Vietnam family makes a school out of ancient oil lamps

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Vietnam family makes a school out of ancient oil lamps

A preschool and a scholarship foundation have been in operation in central Vietnam for two years thanks to the money a local family exchanged their ancient oil lamps for.

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Thai Lekise brand enters Vietnam market

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

Thai Lekise brand enters Vietnam market

(VOV) - Lekise Lighting Co, Ltd., one of the largest producers of lamps and lighting equipment in Thailand, recently signed an exclusive dealership agreement with the Machinery & Electrical Appliances Joint Stock Company (TODIMAX) located in Ho Chi Minh City.

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E-waste recall centers to open in 2015

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

E-waste recall centers to open in 2015

VietNamNet Bridge – Beginning in early 2015, all residents in Vietnam will be able to bring their discarded electronic products to disposal points set up by manufacturers and importers, according to a newly released government decision.

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Ho Chi Minh City's scrap market for the rich

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 month(s) ago

A Ho Chi Minh City scrap market sells everything from old-time oil lamps to sets of gilded spoons for thousands of dollars.

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Invention of blue LEDs wins physics Nobel

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Invention of blue LEDs wins physics Nobel

The 2014 Nobel Prize for physics has been awarded to a trio of scientists in Japan and the US for the invention of blue light emitting diodes (LEDs).

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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 24/7

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Local businesses urged to boost exports to RoK

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HCM City to tighten energy labeling rules

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VOV News English 5 month(s) ago

Inspectors from the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Industry and Trade and market control officials have plans to levy administrative fines on manufacturers and importers of home appliances and industrial devices that fail to meet energy labeling requirements, according to the Saigon Times Daily.

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HCM City to tighten energy labeling rules

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago

Inspectors from the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Industry and Trade and market control officials have plans to levy administrative fines on manufacturers and importers of home appliances and industrial devices that fail to meet energy labeling requirements, the Saigon Times Daily reported.

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General Motors recalls 3 million more cars worldwide

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Báo Đầu Tư English 7 month(s) ago

General Motors recalls 3 million more cars worldwide

General Motors announced a new round of recalls Thursday, totalling nearly three million vehicles worldwide, as the US automaker works to speed up its response to safety issues.

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The fall of Germans in Saigon

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The fall of Germans in Saigon

Bach Dang Wharf near Saigon Port, where German traders engaged in vibrant regional trade in Ho Chi Minh City before French protests at the beginning of World War 1 forced them all to leave. Photo courtesy of Thoi bao Kinh te Saigon Online

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Mekong Delta city saves 13 mln kWh of electricity

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VietnamPlus English 8 month(s) ago

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho saved 13 million kWh of electricity over the first four months of 2014, up 9 percent from a year earlier, according to the municipal Department of Industry and Trade.

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Handmade wooden masterpieces from Vietnam

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VietnamNet English 8 month(s) ago

Handmade wooden masterpieces from Vietnam

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese fine arts and handicraft enterprises introduced their most special products at a recent exhibition in the Mekong Delta City of Can Tho. These entirely handmade products from dried roots are priced from a few US dollars to tens of thousands of dollars and range from useful household utensils to artworks suitable for exhibition. Below are some of them.

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Conical hat market at night in Qui Nhon

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VietnamNet English 8 month(s) ago

Conical hat market at night in Qui Nhon

VietNamNet Bridge – The market is about 30 km north of Qui Nhon city, Binh Dinh province and it opens from 3-4am.

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Hue bridge brilliantly illuminated

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 month(s) ago

Compagnie Carabosse, a group of French fire exhibitionists, lit up the Truong Tien Bridge in Hue with 4,000 oil lamps, Friday night, as part of an international festival that's underway in the imperial city.

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Hue bridge on fire

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 month(s) ago

Compagnie Carabosse, a group of French fire exhibitionists, lighted up the Truong Tien Bridge in Hue town with 4,000 oil lamps Friday night as part of an international festival that's underway in the imperial city. Photo courtesy of Nguyen Dong/VnExpress

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