HCMC surveys options for canal dredging

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The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City plans to conduct a survey to find ways to implement dredging of the Vinh Binh, Tam Binh and Nuoc Trong canals in Thu Duc District.

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President praises 65 years of public-security achievements

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President praises 65 years of public-security achievements

Vietnamese President Nguyen Minh Triet praised the People's Security Force in southern Binh Duong Province for its outstanding achievements in maintaining social order.

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VN suspends three poor quality drugs from market

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The Vietnam Drug Administration under the Ministry of Health has ordered the removal of three low quality drugs from circulation in the Vietnamese market due to dissolving issues.

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Two US tourists abducted in Philippines: police

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Two US tourists abducted in Philippines: police

Gunmen abducted two US citizens and their Filipino relative holidaying at a tiny southern Philippine island on Tuesday, police said.

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Asia stocks sink as Europe debt jitters mount

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Asia stocks sink as Europe debt jitters mount

Shares in Asia sank Tuesday as fears that Europe's debt crisis could infect Italy and Spain added to recent pessimism about the global economic recovery.

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Jockeying starts for posts in new Thai government

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Jockeying starts for posts in new Thai government

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Russia says 128 may be dead in Volga river accident

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Russia says 128 may be dead in Volga river accident

Russia said there was little hope of finding any more people alive on Monday after an overloaded tourist boat sank in the Volga River, killing as many as 128 people in Russia's worst river accident in three decades.

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Vietnam wins WTO anti-dumping case against US

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Vietnam wins WTO anti-dumping case against US

GENEVA, July 11, 2011 (AFP) - Vietnam scored a victory Monday in its first challenge at the World Trade Organization against the United States over anti-dumping measures imposed by Washington on frozen shrimps.

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12 foreign banks funding major thermal power plant in Vietnam

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12 foreign banks funding major thermal power plant in Vietnam

Twelve foreign banks have reached credit contract to lend more than US$1.46 billion to Mong Duong 2 coal-fired power plant in northern Vietnam, the project’s operator said Monday.

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France's Sarkozy in Afghanistan to meet troops

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy arrived in Afghanistan on Tuesday for a brief and unannounced visit to meet troops serving with the International Security Assistance Force, a reporter on his plane said

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China's reserves rise to nearly $3.2 trillion

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China's foreign reserves have risen to nearly $3.2 trillion, driven by its controversial currency controls

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China H1 new loans fall to 4.17 trillion yuan

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China H1 new loans fall to 4.17 trillion yuan

New loans issued by China's banks fell about 10 percent on year in the first half of 2011, the central bank said Tuesday, suggesting Beijing's efforts to stem a flood of liquidity are

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Argentina swamp Costa Rica, reach last eight

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Argentina swamp Costa Rica, reach last eight

CORDOBA, Argentina, July 11, 2011 (AFP) - A reborn Argentina swamped Costa Rica 3-0 on Monday to reach the quarter-finals of the Copa America in style courtesy of a brace from Sergio Aguero and another from Angel Di Maria.

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Vietnam economic zone draws $12 bil. investment

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Vietnam economic zone draws $12 bil. investment

An economic zone in the central region’s Ha Tinh Province has received nearly US$12 billion of investments from 103 businesses including foreigners since its establishment in 2006, a zone manager said Sunday.

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Vietnamese artists perform in Philippines

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Vietnamese artists perform in Philippines

A delegation of artists led by Hua Ngoc Thuan, vice chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, has just arrived in Manila in the Philippines for exchange dialogues and musical performances from July 11 to 13.

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