Fewer American adults smoke: report

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Fewer American adults smoke: report

Fewer American adults are smoking cigarettes and daily smokers are smoking fewer cigarettes each day, according to a new report released Tuesday from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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Vietnam tasting another bitter lesson in cement industry development

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VietNamNet Bridge – Four out of the 16 cement plant projects, which were guaranteed by the government when borrowing capital from foreign sources, have entreated help of the Ministry of Finance to pay due debts. The blunders made by Vietnam in the past when building blast furnace cement plants are repeating.

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Mubarak trial resumes, false testimony appears

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Mubarak trial resumes, false testimony appears

The trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak resumed Wednesday in a police academy in a suburb of Cairo amid intensive security measures.

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New playground for Vietnamese rockers

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New playground for Vietnamese rockers

VietNamNet Bridge – Being held on a monthly basis since summer 2011, “Keep Your Passion” has lured many rock fans and music lovers in general.

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Buffaloes fight for championship

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Buffaloes fight for championship

VietNamNet Bridge – Nearly 10,000 people flocked to Do Son stadium in the northern port city of Hai Phong to watch 15 fights of 16 buffaloes. Buffalo number 30 won the championship, with a $2,000 bonus.

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Death toll of terror attack in Indian capital rises to 11

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Death toll of terror attack in Indian capital rises to 11

The death toll of the terrorist attack outside the Delhi High Court in the Indian capital Wednesday has risen to 11 while 76 people were injured, a senior Home Ministry official said.

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Brazil's 12-month inflation rate reaches six-year high

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Brazil's benchmark IPCA inflation rate rose to 7.23 percent year-on-year during the past 12 months, the highest since 2005, the country's official statistics agency IBGE reported Tuesday.

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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 8/9

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VN retains attractiveness to Japanese investors

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9 killed, 45 injured in blast outside Delhi High Court

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At least nine people were killed and more than 45 others injured in a blast outside the Delhi High Court in the Indian capital Wednesday, a senior Home Ministry official said.

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21 killed as twin blasts hit Quetta of Pakistan

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At least 21 people were killed and over 40 others injured when a twin bomb attack hit Pakistan's southwestern city of Quetta on Wednesday morning, reported local Urdu TV channel Geo.

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HCM City gears up for national theatre fest on Friday

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HCM City gears up for national theatre fest on Friday

VietNamNet Bridge – Several music and dance performances will be held in HCM City on Friday to celebrate the National Theatre Day.

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Banks weeping over the loans to steel manufacturers

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Banks weeping over the loans to steel manufacturers

VietNamNet Bridge – Steel manufacturers in Hai Phong City had still owed trillions of dong to commercial banks by the end of August 2011. The majority of the debts are the third, fourth and fifth group debts, i.e subprime and irrecoverable debts.

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Yahoo fires CEO Carol Bartz

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Yahoo on Tuesday fired Chief Executive Officer Carol Bartz and replaced her temporarily with the company's chief financial officer.

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ART & ENTERTAINMENT IN BRIEF 7/9

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Vietnam to attend 36th UNESCO General Assembly

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SOCIETY IN BRIEF 7/9

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SOCIETY IN BRIEF 7/9

Chinese clinics probed over price, quality

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