Torrential rains submerge streets, disrupt traffic in Hanoi

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Torrential rains submerge streets, disrupt traffic in Hanoi

Heavily flooded Tran Duy Hung Street. Many places around the city are under up to 60 centimeters of water, news website VnExpress reported. Photos credit: VnExpress

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Some streets to avoid during Obama's Hanoi visit next week

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Some streets to avoid during Obama's Hanoi visit next week

With US President Barack Obama set to arrive in Hanoi on early Monday and leave on Tuesday afternoon, the capital city’s police have released a list of nearly 30 streets that people should avoid during that time.

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Vietnamese airline passenger fined for damaging life vest

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Vietnamese aviation authorities have fined an airline passenger for damaging a life vest on a flight, news website VnExpress reported.

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Vietnam electronics retailer Nguyen Kim buys Zalora's local operations

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Zalora, one of Southeast Asia’s biggest online fashion marketplaces, has completed a deal to sell its Vietnamese operations electronics retailer Nguyen Kim, news website VnExpress reported Sunday, quoting Zalora Group.

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Vietnam's top brewer Sabeco to sell 53 percent stake: report

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Sabeco, which controls more than half of Vietnam's beer market with its iconic Saigon brand, has sought the government's permission to sell 53 percent of shares in a public auction, news website VnExpress reported on Friday.

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Sugar factory blamed for Vietnam's second fish kill scandal within weeks

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Sugar factory blamed for Vietnam's second fish kill scandal within weeks

As if one environmental disaster were not enough, a new group of farmers in central Vietnam has been painfully watching tons of fish die the past few days.

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Vietnam sentences Singapore man to death for trafficking heroin

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Vietnam sentences Singapore man to death for trafficking heroin

A court in Ho Chi Minh City on Friday sentenced a Singaporean man to death for trafficking 2.5 kilograms of heroin.

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Terrible congestion as thousands leave Ho Chi Minh City for long weekend

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Terrible congestion as thousands leave Ho Chi Minh City for long weekend

Traffic congestion over several kilometers on National Highway 1 at 4 p.m. Friday as many traveled home to neighboring provinces. There was a lot of honking as many people lost patience under the baking sun. Photo credit: VnExpress

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Newborn dies after hepatitis B vaccination in Vietnam

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Newborn dies after hepatitis B vaccination in Vietnam

A newborn in southern Vietnam died hours after he was given a hepatitis B vaccination shot, but doctors confirmed on Tuesday the vaccine was fine.

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Rare story of a Vietnamese trafficking victim finding love in China

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Rare story of a Vietnamese trafficking victim finding love in China

Pham Thi Bau with her mother at their house in Quang Nam Province. Photos: Tien Hung/VnExpress

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Viettel's overseas profit hits 3-year low

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A strong US dollar and higher input costs have reduced the profits of Vietnam's biggest telecom firm Viettel in overseas market to the lowest level since 2012, local media reported on Wednesday.

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Singaporean investor loses faith in Viwasupco

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Singaporean investor loses faith in Viwasupco

Singaporean Acuatico Pte. Ltd. has divested its 43.2 per cent stake, equalling 21.8 million shares, in Vinaconex Water Supply Joint Stock Company (Viwasupco) as a reaction to a Chinese contractor’s winning a pipeline contract for a crucial water project at Viwasupco, according to newswire vnexpress.

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Small network Vietnamobile revamped amid harsh competition

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The Vietnamese unit of Hong Kong's Hutchison Telecommunications is set to hold a stake of 49 percent in Vietnamobile, the country's fourth largest mobile network which is being restructured into a new company, news website VnExpress reported on Friday.

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Vietnamese farmers cut down dying plants amid historic drought

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Vietnamese farmers cut down dying plants amid historic drought

Vo Lam Ba in Gia Lai Province has been busy removing all the plants on his black pepper plantation of more than 1.2 hectares.

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PetroVietnam appoints saviour for ailing fibre subsidiary

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PetroVietnam appoints saviour for ailing fibre subsidiary

Vietnam's state-run oil and gas group PetroVietnam has recently appointed a new general director cum chairman of the board of directors to take charge of its ailing $325 million polyester fibre and yarn factory PVTex Dinh Vu Joint Stock Company (PVTex), according to newswire Vnexpress.

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