Vietnam government again urges state firms to speed up privatization

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Vietnam government again urges state firms to speed up privatization

The managements of state-owned enterprises that fail to privatize and divest from non-core businesses as ordered this year face "strict" action, a government committee on the restructuring of SOEs said at a meeting in Hanoi Thursday.

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Mekong Delta is losing thousands of acres of land to erosion

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Mekong Delta is losing thousands of acres of land to erosion

The Mekong Delta, Vietnam's biggest farming region, is losing 500 hectares (1,235 acres) of land to erosion every year as land accretion fails to make up for areas being washed away, new evidence suggested.

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Vietnam consistent in enhancing ties with US, Party chief

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Vietnam consistent in enhancing ties with US, Party chief

Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong (R) shakes hands with former US President Bill Clinton in Hanoi on July 2, 2015. Photo credit: Vietnam News Agency

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BP settles 2010 U.S. oil spill claims for $18.7 bln

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BP settles 2010 U.S. oil spill claims for $18.7 bln

BP Plc has reached a comprehensive $18.7 billion settlement with the U.S. government and five states, a landmark deal that effectively ends years of litigation over environmental damage and human casualties caused by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill.

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Biker gang crash, steal $9,200 from man in broad day light

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Biker gang crash, steal $9,200 from man in broad day light

A group of motorbikers in Ho Chi Minh City staged a minor crash Friday to rob VND200 million (US$9,172) from a man on motorbike, according to police.

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Syria rebels claim Aleppo victory

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Rebel forces say they have taken full control of a scientific research centre in the Syrian city of Aleppo after a lengthy battle with government troops.

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Airbus Group pledges to support Vietnamese airlines: CEO

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Airbus Group pledges to support Vietnamese airlines: CEO

The all-new A350 XWB handed over to Vietnam Airlines

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Divers search for missing after Philippine ferry sinks, 38 dead

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Divers search for missing after Philippine ferry sinks, 38 dead

Divers will search waters in the central Philippines on Friday for 15 people still missing after a ferry carrying 187 passengers and crew sank a day earlier, killing 38 people, the coast guard said.

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'Yes' camp takes slim lead in Greece

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Supporters of Greece's bailout terms have taken a wafer-thin lead over the "No" vote backed by the leftist government, 48 hours before a referendum that may determine the country's future in the euro zone. As Ciara Lee reports European bonds and stocks traded cautiously at Friday's market opening as a result.

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Iconic UK warplane up for auction

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A rare and fully-restored World War Two British Spitfire warplane is coming up for auction in London.

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“Wow, pulled back wrong throttle” - captain of crashed TransAsia plane

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“Wow, pulled back wrong throttle” - captain of crashed TransAsia plane

The captain of a TransAsia Airways ATR plane that crashed in Taiwan in February, killing 43 people, had switched off the working engine after the other lost power, the Aviation Safety Council (ASC) confirmed on Thursday in its latest report.

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3 sisters drown in central Vietnam pond

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A young couple in the Central Highlands fainted when they saw the bodies of all their three daughters, who drowned in a pond near their home on Wednesday.

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Vietnam's largest iron ore mine faces funding crisis

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Vietnam's largest iron ore mine faces funding crisis

The construction site of the Thach Khe ore mining project in the central province of Ha Tinh. Photo credit: VnEconomy

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Family of 4 found murdered in Vietnam forest

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Family of 4 found murdered in Vietnam forest

The huts of Lo Van Tho's family, where their bodies were found with fatal slash wounds. Photo: Vuong Hung

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Indonesia to review aging air force fleet after deadly crash

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Indonesia to review aging air force fleet after deadly crash

Indonesia's president promised a review of the country's aging air force fleet and a defense modernization drive on Wednesday, as the death toll from the crash of a military transport plane in the north of the country climbed past 140.

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