Derailed Philadelphia Amtrak train 'was speeding'

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Derailed Philadelphia Amtrak train 'was speeding'

An Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing at least seven people, was travelling at twice the speed limit, say safety experts.

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Experts call to maintain financing for malaria prevention

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Experts call to maintain financing for malaria prevention

Health experts voiced concern that reduced funding from the State Budget and international donors would cause a lessening of efforts to prevent the spread of malaria in Viet Nam.

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Terror fears prompt Australia security funding boost

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

Australia will allocate an extra A$450 million (US$355 million) to fight home-grown terrorism and bolster intelligence agencies in its national budget on Tuesday to counter "evolving threats and technological change."

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Vietcombank aids national highway improvements

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

A project upgrading 30 kilometres of National Highway 10 is set to receive 2.8 trillion VND (130.2 million USD) in funding from the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank).

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Poverty reduction must focus on self-help: PM

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Poverty reduction must focus on self-help: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung said yesterday that the national poverty alleviation programme, 30A, needs to focus on motivating people to get out of poverty on their own.

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Gov't confident it will meet highway construction goal

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Gov't confident it will meet highway construction goal

VietNamNet Bridge – Deputy Transport Minister Nguyen Hong Truong spoke on the Government website chinhphu.vn about work that still needed to be done to complete 2,000km of highways by 2020.

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Major funding for south central, Central Highlands development

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Some 300 billion VND (14 million USD) will be poured into science research for developing the South central and Central Highlands regions.

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Sir Elton John urges US Congress to strengthen support for Aids fight

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Sir Elton John urges US Congress to strengthen support for Aids fight

Sir Elton John has told a US Senate panel that Aids could be eradicated in his lifetime, but only if the US government continues funding the fight against the virus.

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Gov't confident it will meet highway construction goal

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Deputy Transport Minister Nguyen Hong Truong spoke on the Government website chinhphu.vn about work that still needed to be done to complete 2,000km of highways by 2020.

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Lang House seeks rebirth funding

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

A crowdfunding campaign called Lang's House – The Dream of Rebirth aims to rebuild the ancient Lang House.

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Pentagon chief calls for new multi-year defense spending deal

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U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter says he's skeptical of Republican funding plans for the Defense Department.

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City seeks NA nod for Metro 5

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 2 duplicate news

The HCM City administration wants the Government to seek approval from the National Assembly for Metro Line No 5 linking Bay Hien Intersection in Tan Binh District with Sai Gon Bridge in Binh Thanh District.

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Gov't confident it will meet highway construction goal

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VietNam News English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

Deputy Transport Minister Nguyen Hong Truong spoke on the Government website chinhphu.vn about work that still needed to be done to complete 2,000km of highways by 2020.

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Funds for HIV/AIDS fight start to dry up

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Organisations involved in HIV/AIDS prevention and control need to chase funding as sources are drying up, a workshop in Hanoi on April 24 was told.

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Funds for HIV/AIDS fight start to dry up

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Organisations involved in HIV/AIDS prevention and control need to chase funding as sources are drying up, a workshop in Ha Noi on Friday was told.

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