Vietnam sentences 73-yr-old Aussie woman to death for trafficking drugs

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Vietnam sentences 73-yr-old Aussie woman to death for trafficking drugs

A court in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday sentenced an elderly Australian national to death for trafficking 1.6kg of cocaine out of Vietnam in late 2014.

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Vietnamese bank favors job seekers with same family name as chairman

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Vietnamese bank favors job seekers with same family name as chairman

A commercial Vietnamese bank has taken the Internet by surprise for openly announcing it would prioritize the recruitment of people who have the same family name as its chairman.

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More than 20km of new caves found in Quang Binh

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More than 20km of new caves found in Quang Binh

Howard Limbert, who is leader of the British Cave Research Association on June 22 announced the discovery of 57 new caves in the central province of Quảng Bình, home of Son Doong Cave, the world’s largest cave.
Hoa Huong cave

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Ngoc Minh Clinic supports six year scholarships to five poor students

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As per an agreement between Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper, Ngoc Minh General Medical Clinic and the management aboard of Nguyen Van Huong Scholarship fund, the medical will give five full scholarships each VND25 million (US$ 1,121) a year to medicine students from low-income families in six years.

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Ho Chi Minh City hosts International Day of Yoga for second time

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Ho Chi Minh City hosts International Day of Yoga for second time

Many yoga lovers on Saturday morning came in quantity to the Ho Xuan Huong indoor stadium in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, to celebrate the upcoming International Day of Yoga.

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Meeting honors 100 outstanding blood donors

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Meeting honors 100 outstanding blood donors

The National Steering Committee for Voluntary Blood Donation yesterday in Hanoi held a meeting to honor 100 outstanding blood Vietnamese donors in response to the World Blood Donor Day on 14 June.

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Hue reinforces waterway safety and improve folk singing

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Hue reinforces waterway safety and improve folk singing

Local authorities in Hue has tightened management on waterways safety to prevent possible accidents and improve the quality of folk singing shows on boats.

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A new way of exploring beauty

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A new way of exploring beauty

Marion Vigot, founder of Ma Belle Box – the first beauty subscription box in Viet Nam, aspires to revolutionise how Vietnamese women explore the world of beauty. The 25-year-old from Nice, France, embarked on an entrepreneurial adventure in HCM City only a year ago and found her niche in the market. Marion speaks with Thu Huong Le about her concept and passion for beauty.

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Businesses boost investment into Africa

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Businesses boost investment into Africa

More Vietnamese companies have planned to invest in African countries, seeing them as lucrative markets for their projects, said a representative from the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade at a recent trade promotion conference held in Hanoi.

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Talented flutists to perform in “Summer fantasy “concert

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Talented flutists to perform in “Summer fantasy “concert

Le Thu Huong, one of the leading talented flautists in the country, will perform a recital at a concert at the French Cultural Center in Hanoi on June 18.

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Unresponsive Chinese company piling violations

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Unresponsive Chinese company piling violations

A Chinese investor’s recycled tire manufacturing plant named Vietnam Hello International Limited Company, located in Phu Bai industrial park (IP) in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, has been delaying dealing with its air pollution violations, in spite of the authority’s continuous prodding, according to newswire Laodong.vn.

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Publisher keen to enrich children’s book market

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Publisher keen to enrich children’s book market

Tre Publishing House hopes to revive the local children’s book market as few authors are dedicated to books for children.

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Improved partnership brings trade bonanza

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Improved partnership brings trade bonanza

Trade is one of the keystones of the comprehensive partnership between the US and Vietnam. Bilateral trade has grown from nothing on the day Vietnam and the US normalised their diplomatic ties nearly 21 years ago to $41 billion in 2015. Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh shared his thoughts with VIR’s Thanh Huong on the two countries’ current relations and future co-operation prospects, particularly after the enforcement of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

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Drowning deaths of children continue to haunt Vietnam

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Drowning deaths of children continue to haunt Vietnam

Local residents found the bodies of three children in a reservoir in Nghe An Province Sunday, including two siblings and their cousin.

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Separated couple, in-law die in alleged murder-suicide

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Separated couple, in-law die in alleged murder-suicide

Three people died in what police believed to be a murder-suicide in northern Vietnam early today.

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