Treasures from Vietnam’s last dynasty displayed in RoK

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Treasures from Vietnam’s last dynasty displayed in RoK

More than 160 antiques dated from the Nguyen Dynasty in the 19th century are on display at the National Palace Museum of the Republic of Korea as from Nov. 8.

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EU ready to support Ireland: Barroso

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EU ready to support Ireland: Barroso

SEOUL (AFP) – European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso said Thursday that the EU stood ready to support Ireland "in case of need", after Irish bond yields soared to record levels on public debt fears.

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British press, PM slam "brainless" student protests

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British press, PM slam 'brainless' student protests

LONDON (AFP) – British Prime Minister David Cameron Thursday joined in condemning students who stormed his party's London headquarters, in a protest the press described as "brainless."

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G20 leaders head into trade showdown

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G20 leaders head into trade showdown

SEOUL (AFP) – The world's biggest rich and emerging economies intensified a war of words Thursday, hours before the start of a G20 summit that will struggle to iron out serious distortions in global trade.

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Hanoi to see temperature changes: scientist

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Hot season in Hanoi capital will be longer in next years due to impacts of climate change, Dr. Nguyen Duc Ngu from the Centre of Science and Technology of Hydrometeorology and the Environment said on November 10.

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City says not to grant golf course license

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City says not to grant golf course license

Ho Chi Minh City will not grant license for building of golf courses in order to save farm land , said the chairman of the People’s Committee, Le Hoang Quan, at the preliminary wrap-up report of cooperation between the city and HCMC Farmers’ Association in 2009-2010.

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Dung Quat Industrial Zone to expand

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Dung Quat Industrial Zone to expand

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on November 10 ratified the expansion of the Dung Quat Economic Zone to 45,332 hectares, which would be four times larger than its current area.

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State Bank acts to cool gold, dollar

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State Bank acts to cool gold, dollar

The price of gold has dropped from its record high after the State Bank of Viet Nam announced November 9 on its web site that it would allow the precious metal to be imported for a third time this year.

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Dung Quat refinery plans 4.9 million tons in 2011

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Dung Quat refinery plans 4.9 million tons in 2011

The Dung Quat Oil Refinery plans to produce 4.9 million tons of petroleum products in 2011.

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Vietnam bow to Turkmenistan in Asian Games football

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Vietnam bow to Turkmenistan in Asian Games football

Vietnam suffered a 2-6 defeat to Turkmenistan on Wednesday in Group B of the Asian Games football tournament in China’s Guangzhou while Iran secured the group’s lead with a 1-0 win over Bahrain.

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American jet makes emergency landing in Chile

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SANTIAGO, Nov 10, 2010 (AFP) - An American Airlines jet with 120 passengers and a crew of 12 aboard made an emergency landing late Wednesday after taking off from Santiago for Miami, and encountering a hydraulics problem, police said.

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Malaysian schools to introduce sex education

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KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 11, 2010 (AFP) - Malaysia's deputy education minister said Thursday sex education would be taught in schools across the conservative Muslim-majority country next year, to tackle an epidemic of "baby-dumping".

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HCMC to take measures to stabilize prices

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HCMC to take measures to stabilize prices

Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Secretary Le Thanh Hai November 9 asked the city’s senior Party and Government officials and relevant agencies to take tough measures to stabilize market prices, following hikes in gold and consumer goods prices, and exchange rates.

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City to increase supplies of staple goods to keep prices stable

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City to increase supplies of staple goods to keep prices stable

Ho Chi Minh City will continue to increase supplies of eight staple goods, at prices at least 10 percent lower than market prices, until after the lunar New Year (Tet) next February.

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Asean football c'ship group stage expected to heat up Hanoi

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Asean football c'ship group stage expected to heat up Hanoi

Football fans in Vietnam are eager for a great upcoming December as the Asean Football Championship, known as the AFF Suzuki Cup, will take place in the country and Indonesia – co-hosts for the group stage of the biennial competition.

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