Power shortage looms in Vietnam as floods cut off coal hub

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Power shortage looms in Vietnam as floods cut off coal hub

Electricity of Vietnam is urging people to save electricity warning about a shortage of coal for thermal plants after torrential rains hit Quang Ninh, cutting off roads and halting production in the country’s main coal mining area.

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Oil prices dip as OPEC official says no cuts planned

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Oil prices dip as OPEC official says no cuts planned

US oil prices dipped on Thursday, snapping a two-day streak of gains after a top official with OPEC reiterated that the cartel has no plans to cut petroleum production.

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Tusk thieves threaten Vietnam’s fast dwindling domesticated elephants

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Tusk thieves threaten Vietnam’s fast dwindling domesticated elephants

Several mahouts have been taking turns to look after a 20-year-old male elephant around the clock since it had a tusk almost cut off by some thieves on July 14.

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OPEC chief says oil cartel 'not ready' to cut production

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OPEC chief says oil cartel 'not ready' to cut production

We decided to keep our production at 30 million barrels a day, the same as before. We are not ready to reduce our production," OPEC Secretary-General Abdullah El-Badri said after a meeting in Moscow with Russia's energy minister.

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Vinacomin wants environment fee on bauxite projects slashed

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Vinacomin wants environment fee on bauxite projects slashed

Vietnam National Coal and Mineral Industries Group (Vinacomin) has again proposed the Ministry of Finance cut the environmental protection fee on its bauxite projects by 90%.

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Tamed elephants in central Vietnam under permanent watch

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Tamed elephants in central Vietnam under permanent watch

The increasing threat from tusk thieves has left mahouts of a national park in Vietnam with no way to protect their tamed elephants except by watching them permanently, even sleeping with the animals at night.

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Gates, guards, upgrades aim to put end to rail fatalities

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Vietnam Railways (VNR) will assign workers to act as sentries at illegal rail crossings throughout Vietnam in an endeavour to cut down on the growing number of fatalities.

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Tamed elephants in central Vietnam under permanent watch against tusk thieves

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Tamed elephants in central Vietnam under permanent watch against tusk thieves

The increasing threat from tusk thieves has left mahouts of a national park in Vietnam with no way to protect their tamed elephants except by watching them permanently, even sleeping with the animals at night.

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Nielsen survey: Vietnamese tops world for savings

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Nielsen survey: Vietnamese tops world for savings

Vietnamese are spending less and saving more due to their worries about the economy. Up to 73% of those interviewed said they would use their spare cash for savings, topping the world, a survey by Nielsen said.

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Hanoi earns nearly $50,000 from timber of felled trees

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Hanoi earns nearly $50,000 from timber of felled trees

VietNamNet Bridge - Hanoi has grossed over VND1 billion (nearly $50,000) from the auction of timber from trees that were cut down on the roads of Nguyen Trai, Thanh Xuan, Giang Vo and Nguyen Chi Thanh.

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Images: The resting place of 10 heroic girls at Dong Loc T-junction

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Images: The resting place of 10 heroic girls at Dong Loc T-junction

VietNamNet Bridge – Dong Loc T-junction was of importance as a key strategic crossroads extensively bombed by enemy forces, which wanted to cut off the supply of manpower, weapons, ammunition and other necessary items from the socialist state in the north to the front in the south.

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1,500 tourists stranded by heavy rains on Vietnam’s Co To Island

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1,500 tourists stranded by heavy rains on Vietnam’s Co To Island

Around 1,500 tourists were stranded on Co To Island, off the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh, as the popular tourist destination was lashed by what may have been the heaviest rainfall in more than four decades on Monday.

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1,500 tourists stranded by heavy rains on Vietnam’s Co To Island

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1,500 tourists stranded by heavy rains on Vietnam’s Co To Island

Around 1,500 tourists were stranded on Co To Island, off the northern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh, as the popular tourist destination was lashed by what may have been its heaviest rainfall in more than four decades on Monday.

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Vietnam set to keep debt within 65 pct of GDP: premier

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Vietnam set to keep debt within 65 pct of GDP: premier

The Vietnamese government is resolved to keep public debt within 65 percent of nation's gross domestic product until 2017 and cut it down gradually after that, the prime minister said Friday.

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Jealous husband takes saw to wife's face

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Jealous husband takes saw to wife's face

Doctors in southern Vietnam are treating a woman admitted to hospital earlier this week with her face cut up by her husband with a saw for sending her photos to friends online.

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