Creative contest opens to worldwide challengers

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Creative contest opens to worldwide challengers

Qualcomm is officially launching their first ever Augmented Reality Developer Challenge, which opens to all worldwide computing users, with US$200,000 in the total prize money.

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Country to see prolonged cold spell

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Country to see prolonged cold spell

A cold front has blanketed northern Vietnam, causing harshly cold on vast area, said the National Hydro Metrological Forecasting Center on Friday.

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VN-Index wraps week in light note

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Vietnam’s benchmark VN-Index failed to maintain a strong rising momentum on November 26, added small change as investors dumped shares heavily to book profits.

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National Assembly closes eighth session

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National Assembly closes eighth session

The eighth session of the 12th National Assembly wrapped up in the capital city of Hanoi on November 26 after more than one month of sitting.
Chairman of the NA Nguyen Phu Trong delivers speech at the closing meeting of the NA 8th session in Hanoi on Nov. 26, 2010. (Photo: VNA)

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Mekong River Commission’s fisheries program looks to balanced approach

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Mekong River Commission’s fisheries program looks to balanced approach

A balance of the fisheries and hydropower sectors in the Lower Mekong Basin – Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam – will continue to be a key part of the 2011-2015 phase of the Mekong River Commission Fisheries Program, the program announced Friday in Can Tho.

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Vietnam to face serious drought

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Vietnam to face serious drought

Vietnam is forecast to face quite a few serious drought times in 2011, especially during the dry season from December, 2010 to April, the National Hydro Meteorological Forecasting Centre has warned.

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Northern province displays largest bronze drum in Vietnam

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The largest bronze drum, which sets Vietnam Guinness Record, is being displayed at the Ho Chi Minh Commemorative House, northern Thanh Hoa Province.

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Vietnamese German artist’s exhibition Dipolar runs in HCMC

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Vietnamese German artist’s exhibition Dipolar runs in HCMC

The art exhibition "Dipolar” sponsored by the German Consulate General in HCM City will run from December 3 to 15 at the Museum of Fine Arts at 97A Pho Duc Chinh, District 1 in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Education officials ordered to prevent students’ fights

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Education officials ordered to prevent students’ fights

The Ministry of Education and Training has asked the departments of Education and Training in cities and provinces to crack down on fights among high-school students nationwide that have reached an alarming level.

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Lam Dong Province promoting tea culture

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Lam Dong Province promoting tea culture

The central highland province of Lam Dong is regarded as the center of the largest Tea material region in the country. Its weather conditions and soil quality are suitable for tea planting

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FDI flows in Vietnam down 40% to $13.3 billion

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FDI flows in Vietnam down 40% to $13.3 billion

Approximately US$13.3 billion of foreign direct investment (FDI) was registered in Vietnam since the beginning of this year, down 40 percent over the same period last year, the Ministry of Planning and Investment has reported.

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Exports reach $64.2 billion in eleven months

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Vietnam made US$6.4 billion from exports in November, bringing the total for the first eleven months to over US$64.2 billion, according to the General Statistics Office.

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Karateist clinches first Asian Games gold for Vietnam

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Karateist clinches first Asian Games gold for Vietnam

Eighteen-year-old karateist Le Bich Phuong secured the first Asian Games gold medal for Vietnam on Thursday in China’s Guangzhou after beating Japan’s world champion Kobayashi Miki in women’s under 55kg category final.

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UN rights envoy warns N.Korea further isolating itself

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UN rights envoy warns N.Korea further isolating itself

SEOUL, Nov 26, 2010 (AFP) - The UN human rights envoy for North Korea warned Friday that the country is isolating itself at a time when it badly needs humanitarian aid.

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Rooney apologises to Manchester United fans

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Rooney apologises to Manchester United fans

GLASGOW (AFP) – Wayne Rooney has tried to make his peace with Manchester United's fans by saying sorry for the way his contract talks were concluded last month.

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