Vung Tau hosts International Kite Festival

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Vung Tau hosts International Kite Festival

The 3rd International Kite Festival is being held at the Bien Dong tourist area in the coastal city of Vung Tau in Ba Ria - Vung Tau Province from April 8 to 11.

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Vietnamese woman on Mrs America jury

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Vietnamese woman on Mrs America jury

Doan Thi Kim Hong will be the first Vietnamese jury member in the final show of the Mrs America Pageant 2011 to be held on April 14.

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Gold and dollar escalate

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Gold and dollar escalate

The price of gold in Vietnam jumped to VND37.2 million a tael (1.2 ounces) on April 8 as global price advanced for three consecutive days.

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District Party official's killers sentenced to death

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District Party official's killers sentenced to death

Two murderers of Phu Nhuan District Party Committee’s deputy secretary Dang Thu Hong last September were sentenced to death by Ho Chi Minh City Court yesterday.

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India U-turn on Japan food import ban

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NEW DELHI, April 8, 2011 (AFP) - India has lifted a recent ban imposed on food imports from Japan but will demand "radiation free" certificates with Japanese shipments of produce, a government official said Friday.

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Singapore to conserve historic railway stations

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SINGAPORE, April 8, 2011 (AFP) - Two railway stations to be returned by Malaysia to Singapore will be conserved as historic sites, officials announced Friday following a citizens' campaign to save the buildings from destruction.

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Inflation may threaten global recovery: Indonesia

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NUSA DUA, Indonesia, April 8, 2011 (AFP) - Rising food and oil prices could threaten the global economic recovery, Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said Friday at a meeting of Asian finance ministers in Bali.

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Portugal the last to need EU debt bailout: Spain

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Portugal the last to need EU debt bailout: Spain

GODOLLO, Hungary, April 8, 2011 (AFP) - Under-pressure Spain's Finance Minister Elena Salgado said Friday that Portugal would "of course" be the last eurozone country to need a giant debt bailout.

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Japan to ease restrictions on produce from near nuke plant

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Japan to ease restrictions on produce from near nuke plant

TOKYO, April 8, 2011 (AFP) - Japan on Friday signalled it would lift some restrictions on produce from areas near the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant that were imposed due to concerns about radiation contamination.

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Obama faces deadline as government shutdown looms

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Obama faces deadline as government shutdown looms

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2011 (AFP) - President Barack Obama demanded a rapid answer from Republicans on a deal to avert a government shutdown, heaping intense pressure on his foes with Friday's deadline looming.

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Four dead as new tremor hits Japan disaster zone

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Four dead as new tremor hits Japan disaster zone

SENDAI, Japan, April 8, 2011 (AFP) - A powerful aftershock rocked Japan's tsunami disaster zone, killing at least four and triggering new concerns over nuclear power plants in a region still grappling with an atomic emergency.

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Liverpool to play in Malaysia in July

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KUALA LUMPUR, April 8, 2011 (AFP) - Liverpool Football Club's legion of Malaysian fans will in July be able to catch their team in action for the first time ahead of the premier league campaign, organisers said Friday.

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Indonesian FA files lawsuit against govt

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JAKARTA, April 8, 2011 (AFP) - Indonesian Football executives have filed a lawsuit against the government for refusing to acknowledge them and locking them out of their office, their lawyer said Friday.

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Spurs aim to bounce back from Euro mauling

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LONDON, April 8, 2011 (AFP) - Tottenham will attempt to shake off their European hangover against Stoke on Saturday knowing that only victory will do if they are to secure another season of Champions League football.

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Football: Europa League results

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PARIS, April 7, 2011 (AFP) - Europa League quarter-final, first leg results on Thursday:

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