Vietnam ready for int'l robot contest August

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Vietnam ready for int'l robot contest August

Members of the Lac Hong University team in Dong Nai Province along with their instructors are busy preparing for the international robocon contest in Thailand in late August.

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City to subvert import of contraband goods

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City to subvert import of contraband goods

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has instructed relevant departments to strictly monitor import of luxury goods like wine, cosmetics, cell phones and small cars to subvert fake and contraband goods from entering the country.

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Green Summer Campaign 2011 kicks off

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Green Summer Campaign 2011 kicks off

Nearly 5,000 young people were present at the launch ceremony of the 18th annual Green Summer Campaign in District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City yesterday.

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Vietnam Airlines starts using local jet fuel

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Vietnam Airlines starts using local jet fuel

Flag carrier Vietnam Airlines took the first delivery of 3,000 cubic meters of jet gasoline from the country’s oil refinery on Sunday under a contract the two sides reached in June.

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Defeat will take time to get over, says US coach

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Defeat will take time to get over, says US coach

FRANKFURT, Germany, July 18, 2011 (AFP) - USA coach Pia Sundhage said it will take time to get over the penalty shoot-out defeat to Japan in the women's World Cup final, having twice thrown away the lead.

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South Yemen tribes turn against Qaeda allies

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South Yemen tribes turn against Qaeda allies

Tribes with close ties to Al-Qaeda in a south Yemen province are turning against the militant group after it seized the city of Zinjibar, bringing only chaos and destruction, tribal sources say.

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Bomb blasts overshadow Clinton's India visit

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Bomb blasts overshadow Clinton's India visit

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrives in India on Monday for a three-day visit overshadowed by the triple blasts in Mumbai last week that killed 19 people and injured more than 100.

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Man dies after Mumbai bombs questioning

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An Indian man died of a brain haemorrhage on Sunday after being questioned by Mumbai police over the recent bomb blasts, officials said, denying family accusations that he had been mistreated.

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Argentina welcomes Iran offer on terror probe

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Argentina on Sunday said it welcomed as "positive" Iran's offer to cooperate in the investigation of the worst terror strike on Argentine soil -- the 1994 bombing of a Jewish charities building.

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30 reported killed in clashes in Syria

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30 reported killed in clashes in Syria

At least 30 people were killed in 24 hours in the central Syrian city of Homs in clashes between supporters and opponents of President Bashar al-Assad's regime, a human rights activist said on Sunday.

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UN's highest court to rule on Thai troop withdrawal

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UN's highest court to rule on Thai troop withdrawal

The UN's highest court is to rule Monday on a request by Cambodia for an immediate Thai troop withdrawal from a disputed border area around an ancient Khmer temple, where clashes have taken place.

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Filipinos fly flag in South China Sea

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Filipinos fly flag in South China Sea

For the few dozen Filipinos living on a remote speck of land in the South China Sea, each day is a battle against loneliness but also a love affair with nature.

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Germans cheer Japan's historic World Cup win

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Germans cheer Japan's historic World Cup win

FRANKFURT, July 18, 2011 (AFP) - Thousands of Germans cheered Japan to their first women's World Cup victory Sunday, with the host country's fans saying that since the Fukushima nuclear disaster, "we are all a little Japanese."

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Japan coach urges star Sawa to help reach London

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Japan coach urges star Sawa to help reach London

FRANKFURT, July 18, 2011 (AFP) - Coach Norio Sasaki has urged Japan captain Homare Sawa to keep on playing and help the newly-crowned women's World Cup winners qualify for the 2012 London Olympic Games.

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Giantkillers Venezuela leave Chile in Copa cold

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Giantkillers Venezuela leave Chile in Copa cold

SAN JUAN, Argentina, July 17, 2011 (AFP) - Venezuela completed a weekend of Copa America shocks by reaching the semi-finals for their first time in their history with a gutsy 2-1 win over fancied Chile on Sunday.

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