Mekong Delta targets 5.4 mil tons of rice export annually

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Mekong Delta targets 5.4 mil tons of rice export annually

Provinces in the Mekong Delta have set a target to export 5.4 million tons of rice annually during the period 2012-2015, in line with instructions of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Vietnam Food Association.

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Vietnam’s coal output to rise 58 mil tons by 2015

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Vietnam’s coal output to rise 58 mil tons by 2015

Vietnam aims to raise its coal production to 55-58 million tons by 2015 until 2020, from an estimated 45-47 million tons in 2012, according to a development plan set forward by the Vietnam coal industry and approved by the Prime Minister.

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Saigon Railways uncovers counterfeit Tet train tickets

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Saigon Railways uncovers counterfeit Tet train tickets

Nguyen Van Thanh, deputy head of Saigon Railway Station on Wednesday said that station authorities are coordinating with the Police Department in Ward 9 of District 3 of Ho Chi Minh City to investigate the source of counterfeit train tickets uncovered by them.

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Leaders join hands to greet poor, disadvantaged on Tet

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Leaders join hands to greet poor, disadvantaged on Tet

Vietnam’s Prime Minister has asked the Ministry of Finance to provide 12,550 tons of rice to disadvantaged people in five provinces of the country on occasion of Tet Lunar New Year.

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18-year-old killer gets 18 years in jail, maximum for his age

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18-year-old killer gets 18 years in jail, maximum for his age

Murderer Le Van Luyen on Wednesday received an 18-year jail term for killing three people at a gold shop to rob jewelry in the northern province of Bac Giang in August 2011. This is the maximum for his age.

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President urges Front to play more active role in fighting corruption

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President urges Front to play more active role in fighting corruption

Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang on Wednesday urged the Vietnam Fatherland Front to play a more active role in Party-building work, especially in fighting against corruption.

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Gold worn out; dollar plummets

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Gold worn out; dollar plummets

Price of gold in Vietnam rose by VND100,000 a tael (1.2 ounces) over the previous day on January 11 although global price rebounded more than US$20 an ounce in the trading session in New York last night.

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“Disorder in banking activities”: Deputy Governor of SBV

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“Disorder in banking activities”: Deputy Governor of SBV

“Disorder in banking activities” was the expression used by Tran Minh Tuan, Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) at a review meeting on January 10, of last year’s operations of commercial banks based in Ho Chi Minh City.

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City hosts Sculpture Exhibition 2012

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City hosts Sculpture Exhibition 2012

The 3rd Ho Chi Minh City Sculpture Exhibition 2012 presenting impressive and creative art works is being held at the Van Thanh Tourist Complex in Binh Thanh District.
Black tide by Tran Quang Vinh (Photo: Sggp)

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First Asia-Pacific Poetry Festival to be held in Quang Ninh

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The first Asia-Pacific Poetry Festival titled “Poetry for a peaceful, cooperative and developed Asia-Pacific” will be held in the northern province of Quang Ninh from February 1-4, according to poet Nguyen Quang Thieu, Vice President of the Festival Committee.

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‘Non La’ Traditional Theatre opens in HCMC

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The ‘Non La’ (Conical palm-leaf hat) Traditional Theatre opened at the Ho Chi Minh City Labor and Culture Palace on January 10.

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Four petrol-tanker drivers suspended for adulterating fuel

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Four petrol-tanker drivers suspended for adulterating fuel

Four drivers of gasoline transport tankers were suspended from their jobs for adulterating and stealing petrol before delivery to filling stations in Ho Chi Minh City, reported a Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper journalist.

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Thousands attend trial of 18-year-old killer Le Van Luyen

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Thousands attend trial of 18-year-old killer Le Van Luyen

Undeterred by the cold weather, thousands of people came to attend the first day of trial of 18-year-old killer Le Van Luyen, early morning of January 10.

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Dak Lak police arrest five for illegally transporting wood

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Dak Lak police arrest five for illegally transporting wood

Police in Dak Lak Province took into custody five truck drivers and their three assistants for illegally transporting over 200 cubic meters of valuable timber over the past two days in the Central Highlands.

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Music Interchange to kick off at HCMC

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Music Interchange to kick off at HCMC

“Music Interchange” - a collaborative project between the Australian National University and the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music will kick off on January 12 at the HCMC Conservatory’s Concert Hall, the Australian Consulate-General in Ho Chi Minh announced on Tuesday.

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