New bridge to maintain Hanoi’s economic boom

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New bridge to maintain Hanoi’s economic boom

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on September 25 inaugurated the Vinh Tuy concrete bridge over the Red River.

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UN Human Rights Council endorses Vietnam’s UPR

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UN Human Rights Council endorses Vietnam’s UPR

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Sept. 24 endorsed Vietnam’s national report under the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) mechanism at a session that drew the participation of representatives of all 192 Council members, and international and non-governmental organisations.

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Stock market makes correction after global falls

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The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange retreated on Thursday as investors were jittery ahead of falls on Wall Street and Asia’s markets.

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Four more swine flu deaths in Vietnam

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Four more swine flu deaths in Vietnam

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Health on September 25 confirmed three more deaths from the A/H1N1 flu.

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African legend brought to life on city’s stage

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African legend brought to life on city’s stage

Artist Thanh Loc plays Phu Thuy Lam Chieu (Mean Witchs)

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Hiroshima, Nagasaki hail UN call for nuke-free world

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Hiroshima, Nagasaki hail UN call for nuke-free world

The mayors of Japan's Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the world's only cities to have been hit with atom bombs, on Friday hailed a UN resolution vowing to rid the planet of all nuclear weapons.

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Russian leader Medvedev spreads the love in the US

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Russian leader Medvedev spreads the love in the US

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev exposed his softer side Thursday during a visit to the United States, pouring praise on counterpart Barack Obama and saying love was paramount.

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Gold sinks as dollar rebounds

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Gold sinks as dollar rebounds

Gold price in Vietnam dropped to VND22 million a tael (1.2 ounces) on September 25 as global price headed for its weekly biggest decline in the last two months. It came after major economic indices announced by the US government were not as positive as expected.

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Indian folk dancers perform in HCM City

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Indian folk dancers perform in HCM City

Eight dancers from India will present a performance of Seraikella Chhau, a folk art, at the Youth Culture House in Ho Chi Minh City on September 25.

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At summit, doubts grow on reaching climate deal

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European leaders voiced growing doubts Thursday on whether the world will meet a December deadline for a new climate deal as a summit here looked set to take up global warming in generalities.

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G20 to replace G8 as world economic forum: report

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G20 to replace G8 as world economic forum: report

The leaders of the world's most important economies have agreed that the G20 group will replace the G8 as their main policy council, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

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Honduras breakthrough as rivals agree to talk

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Honduras breakthrough as rivals agree to talk

Honduras' de facto leader and ousted President Manuel Zelaya have agreed to restart a dialogue in a first break of a tense political impasse here since his surprise return home five days ago.

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New Confucius family tree hits two million: state media

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New Confucius family tree hits two million: state media

About two million people are now recognised as descendants of Confucius, more than tripling the size of the celebrated Chinese philosopher's family tree, state media reported Friday.

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Europe and US near deal on bonuses

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Europe and US near deal on bonuses

World leaders are close to agreeing tough new rules on limiting bankers' bonuses at the G20 summit in Pittsburgh despite earlier differences, officials said Thursday.

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Analysts welcome Iran offer of expert-level nuclear talks

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Tehran's surprise offer to arrange a meeting between Iranian and foreign nuclear experts was welcomed by analysts Thursday but got a cool reception from the United States and the European Union.

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