Lucky money for people putting waste in public bins in Ho Chi Minh City

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Lucky money for people putting waste in public bins in Ho Chi Minh City

Anybody, including foreigners, who put garbage in the dustbins on the Nguyen Hue Flower Street in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 while visiting there on the eve of Tet (Lunar New Year), February 7, were offered li xi, or lucky money, of VND10,000 (US$0.45).

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Dong Thap sign striker Fortune

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Dong Thap sign striker Fortune

Dong Thap have paid more than VND5 billion (US$222,000) to recruit striker Udo Fortune for one year.

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Binh Dinh police crack down on drunk drivers during Tet

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Binh Dinh police crack down on drunk drivers during Tet

Nearly 600 fines, costing violators up to VND2 billion (US$88,900), were handed out in southern BinhDinh province to crack down on drunk drivers and motorists prior to the Tet (Lunar New Year).

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UN Security Council condemns N. Korean launch

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The United Nations Security Council condemns North Korea's rocket launch and US Ambassador Samantha Power says the US will seek "a swift and aggressive response."

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FDI attraction spurts in second half brightening 2015 complexion

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FDI attraction spurts in second half brightening 2015 complexion

According to data from the Foreign Investment Agency, the registered capital of foreign direct investment (FDI) projects to Vietnamese posted an increase of 12.5 percent last year to reach US$22.76 billion.

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Obama, Italy's Mattarella discuss fight against Islamic State in Libya

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U.S. President Barack Obama and Italian President Sergio Mattarella met at the White House and discussed efforts to work together to combat the Islamic State in Libya.

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Zika vaccine in the works: U.S. health official

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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases says they are working on developing a Zika vaccine, but says it's unlikely it will be widely available for a few years.

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North Korea rocket launch may spur U.S. missile defense buildup in Asia

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North Korea's latest rocket launch might kick off a buildup of U.S. missile defense systems in Asia, U.S. officials and missile defense experts said, something that could further strain U.S.-China ties and also hurt relations between Beijing and Seoul.

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U.S., S.Korea, Japan military chiefs to consult on N.Korea- U.S. officials

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WASHINGTON, Feb 8 (Reuters) - The United States' top military commander will discuss North Korea's latest satellite launch with his Japanese and South Korean counterparts this week as part of efforts to strengthen military ties between the three countries, U.S. defense officials said on Monday.

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Sihanoukville tries not to miss the boat

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Sihanoukville tries not to miss the boat

The Seabourn Sojourn, a luxury liner operated by US-based Seabourn Cruise Line Ltd, arrives at Sihanoukville port this morning, delivering hundreds of well-heeled tourists to what industry experts say is a backwater market that is increasingly on cruise ship itineraries, yet still falls short of expectation.

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US pediatrician keeps full Vietnamese name to remember her homeland

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US pediatrician keeps full Vietnamese name to remember her homeland

At 43 years old, Tien Vu, aka Vu Thi Tien, looks much younger than her age. The U.S. associate professor said she always keeps in mind that she is of Vietnamese origin.

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US dollar appreciation behind hike in dong deposit interest rate

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US dollar appreciation behind hike in dong deposit interest rate

VietNamNet Bridge - The increased demand for loans as well as the dong appreciation has increased the deposit interest rate.

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Photos: Tet markets of Vietnamese in the US

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Photos: Tet markets of Vietnamese in the US

VietNamNet Bridge – The communities of Vietnamese in many states in the US have organized activities to welcome the Lunar New Year 2016.

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Fish farmers in southern Vietnam suffer heavy losses due to mass fish death

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Fish farmers in southern Vietnam suffer heavy losses due to mass fish death

A large number of fishes raised by local people in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta have gone belly up, causing financial damage of nearly VND25 billion (US$1.12 million), ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday.

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North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbours, U.S.

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North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbours, U.S.

SEOUL, Feb 7 (Reuters) - North Korea launched a long-range rocket on Sunday carrying what it called a satellite, but its neighbours and the United States denounced the launch as a missile test, conducted in defiance of U.N. sanctions and just weeks after a nuclear bomb test.

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