Vietnamese French woman files dioxin lawsuit against 35 US companies

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Vietnamese French woman files dioxin lawsuit against 35 US companies

A French woman of Vietnamese origin, Tran To Nga, has stood as the sole plaintiff in the Agent Orange/Dioxin lawsuit against 35 chemical companies based in the U.S. for producing the toxic substances sprayed in Vietnam in the 1960s and 1970s.

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Essay contest marks 20 years of Vietnam-Peru relations

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Essay contest marks 20 years of Vietnam-Peru relations

(VOV) -The Embassy of Peru in Hanoi on July 25 launched an essay writing contest as part of festivities celebrating 20 years of Vietnam-Peru diplomacy, which coincides with the country’s Independence Day (July 28).

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Vietnam zoo welcomes 3 South African giraffes imported from Thailand

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Vietnam zoo welcomes 3 South African giraffes imported from Thailand

A zoo in southern Vietnam has received three giraffes of South African origin after spending more than VND4 billion (US$188,271) buying them from a zoo in Thailand.

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FDI hits US$9.53 billion in 7 months

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Báo Dân Trí English 12 hour(s) ago 1 related news

Inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) dipped 19.90% in the first seven months of 2014 year-on-year to US$9.53 billion, according to) the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency (FIA).

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FDI hits US$9.53 billion in 7 months

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FDI hits US$9.53 billion in 7 months

(VOV) -Inflows of foreign direct investment (FDI) dipped 19.90% in the first seven months of 2014 year-on-year to US$9.53 billion, according to) the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency (FIA).

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US$3.9 million for landmine clearance in Quang Binh

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US$3.9 million for landmine clearance in Quang Binh

(VOV) -The Mine Advisory Group (MAG) – a not-for-profit organisation clearing landmines, unexploded ordnance (UXO) and other remnants – will provide US$3.9 million for a landmine clearance project (5th phase) in the central province of Quang Binh.

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BUSINESS IN BRIEF 25/7

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VietnamNet English 18 hour(s) ago

US life insurer enters Vietnam

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Rules for crossing the street in Vietnam’s major cities

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Rules for crossing the street in Vietnam’s major cities

Editor’s Note: Beginning this week, Tuoi Tre News is launching a forum for discussion titled “Vietnam traffic in the eyes of foreigners.” We are calling on foreigners and expats to contribute stories that aim to solve the traffic problems in Vietnam. Send your stories or comments to us at ttn@tuoitre.com.vn.

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US airlines, others resume flights to Israel

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US airlines, others resume flights to Israel

American, Russian and some European carriers resumed flights to Israel Thursday after a two-day freeze amid fears that rocket fire from Gaza was endangering commercial air traffic into Tel Aviv.

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US Senate body ratifies civilian nuke deal with Viet Nam

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US Senate body ratifies civilian nuke deal with Viet Nam

VietNamNet Bridge – The US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on July 22 approved the US - Viet Nam agreement on civilian nuclear cooperation.

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Typhoon Rammasun racks up massive $5.9m damage bill

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Typhoon Rammasun racks up massive $5.9m damage bill

VietNamNet Bridge – Typhoon Rammasun has dealt a massive VND125 billion (US$5.9 million) blow to Viet Nam's northern region, an official damage report released yesterday (July 22) said.

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Arrests made after eBay's Stubhub suffers cyber-thefts

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Arrests made after eBay's Stubhub suffers cyber-thefts

The US has charged six men in connection with a scam that defrauded eBay's Stubhub of about $1m (£587,000).

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Korean firm fined for mistreating workers

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VietNam News English 21 hour(s) ago

A South Korean company specialising in assembling electronic components in the northern province of Hai Duong has been fined more than VND490 million (US$23,300) for 14 administrative violations.

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Ha Noi Party Committee Secretary leads delegation to US

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VietNam News English 20 hour(s) ago

Politburo member and Secretary of the Ha Noi Party Committee Pham Quang Nghi is leading a delegation on a US visit this week at the invitation of the US Department of State.

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Animal feed exports increase 22%

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Animal feed exports increase 22%

Viet Nam exported US$205 million of animal feed and animal-feed raw materials in the first half of the year, an increase of 22.1 per cent year-on-year, according to the General Department of Custom.

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