War Minutes wins 2014 prose prize

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Veteran journalist Tran Mai Hanh won the Viet Nam Writers' Association most important prize of the 2014 year, poet Huu Thinh, chairman of the association, confirmed yesterday.

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Nigerians face killings, hunger in Boko Haram's 'state'

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Boko Haram says it is building an Islamic state that will revive the glory days of northern Nigeria's medieval Muslim empires, but for those in its territory life is a litany of killings, kidnappings, hunger and economic collapse.

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Will new regulations stall the stock market?

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Will new regulations stall the stock market?

VietNamNet Bridge – The newly released Circular No 36, which limits commercial banks’ lending to fund securities investments, thereby blocking capital flow into the stock market, could lead to a collapse of the market, some believe.

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Probe to seek cause of tunnel collapse

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An investigation team would be set up to look into why a tunnel collapsed at the Da Dang-Da Chomo Hydroelectric Power Plant on December 16, according to Lam Dong authorities.

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Long Bien Bridge in danger of partial collapse

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Long Bien Bridge in danger of partial collapse

VietNamNet Bridge – Some of the pillars and beams on Hanoi’s 100-year-old Long Bien Bridge, are not in good condition and some segments are at risk of collapse as the steel frames are too weak. The bridge has not been repainted for 18 years.

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Small hydropower plants bring low profits, huge environmental damage

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Small hydropower plants bring low profits, huge environmental damage

VietNamNet Bridge – In order to create one megawatt of electricity, Vietnam has to “sacrifice” 10 hectares of forest.

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Four dead in Nairobi building collapse

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Four dead in Nairobi building collapse

At least four people were killed, 40 injured and several others were missing a day after a six-storey residential building collapsed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, officials said on Monday (Jan 5).

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Chinese builder ordered to clean house after second railway collapse in Hanoi

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Chinese builder ordered to clean house after second railway collapse in Hanoi

Vietnam's Minister of Transportation has ordered a Chinese contractor to replace its consultants and subcontractors with locals following a string of accidents on the site of a Hanoi railway project.

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At least one dead in Nairobi high-rise building collapse

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At least one dead in Nairobi high-rise building collapse

City officials said 22 survivors had been pulled out of the rubble of the building, situated in Nairobi's Haruma neighbourhood, but said it was unclear how many others were still trapped.

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Illegal gold mine collapse kills 2 in central Vietnam

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Illegal gold mine collapse kills 2 in central Vietnam

Rescuers have recovered the bodies of two miners killed when an illegal gold mine collapsed in Quang Nam Province Thursday afternoon.

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Official demoted following railway scaffolding collapse

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Official demoted following railway scaffolding collapse

Transport Minister Dinh La Thang has decided to demote a top official working on the Cat Linh-Ha Dong elevated railway project, following the recent scaffolding and cement collapse.

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Officials demoted, reprimanded in Hanoi scaffolding collapse

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Officials demoted, reprimanded in Hanoi scaffolding collapse

The head official of a government-funded railway project in Hanoi has been demoted and two other officials reprimanded in the wake of the scaffolding collapse at the railway construction in Hanoi.

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Official demoted following railway scaffolding collapse

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Transport Minister Dinh La Thang has decided to demote a top official working on the Cat Linh-Ha Dong elevated railway project, following the recent scaffolding and cement collapse.

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Officials suspended after scaffold collapse

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Officials suspended after scaffold collapse

Several officials and a subcontractor were suspended on December 29, one day after the scaffolding on part of the Ha Dong-Cat Linh flyover project collapsed on a Hanoi street, landing on top of a passenger taxi.

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Scaffold collapse

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Scaffold collapse

A scaffold at the Cat Linh-Ha Dong urban railway construction site in Ha Noi's Ha Dong District collapsed, crushing a taxi with four people in it and almost killing nine construction workers. No fatalities were reported.

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