Translators bring books to new readers

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VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese and French experts this week joined an international conference focusing on literature translation.

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Images: Houses become cellars in Saigon

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Images: Houses become cellars in Saigon

VietNamNet Bridge - When roads are heightened by 1-2 meters, the houses along the roads are turned into basements, right in the heart of HCM City. Along new roads such as Pham Van Dong in Thu Duc District, Pham Van Chi and Lo Gom in District 6 and some others, passers-by can see hundreds of such houses.

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Dong Nai to relocate industrial zone to curb pollution

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Dong Nai to relocate industrial zone to curb pollution

VietNamNet Bridge – Southern Dong Nai province has decided to remove the Bien Hoa Industrial Zone 1 at a cost of more than VND11 trillion ($523.8 million) to reduce pollution on the Dong Nai River.

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EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 1-10 (daily updated)

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Melting Pot 6: Art & Music Festival

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US Group discusses VN's Civil Nuclear Program

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US Group discusses VN's Civil Nuclear Program

VietNamNet Bridge – US-based Lightbridge Corporation’s Executive Chairman, Thomas Graham, met today in Hanoi with Deputy PM Hoang Trung Hai to discuss continued support of that nation's emerging civil nuclear energy program.

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Disabled man saves lives at ‘point of death'

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Disabled man saves lives at ‘point of death'

VietNamNet Bridge – Saddened by fatal accidents at an unmanned railway crossing near his house, Nguyen Van Xa decided to ignore his disability, age, failing health and public skepticism to become a self-appointed guard. Nguyen Ha tells the story.

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World Bank pledges new finance for efforts to fight against Ebola

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World Bank pledges new finance for efforts to fight against Ebola

The World Bank on Thursday announced an additional 100 million U.S. dollars of funding in a response to curtailing Ebola crisis so as to speed up deployment of foreign health workers to the three worst-affected countries in West Africa, a UN spokesman told reporters here.

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Hanoi to honour outstanding students

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Hanoi to honour outstanding students

VietNamNet Bridge – A ceremony to honour 50 elite Vietnamese students who recorded high results in their academic studies and have won international prizes has been scheduled for November 3 in Hanoi.

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Nhieu Loc Canal – a time to revive

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Nhieu Loc Canal – a time to revive

VietNamNet Bridge – For those who have lived along Nhieu Loc-Thi Nghe Canal for decades, the scenery there 20 years ago is unthinkable now. A place where people kept at arm’s length in the beginning has been transformed into a converging point for city dwellers as well as visitors. And further transformation is in the pipeline.

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At least 4 killed in small plane crash in U.S. State of Kansas: media

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At least 4 killed in small plane crash in U.S. State of Kansas: media

At least four people died after a small plane crashed into a building near an airport in midwestern U.S. State of Kansas on Thursday, U.S. media reported.

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Apple chief Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

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Apple chief Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has publicly acknowledged his sexuality, saying that he is "proud to be gay".

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Political News 31/10

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Political News 31/10

Hai Duong receives national honour

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Women singers yearn to go live

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Women singers yearn to go live

VietNamNet Bridge – Live music shows in theatres or stadiums with clamorous audiences are what Vietnamese women singers dream about.

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SOE staff productivity remains low, salaries high

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SOE staff productivity remains low, salaries high

VietNamNet Bridge – Managers of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) complain they receive “starvation wages”, but labor experts say the salaries are too high compared with their productivity.

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HCM City to train people abroad for metro line work

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HCM City to train people abroad for metro line work

VietNamNet Bridge – HCM City will send 1,000 engineers and workers abroad for training in urban railway operation in preparation for the Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro line, set to open in 2016. Those selected will be sent to Japan, South Korea and Singapore starting early next year.

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