More than 1,000 trees downed as Mirinae hits Hanoi (photos)

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More than 1,000 trees downed as Mirinae hits Hanoi (photos)

Storm Mirinae left 1,110 trees uprooted as it swept through Hanoi following the landfall on Thursday, the city’s Department of Transport said Friday.

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Bank of England prepares to tackle Brexit hit

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Bank of England prepares to tackle Brexit hit

The Bank of England (BoE) must decide over the coming week how much trouble Britain's economy is in following the shock vote to leave the European Union, and how much firepower it can throw at the problem.

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Hospital in Central Vietnam welcomes first surrogate baby girl

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Hospital in Central Vietnam welcomes first surrogate baby girl

A surrogate baby girl was born in the Maternity Hospital in the Central province of Thua Thien-Hue yesterday. She is the first surrogate baby in the central Vietnam.

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IOC warned Rio on construction contracts five years ago: documents

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IOC warned Rio on construction contracts five years ago: documents

The International Olympic Committee warned organizers of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro five years ago that construction contracts they drew up could give developers incentives to cut corners, presaging problems with athletes' housing that drew complaints from several countries this week, documents showed.

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Vietnamese woman has 32kg cyst removed from ovary

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Doctors from a healthcare facility in southern Vietnam have successfully cut a huge cyst from the ovary of a quinquagenarian.

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Vietnam plans early release of 20,000 inmates by 2018

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Vietnam plans early release of 20,000 inmates by 2018

A plan to release 20,000 inmates by 2018 has been approved by the Vietnamese prime minister, reducing government spending by VND200 billion (US$8.93 million) each year.

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Business highlights – July 18-24

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VGP - Export turnover reaching US$162.57 billion in the first half, Viet Nam's mid-term economic prospects being positive, European firms delivering positive response to business climate in Viet Nam and petrol prices sliding over 600 VND per liter in 7th cut of the year are economic highlights from July 18-24.

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Weekly roundup: Urban pollution, art fakes, best value holiday

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Weekly roundup: Urban pollution, art fakes, best value holiday

Vietnam mulls test of motorbike emissions to cut urban air pollution

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Vietnam cuts gas prices again

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Vietnam cuts gas prices again

Vietnam on Wednesday reduced fuel prices by around 4 percent as the global downtrend continued.

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HCM City: 15 kg of elephant tusks seized at airport

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HCM City: 15 kg of elephant tusks seized at airport

About 15 kilogrammes of South African elephant tusks were seized by the customs office at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City on July 19.

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World Bank cuts Vietnam 2016 growth forecast to 6.0 pct

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World Bank cuts Vietnam 2016 growth forecast to 6.0 pct

The World Bank on Tuesday cut its 2016 growth forecast for Vietnam's economy to 6.0 percent from 6.2 percent seen earlier, citing the impact of severe drought on its agriculture sector and slower industrial expansion.

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Eximbank administers sharp cut to 2016 profit target

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Eximbank administers sharp cut to 2016 profit target

Vietnam Export Import Bank (Eximbank) is lowering its target for deposits, lending, assets, and pre-tax profit for the year 2016 deviating from the earlier plan.

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Man has wrong leg cut open at leading Vietnam public hospital

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Man has wrong leg cut open at leading Vietnam public hospital

Hanoi’s Viet Duc Hospital, one of Vietnam’s leading medical facilities, has suspended a surgeon who mistakenly operated on a patient’s right leg instead of his left Tuesday.

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World Bank cuts Vietnam’s growth forecast further amid first-half slowdown

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World Bank cuts Vietnam’s growth forecast further amid first-half slowdown

The World Bank has cut its 2016 growth forecast for the Vietnamese economy by a further two percentage points to 6.0% as the country’s economic activity moderated in the first half of the year.

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Global stocks falter as Brexit fears weigh

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Global stocks falter as Brexit fears weigh

LONDON: Global stock markets mostly faltered on Tuesday (Jul 19) as the International Monetary Fund cut its global growth forecasts after Britain's EU exit, which also appeared to be casting a shadow over Germany's outlook.

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