Central province loses forests and farmland as tourism projects delayed for decade

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Central province loses forests and farmland as tourism projects delayed for decade

VietNamNet Bridge – Farmland has been lost, and forests and coastal sand banks have been devastated in Thua Thien-Hue Province because of projects that developers have yet to implement.

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Ho Chi Minh City to mark 10th anniv of flagship travel expo on Sept 11

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Ho Chi Minh City to mark 10th anniv of flagship travel expo on Sept 11

The International Travel Expo – Ho Chi Minh City (ITE HCMC) will celebrate its ten-year anniversary with the 2014 edition slated to kick off next month, the organizers announced Friday.

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Pundits warn of financial burden as Vietnam hub plans more toll stations

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Pundits warn of financial burden as Vietnam hub plans more toll stations

Many experts have warned that residents in Ho Chi Minh City will bear a financial burden from road tolls as local authorities have planned to increase the number of toll stations to 20 in the next decade.

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Vietnam Airlines posts strong growth

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VietnamPlus English 1 week(s) ago

The national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines has recorded average growth of 14-15 percent per year over the past decade, the Vietnam Economic News reported.

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Koreans living in Saigon - P2: One decade of kimchi

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Koreans living in Saigon - P2: One decade of kimchi

Ten years ago, a South Korean man carried 20 boxes of kimchi to offer for sale at a supermarket in Vietnam, even though Korean kimchi was quite strange to Vietnamese then. Now, his kimchi is distributed to many supermarkets and retailers across 42 provinces and cities in the country.

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Ebola response of MSF and 'boiling frog' WHO under scrutiny

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Ebola response of MSF and 'boiling frog' WHO under scrutiny

A decade ago, scientists would have laughed at the idea of Ebola as a public health emergency of international concern. Today, they are shocked at the glaring gaps the deadly virus has exposed in the global response to the current outbreak.

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Vietnam, US conceive nuclear family

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Vietnam, US conceive nuclear family

Lightbridge has become the first American company to invest in Vietnam’s fledging civil nuclear power industry.

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Plane crashes at Tehran's Mehrabad airport; at least 38 reported dead

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An airplane flying from Tehran to the city of Tabas in central Iran crashed shortly after takeoff outside Mehrabad airport, leaving dozens dead, state media reported.

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Two gold shop robbers in Vietnam get nearly a decade each

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Two gold shop robbers in Vietnam get nearly a decade each

A pair of stickup men who stole between 20 and 30 ounces of jewelry during a 13-second gold shop heist in June were sent off to jail on Wednesday morning in Binh Duong Province.

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Indonesians hope to find son lost in tsunami after reunion with daughter

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Indonesians hope to find son lost in tsunami after reunion with daughter

An Indonesian couple reunited with their daughter a decade after she was swept away by the 2004 tsunami said Friday they were now hopeful of finding their son, who also went missing in the disaster.

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Obama woos Africa with billions of dollars in deals

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Obama woos Africa with billions of dollars in deals

WASHINGTON, August 6 - President Barack Obama announced billions of dollars in investment for Africa on Tuesday, as the United States challenges China and Europe's leading roles in the continent's economic emergence.

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Childhood obesity in HCM City on sharp rise

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Childhood obesity in HCM City on sharp rise

VietNamNet Bridge – The overweight and obese rate among children under five years old in Ho Chi Minh City has increased threefold over the past decade, posing major nutritional and health challenges to the southern city, heard a conference on child nutrition on August 1.

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Innocent man in Vietnam demands $471,000 for decade in jail

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Innocent man in Vietnam demands $471,000 for decade in jail

A negotiation between the Vietnam Supreme People’s Court and Nguyen Thanh Chan, an innocent man who served ten years for a wrongful murder conviction, will commence on August 15, Chan said on Monday afternoon.

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HCMC invests over $1.6 billion in Phu Yen

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HCMC invests over $1.6 billion in Phu Yen

Businesses from Ho Chi Minh City have invested in 23 projects with total capital of VND34 trillion (US$1,603 million) in the central province of Phu Yen for the last decade.

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Childhood obesity in HCM City on sharp rise

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 month(s) ago

The overweight and obese rate among children under five years old in Ho Chi Minh City has increased threefold over the past decade, posing major nutritional and health challenges to the southern city, heard a conference on child nutrition on August 1.

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