Hanoi plans 29 firework sites for Lunar New Year’s Eve

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Hanoi plans 29 firework sites for Lunar New Year’s Eve

Hanoi plans spectacular firework displays in 29 locations on lunar New Year’s Eve on February 3 according to the People’s Committee of the capital.

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Vietnam Airlines to increase flights during Tet

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Vietnam Airlines to increase flights during Tet

Vietnam Airlines (VNA) announced it will add more flights on several domestic routes from Ho Chi Minh City to the central regions from January 27 - February 1 and February 4 - 14.

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Prudential offers health insurance cards to the poor

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Prudential offers health insurance cards to the poor

Prudential Vietnam, a leading foreign life insurer in Vietnam, offered 500 health insurance cards to poor people of Can Gio and Cu Chi Districts, Ho Chi Minh City on January 10 and 11.

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Hanoi pupils to get 11 days off during Tet

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Hanoi pupils to get 11 days off during Tet

Pupils at Loc Hoa Primary School, Loc Ninh District, Binh Phuoc Province. (Photo:Thanh Huong)
The Hanoi Department of Education and Training has announced that pupils in the capital will enjoy 11 days off during the Lunar New Year holiday, which begins on February 3.

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Politburo member reports on Party leadership

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Politburo member reports on Party leadership

Mr. Truong Tan Sang, Politburo member and permanent member of the Party Central Committee (PCC)’s Secretariat presented a report on the Party Central Committee’s leadership and guidance during the 10th tenure at the opening session of the 11th National Party Congress in Hanoi on Jan. 12.
Mr. Truong Tan Sang delivers the report on Jan. 12, 2011 in Hanoi (Photo: Vietnam News Agency)

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Congratulations flow for Party Congress

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The Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) has received congratulatory messages from parties, organisations and foreign friends on the occasion of the 11th National Party Congress, which opened on Jan. 12 in Hanoi.

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Foreign press says Party Congress vital for Vietnam’s future

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Foreign press says Party Congress vital for Vietnam’s future

A view of the media center for the 11th National Party Congress (Photo: Vietnam News Agency)
Laos’ Pasason newspaper has run an editorial that stressed the significance of the 11th National Party Congress to Vietnam’s Doi moi (renewal) process.

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Flights canceled after fresh New York blizzard

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Flights canceled after fresh New York blizzard

NEW YORK, Jan 12, 2011 (AFP) - Hundreds of flights were canceled in New York's airports on Wednesday after the second major snow storm this winter pounded the northeastern United States.

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Hi tech pays tribute to Eiffel Tower's 19th-century origins

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Hi tech pays tribute to Eiffel Tower's 19th-century origins

This hand out picture released on January 11, 2011 by the Societe d'Exploitation de la Tour Eiffel (SETE), the Eiffel Tower Operating company. AFP
PARIS, Jan 13, 2011 (AFP) - Arguably the most widely recognised structure in the world, the Eiffel Tower was designed to stand for only 20 years -- and some predicted it would collapse long before then.

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Bridge loaned to West Ham from Man City

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LONDON, Jan 12, 2011 (AFP) - Wayne Bridge has joined bottom of the table West Ham on loan from fellow Premier League side Manchester City until the end of the season, the Hammers announced Wednesday.

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Japanese shares hit eight month high in morning

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TOKYO, Jan 13, 2011 (AFP) - Japanese shares hit an eight-month high Thursday morning after US stock markets rose to their best finishes since 2008 following embattled Portugal's bond auction success, dealers said.

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Japan foreign minister's Seoul visit delayed

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Japan foreign minister's Seoul visit delayed

SEOUL, Jan 13, 2011 (AFP) - Japanese Foreign Minister Seiji Maehara's visit this week to South Korea has been delayed for a day because of domestic issues in Tokyo, Seoul's foreign ministry said Thursday.
US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (R) meets with Japan's Foreign Minister Maehara Seiji (L) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tokyo on January 13, 2011. Gates was due to meet Japanese leaders to try to forge a common strategy towards North Korea. AFP

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Qatar restore pride with China victory

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Qatar restore pride with China victory

DOHA, Jan 12, 2011 (AFP) - Yusef Ahmed fired a brace to help restore Qatar's pride and their hopes of reaching the Asian Cup knockout rounds in an entertaining 2-0 victory over China on Wednesday.

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Buffon to make cup comeback

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ROME, Jan 12, 2011 (AFP) - Juventus 2006 World Cup winning goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon will make his first appearance of the season following a back problem against Catania in the Coppa Italia on Thursday, his club said Wednesday.

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Dalglish faces 'challenges' after Blackpool loss

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Dalglish faces 'challenges' after Blackpool loss

BLACKPOOL, England, Jan 13, 2011 (AFP) - Kenny Dalglish admitted he has some "big challenges" ahead after Blackpool condemned Liverpool to another surprise 2-1 defeat at Bloomfield Road here on Wednesday.

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