per year to reach US$15 billion by 2020, according to Nguyen Van Tuan, head of the International Relations Department of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Forbes.com

What Anti-China Riots? Investment in Vietnam Surges Ahead

I have covered some of everything over the past 26 years of news reporting, from my alma mater U.C. Berkeley to the Great Hall of the People in Beijing where I followed Communist officials for the Japanese news agency Kyodo.

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Newsday

CroisiEurope is offering discounted fares on two departures

CroisiEurope is offering discounted fares on two departures -- Sept. 23 and Oct. 9 -- of its Mekong River itinerary in Vietnam.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Thanh Nein News

The resurrection of Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe: How HCMC brought the blackwater canal back from the dead

Once a lush river, then a stagnant ditch, the World Bank now regards the Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal in Ho Chi Minh City as an example of smart urban development work.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Chinese phone fraudster arrested in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City police have detained a Chinese man who allegedly ran a telephone scam that swindled billions of dong from its Vietnamese victims.

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Cops ask Vietnamese banks to help fight crime

A photo provided by police shows data, devices and weapons police seized from an online gambling operation in Ho Chi Minh City A Ministry of Public Security official have asked banks need to do a better job of alerting police to potential criminal activity.

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Bangkok Post

VietJet adds flight to Ho Chi Minh

VietJet Air, the no-frills carrier of Vietnam, will boost the frequency of its Bangkok-Ho Chi Minh City route to twice a day on Sept 12. The upgrade, which will double capacity to more than 5,000 seats a week, reflects rising traffic demand on the route.

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Serious Eats

9 Must-Try Vietnamese Drinks

Vietnamese cuisine is world-famous, but few visitors to the Southeast Asian country think about what they'll be sipping on the streets of Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam man gets death for killing ex-girlfriend, sharing on Facebook

Dang Van Khuyen, 29, was sentenced to death for killing his ex-girlfriend in a trial in Ho Chi Minh City on August 26, 2014.

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Thanh Nein News

Formed in 1996 in Manila, the six-piece PowerJam Live has toured throughout Asia.

The popular PowerJam Live Band will return to Ho Chi Minh City to perform at the Hard Rock CafA© starting September 2. The band's versatile repertoire includes dance hits, classic rock tunes, contemporary pop music, rhythm and blues, funk, soul, popular Latino music, acid jazz and ballads.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam, EU issue joint press statement

PM Nguyen Tan Dung shakes hands with visiting EC President JosA© Manuel DurA o Barroso after a news conference in Hanoi on August 25, 2014.

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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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The Star Online

Vietnam envoy to visit China to seek thaw in testy ties

Vietnam will send a special envoy to China this week to try to rebuild battered diplomatic ties with its communist neighbour after they sank to their lowest in three decades, amid a flare-up over sovereignty in the South China Sea.

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