Richard Branson's Virgin Rail has lost a long-held deal with the government to run a major railway network linking London with Glasgow, the Department for Transport announced Wednesday.
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It’s an interesting but challenging trip for 30 students from the Imperial College London during their two weeks in Vietnam without visiting tourist sites, nor hotels.
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30 students from the Imperial College London (ICL) have had an interesting trip which took two weeks in Vietnam.
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Women’s rights, war atrocities and the sexual politics of the working class are some of the themes of the movies at this year’s Francophonie Film Festival at Idecaf, 28 Le Thanh Ton Street, HCMC’s District 1, March 28 - April 3.
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(VOV) - The Belgian film “Rumba” will be shown at the French Cultural Centre - L’Espace in Hanoi on March 29.
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Fiona Loi, new area director of STB for Indochina, at a meeting with reporters in HCMC last week - Photo: Mong Binh HCMC - Vietnamese guests looking for MICE facilities overseas will be one of the focuses of Singapore in the coming years and the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) is looking to further tap this market segment.
Today Singapore Tourism Board (STB) officially announced the appointment of Fiona Loi as its new Area Director, Indochina, based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, with effect from 1 December, 2010.
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Nhat Kim Anh of Vietnam and Fiona Sit from Hong Kong (China) won the “Best actress” titles at the Vietnam International Film Festival 2010 ended in Hanoi on October 21
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Evan Fox and Khoa Dang won first and second place for men, while the women winners were Elodie Aireau and Fiona Nichols. The first and second teenagers (aged 13 to 18) across the line were Adam Hilton and Simon Arts. Ellie Spencer-Harty and Sean Neo were the winning girl and boy (6 to 12). The 4km event attracted 7,000 runners and walkers including company-staff teams and serious runners. The US$50,000 raised for charities nationwide beat organizer’s expectations of US$40,000. The...
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Shrek’s final chapter teaches men how to live happily ever after, and has a surprise in store for women as well.
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Vietnam’s Ministry of Planning and Investment, the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the Embassy of Denmark and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands on January 22 signed an agreement for non-refundable aid from the UK worth GBP17 million.
The assistance supports the second phase of the National Programme for Clean Water and Rural Environmental Hygiene (2005-2010). This programme is being sponsored by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), Denmark’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Netherlands...
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"I am here to find out if we - a tea production company - and tea growers in Ha Giang Province can access the fund to preserve and expand our ancient Shan Tuyet tea plants," deputy director of Hung Cuong private company Nguyen Van Khoa said.
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