Serious drought may last until September in south-central Vietnam: forecast

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Serious drought may last until September in south-central Vietnam: forecast

The ongoing drought leading to exhaustion of water sources in south-central Vietnam will continue until August or September this year, the National Hydrometeorological Forecasting Center has warned.

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Dark Cave to fully open to visitors

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Dark Cave to fully open to visitors

Toi (Dark) Cave in the Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, which is now partly open to tourists, will be fully opened next month since experts have finished exploring its nearly 5.3-kilometer length, news website VnExpress reported on March 24.

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More fun at Phong Nha – Ke Bang: Dark Cave to fully open to visitors

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More fun at Phong Nha – Ke Bang: Dark Cave to fully open to visitors

Toi (Dark) Cave in the Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park, which is now partly open to tourists, will be fully opened next month since experts have finished exploring its nearly 5.3-kilometer length, news website VnExpress reported Tuesday.

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Refinery project developers fear low profits after drop in oil prices

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Refinery project developers fear low profits after drop in oil prices

VietNamNet Bridge - Oil refinery projects have been progressing slowly, partly due to a drop in oil prices, but economists have called on the government to reconsider investments in the field.

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Knights Templar win heresy reprieve after 700 years

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The Knights Templar, the medieval Christian military order accused of heresy and sexual misconduct, will soon be partly rehabilitated when the Vatican publishes trial documents it had closely guarded for 700 years.

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Can Tho City revenue up 75% during holiday

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Can Tho City revenue up 75% during holiday

(VOV) - Can Tho City’s tourism revenue during this year's nine-day Lunar New Year (Tet) festival skyrocketed 75% on-year to VND70 billion, local authorities have revealed.

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Herbalist's work unveils ‘ancient secrets'

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Herbalist's work unveils ‘ancient secrets'

VietNamNet Bridge – A herbalist sits in the middle of his medical room, surrounded by piles of medical books and boxes containing herbs.

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Sharpshooting Xi channels Mao to change China

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Sharpshooting Xi channels Mao to change China

Surrounded by soldiers at a garrison in Macau, Chinese President Xi Jinping shoulders a laser training rifle during an inspection on Dec. 20 and squeezes the trigger. He hits the target every time in footage broadcast on state television, prompting applause.

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Vietnam's BIDV plans to sell 25 pct stake to foreigners

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Vietnam's BIDV plans to sell 25 pct stake to foreigners

BIDV, Vietnam's second-largest partly private lender by assets, plans to sell a 15 percent stake to a strategic foreign partner and another 10 percent to an overseas financial investor, an executive said on Monday.

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VietinBank's gross profit seen down at $342 mln in 2014: report

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VietinBank's gross profit seen down at $342 mln in 2014: report

VietinBank, Vietnam's top partly private bank, made a gross profit of 7.3 trillion dong ($342 million) last year, slightly above its annual target but down 5.8 percent from 2013, an official newspaper reported on Friday.

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Aviation officials, air firm executives disciplined for near miss, blackout in Vietnam

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Aviation officials, air firm executives disciplined for near miss, blackout in Vietnam

A senior aviation official and an executive of a state-owned air traffic control corporation have been reprimanded, with three others also seriously criticized, for a power outage at Vietnam’s largest airport and a near miss between a civil airplane and a military helicopter last year.

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Vietnam television admits partial blame, PR ploy suspected of acid stunt

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Vietnam television admits partial blame, PR ploy suspected of acid stunt

National broadcaster Vietnam Television (VTV) has admitted it is partly to blame for an incident in the “Vietnam’s Got Talent” semifinal on Sunday during which a contestant mistakenly drank from a glass of acid on performing a magic stunt, while rumor has it that it was a mere ploy to draw attention to the program.

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Teachers partly to blame for increased school violence

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Teachers partly to blame for increased school violence

VietNamNet Bridge – Teachers’ harsh language and rude behavior toward students are believed to be the seeds of school violence.

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NA Chairman praises NA-Fatherland Front joint work

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What the National Assembly (NA) has achieved is partly attributable to its coordination with Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF), top legislator Nguyen Sinh Hung said.

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NA Chairman praises NA-Fatherland Front joint work

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What the National Assembly (NA) has achieved is partly attributable to its coordination with Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF), top legislator Nguyen Sinh Hung said.

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