Vietnam scoops top prizes at Indonesian music competition

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Vietnam scoops top prizes at Indonesian music competition

Students from the Ha Noi Conservatory of Music won four first prizes, one second prize, and two third prizes at the third Jakarta International Music Competition held in Indonesia from August 6 to 16.

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Vietnamese translation of book by George W. Bush’s daughter released

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Vietnamese translation of book by George W. Bush’s daughter released

Kim Dong Publishing House has released a Vietnamese version of “Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope,” the first book written by Jenna Bush, daughter of former US President George W. Bush.

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Discovery Channel searches for outstanding Vietnamese filmmakers

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Discovery Channel searches for outstanding Vietnamese filmmakers

Uproar Asia, in cooperation with the Discovery Channel, recently announced the launch of ‘First-time Filmmakers Vietnam,’ a project designed to bring Vietnamese stories to the world and to help develop documentary skills of Vietnamese filmmakers.

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Chinese nabbed Quang Ngai fishermen return home

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Chinese nabbed Quang Ngai fishermen return home

Twenty five fishermen, from Quang Ngai Province, who were taken by the Chinese safely returned home August 14, the province’s Coastguard Headquarters said.

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Vietnam, China hold government-level border talks

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A round of Vietnam-China border and territory negotiations is being held from August 12-14 in Hanoi.

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PM urges Ca Mau to expand aquaculture

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PM urges Ca Mau to expand aquaculture

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has asked the southernmost province of Ca Mau to expand aquaculture.

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City petitions for a roadmap to unify minimum wage

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City petitions for a roadmap to unify minimum wage

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has petitioned related agencies to draw up a roadmap for a minimum wage policy to protect workers’ interests.

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Government begins efforts to protect fishermen from foreign vessels

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Government begins efforts to protect fishermen from foreign vessels

Vietnamese fishermen's income has seriously affected as their boats were constantly attacked in the East Sea by unknown vessels. (Photo: TN)

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Patients suffer as HCMC drugstores fix prices arbitrarily

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Patients suffer as HCMC drugstores fix prices arbitrarily

With pharmacies in Ho Chi Minh City selling medicines at varying prices and frequently increasing them, consumers are highly disadvantaged.

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School year starts with first lesson on H1N1

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School year starts with first lesson on H1N1

More than 2.3 million students in the country’s two biggest cities Monday started the new school year with the first lesson on H1N1 flu prevention.

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Foreign purchase of US securities surge

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Foreign purchase of US securities surge

Foreign purchases of US long-term securities surged in June, reversing an outflow the previous month and signaling recovery of battered financial markets, new data showed Monday.

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US manufacturing index posts first growth in year

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US manufacturing index posts first growth in year

A key US manufacturing survey showed improvement for the first time in a year, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said Monday in a fresh sign the economy may be emerging from recession.

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Mass rallies on last campaign day for Afghan poll

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Mass rallies on last campaign day for Afghan poll

Top candidates in the Afghan presidential race addressed rallies attended by thousands of cheering supporters on Monday, the last day of campaigning for key elections overshadowed by Taliban threats.

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Hurricane Bill gathers strength out in Atlantic

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Hurricane Bill gathers strength out in Atlantic

The first hurricane of this year's Atlantic season gathered force far out to sea Monday, while two weaker storm systems drenched the northeastern Caribbean and the Florida Panhandle with rain.

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NKorea agrees to resume joint projects with SKorea

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NKorea agrees to resume joint projects with SKorea

North Korea's decision to restart tours run jointly with South Korea and allow reunions of families separated for decades by the peninsula's war is aimed at obtaining much-needed foreign currency and leverage in negotiations with Washington and Seoul, experts said.

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