Orbis donates US$1 million to eye care project in central region

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Orbis donates US$1 million to eye care project in central region

(VOV) - Orbis Vietnam has collaborated with the Thua Thien-Hue provincial People’s Committee on a project to provide eye care to children in the central region, funded with US$1 million by the Canadian International Agency.

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Syria seeks international help to fight Islamic State

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New video uploaded to a social website shows what purports to be rebel groups continuing their attack on Syrian government forces. The contents cannot be independently verified by Reuters but for the Syrian government, it's the force known as Islamic State that's causing most concern. Damascus is even asking for international help to fight the group.

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Vietnamese drowning victim identified

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnamese drowning victim identified

The Vietnamese man who drowned in waters off Hamamatsu city in Japan's Shizuoka prefecture on Friday has been identified as 23-year-old Nguyen Ba Tuong, an intern at a local corporation.

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Two provincial educators in Vietnam dismissed for shaking down test takers

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Two provincial educators in Vietnam dismissed for shaking down test takers

Two senior officials of a center for continuing education in northern Vietnam have been dismissed for accepting a total of VND 1 billion (US$50,000) in bribes from 40 test-takers - some of whom they failed.

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Man drowns off coast of Shizuoka

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago

A Vietnamese man drowned yesterday off Hamamatsu city of Japan's Shizuoka province.

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Telcos pour big money into 3G-based services

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Telecom groups are putting a top priority on developing services for the 3G platform, while continuing to view 4G technology as important but one that cannot be implemented soon because of a lack of demand, the English language news portal VietNamNet Bridge reported on August 13.

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Telcos pour big money into 3G, kick off 4G deployment

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Telcos pour big money into 3G, kick off 4G deployment

VietNamNet Bridge – Telecom groups are putting a top priority on developing services for the 3G platform, while continuing to view 4G technology as important but one that cannot be implemented soon because of a lack of demand.

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Iraq PM adds political power struggle to crisis

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Báo Thanh Niên English 2 week(s) ago

Florence Eid-Oakden, Chief Executive Officer and chief economist at Arabia Monitor, talks with Anna Edwards about the political turmoil in Iraq as Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has rejected a transition to his successor in the midst of the nation’s battle with the Islamic State and continuing air strikes and aid drops by the United States. She speaks on “The Pulse.”

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US senators recommend measures to boost relations

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US senators recommend measures to boost relations

US-Viet Nam relations have come a long way since normalisation and are continuing to progress, US senators told Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong at a reception in Ha Noi yesterday.

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Can Starbucks change Hanoians' coffee habits

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Can Starbucks change Hanoians' coffee habits

A few days after internationally-renowned Starbucks Coffee opened its first shop in Ha Noi, people still had to queue up for a cup of American-styled coffee.

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Landslide in Hai Phong buries quarry, five dead

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Landslide in Hai Phong buries quarry, five dead

(VOV) -Five workers were crushed at the A rock mining site in Thuy Nguyen district, northern Hai Phong city, resulting in their instantaneous death, with numerous others reporting serious injuries.

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Ukraine says suspends attacks to let experts reach crash site, rebels deny

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Ukraine said on Thursday it had suspended offensive operations in its military campaign in east Ukraine to help international experts reach the downed Malaysian airliner's crash site but separatists were continuing to attack its positions.

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Thai woman arrested with 4kg of cocaine

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

Pantimoong Narisara, of Thailand, was arrested on Wednesday at Tan Son Nhat International Airport for transporting nearly 4 kilos of cocaine into Viet Nam.

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Positive outlook for German businesses in Vietnam

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Positive outlook for German businesses in Vietnam

(VOV) - A recent survey reveals that 70% of German businesses operating in Vietnam hold a positive outlook on the economy in 2014 and are sanguine on prospects for continued buoyancy in the upcoming year.

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Deputy PM Minh begins European tour

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Deputy PM Minh begins European tour

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh will begin a European tour of France, the Czech Republic and Poland on July 22, aimed at augmenting sustainable economic growth with the nations.

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