Gold rises to VND44.3 million

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Gold rises to VND44.3 million

A rise of 1.6 per cent in global price sent price of gold in Vietnam to nearly VND44.6 million a tael (1.2 ounces) before retreating again on March 27.

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Tropical depression moves towards Truong Sa Islands

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Tropical depression moves towards Truong Sa Islands

A tropical low pressure system is moving towards the northeast of Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands, said Le Thanh Hai, deputy director of the National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Centre.

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Two fatal traffic accidents in HCMC, Dong Nai Province

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Two fatal traffic accidents in HCMC, Dong Nai Province

In a fatal bus accident on the National Highway 1A in Binh Tan District of Ho Chi Minh City at 4 am on March 25, two passengers were killed while 13 others were badly injured.

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City residents resist removing from dilapidated buildings due to low compensation

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City residents resist removing from dilapidated buildings due to low compensation

City authorities are facing stiff resistance while attempting to remove residents of 67 crumbling apartment buildings, as residents refuse the compensation package offered.

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Stocks rise on optimistic sentiment

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Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index climbed for two straight trading sessions on March 26 as penny-chip stocks gained ground while buy-side remained optimistic about market prospects.

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Massive fire engulfs 34-storey building in Hanoi

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Massive fire engulfs 34-storey building in Hanoi

A massive fire engulfed a 34-storey building in Hanoi on March 25, causing hundreds of its occupants to rush out in panic, though so far no casualties have been reported.

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Japan invests in Supporting Industries Park in Vietnam

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Japan invests in Supporting Industries Park in Vietnam

Shimizu Corporation from Japan and the N&G Corporation have signed a contract to build the Southern Hanoi Supporting Industries Park (HANSSIP), an urban service and residential area for workers, at a cost of nearly US$1 billion.

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Vietnam’s CPI in March rises 0.16 per cent

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Vietnam’s CPI in March rises 0.16 per cent

Vietnam’s Consumer Price Index in March rose 0.16 per cent against the previous month and surged 2.25 per cent over the end of 2011, reported the General Statistics Office.

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HCMC book fair attracts over 850,000 visitors

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HCMC book fair attracts over 850,000 visitors

By the closing day of the 7th Ho Chi Minh City Book Fair on March 25, it was estimated that a record 850,000 people had visited the fair, nearly half coming during the last two days of the event that saw a 20 per cent increase in the number of visitors from the sixth book fair in 2010.

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Gold continues to climb

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Gold continues to climb

Price of gold in Vietnam jumped above VND44 million a tael (1.2 ounces) on March 26 while global price only inched slightly.

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Fire erupts at Hanoi 34 story building

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No casualties have been reported after the massive fire that raged through 34-story building in Hanoi on March 25 that caused hundreds of inhabitants fled their homes.

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National Tuberculosis Programme to focus on prevention

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National Tuberculosis Programme to focus on prevention

At a meeting organised by the Ministry of Health on March 24, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan suggested that the National Tuberculosis Programme should focus on and give priority to the prevention of tuberculosis, so as to curb the disease.

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Nuclear summit should avoid DPRK: Xinhua

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Nuclear summit should avoid DPRK: Xinhua

China's state news agency Sunday urged world leaders not to stray off topic by addressing the nuclear programme of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) at a summit in Seoul this week on combating nuclear terrorism.
Protesters shout anti-war slogans in downtown Seoul on March 25, 2012 during a rally on the eve of the 2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit. (AFP Photo)

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Two dead, 270 families flee Philippine clash

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Fighting between rival armed insurgent groups left two people dead and sent around 270 families fleeing their homes in the strife-torn southern Philippines, a military spokesman said Sunday.

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Obama pledges 'non-lethal' aid for Syria rebels

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US President Barack Obama pledged Sunday to send "non-lethal" aid to the Syrian rebels while peace envoy Kofi Annan piled diplomatic pressure on the regime by seeking the backing of its ally Russia.

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