33 Cuban migrants rescued off Florida coast

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33 Cuban migrants rescued off Florida coast

US authorities on Wednesday rescued 33 Cuban men who were in an overloaded boat that was taking on water not far from the Florida coast, officials said.

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Vietnam’s Long Thanh airport to cost $18.7bn, transport ministry tells lawmakers

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Vietnam’s Long Thanh airport to cost $18.7bn, transport ministry tells lawmakers

The total capital required to build the new Long Thanh International Airport in the southern province of Dong Nai is estimated at US$18.7 billion for all three phases, Vietnamese lawmakers were informed Tuesday.

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No easy fix for overloading

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

Dealing with overloaded trucks requires balancing the interests of many, General Secretary of Viet Nam Logistics Business Association Tran Huy Hien told Thoi Bao Kinh Te Viet Nam (Vietnam Economic Times)

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Officials divided on scathing Asia survey of Vietnam’s airports

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Officials divided on scathing Asia survey of Vietnam’s airports

Aviation officials and experts have expressed contrasting opinions after a website derided Vietnam’s two major airports as among the worst in Asia.

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Aviation officials quote contradictory statistics on Vietnam’s largest airport capacity

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Aviation officials quote contradictory statistics on Vietnam’s largest airport capacity

As two Vietnamese aviation officials kept citing statistics to back a headline-grabbing megaproject to build a new airport in southern Vietnam to hopefully ease pressure on Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, the figures they released on Thursday just contradict each other.

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Construction of Long Thanh International Airport is urgent: transport ministry

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Construction of Long Thanh International Airport is urgent: transport ministry

The construction of Long Thanh International Airport in the southern province of Dong Nai is urgent and necessary, Deputy Minister of Transport Nguyen Hong Truong said, mainly due to Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport being overloaded.

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Vietnam officials cite airspace congestion when selling costly airport plan

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Vietnam officials cite airspace congestion when selling costly airport plan

Vietnam’s aviation and military officials reiterated Thursday the necessity of setting up a new airport in Dong Nai Province to ease pressure on Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, saying the country’s largest airport will not only become overloaded but also face airspace congestion.

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Vietnam’s largest airport won’t be overloaded in next 20 years: insider

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Vietnam’s largest airport won’t be overloaded in next 20 years: insider

It is necessary to replace Tan Son Nhat airport, the largest in Vietnam, with a modern terminal in the long term, but this will not be required for at least the next 20 years, an insider with knowledge of the matter has said.

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Ho Chi Minh City requests railway link to new airport

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Ho Chi Minh City requests railway link to new airport

Ho Chi Minh City authorities have asked lawmakers to build a rail link to the planned Long Thanh International Airport in neighboring Dong Nai Province and scrap plans to expand Tan Son Nhat International Airport.

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HCM City rejects airport expansion

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HCM City rejects airport expansion

Ho Chi Minh City has rejected plans to expand its airport on practicality grounds and instead wants work on a new airport in neighbouring Dong Nai province speeded up.

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Nepal bus crash kills 29 people and injures dozens

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Nepal bus crash kills 29 people and injures dozens

An overloaded bus in western Nepal has fallen off a road and plunged into a gorge, killing 29 and injuring dozens.

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City rejects airport expansion

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City rejects airport expansion

HCM City has rejected plans to expand its airport on practicality grounds and instead wants work on a new airport in neighbouring Dong Nai Province speeded up.

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City says impossible to expand Vietnam’s biggest airport to avoid overload

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City says impossible to expand Vietnam’s biggest airport to avoid overload

Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport is forecast to become overloaded by 2017, but it is infeasible to expand what is now the largest airport in Vietnam, the municipal administration has said.

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Tay Ninh lacks waste treatment

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VietNam News English 5 month(s) ago

Most waste-treatment facitlies in the southern province of Tay Ninh are overloaded, causing environmental pollution, according to the provincial Department of Natural Resources and Environment.

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First int’l refraction training course opens in Vietnam

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SaiGon GP English 5 month(s) ago

For the first time, a refraction training course was held jointly by Brien Holden Vision Institute, Pham Ngoc Thanh Medicine University and the Eye Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.

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