Prince William winds up trip to flood-hit Australia

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Prince William winds up trip to flood-hit Australia

KERANG, Australia (AFP) – Britain's Prince William wound up his Australian tour Monday with a visit to flood-hit parts of Victoria as the state government announced more money to help those worst affected.

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Disaster could cost Japan $235 billion: WBank

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Disaster could cost Japan $235 billion: WBank

SINGAPORE (AFP) – Japan's massive earthquake and tsunami could cost its economy up to $235 billion, or 4.0 percent of output, and reconstruction could take five years, the World Bank warned Monday.

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Liverpool owner coy over Dalglish's future

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Liverpool owner coy over Dalglish's future

SUNDERLAND, United Kingdom (AFP) – Liverpool owner John W Henry remained coy over Kenny Dalglish's long-term future as Reds manager after a controversial 2-0 win against Sunderland.

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Vietnam prohibits travel agents from illegal bear farms

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Vietnam prohibits travel agents from illegal bear farms

The Vietnam National Administration of Tourism has prohibited travel agents from taking tourists to visit illegal bear rearing centers across the country.

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Mapping potential of creative industries in HCMC

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Mapping potential of creative industries in HCMC

Experts identified all the creative industries in Ho Chi Minh City and their contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at a mapping training program for creative industries co-organized by the British Council in Vietnam and the Ho Chi Minh City Investment & Trade Promotion Center (ITPC) from March 21-23 in HCMC.

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Gold rises on Libyan war

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Gold rises on Libyan war

The price of gold in Vietnam jumped by VND130,000=140,000 a tael (1.2 ounces) over last weekend on March 21 as global price climbed due to war in Libya.

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ProPak Vietnam 2011 to be held in Ho Chi Minh City

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ProPak Vietnam 2011 to be held in Ho Chi Minh City

The sixth International Processing, Filling and Packaging Exhibition (ProPak Vietnam 2011) will be held at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC) in Ho Chi Minh City from March 22-25.

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12th National Assembly convenes final session

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12th National Assembly convenes final session

The final session of the 12th National Assembly opens in Ha Noi today with a report assessing implementation of the country's socio-economic plan for 2010-11.

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VN expresses concerns over military attacks on Libya

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VN expresses concerns over military attacks on Libya

Viet Nam is deeply concerned about escalating tensions and recent military actions targeting Libya, the spokesperson for the Vietnamese foreign ministry said yesterday.

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Gold rush causes concern in central province

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Gold rush causes concern in central province

Despite many hazards and police crackdowns, people continue to flock to Bong Mieu gold mine in the central Quang Nam Province to illegally mine for gold.

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Vietnam Airlines may hike fares

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The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam has recommended a 20 percent increase in ceiling fares on domestic routes, citing the depreciation of the dong and fuel price hikes.

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Free range poultry a threat of avian flu

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Free range poultry a threat of avian flu

Free range poultry is a threat to the transmission of avian influenza in the Mekong delta provinces where farmers are harvesting their winter-spring crop.

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PM approves US$25 million for flu prevention

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Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung approved of an increase of US$25 million funding for the project "Prevention of avian flu, human flu and pandemic prevention in Vietnam" (VAHIP).

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Vietnam tourist websites to include Korean language

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Vietnam tourist websites to include Korean language

The ASEAN-Republic of Korea Center (AKC) has said that it will build a Korean-language program for websites of tourist agencies of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar in 2011 to help Korean people gain easy access to tourist information of these countries.

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HCMC to persecute violators of environment regulations

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HCMC to persecute violators of environment regulations

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Natural Resources and Environment will impose fines or suspend operations of industrial and export processing zone investors if they violate environmental regulations.

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