Gold regains on global recovery

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Gold regains on global recovery

The price of gold in Vietnam recovered by VND300,000 a tael (1.2 ounces) on July 21 as global price restored 0.8 percent in the trading session last night.

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New National Assembly opens first session

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New National Assembly opens first session

Vietnam’s newly elected National Assembly opened the first sitting in Hanoi Thursday, set to vote for new NA Chairman, Vice Chairman, the country’s President, Vice President and Prime Minister during the session.
Vietnam’s Party General Secretary and Chairman of the 12th National Assembly Nguyen Phu Trong addresses the first NA session in Hanoi July 21, 2011 (Photo: Minh Dien)

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New ordinance on control of weapons and explosives

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The Presidential Office yesterday anounced the President's decree promulgating the ordinance on the management and use of weapons, explosive materials and supporting tools, which was passed by the National Assembly's Standing Committee on June 30.

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Drug-smuggling network uncovered in HCMC

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The narcotics division of the Ministry of Public Security has uncovered a drug-smuggling network operating across from Tanzania in East Africa through Doha in Qatar all the way to Ho Chi Minh City.

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Eight million 3G subscribers in Vietnam

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Eight million 3G subscribers in Vietnam

Since 18 months of its launch in Vietnam, the 3G or third generation telecom service has attracted approximately eight million subscribers nationwide, a spokesperson from the telecom department under the Ministry of Information and Communication claimed yesterday.

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Urban plans to be made public

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Urban plans to be made public

The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has issued an order, effective from July 22, asking the Department of Planning and Architecture and other relevant organizations to make public all urbanization plans within one month after approval.

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Uruguay not resting on laurels - Suarez

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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, July 20, 2011 (AFP) - Uruguay will not rest on their laurels as they prepare to go up against Paraguay in Sunday's Copa America final, says Luis Suarez, semi-final hero against Peru.

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Venezuelans hard done by as Paraguay advance

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Venezuelans hard done by as Paraguay advance

MENDOZA, Argentina, July 21, 2011 (AFP) - Venezuela said they felt very hard done by after losing 5-3 on penalties to Paraguay in their Copa America semi-final on Wednesday after a goalless draw which they dominated.

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Lucky Paraguay reach Copa America final

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Lucky Paraguay reach Copa America final

MENDOZA, Argentina, July 21, 2011 (AFP) - Ten-man Paraguay beat Venezuela 5-3 on penalties to reach the Copa America final on Wednesday after regulation and extra-time produced a goalless draw.

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N. Korea slams Japan in territorial row

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North Korea, in rare moment of agreement with South Korea, on Wednesday slammed a plan by Japanese lawmakers to visit a site near islands claimed both by Seoul and Tokyo.

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Chavez chemotherapy under way in Cuba

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Chavez chemotherapy under way in Cuba

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez faced a second gruelling day of chemotherapy treatment for cancer in Cuba Monday but managed to sound upbeat in a post on the microblogging site Twitter

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Cambodia wants border observers before troops leave

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Cambodia wants border observers before troops leave

Cambodia on Wednesday said third party observers must be sent to its disputed border with Thailand before it will comply with a UN court order to immediately withdraw troops from the area.

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Egypt military lays out election rules

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Egypt military lays out election rules

Egypt's ruling military council on Wednesday laid out its rules governing upcoming parliamentary polls, which it promised would be fair and transparent.

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US Republicans hit aid to Israel neighbors, Pakistan

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US Republicans moved Wednesday to cut aid to several of Israel's neighbors and to tighten control of assistance to Pakistan, vowing to get tough on Islamic militants and tame US spending.

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Mediator Russia hosts top Kadhafi diplomat

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Mediator Russia hosts top Kadhafi diplomat

Russia on Wednesday hosted Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi's foreign minister for talks in Moscow as it pressed ahead with mediation efforts to end the conflict between his regime and rebel forces.

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