Auto imports hit three-year highs

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Auto imports hit three-year highs

(VOV) -Vietnam imported 6,000 automobiles worth US$117 million in June 2014, reaching record highs for the past three years, according to the General Office of Statistics (GSO).

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Cao Bang poor get free treatment from US doctors

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VietnamPlus English 2 hour(s) ago

A group of US voluntary doctors from Good Samaritan Medical and Dental Ministry has offered free check-ups and treatment to poor people in the northern mountainous province of Cao Bang.

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Sole plaintiff against 35 US firms: ‘I sue for millions of my people’

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 hour(s) ago

Sole plaintiff against 35 US firms: ‘I sue for millions of my people’

As the only individual in a lawsuit against 35 U.S. chemical companies, Tran To Nga, a French woman of Vietnamese origin, has recently become a target of the media.

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Panasonic donates washing machines to needy children

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VOV News English 4 hour(s) ago 1 related news

Panasonic Vietnam Co. Ltd., on July 30 presented over 1,000 washing machines worth VND5 billion (US$235,000) to social welfare centres for children and boarding schools for ethnic children nationwide.

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Thai woman caught with cocaine worth over $1mn at Vietnam airport

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 hour(s) ago

Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City discovered 4kg of cocaine, worth over US$1 million, hidden in the luggage of a Thai woman who arrived at the airport on Wednesday.

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District 5 sees no low income households

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SaiGon GP English 5 hour(s) ago

District 5 of Ho Chi Minh City no longer has families with an income below of VND16 million (US$ 753.920) per capita, according to the city’s Hunger Eradication and Poverty Reduction Department on July 30.

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PetroVietnam profits hugely on government monopoly

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Báo Thanh Niên English 6 hour(s) ago

PetroVietnam profits hugely on government monopoly

State-owned fuel giant PetroVietnam has reported more than US$1.1 billion in profit during the first-half of the year, thanks mostly to gains in sectors where it faces no competitors or enjoys preferential policies.

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Vietnam-Cambodia border trade reaches over US$650 mil

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VOV News English 7 hour(s) ago

Vietnam-Cambodia border trade reaches over US$650 mil

(VOV) - Vietnam’s total import-export turnover through border gates with Cambodia were estimated at US$650 million in the first seven months of the year, according to the southern Tay Ninh province’s Department of Industry and Trade.

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Bright prospect for dragon fruit exports

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VietnamPlus English 7 hour(s) ago

Vietnam now has more opportunities to ship dragon fruit, or thanh long in Vietnamese, to some choosy markets such as the US, Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and China’s Taiwan in the coming time as local scientists have found a new way to protect the fruit from melon fly disease, a local newspaper reported.

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US Assistant Secretary stresses importance of Asia to US

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VietnamPlus English 7 hour(s) ago

US Assistant Secretary Daniel Russel responsible for East Asia and the Pacific has affirmed the importance of Asia to America as well as the region’s stability in the US interest.

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Son Doong Cave one of global tourist attractions in 20 years

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Son Doong Cave one of global tourist attractions in 20 years

The Huffington Post of the US has described Son Doong Cave in Vietnam’s central province of Quang Binh as one of the most attractive destinations for global tourists in the next 20 years.

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Moscow fights back after sanctions; battle rages near Ukraine crash site

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 hour(s) ago 1 related news

Russia fought back on Wednesday over new U.S. and EU sanctions imposed over Ukraine even as G7 leaders warned of further steps, while Ukraine's government accused rebels of placing land mines near the site of a crashed Malaysian airliner to prevent a proper investigation.

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House Republicans vote to sue Obama over healthcare law

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Báo Thanh Niên English 8 hour(s) ago

The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday cleared the way for the launch of a lawsuit accusing President Barack Obama of overstepping his authority in carrying out his signature healthcare law.

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Panasonic donates washing machines

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VietNam News English 11 hour(s) ago

Panasonic yesterday presented 1,000 washing machines worth VND5billion (US$235,000) to the National Fund for Vietnamese Children in an effort to improve infrastructure of 400 social centres and 103 general boarding schools.

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Trade surplus tops $1.3b in first 7 months

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VietNam News English 9 hour(s) ago 1 related news

The country's trade surplus in the first 7 months of this year reached US$1.26 billion thanks to a good export performance, the General Statistics Office reported.

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