Train crash in India kills 20

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Train crash in India kills 20

Rescuers evacuate dead bodies after an accident at a station near Penukonda, about 170 kilometers (105 miles) north of Bangalore, India, May 22, 2012. A passenger train rammed into a stationary freight train and burst into flames before dawn Tuesday, killing more than 20 people and injuring more than 35 others in southern India, officials said. The train was going from Hubli district in the state of Andhra Pradesh to the neighboring state of Karnataka's capital Bangalore. (Xinhua/Stringer)

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Environmental protection comic introduced in Vietnam

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Environmental protection comic introduced in Vietnam

The Italian embassy in Vietnam on May 21 introduced ‘Gaia Blues’, a graphic novel by Italian comic writer Daniele Bonomo, at the Trung Nguyen Creation Rendezvous, 36 Dien Bien Phu Street in Hanoi, as part of the Italy-Vietnam Programme 2012.

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Local athletics may receive wildcard to London Olympics

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Local athletics may receive wildcard to London Olympics

Vietnam has a chance to receive a wildcard to join the coming Summer Olympics in London, announced the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on May 20.

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Initial Vinalines investigation results revealed

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The Ministry of Public Security has announced the results of initial investigations on the case of misappropriating public property and intentionally violating State regulations on economic management that caused severe consequences at Vietnam National Shipping Lines (Vinalines).

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GOVERNMENT IN BRIEF 23/5

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GOVERNMENT IN BRIEF 23/5

PM welcomes Lao official

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Vietnam Organic Agriculture makes debut

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Vietnam Organic Agriculture makes debut

VietNamNet Bridge – The first congress of the Vietnam Organic Agriculture Association (VOA) was held in Hanoi on May 22, electing a 19-member executive board for the 2012-2017 period.

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Eating langur – the cruel hobby of people

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Eating langur – the cruel hobby of people

VietNamNet Bridge – Langurs have been hunted everywhere in Vietnam by the people, who believe that langur meat is nutritious and can cure many kinds of diseases.

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Tram Chim National Park recognized as a Ramsar site

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Tram Chim National Park recognized as a Ramsar site

VietNamNet Bridge - The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap on May 22 held a ceremony to receive a certificate recognizing Tram Chim National Park as a Ramsar site of wetlands of international importance.

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Quang Ninh to host off-road racing championships

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Quang Ninh to host off-road racing championships

Around 20 teams with 40 car racers from Vietnam and Laos will take part in the first off-road racing championships, the “Ha Long Challenge 2012”, to be held in the northern province of Quang Ninh on June 2-3.

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First commercial spacecraft to space station lifts off in U.S.

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First commercial spacecraft to space station lifts off in U.S.

U.S. private spaceflight company SpaceX launched an unmanned capsule to the International Space Station on Tuesday morning, initiating the first flight of a commercial spacecraft to the orbiting outpost.

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Cyber Agent plans to set up a second “VinaGame” in Vietnam

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Cyber Agent plans to set up a second “VinaGame” in Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – Cyber Agent Ventures, a subsidiary of Japanese CyberAgent is seeking potential candidates for its plan to pour investment capital into Vietnam to build up a second VinaGame in Vietnam.

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Hoang Anh Gia Lai’s health situation raises controversy

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Hoang Anh Gia Lai’s health situation raises controversy

VietNamNet Bridge – The rapid-fire pieces of news about the big debts incurred by Hoang Anh Gia Lai and the slow sale of its real estate products have raised doubts about the health of the conglomerate, the boss of which – Doan Nguyen Duc – was listed among the most powerful businessman in South East Asia.

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The strange but lucrative services

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The strange but lucrative services

VietNamNet Bridge – The common characteristic of all the services is that they do not require big investment capital, but they still can bring fat profit.

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WHO chief warns "two danger zones" for world health development

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World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Margaret Chan warned on Monday that squeezed funds and rise of chronic non-communicable disease were "two danger zones" for the world public health development.

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Study consultants or cheaters?

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Study consultants or cheaters?

VietNamNet Bridge – A lot of study consultancy firms only care about parents’ financial capability, while they do not care about students’ learning aptitude and foreign language skills.

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