The Ben Tre Province People’s Committee held a ceremony to start construction of the Ho Chi Minh Marine Route cemetery park in Thanh Phu District’s Thanh Phong Commune on October 17.
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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Monday it agreed a US$1 million technical assistance grant to help to increase efficiency in road transport administration and attract investment in Vietnam’s rapidly expanding road transport network.
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The Asian Development Bank says it is extending US$40 million equivalent to Vietnam to introduce reforms that untangle a knot of red tape and make doing business simpler and quicker for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
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The price of gold in Vietnam fell by VND100,000 a tael (1.2 ounces) over last weekend on October 18 as global prices sharply declined due to a stronger US dollar.
Foreign and local investment in of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has soared rapidly in the past five years, making the southern province become one of the country’s localities drawing the largest inflow of foreign capital.
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WELLINGTON (AFP) – The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) on Monday pledged to fully cooperate with a FIFA probe into allegations its president offered to sell his vote in the bidding race for the 2018 World Cup.
(AFP file) FIFA president Sepp Blatter is pictured addressing a press conference in August.
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An exhibition featuring artworks and designs by LASALLE students from Vietnam and Singapore at the Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts University from October 23-24.
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AFP/SITE – A SITE Intelligence Group image shows a pubilcation by the Yemen based Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
DUBAI, Oct. 18 (AFP) – Al-Qaeda has combined the global reach of both the English language and the Internet as cyber-terrorism tools to win over non-Arab sympathisers.
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KABUL, Oct 18 (AFP) – The Afghan government rolled back its plan to disband all private security firms, declaring that those protecting embassies and military bases could maintain those operations in the country.
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BANGKOK, Oct 18, 2010 (AFP) - Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva arrived at court amid tight security Monday as his ruling party fights to avoid a political ban that could bring fresh upheaval to the deeply divided kingdom.
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MANILA, Oct 18, 2010 (AFP) - Typhoon Megi claimed its first victim in the Philippines on Monday with authorities reporting that a fisherman had drowned as the storm brought heavy rain and strong winds.
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Severe flooding in central Vietnam has killed at least 20 people, left five others unaccounted for, and seriously inundated many areas, according initial reports Sunday.
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TOKYO (AFP) – Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan on Monday expressed regret over a wave of anti-Japanese protests in China at the weekend, sparked by a territorial dispute between the Asian neighbours.
PARIS, Oct 17, 2010 (AFP) - Carlo Ancelotti is a contented man at this stage of the season, despite his team missing a golden opportunity to open up significant daylight over their chief Premier League title rivals.
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SHANGHAI, Oct 17, 2010 (AFP) - Roger Federer tried Sunday to put a brave face on his Shanghai Masters performance despite losing the final to Andy Murray in a crushing 6-3, 6-2 defeat.
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