Vietnam's Petrolimex cuts retail fuel prices by up to 11 pct

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Vietnam's Petrolimex cuts retail fuel prices by up to 11 pct

Vietnam's Petrolimex said on Monday it has lowered the retail prices of oil products such as petrol, diesel and fuel oil by between 8 percent and 11 percent, following lower global oil prices.

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Vietnam to grant licence for $22 bln refinery, petchem complex early next year - govt official

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Vietnam will grant the licence for a $22 billion refinery and petrochemical complex that will be jointly developed by Thailand's top energy company PTT Pcl and Saudi Aramco, the world's biggest oil producer, no later than February 2015, a Vietnamese government official said on Monday.

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Pakistan plans to execute 500 terror convicts, officials say

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Pakistan plans to execute around 500 militants in coming weeks, officials said Monday, after the government lifted a moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases following a Taliban school massacre.

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It’s difficult now to tell speakers from paintings in Vietnam

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It’s difficult now to tell speakers from paintings in Vietnam

More local people have been drawn to loudspeakers which have put on a new, gorgeous look after becoming notably thinner and featuring paintings on their surface over the past five years or so in Vietnam.

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China probes former senior aide to Hu Jintao over graft

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China probes former senior aide to Hu Jintao over graft

China's ruling Communist Party announced a corruption investigation into a one-time senior aide to former president Hu Jintao on Monday, as President Xi Jinping opens another front in his sweeping battle against deep-rooted graft.

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Mammoth Thai-invested refinery gets nod to enter Vietnam’s 2015-2025 oil sector planning

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Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on Friday gave the green light for the oil refinery project Victory to be added to the country’s oil and gas sector development plan in the 2015-2025 period.

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Obama says Sony hack not an act of war

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Obama says Sony hack not an act of war

U.S. President Barack Obama moved to prevent U.S. anger at North Korea from spiraling out of control on Sunday by saying the massive hacking of Sony Pictures was not an act of war but instead was cyber-vandalism.

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Changes should be made to Vietnam’s national sports festivals to avoid waste: officials

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Changes should be made to Vietnam’s national sports festivals to avoid waste: officials

Incumbent and former sports officials have stressed the necessity of organizing the National Sports Festival in Vietnam, currently held every four years, while underlining that changes are needed to avoid waste and formalism.

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Designs for memorial park for fallen Truong Sa soldiers on show

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Designs for memorial park for fallen Truong Sa soldiers on show

An exhibition opened in Ho Chi Minh City on Sunday to highlight three designs selected from a contest for a memorial park for 64 heroic combatants who perished in the 1988 battle to protect Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago in the East Sea.

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Vietnam’s national grid ranks 3rd in ASEAN, 31st in world: EVN chief

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Vietnam’s national grid ranks 3rd in ASEAN, 31st in world: EVN chief

The state-run Vietnamese electricity giant Vietnam Electricity (EVN) said Sunday that it is operating one of the largest power grids in Southeast Asia.

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Ho Chi Minh City to bring beggars, homeless to social centers

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Ho Chi Minh City to bring beggars, homeless to social centers

Ho Chi Minh City is going to kick off a campaign to bring homeless people and beggars to social sponsoring centers for their own interest and for improving order, security and civilization in public places.

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US journalist visits My Lai Massacre site 45 years after reporting on it

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US journalist visits My Lai Massacre site 45 years after reporting on it

A veteran American journalist visited the notorious My Lai Massacre site in central Vietnam late last week, over four decades after he exposed the brutality of U.S. troops in the mass killings.

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It’s official: Yahoo to sunset Vietnamese-language news site by December

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It’s official: Yahoo to sunset Vietnamese-language news site by December

The Vietnamese-language news site Yahoo News and four other regional services in Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam are set to close by the end of this month as the erstwhile Internet giant seeks to focus on “offerings that matter most" to users.

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Vietnam, Cuba vow to strengthen defense cooperation

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Vietnam, Cuba vow to strengthen defense cooperation

Vietnam and Cuba have agreed to take measures to boost their defense cooperation to the next level of development in the future, for the sake of the two countries, armies, and peoples.

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Expat-style Christmas in Vietnam

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Expat-style Christmas in Vietnam

Editor’s Note: Stivi Cooke is an Australian expat who has lived in Hoi An City in Quang Nam, a province in central Vietnam, for six years.

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